News & Media

If you have a story or press enquiry please contact Clare Campbell on 01992 58 69 69 or email

08/02/2016
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Students take a dip into business world

Students made a splash in the final part of their business challenge by taking part in a sponsored swimming challenge.

18/12/2015
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We are in discussions with Hertfordshire Crossroads-South about how we can work more closely together through merging into one charity.

17/12/2015
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Festive message from Chief Executive Michèle Stokes

We would like to wish our volunteers and supporters as well as unpaid carers across the county all the best this festive period.

07/12/2015
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Response to Goverment Spending Review

The Government’s Comprehensive Spending Review and Autumn Statement brought some good news with an increase in the basic state pension and a stop to some tax credit reforms, but Carers in Hertfordshire feels more must be done to support unpaid carers. To find out our reaction to the review

16/11/2015
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Milestone member for charity’s carers’ Discount Card service

We are delighted to have achieved a significant milestone in our efforts to identify and support unpaid carers by issuing our 5,000th Carers’ Passport discount card.

Our Carers’ Passport is a photo ID card that gives carers access to savings in participating restaurants, shops and businesses across Hertfordshire. Since we launched it in May 2013, over 350 businesses have signed up to support it with 100’s of discounts and offers.

18/08/2015
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Carers enjoy celebratory walk in the park

Thirty carers enjoyed an afternoon walk and chance to talk to professionals about their caring roles and how they can be helped.

31/07/2015
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Government postpones second part of Care Act introduction until 2020

Carers have expressed their disappointment over the Government’s announcement to delay the introduction of the second part of the Care Act 2014, which could have eased their finances.

30/06/2015
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Jogging club gets on its marks to support young carers

Ware Joggers has chosen Carers in Hertfordshire as its Charity of the Year and particularly wants to support young carers.
We’re delighted that a new partnership with Ware Joggers club will help us stride forward in raising awareness and funds.

17/06/2015
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Members of the Carers Camera Club, have their photography skills exhibited.

A group of unpaid carers who enjoy photography are giving a close-up of their creativity and caring roles through their first exhibition.

Seven carers, who participate in our Carers Camera Club, have over 40 of their pictures on display in a photography exhibition at Courtyard Arts in Hertford, that is on until June 27th.

21/05/2015
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Insights Exhibition presented by the Carers Camera Club

We will be running our first ever exhibition called Insights by the Carers Camera Club. This celebration of their photographic work is being held at Courtyard Arts Centre in Hertford in the two weeks following Carers Week. In the first part, imagery is used to show how carers experience their role symbolically and in reality. In the second part, images show the expression of creativity that photography gives to carers.

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