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Carers – Upcoming Events and Newsletter

June Newsletter

Hello and welcome to the Carers Federation Carers Hub Newsletter for June 2024

Please find details below of the support groups during June, to express your interest in a support group, book on or to request the Zoom link contact:

Tel: 0808 802 1777 / Email: carershubinfo@carersfederation.co.uk / Whatsapp: 07814 678460

Carer Support Groups June 2024
Asian Women Carer Support Group held at  Carers Federation, 21-23 Pelham Road, Carrington, Nottm NG5 1APMon 3rd June 202411.00am – 1.00pm
Rushcliffe Carer Support Group NEW VENUE: St Luke’s Church, Leahurst Road, West Bridgford NG2 6GLTues 4th June 20241.30pm – 3.30pm
Broxtowe Carer Support Group NEW VENUE: Middle Street Resource Centre, 74 Middle Street, Beeston NG9 2AR

Guest speaker: Alison Hill / NHS Health Liaison Worker

Wed 5th June 202410.00am – 12.00pm
Bulwell Carer Support Group held at Ravensworth Road Methodist Church, Ravensworth Road, Bulwell NG6 8FN

Guest speaker: NHS Talking Therapies

Mon 10th June 20241.00pm – 3.00pm
Gedling Carer Support Group – No group this month, carers going on a River Cruise, fully booked.
CITY Carer Support Group held at Carers Federation, 21-23 Pelham Road, Carrington, Nottm NG5 1AP

Guest speaker: DHA (Direct Help & Advice)

Mon 24th June 202411.00am – 1.00pm
Evening Carer Support Group held via Zoom, book on to receive the linkThurs 27th June 20247.00pm – 8.30pm


Carefree Breaks

Short hotel breaks for unpaid carers, time & space to look after your own wellbeing.

Carefree is a multi-award-winning digital charity with a mission to offer every full-time unpaid carer in the UK the chance of an annual short break.

Breaks consist of 1-2 night hotel stays, plus breakfast, there is an admin fee of £33 and you are responsible for transport, food, insurance etc and you must have interim care in place for the person you look after, you can take a friend but not the person you care for.

To be eligible you must be 18+ and a full-time unpaid carer (30+ hours per week) How to register:

For more information or to request a referral to CareFree Breaks contact Carers Hub Service:

Tel: 0808 802 1777 / Email: carershubinfo@carersfederation.co.uk


Carers Roadshows

Dates and venues for May / June 2024:
Thursday 30th May – Venue: Hucknall Marketplace

Thursday 6th June – Venue: Retford Marketplace
Wednesday 12th June – Venue:  Sutton in Ashfield Marketplace
Friday 21st June –  Venue: Middle Street Resource Centre, Beeston

More dates to follow, for more information contact:

Trevor Clower: 07905 740639 or Helen Yates: 01773 833 833


Dementia Drop In’s – free service for anyone affected by dementia

Nottingham City Centre. Drop in anytime for a free lunch of soup and cake, warm drinks, and a chat.

Date: 3rd Wednesday of the month
Time: 10.30am – 1.30pm
Venue: Cleaves Hall, Castle Gate, Nottingham NG1 7AS  (Next to H&M, 5min walk from Old Market Square, Blue Badge parking on Stanford St.)

Tel: 0115 7484220 / Email: contact@trentdementia.org.uk


Marie Curie Companion Service

Marie Curie now has a home companion service in Nottinghamshire supporting people with a terminal illness, their family and carers. The service is free of charge and provides practical and emotional support for people with a terminal diagnosis, whatever the condition. Our service runs across the whole of Nottinghamshire and self-referrals are accepted into the service as well as referrals from professionals.

Contact Marie Curie: Tel: 0800 304 7405 / Email: companionsmidlands@mariecurie.org.uk


Radford Care Group – Making Sense of Dementia – Free 7 week courses

This programme of special support sessions for carers of people with dementia will give an improved understanding of all aspects of dementia.  Experts guide the group and also offers mutual support from other carers, refreshments and a chance to get your questions answered in a relaxed and informal setting. Help with respite care may be available (subject to suitability). 

Evening sessions:

Date:18th July – 29 August 2024
Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Venue: Radford Care Group, Prospect Street, Nottingham, NG7 5QE

Booking is required
For more information or to reserve a place please contact us on Tel: 0115 9786133 or 07513 856647 or Email sue.cain@radfordcaregroup.org.uk 


Inspire and Gedling Borough Council are offering free courses in Gedling:

Using Your Smartphone June 5th – 19th (Calverton) Click here for the website

Using Your Smartphone June 5th – 19th (Daybrook) Click here for the website

Powerpoint for Beginners part 1 June 7th (Arnold) Click here for the website

Online Shopping for Beginners June 7th (Arnold) Click here for the website

Word processing for Beginners part 2 June 14th to July 5th (Arnold) Click here for the website

Social Media for Beginners (Instagram) June 14th (Arnold) Click here for the website 

Social Media for Beginners (Picture boards) June 21st (Arnold) Click here for the website

Design & Print Greeting Cards on a Computer July 5th to 12th (Arnold) Click here for the website

Excel for Beginners part 2 July 12th to 26th (Arnold) Click here for the website

Online Banking for Beginners July 19th (Arnold) Click here for the website

A pick of Inspire’s other free courses:

Watercolour Art June 26th to July 3rd (Daybrook) Click here for the website

ESOL (Online) June 13th to July 18th Click here for the website 

Inspire can, and does, also deliver free courses to closed groups in Gedling. Please email john.smith@inspireculture.org.uk for more information.


NHS Healthcare / Carers Time to Talk

Highbury Carers Support Group

Date: Last Tuesday of the month
Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Venue: Highbury Hospital, Highbury Vale, Nottingham NG6 9DR, arrive at the main entrance

  • Opportunities to understand what we’re doing well and what needs to change by hearing your experiences, in your own words
  • Being understood and listened to
  • Make a difference by sharing your feedback
  • Talk about the quality of care received
  • Allowing you to communicate with the teams
  • An opportunity for an informal and general chat
  • Sharing general information
  • Network with other carers and staff

For more information contact via email: Scott Pomberth: scottpomberth@nottshc.nhs.uk /



Come along to a Community Hub: providing patients with modern and convenient access to healthcare & community organisations:

Dates: 24th June and 15th July
Time: 13:00 – 16:00
Venue: Sneinton CIC, 50 Edale Road, Sneinton, NG2 4HT

Dates: 30th May, 4th July and 25th July
Time: 13:00 – 16:00
Venue: Cherry Lodge, King Edward Park, Carlton Road, Carlton, NG3 2AS


Dates: 4th June, 9th July and 30th July
Time: 10:00 – 13:00
Venue: The Chase Neighbourhood Centre, Robin Hood Chase, St Anns, NG3 4EZ


Date published: 30th May, 2024
Date last updated: 30th May, 2024