Monthly Archives: January 2015

Do you need to make a will or does your existing will need updating?

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From 2nd – 6th March 2015 Carers Careline are offering carers and local residents the opportunity to make a will with the support of Worcestershire based Solicitors, Harrison Clark Rickerbys, who are generously donating the cost of all wills made during the week to Carers Careline.

Appointments must be made in advance by calling Carers Careline on 01527 66177 (office open 9.00am—2.00pm). Appointments will be held at the Ecumenical Centre, 6 Evesham Walk, Redditch on Tuesday 3rd March and Wednesday 4th March from 9.00am to 5.00pm with signings of the completed will to be held on Friday 6th March.

Basic charges for Wills are as follows:-

£75 for a single Will

£130 for a joint Will

(Please note the above prices are for standard wills, there may be additional charges for more complex wills).


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Why not help Carers Careline raise valuable funds by recycling your used printer cartridges (most printer cartridges are acceptable).

All you need to do is to save your empty cartridges then give us a call on 01527 66177 and we will arrange to collect them from local businesses, alternatively you can drop them off at our office in the Ecumenical Centre, 6 Evesham Walk, Redditch any time between 9.00—2.00 Monday to Thursday.

We will then send them off to Ink2Cash who will donate up to £4.00 for each empty cartridge.  Ink2Cash can also recycle your old mobile phones for donations to Carers Careline as well.  For more information please visit



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We are aiming to raise £££s to help support unpaid carers in Redditch by asking supporters to sign up to for free to help boost our fundraising.

It would be great if the local community could support us by registering with Easyfundraising to do all their online shopping.  What is wonderful about Easyfundraising is that it is absolutely free to us as a charity and our supporters and is a very quick and simple way to raise funds; it doesn’t cost you a penny more and as well as making those necessary purchases you will also be helping to support a very worthwhile local cause.

It is simple to register just visit and then log on to your account. Whenever you shop through the site with any of the 2,700 retailers listed on, including Amazon, John Lewis, M&S, Argos, Asda, Tesco, eBay, Ticketmaster, Expedia and many more, the retailer will give a small percentage of what’s been spent back to the good cause to say thank you for shopping with them.

Next Localgiving campaign #Giveme5 on Wednesday 28th January 2015

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Each £5 donation made to us through our Localgiving page on Wednesday 28th January 2015 will be placed into a draw to be doubled with an extra £5 of match funding. Donations of other amounts will not be included in the draw. The promotion only applies to one-time donations.  1000 x £5 donations will be matched as part of this promotion and donors can make as many £5 donations on this day as they wish and there is no limit to the amount of match funding any single group receives.  Details also on our facebook and twitter #Giveme5.  Go to



Happy New Year

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Wishing you all a Happy New Year.  We are back in the office today and a new member of staff has joined us.  We said a sad farewell to Lucy at Christmas and Fiona Mitchell has taken now over as Volunteer Co-ordinator.  We welcome her to the team.