Updates & News

Updates


Scroll through our recent news and blogs below for more information on what Team MYTIME has been up to in the community:

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Young Carers and the School Census

From January 2023, for the first time ever, schools are going to be asked to record who their young carers are as part of the Spring census, which will provide a more accurate profile of the number of young carers in schools.

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Facing your Fears: Raise Money & Squash what Scares You!

Team MYTIME have shown their support for young carers across Dorset by boldly embarking on their own fearful journeys to conquer what scares them, by jumping out of an aeroplane and running the London marathon! What scares you? And could you turn it into an opportunity to face your fears and raise money for MYTIME Young Carers? 

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Activity days for young carers in Dorset

With an estimated 700,000 young carers in the UK, a huge number of children and teenagers are relied upon to help care for family members.  

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Dorset young carers charity fundraises for virtual Christmas party

A charity supporting young carers is planning an online Christmas party for more than 1,000 youngsters in Dorset.

MYTIME supports children as young as five who help family members with cooking, housework and personal care.

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ACADEMY SCHOLARS JOIN MYTIME IN COOK BOOK FUN

During August, a selection of young carers who work with AFC Bournemouth’s charity partner MYTIME, donned their chef hats in a bid to create a cook book. 

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Local Restaurant Chain, Chicken & Blues, Goes Above and Beyond for MYTIME Young Carers

MYTIME charity partner Chicken & Blues and are doing incredible work in the community. They have pledged to support and raise enough money to allow at least 45 young carers to come together as a community and enjoy a fun and enriching activity day out through MYTIME’s Making Memories Programme.

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"Extraordinary" young carers are celebrated at ceremony for charity's employability initiative

“You are extraordinary young people and it is such a privilege to be able to play a part in your journey into the working world.”

The words of Penny Day, Director of Fundraising and Communications, at MYTIME Young Carers.

Alister Bailey (40) is wheelchair-bound by his condition and depends heavily on his wife Gemma and their eight-year-old son Ronnie for support.

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New Forest dad and multiple sclerosis sufferer heads to Panama for stem cell treatment

A DAD from the New Forest who suffers from multiple sclerosis is heading to Panama for “risky” stem cell treatment that could let him walk again.

Alister Bailey (40) is wheelchair-bound by his condition and depends heavily on his wife Gemma and their eight-year-old son Ronnie for support.

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Zoom Youth Group on Tour!

Earlier this year the Zoom Youth Group gang went on tour! We were invited down to Week Farm near Ringwood for our second year of ‘Lambing Live’, where we got an insightful and knowledgeable tour of the lambing sheds, as well as an opportunity to meet the lambs.