After Umbrage aims to provide idyllic holiday accommodation in some of the more scenic areas of rural Britain so that those who take care of loved ones with a terminal illness may have the break away that they truly deserve.

If you think you’ll miss Strictly, worry not. The Valentine Ball is in February

Date: December 14th, 2018
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If you think you’ll miss Strictly, worry not. The Valentine Ball is in February

Gather your ingredients for a wonderful night out in February 2019: dancing shoes, friends and family and party wear for this opportunity to attend our charity ball and raise much needed funds to continue our work caring for carers across the UK. On Saturday 16th February 2019 the doors of The Great Hall at Oundle
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National Lottery Players help us care for more carers

Date: December 6th, 2018
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National Lottery Players help us care for more carers

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough based Charity, After Umbrage, wins £10,000 from the National Lottery Fund to Care for more Carers After Umbrage is one of 2,230 projects that have been awarded funding from the National Lottery Fund which was announced this week. After Umbrage provides free relaxing holiday accommodation in one of the most scenic areas of
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Small is beautiful in the charity sector

Date: October 30th, 2018
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Small is beautiful in the charity sector

We are proud to be a small charity and all the benefits this brings our way. Small charities are well known for understanding their frontline and for being responsive, flexible and agile. We get great pleasure from sharing the inspiring stories of our beneficiaries and the social impact of our work. And our work is
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From Drinking Pints to Running Miles

Date: June 26th, 2018
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From Drinking Pints to Running Miles

  Time seems to fly by these days and suddenly I was begrudgingly toasting my fortieth birthday with a bunch of fantastic friends. I am lucky enough to have kept in touch with some wonderful mates from college and we reminisced about the happy times mostly spent at the bar. It is amazing how quickly
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#LifesShort: Supporting Children’s Hospice Week

Date: May 2nd, 2018
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#LifesShort: Supporting Children’s Hospice Week

Did you know, there are 49,000 children in the UK alone living with a life-limiting illness?  From 21st to 27th May 2018 is Children’s Hospice Week. An important week in the caring calendar, and a week to help raise awareness and funds to help support the children in the UK living with life-limiting and terminal
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After Umbrage’s Year In Numbers: Providing Care for Carers in 2017

Date: March 24th, 2018
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After Umbrage’s Year In Numbers: Providing Care for Carers in 2017

Last year was our best yet, providing more care for carers than ever before. To celebrate, we thought we would share a few of the figures with you… and here’s to hosting and supporting even more carers in 2018!

A Break for Carers, Before Caring Breaks Their Relationships…

Date: October 10th, 2017
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A Break for Carers, Before Caring Breaks Their Relationships…

A recent study conducted for Julia’s House, has revealed some powerful statistics on the effects of caring on relationships. These statistics highlight just how important it is for carers to take a break. Caring is a full time role, and it’s all consuming – both physically and psychologically exhausting. The research found that 64% of divorced or separated parent
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Hospice care can be everywhere. A wonderful message for Hospice Care Week

Date: October 9th, 2017
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Hospice care can be everywhere. A wonderful message for Hospice Care Week

The world of social media is celebrating the wonderful work of hospices and their staff across the country this week as it is Hospice Care Week (from Monday 9th to 15th October). We love so many of the messages being shared this #HospiceCareWeek, but some stand out more than others. For instance, hospice care can
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