On Air Manx Radio Breakfast Ben Hartley | 6:00am - 9:00am

Mayor of Douglas says foster carers are 'unsung heroes' of the community

Monday, 17 June 2024 06:48

By Local Democracy Reporter - Emma Draper

Councillor Natalie Byron-Teare says the cause is personal to her

The Mayor of Douglas says foster carers on the Island are 'unsung heroes' of the community.

Councillor Natalie Byron-Teare said it was important to care for those who are ‘vulnerable’ and children can be most at risk.

A celebration was attended by a number of foster parents and representatives from Manx Care to mark the end of Foster Care Fortnight - a campaign organised by the health body to encourage people to take on the role.

Local Democracy Reporter Emma Draper was at the event:
 

More from Isle of Man News