St Helens carers’ centre receives £7,750 donation courtesy of Lancashire Freemasons

Reading Time: 2 minutes The centre supports 465 young carers in the St Helens borough between the ages of 6 and 18, who look after sick, disabled and mental health affected parents and adults.

The lockdown, especially for the children caring for those with drug and alcohol problems, has created a greater ‘care load’, stress and isolation.

Freemasons support Mental Health Charity

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Huddersfield community charity which supports men with mental health issues is overwhelmed at financial support from West Riding Masonic Charities.Platform 1, based in the town’s St George’s Square and which has a membership of 500 since its inception to years ago, has received a £10,000 grant as part of our Covid-19 response to assist valuable work in local communities.