Carers Week 6-12 June 2022

Carers Week logo

Carers Week is a national annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution you make to society. The theme for this […]

Young Carers Action Day

Camestone School dress purple for Young Carers Action Day

To raise awareness of  Young Carers Action Day on 16 March we asked schools and businesses across the county to wear purple and Bedford Borough Council to light up the […]

New Blog Launched

Mark Love

We have launched a new blog from one of our carers Mark, who cares 24/7 for his 18-year-old son. It’s a funny, moving, raw and totally honest view of their […]

Freemasons Help Former Carers

Steve Joyce from Bedfordshire Freemasons, Carers in Bedfordshire former carer volunteer Amalia Ramsey, Amanda Thaxter, Tony Henderson, former carer Jenny Scott and Dean O'Connell from Bedfordshire Freemasons.

As many as 600 people who have dedicated years to looking after a loved one and are now isolated and lonely, will be helped to move on with their lives, […]

First Young Carer Schools Award

Young Carer Schools Award

Oakley Primary Academy is the first school to be awarded Carers in Bedfordshire’s Young Carer Schools Award. The charity, with young carers, devised ten standards for schools to meet, to […]

Former CiB Chair Receives MBE

Anne Grant MBE

Carers in Bedfordshire’s (CiB) former chair Dr Anne Grant has received her MBE medal from The Prince of Wales for services to the charity. The investiture was made in recognition of Anne’s […]

Carer Publishes Poetry Book

Kayson and Kay Gurney

A Bedfordshire carer has published his collection of poems, inspired by his experience of caring for his mother with dementia, in a book which is available on Amazon.

Know Your Rights

Carers Rights Day

It’s Carers Rights Day today (Thursday 25 November) and Carers in Bedfordshire want to make sure unpaid family carers are aware of their rights and how they can access the […]

Better Help for Bedfordshire Carers

CEO Chris Stelling with Head of Bedfordshire Freemasons Tony Henderson

To improve the lives of the thousands of unpaid family carers in the county, Bedfordshire Freemasons awarded us £15,000 to create a new website which went live on 30 July.