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Consultation links

31st January 2019

Healthwatch organisations in the area often provide a list of latest consultations in the health and care sector. Please visit the individual websites: Healthwatch Cambridgeshire – click here Healthwatch Peterborough – click here Healthwatch Norfolk – click here Norfolk County Council Click here – for the latest consultations for people in Norfolk

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Council approves revised recommendations on Fairer Contributions Policy

8th March 2018

We are delighted that Cambridgeshire County Council’s Adults Committee has approved recommendations brought to them at today’s meeting (8 March 2018) on the Fairer Contributions Policy. Today’s meeting was attended by Miriam Martin, CEO of Carers Trust Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Norfolk, along with Sandie Smith, CEO of Healthwatch Cambridgeshire & Peterborough and Sarah Conboy, CEO of Pinpoint; […]

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Young Carers Awareness Day 2018

21st December 2017

Thursday 25th January 2018 How old were you when you became a young carer? Perhaps you didn’t even realise you were caring for someone at the time? There are thousands of young carers who provide care to loved ones who have physical or emotional care needs. Figures from the latest census found an 83% increase […]

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Christmas 2017 Opening Hours

20th December 2017

We will have staff working over the Christmas period and will be on-call throughout the period. Our St Ives office will be manned during the following hours: Friday 22 December  – 9.00am till 4.30pm Monday 25 December – OFFICE CLOSED Tuesday 26 December – OFFICE CLOSED Wednesday 27 December – 9.00am till 5.00pm Thursday 28 […]

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Matthew Lester does Strictly!

8th December 2017

One of our Trustees, Matthew Lester, is strutting his stuff today in order to raise money for Young Carers. Matthew bravely agreed to take part in Strictly Agents Dancing and is doing the Jive with his dance partner Carys in front of hundreds of people tonight! Melanie Gray, Interim CEO, said, “We are so grateful […]

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Farewell from Dr Helen Brown

30th November 2017

Today is the last day for Dr Helen Brown as CEO of Carers Trust Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Norfolk. “Its my passion, not just my job.” This was Helen’s response when asked why she loved her job as CEO of Carers Trust CPN. In November, Helen retired as CEO, but we know her passion remains. Many words could […]

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Stop Speak Support launch

30th November 2017

As part of anti-bullying week, Norfolk Young Carers Forum member Conner was invited to the launch of the “Stop Speak Support” campaign at YouTube Space. This campaign has been put together by The Royal Taskforce on cyber-bullying and is designed to help address the impact of cyber-bullying, focusing on young people as well as social […]

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Richard receives Volunteer Award

29th November 2017

We are thrilled to announce that our volunteer, Richard Reeves received an award at the Hunts Forum Volunteer Awards 2017. Several members of staff all asked to nominate Richard and he truly deserves his Gold award. Ingrid Baldwin said, “If you looked in the dictionary, under the heading ‘super hero’ you would see a photo […]

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Volunteer DIY Dave wins Volunteer Award

29th November 2017

We are thrilled to announce that our volunteer, David Elliott received an award at the Hunts Forum Volunteer Awards 2017. Lisa Masters from Peterborough nominated him and he truly deserves his Bronze award. Lisa said, “David, or DIY Dave as the staff and young people warmly know him, had volunteered for other charities before joining […]

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Fundraising for Pudsey

17th November 2017

Our BBC Children in Need funded project, Free to Be Me, offers inspiring opportunities for children and young people with disabilities, siblings and young carers – aged 5 to 18. This week, we have done our own fundraising in aid of this worthwhile cause. Bisha Mistry, Free to Be Me Project Lead, explains: “Firstly, I […]

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