We regularly update this page with news, upcoming fundraising events and celebrations.

Annual General Meeting Notice

We will be holding our AGM on Tuesday the 18th September at the King’s Centre, in Eastbourne, between 2.45 and 4.30pm. Non-members are invited to attend, but will not be eligible to vote during the meeting. If you would like to join the meeting, please telephone 01424

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Roffey Park Carers’ Weekend Break: 27/28 October

Roffey Park Carers’ Weekend Break Roffey Park are offering carers a free weekend of relaxation and fun activities. Carers can join in or just chill out and use the excellent facilities and grounds. The weekend break includes all meals, activities and overnight accommodation and is fully funded

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Hastings Pride, 26th August

We will have a stand at Hastings Pride on Sunday the 26th August. The theme is ‘Space and Aliens’, and we can’t wait to see everyone dressed up in their space-based finery. Jane will be spacewomanning the stall, and she does a good line in spacey attire.

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Garden Full of Cultural Delights, 12th August

We will have a stand at this year’s Garden Full of Cultural Delights. This FREE annual festival takes place in Burton St Leonards Garden (TN38 0BA) on Sunday the 12th August between 1pm and 5pm. For more information please visit their WEBSITE.

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Fundraising Choir Concert in Eastbourne, 1st September

The very brilliant Archway Choir are hosting a Fundraising choir concert in Eastbourne, in aid of the Association of Carers on Saturday the 1st September. They will be performing a range of classics and more recent popular numbers for your entertainment, so we do hope you’d like

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Tesco Bags of Help: VOTE FOR US!

We’re in the customer vote to be awarded a ‘Bags of Help’ grant from Tesco and Groundwork UK for up to £4000! Each time you shop you will be offered a blue token which you can use to vote for your favourite project. The public voting takes

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Open Garden at Driftwood for Carers Week

Well, what a lovely busy Carers Week we had! Collections, pamper days (a real chore 😂), bunting-making, open gardens and more! Speaking of open gardens, we had absolutely delightful weather for the afternoon at Driftwood, in Seaford, on 16th June. Nearly 50 guests visited the garden, and

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Association of Carers on the BBC!

The BBC Sussex Big Bus Tour came to Hastings, last week. Julie, our volunteer manager, plus one of our volunteers, went to talk to them about Carers Week and what it’s like to volunteer for the Association of Carers. It was fantastic to hear them on the airwaves,

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Volunteers Week round up!

To mark Volunteers Week, we hosted a series of special lunches to celebrate our amazing volunteers and all they do in support of unpaid carers throughout East Sussex. As part of the lunches we presented certificates to a number volunteers in recognition of long voluntary service, including

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Eastbourne Local Lottery

The Association of Carers has signed up to take part in the Eastbourne Local Lottery! Tickets only cost £1 per week, and 50% of proceeds from all tickets sold via our page go to us, to help us continue to provide free support to unpaid carers in East

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