News & Media

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

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

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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Congratulations to the dedicated volunteers who run our Bereavement Group for reaching the finals of The Comet Community Awards. Also to a Wendy Darnell a GP Carer Champion we work with for winning the Care Worker of the Year category.

The group of 14 volunteers provide bereavement support for carers who have lost the person they cared for, and their hard work and commitment to helping others was recognised in the Valiant Volunteer category of the newspaper's awards.

30/09/2014
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Do you live in West Herts and not know where to turn in asking for help and advice? Perhaps you or someone you know feels anxious or vulnerable and needs someone to help on your or their behalf?

29/09/2014
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Unpaid carers in Hertfordshire will not be means-tested for the support services they receive following a decision by Hertfordshire County Council.

18/07/2014
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Older female carer with husband in wheelchairThe Care Act is the biggest change in social care legislation in England since the formation of the NHS nearly 70 years ago, with wide-reaching implications for carers and carers’ services. The majority of the Care Act will come into force in April 2015, with the remainder in April 2016. So what do you as a carer stand to gain from this new law?
19/02/2014
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If you missed our great launch event for the Carers in Hertfordshire Passport, here's a video taken at the launch of the event, for you to enjoy.

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