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Carers Week 2024 - 10th to 14th June

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK.  It also helps people who don't think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify as carers and access much-needed support.  The theme for Carers Week 2024 is 'Putting carers on the map'.
Monday 10th June, Whitefield - Sir Robert Peel, Sunnybank Rd, Bury. 12.30pm-2.30pm.

Come and join us for a light lunch. Say hello to other carers and staff. Ben Tyer Solicitor GLP will be offering one to one free legal sessions and information regarding future planning.  Drop in.

Tuesday 11th June, Prestwich - Heaton Park, 10.45am meet at The Stables Café.

Carers Walk with the Stepping Out Project and Manchester and Salford Ramblers. Picnic lunch provided. Suitable for all levels of mobility including wheelchair users. Bookable. Fairfield General Hospital Broadoak Suite 11.00am-2.00pm - East. Carers information stand FGH 11.00am-2.00pm.

Wednesday 12th June, East - Bury Masonic Hall, Parsons Lane, Bury. 10.30am-1.00pm.

Join the team for a morning of laughter, music, sweet treats and celebration. We will be joined by partner agencies offering information and guidance. Drop in. Online offer - Carers need to be registered with BCH to access the Zoom Links. Please call 0300 303 0207. Wednesday 12th June - Reiki, 2.00pm-3.00pm - Yoga Flow, 6.15pm-7.30pm.

Thursday 13th June, North - Cosalea Café, Walshaw. 11.00am-2.00pm.

The Bury Carers' Hub Team are joining the Carers Art Group for a session of creativity. Refreshments provided. Drop in.

Friday 14th June, West - St. Phillips Community Centre, Higher Dean Street, Radcliffe. 11.00am-12.30pm.

Wellbeing with Shelley. Refreshments provided. Bookable. Online offer - Carers need to be registered with BCH to access the Zoom Links. Please call 0300 303 0207. Thursday 13th June - Yoga Nidra (Guided meditation), 7.00pm.

If you are not registered with BCH, come along and we can complete this on the day. Bookable Events Tuesday and Friday. Please call 0300 303 0207 and ask to speak to a member of the team.

Past Events

Blind Driving Experience

Maybe , before you lost your sight, you were a driver, or perhaps you've never driven, either way, what would it mean if you got the chance to drive? Well, eight clients from BBS fulfilled this dream on Tuesday 11th July at the Three Sister Racing Circuit in Wigan. Photos and video links below.

Driving Experience Photos

Driving Experience Videos