The number of people caring unpaid for friends or family members has now reached 6.5million across the country.
Monday will be the start of Carers Week, aiming to raise awareness about those who spend much of their lives caring for someone else, and the problems they face.
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Fine and dry, with warm sunny spells on Wednesday.
A dry and fine day. Some thundery rain possible later.
An appeal is being made for pet owners to bring their dogs to a special canine blood bank to help save a life.