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2014-09-08 08:31:57

BLACKBURN, England, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 16,500 carers in Blackburn with Darwen. Blackburn with Darwen Carers Service, in partnership with the Whitehall Hotel and Restaurant in Darwen and The Olive Branch Restaurant, Kingsway is gearing up to take part in Britain's Best Breakfast, a national fundraising campaign organised by Carers Trust raising money to support unpaid carers. There are 16,500 carers as mentioned in the...

2008-06-22 15:00:27

By Gareth Rose EDINBURGH is facing a fresh healthcare timebomb as medical advances mean severely-disabled children begin to outlive their parents. A growing number of people who have looked after children all their lives are now struggling to cope and are fearful about what will happen when they die. An estimated 6000 elderly people in Edinburgh act as carers, although the proportion looking after disabled sons and daughters is unknown. Maggie Macleod, manager of the Edinburgh...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.