Young carers: 'It would be nice to go out with my friends'
For many children the summer holidays mean playing with friends or going on trips.
But nearly two-thirds of young carers in Wales have told Action for Children and the Carers Trust they feel lonely during the six-week break.
The two charities spoke to more than a hundred carers under 18, and their research suggested that more than a third - some 35% - spend four hours a day or more caring for a relative during the school holidays.
Oliver, 12, from Bridgend, cares for his nine-year-old brother, Leo, who has a form of autism.
He said: "I feel lonely in that I don't get to go out with my friends throughout the summer holidays".
02 Aug 2018