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Community News Blog

This is where you can find out about all the amazing things going on in the Online Community. It's where you'll find news about events and awareness months; ways to get involved with Macmillan and up-to-date campaigning news from Macmillan HQ.

Latest Entries
  • Community News Blog

    "I was not a man in my 60’s or 70’s – I was a 34 year-old female!"

    Gina was diagnosed with lung cancer at just 34. She's kindly shared with the Community her experience of being diagnosed, and the shock and impact being diagnosed with cancer had on her at such a young age. If, like Gina, you were diagnosed with cancer at a young age, go ahead and share your experiences with us in the comments section below. You might...
  • Community News Blog

    Meet the Champs: Granny59

    I n case any members or users of the Community weren't totally sure what a Community Champion is, our Champs are a group of dedicated Community members who've volunteered to keep an extra close eye on the site for us. Our Champs welcome new members to the Community, ensure they're comfortable using the site, offer fantastic support and give members...
  • Community News Blog

    Wellbeing Wednesday tips: February

    In case you missed it, earlier this year we introduced ‘Wellbeing Wednesday's’ – the day of the week where we bring to you our weekly tip on improving your wellbeing; be helping improving sleep, coping with stress, or a couple of mindfulness tips to help you look for the positives throughout the day. It’s last day of February today, so here’s a summary...
  • Community News Blog

    Welcome to the world of Work Support: new blog on the Community

    Being diagnosed with cancer is one of the most difficult situations anyone has to face. It can affect all areas of your life, including work. About 750,000 people are working with cancer in the UK. These numbers are increasing as more people with cancer are cured or living with cancer for longer. Some people carry on working during treatment. After...
  • Community News Blog

    "Blue Monday is the most depressing day of the year? Only if you insist!"

    Here in West Yorkshire, just one of the locations where our Support Line teams are based, we’re lucky enough to have 3 ‘Wellbeing Champions’ at hand to support our teams if ever anyone's having a bit of a tough time, and perhaps need a bit of emotional support. Ahead of 'Blue Monday' (21/01/2019), one of our Wellbeing Champs, Natalie, has put together...