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Carers Week 2020

Hello and welcome to our new website! What better way to launch it than with a rundown of our activities for Carers Week 2020, which this year took place between 8th-14th June.  

As you know, Carers Week is a really important time in our calendar – not only to raise awareness of the plight of Carers, but also celebrate the fantastic achievements we see on a day to day basis. 

Sadly, the current pandemic had an impact on our planned events but there was no way that we were going to let the week go unacknowledged. 

Along with a virtual coffee morning and pizza party for our young carers we also took to the streets to surprise the winners of our Carers Awards 2020.  

We had lots of wonderful nominations and were blown away by the stories we heard, but as you know, we can only have one winner in each category and here they are… 

Adult Carer of the Year Award 2020 

Linda Bujnowski 

In Memory of Gerard Rhodes 

Sponsored by Port Homes 

Young Adult Carer of the Year Award 2020 

Rebecka Kitson 

Sponsored by HartlePower  

Young Carer of the Year Award 2020 

Ebony Brown 

Sponsored by Hartlepool Round Table 

Parent Carer of the Year Award 2020 

Leanne Baister 

Sponsored by 1 Hart, 1 Mind, 1 Future Parent Led Forum

The Extra Mile Award 2020 

Janet Peers 

Sponsored by Mayfield Insurance Brokers 

Special Recognition Award 2020 

Lauren Leighton 

Sponsored by Hartlepool Borough Council 

Hartlepool Family Award 2020 

Black-Hawks Family 

In memory of Ruby Marshall MBE 

Well done to all winners and nominees, you are all amazing.  

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