A free service for anyone giving their time, unpaid, to look after a family member, friend or neighbour

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Latest events and services from service providers, updates to legislation and benefits and consultations on issues relevant to carers


Author: Ashley Raynor

Carers Lunch and Talk

A monthly Wednesday meet up over lunch with invited speakers on issues relevant to people in a range of caring situations. From 12-2pm at The Victory Centre, 154-158 Portswood Road SO17 2NH


Author: Pip Armitage


  • Southampton Parent Carer Forum Coffee Afternoon Tuesday 17th September

    Southampton Parent Carer Forum Coffee Afternoon Tuesday 17th September 1.30-2.30pm at Weston Primary School SO19 Read more

  • Using PAL for Memory Care talk, Memory Cafe and Folk Music

    Wednesday, September 25 at 12pm talk and activity on dementia engagement activities at Sunrise of Bassett - 111 Burgess Road. Read more

  • Southampton Health Cycle and Wheel Walk Tour

    You are invited to join in this flexible health event on Fri 27 Sept, either at one of the HEALTH STOPS or for all or part of the tour! The aim is to collect and feed back people’s views and ideas on access to health, active travel and air quality in Southampton . It is designed so that people with different experiences can talk together. By travelling together, we can experience the issues alongside each other and generate conversation along the way. Read more

  • Macmillan Coffee Morning Lifestyle event at Adjustamatic

    Adjustamatic Southampton invite you to join them at their Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 27th September from 10am - 2pm for tea or coffee, cake and a good chat. There will be guest speakers in store from many local companies and charities. Read more

  • Older awareness course for drivers

    An awareness event for older drivers that is being held throughout Hampshire in September / October 2019.  The event is free to attend and open between 9.30am to 3pm, no appointment is required, and people can pop in anytime during these hours. The events are aimed at anyone with an interest, from older drivers themselves, to friends and relatives. Read more


  • Tens of thousands unaware they have deadly hepatitis C infection

    A Government report estimates that around two-thirds of people living with hepatitis C may not realise they have the virus, with PHE urging those at risk to get tested. Read more

  • New community choir starts at Countess Mountbatten Hospice

    A new community choir has been launched at Countess Mountbatten Hospice. The choir is open to anyone. No previous singing or music experience is necessary to join. Weekly rehearsals will take place at The Hazel Centre at Countess Mountbatten Hospice on Mondays between 6pm and 7.30pm. Read more

  • National Audit Office raises concerns about provision for SEND

    This is a report looking at the support for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities in England Read more

  • New Carers Club on Fridays at Board in the City

    NEW! From Friday 4th October Board in the City will be running a Carers Club from 12-2pm offering events, book club, arts and crafts, gaming and coffee/chat (cold drinks, speciality teas and snacks) Located at 38-40 Onslow Road SO14 0JG. Read more

  • Going Car Free

    An information and advice service for anyone who is planning to, or has recently stopped driving. Read more

  • Eight great apps for carers

    Smartphone apps that can help carers in many ways include medical apps, supportive apps, lifestyle apps and more. There are literally thousands of apps available to carers, so to help you choose between them, Motability have picked out eight that you might find useful. Read more