Jimmy - Macmillan

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

    Top tips for self care

    This week’s Self Care Week, a week that focuses on embedding support for self-care across all walks of life. To recognise the week, our fantastic Social Media team have tweeting their top tips on looking after yourself. We’d love to hear yours too, so go ahead and share them in the comments below. If you're finding things tough, it can help to take...
  • Community News Blog

    Technical issues

    Afternoon all, You may have noticed we're having some technical issues with the Online Community - unfortunately the site's going on and offline intermittently, and the general running of the site is a little slower than usual. This technical issue is also affecting our Support Line, so unfortunately we've had to temporarily close this service. ...
  • Community News Blog

    'Silver Linings' - Nicky's story

    A couple of weeks ago I received a lovely letter from a lady called Nicky, who'd included in this letter a short story called 'Silver Linings'. I found the story such a positive and optimistic read that I had to share it with the Online Community . Nicky shares with us her story from an initial diagnosis, to present day where she's 3 years on from surgery...
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    Movember - "I think it was being able to tell her how I was feeling ... that gave me great comfort."

    It’s November, which also means it’s Movember – that time of the year when gents all over the world commit to growing luxurious and stylish upper lip ‘jackets’ (or ‘moustaches’) to raise awareness and funds for various men’s health issues. We’re lucky enough this month to have Rob, one of our wonderful Online Community members, share his experience...
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    Lung Cancer Awareness Month - Cheryl's story

    "Shine on, you crazy diamond!" November's Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and to recognise this Cheryl, one of our Online Community members, is sharing her experience with the cancer, which her dad, Derek, sadly passed away with earlier this year. On February 26 th , 2018 my lovely dad, Derek, was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer – non-small cell...