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Private foster carers urged to find out about the support available 

12 Jul 18

CARERS from across Staffordshire who privately foster children are being reminded that help is at hand in a new campaign.


Local news
CASBA introduces new support group for carers 

9 Jul 18

Local charity CASBA are delighted to announce that they will be holding their first ever carers support group on 24th July 2018 from 11:00am to 1:00pm at Northfield Fire Station.


Local news
School issues stranger danger reminder after pupil approached 

9 Jul 18

The headteacher of a Rednal secondary school has issued a ‘stranger danger’ reminder to parents and carers following an incident involving a pupil this morning.


News
Solihull young carers support programme wins national award and funding 

5 Jul 18

A SOLIHULL young carers support programme has won a national award and gained a further three years of funding.


Blog comment
Foster Carers Thanked at Long Service Awards 

27 Jun 18

Earlier this month, over 100 foster carers and members of the fostering team gathered for our Fostering long service awards to celebrate the amazing work that our army of foster carers do every day.


News
Foster carers recognised at Long Service Awards 

26 Jun 18

STAFFORDSHIRE’S foster families were thanked during a special celebration day for their invaluable contributions in providing loving homes for the county’s looked after children.


News
The law on teachers applying suncream to schoolchildren in the hot weather 

26 Jun 18

Parents/guardian/carers have prime responsibility towards their child’s welfare and health and safety…


News
Wolverhampton company’s home carer service ‘unsafe’ 

18 Jun 18

Staffing numbers and people not receiving medicine were among the concerns raised by inspectors.


Local news
Home-schooled students invited to Longbridge college information evening 

18 Jun 18

Longbridge based Bournville College is inviting home educated students and their parents to an information evening tomorrow (Tuesday 19th June).


Blog feature
Unique personalised online resource for carers of older people launched 

14 Jun 18

A personalised online resource specifically for carers of older people in the UK has been launched by the University of Warwick.


Blog comment
Emma is celebrating Carers’ Week and encouraging people to find out more about being a carer 

12 Jun 18

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East is encouraging local people and groups to celebrate the role of carers during Carers’ Week which runs from 11-17 June 2018.


News
Solihull will stage events to celebrate borough’s carers in national campaign 

8 Jun 18

SOLIHULL is staging events for the borough’s increasing number of unpaid carers as part of a national campaign.


Council
Carers’ Information and Wellbeing Event 

8 Jun 18

Coventry City Council is holding an information and wellbeing event as part of Carers Week.


Blog feature
Exhibition: Year 11 

6 Jun 18

Exhibition: Work produced by Year 11 Art, Textiles and Food pupils We are hosting an evening on Tuesday 12 th June for pupils, parents, carers, universities and organisations to come and view the fantastic work produced by Year 11 Art, Textiles and …


FOI
Foster care allowances 

31 May 18

Request sent to Birmingham City Council by Robert Cann on 31 May 2018 .


News
Fostering film gets the Hollywood treatment 

25 May 18

A NEW short film focusing on the need for foster carers to work with Looked After young people has got the red-carpet treatment as part of Foster Care Fortnight.


Local news
Birmingham comedian Lovdev Barpaga: from carer to UK pun champion 

25 May 18

In a special immersive feature Mathilda Warder spoke to Birmingham comedian Lovdev Barpaga about his journey from carer to stand-up comedian, what is needed in Birmingham’s growing comedy scene — and meeting his wife in a Pizza Hut.


News
Solihull College praised for young carers support 

23 May 18

A DEDICATED college has been recognised for its support to students caring for someone at home.


News
Nominations still open for Staffordshire Dignity in Care Awards 

17 May 18

WITH just a week to go, people are being reminded there’s still time to nominate work colleagues, carers, friends and family members for a special award.


News
Council campaign asks ‘Got time to foster?’ 

16 May 18

‘Got time to foster?’ is the latest campaign from Staffordshire County Council’s Fostering Service to help find families for some of the county’s most vulnerable children.


Blog feature
Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG Oncology Event 

10 May 18

Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG, working on behalf of NHS England, is currently undertaking a robust programme of engagement activity regarding oncology services in the area.


News
This is the law on teachers applying suncream to schoolchildren in the hot weather 

8 May 18

Parents/guardian/carers have prime responsibility towards their child’s welfare and health and safety…


News
EDITOR’S COMMENT: Carers invaluable and their concerns must be addressed 

29 Apr 18

Editor Les Reid’s comment from this week’s Observer…


News
Number of Solihull carers needing support increases by a third 

25 Apr 18

THE NUMBER of carers needing support has risen by a third in the last two years, a Solihull charity has revealed.


News
Still time to nominate for Staffordshire Dignity in Care Awards 

19 Apr 18

WITH just one month to go, people are being reminded there is still time to nominate work colleagues, carers, friends and family members for a special award.