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Gloucestershire’s Carers Rights Day

Gloucestershire’s Carers Rights Day

Last Friday, 24 November,  saw Gloucestershire’s Carers Rights Day Event – a chance for Carers to get information about their rights and have a say on issues that are affecting them currently. Over 40 carers came to tell the new local authority and NHS commissioner for Carer services, Holly Beaman, what would make the biggest difference to their lives and also share issues with finding good ... »

Carols for Carers

Carols for Carers

Get into the Christmas spirit with an evening of festive carols and readings at the stunning Tewkesbury Abbey. on Saturday 9 December at 6pm.  Music will be provided by Cheltenham Youth Choirs, Midlife Choirsis and Octavo. Tickets are £8.00, children go free, with money raised contributing to our work supporting Gloucestershire’s carers. Buy your tickets from the Tewkesbury Abbey shop, or fr... »

Support our Christmas Raffle!

Support our Christmas Raffle!

We are now selling tickets for our annual raffle with the chance to win some great prizes: First prize: A luxury Christmas food hamper Second prize: A voucher for a two-night hotel break for two, choice from a list of locations Third prize: A voucher for a pampering day, choice from a list of locations. Runner up prizes: A family ticket to a relaxed pantomime performance at the Everyman Theatre, a... »

Time out for carers trip to the Everyman Theatre

Time out for carers trip to the Everyman Theatre

The Tales of Hans Christian Andersen – an Everyman Christmas Theatre Production Saturday 2 December, 11:30am start Studio Theatre, Everyman Theatre, Regent Street, Cheltenham, GL50 1HQ Join us for a festive trip to Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre, a treat for all the family. Journeying across land and sea from a place where it snows all winter long, some unexpected travellers find warmth in th... »

Daphne Poole

A tribute to Daphne Poole, founding chair of Carers Gloucestershire

In August 2017, Daphne Poole sadly passed away and Carers Gloucestershire lost a very good friend. Daphne was the inaugural chair of Carers Gloucestershire having worked with the first manager, Viv Aird. Daphne was born on the Wirral and had very happy memories of her childhood by the sea in West Kirby and Hoylake. She went on to study drama after leaving school and did some repertory theatre at S... »

Thank you for taking the time to attend our AGM

Thank you for taking the time to attend our AGM

Thank you to everyone who gave their time to attend our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday, 14 November. We heard from the Chair of the board, Simon Probert and Chief Executive, Tim Poole, on the challenges facing Carers Gloucestershire as we look forward to our future. As we gear for the what the future might bring, we were keen to recognise the contribution of carers using our services, vol... »

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