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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The Fire and Rescue service were called to Lynmouth Close in Leicester on Friday night.
Cold and frosty with some fog patches.
Mainly dry with some clear spells. Staying cold.