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  • Blog Post: Fundraising in memory of mum

    Carole Barclay and her family organised an evening of entertainment in memory of her mother and raised an amazing £11,000 for Macmillan. She talks to the Community News Blog and explains how they were inspired to put on the event – and shares her top tips for anyone hoping to fundraise...
  • Blog Post: Meet the Team: Macmillan Grants Lead Caseworker

    If you’ve been affected by cancer, Macmillan’s team of experts is here to support you. In the Meet the Team series on the Community News Blog, we’ll be introducing people from different parts of Macmillan and asking them all about the wonderful work they do. Tina Barnes is Lead...
  • Blog Post: Specific qestions

    Legal position with respect to partial seizures. These do not present a danger to others and I will work in non-hazardous environment but do require about 24 hours before I'm over it. Has anybody had anything similar and made proposals around sick day/ holiday trading?
  • Blog Post: Interview: Fiona Smith, Swimming After Surgery.

    At the Cancer Voices Conference last month I was lucky enough to meet Fiona Smith who runs Swimming After Surgery in Telford. I asked Fiona to share some information about the project with you. If you're interested in the ways that physical activity can benefit you following treatment for cancer...
  • Blog Post: All your questions about Macmillan Nurses answered.

    We asked Jacqui Graves , Macmillan's Treatment and Healthcare Workforce Programme Manager to tell us a little bit about Macmillan nurses , dispell some of the myths and give us a fuller picture of what they do. If you'd like to find out more about Macmillan Nurses, please see our information...
  • Blog Post: Community View: Lanzarote

    In today’s Community View we’re catching up with Lanzarote, who has seen a fair few changes on the Macmillan Community since he joined in 2006. He tells us all about the challenges of arranging a meet-up this summer, and shares his tips for engaging with the Community. Over the August...
  • Blog Post: Community View: Emziee01

    Welcome to the Community View, a place where we interview people affected by cancer and fundraisers so they can share their interesting and inspirational stories with us. To kick start the launch our team caught up with Emziee01, a keen supporter of Macmillan who was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma...
  • Blog Post: Producing a book. Contributors welcome

    I watched my grandmother, the most special person in my life, die of cancer 7 years ago. The grief never goes away totally, but I've learned to live with it. Last August (2009) my partner was diagnosed with prostate cancer, and we haven't yet started having children of our own. I'm so...