Caring for the carers

CARERS are being offered support to help them through the holiday period.

Charity Carers Northumberland says it is important that people have all the information they need to deal with unexpected issues over Christmas, such as how to contact care providers or out-of-hours pharmacies.

Its information service is available on 01670 320025 or by email to

There is also a website at www.carersnorthumber