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    National Young Carers Awareness Day, 31st January 2019

    The next Young Carers Awareness Day will take place on Thursday, 31 January 2019.   I will be attending a special conference organised by Essex Youth Service who has partnered with Supporting Carers and Families Together (SCAFT), the theme of…

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    Parent and Grandparent Group Programme 2019

    The parent/grandparent group, will still take place on the third Wednesday of every month, between 6.30pm -8.30pm, the venue will be disclosed before each event.  The group is a closed group, which allows the parents and grandparents of the young…

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    Snow White Christmas Panto Fun 2018

    On 28th December 2018, we all enjoyed (oh no we didn’t, oh yes we did!!!) an afternoon at the Basildon Towngate Theatre watching the hilarious production of Snow White.  A huge, heartfelt thank you to the Billericay Rotary for donating…

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    Christmas Party Fun

    On 15th December 2018, we held our annual young carers and family Christmas party.  Everyone shared that they had a great time, watch out for the photos which will be posted in the gallery very soon.

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    THANK YOU BIG LOTTERY FUND

    I am delighted to announce that on the 7th December 2018, Kool Carers was awarded a grant, that will allow us to take our young carers on a three day well deserved residential break in the Easter holidays.  According to…

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    Kool Carers Win An Award!

    On Thursday 25th October 2018 Kool Carers attended the Basildon Borough Volunteer Awards Ceremony and were privileged to not only be nominated for two awards, but to win one of them and be highly commended in the other. Pictured Left to…

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    Gina

    Due to personal circumstances, Gina has made the decision to step down from Kool Carers.  All the young carers, families and staff team wish her well.

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    Our Trip To Munich

    “What an amazing trip we all had visiting the ESO Supernova Planetarium in Munich. A very big thank you to all the University Hertfordshire staff team, who accompanied us and enlightened us all with their knowledge. It really was a…

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    The Countdown Is On!

    Less than two days to go, before eleven young carers have a once in a lifetime opportunity to visit the ESO Supernova Planetarium in Munich, which was only inaugurated in April 2018. A huge thank-you to Dr Mark Gallaway, for…

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    Parent & Grandparent Group

    We have recently started a parent/grandparent group, which takes place on the third Wednesday of every month, between 6.30pm -8.30pm at the King Edward Community Centre, Laindon.  The group is a closed group, which allows the parents and grandparents of…