Community News Blog

This is a place where you can read about everything that's happening on Macmillan's Community. From guest stories, to sharing awareness months, here is where you'll hear about all of the latest from Macmillan's Community. This blog is run by Macmillan's Community Team.

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Latest Blogs

  • How reflexology helped me – Charlie’s story

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    In today’s Community News Blog, Charlie shares with us how reflexology has supported her throughout her cancer journey. Charlie was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent surgery in January this year. She wanted to share with all of you how a few simple techniques have helped her with stress, sleep, bowel movements and swelling. She’s kindly put together some videos for us, to show us some simple self-help reflexology…

    • 26 Feb 2021
  • Look out for our improvements!

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    It’s been a little while since we last posted about our plans for improving the site. In today’s news blog, we’re telling you about five improvements which will be coming to the site within the next few weeks. If you have any questions, please feel free to comment in the comments section below and one of the team will get back to you.

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    First up, we have the ‘Latest…

    • 25 Feb 2021
  • A day in the life of an LGBTQ+ Network Lead

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    Previously in our “A day in the life” series, we’ve featured members of staff you could talk to on Macmillan’s webchat and Support Line. This time, as part of LGBT+ History month, we’re taking you behind the scenes. Anna, alongside her full-time role at Macmillan, volunteers as Network Lead for the LGBTQ+* Network.

    * LGBTQ+ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/trans+, queer/questioning…

    • 24 Feb 2021