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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. If...
  • Community News Blog

    Safer Internet Day 2019

    Today, February 5 th , 2019, marks Safer Internet Day, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to share with you all a few tips on how best to protect yourself online, so we can work together for a better internet. Passwords: You’ve heard it before, but creating strong and unique passwords for accounts is the best way to keep yourself safe. Strong...
  • Community News Blog

    I forgot to be ME

    Lindsay, known to much of our Community as Leolady56 , has been an avid member and Community Champion for a couple of years now. Just a couple of months ago I discovered that outside of the Community Lindsay’s involved in a fair few rather interesting hobbies – something you’ll shortly read about further. In addition, she’s also the founder of the ever...
  • 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...
  • Community News Blog

    "Nowhere to turn? How I discovered the Online Community..."

    Last month Gina, one of our Online Community Champions, shared with the Community part of her cancer journey, specifically interactions with family, friends and colleagues. The blog was called “Most of us just want normality!”, and if you haven’t already read it, it makes for a really thought provoking read. Gina’s back this week to tell us how she...