Thirty five Young Carers are wished bon voyage by President of Oldham Rotary, Neil Taylor.

Thirty five Young Carers are wished bon voyage by President of Oldham Rotary, Neil Taylor.

What seems to have now become an annual event took place in August when Oldham Young Carers set off for a day out at Drayton Manor Theme Park near Tamworth. The day is funded by the joint efforts of two Rotary Clubs, Oldham and Chadderton & Failsworth.

Young Carers are kids between the ages of eight and eighteen who all have responsibilities at home way beyond what is normally expected from such young folk. They may be helping with the care of a needy parent or sibling on a daily basis as well as getting themselves off to school.

This day out, full of fun and excitement gives the kids a bit of respite from what is not such an easy life and provides the Rotary Clubs with the pleasure of helping out.
The picture shows the coach ready for boarding outside Medtia Place, the home of Positive Steps in Oldham.

Thirty five Young Carers are wished bon voyage by President of Oldham Rotary, Neil Taylor.


26/09/2016

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