5.4 Million Unpaid Carers

5.4 Million Unpaid Carers In the UK there are 5.4million unpaid carers. In Wales there are 370,000 unpaid carers who support a loved one with an illness or disability. Looking after someone can be very demanding. There are times when carers will feel tired and alone. Taking care of your own wellbeing could help with the emotional and physical demands […]

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Carers Walk

THURSDAY CARERS WALK As a summer heatwave descended over Europe, the carers walkers met at Barry Island in similarly scorching heat. Hats, suntan lotion and bottles of water at the ready, the group set off. Jackson’s Bay was the first stop and an almost empty beach looked as beautiful as any beach on any Mediterranean coastline. We are lucky to […]

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Inaugural Carers Walk

  The inaugural Carers walk took place at Barry Island on the last Thursday of April. The walkers experienced all 4 seasons in one hour as they strolled along the coastline: Winter rain on Nell’s Point, Summer sunshine on the promenade, Autumn wind in the gardens and Spring showers on exiting the cafe! New research by Carers UK claim 6.5 […]

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Introducing Thursday Walkers

The “Thursday Walkers” are an afternoon social walking group who meet monthly. The walks are organised by Bert and usually cover some 5 miles with a cut-off point for those undertaking a shorter route. They also include a visit to a coffee shop either during or at the end of each walk. The photograph was taken during a visit to […]

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