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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  • May is sun awareness month. Let's talk about the sun, sunburn and skin cancer.

    A photo of a cloudy sky, with the sun's rays streaming through.

    We often refer to the sun when talking about happy times. Saying  that sunny days make us feel good or telling someone you hope the sun shines for them. 

    Comments about enjoying the sun can be a double-edged sword, especially for people affected by skin cancer. We should be mindful of this when we're talking to others. We should also remember that sun awareness is a really important issue for us all. 

    UK lockdown rules…

    • 6 May 2021
  • Notice: improvements release postponed

    This morning, Wednesday 5th May, we had planned to move forward with our first batch of improvements to the Community.

    As many of you may have noticed, the site was down for longer than we had expected. Unfortunately, we ran into some problems when we released the changes into the site.

    We did not want to introduce any issues into the Community, and therefore we made the decision to roll back the improvements.

    We are…

    • 5 May 2021
  • Improvements are coming

    Image of a path with 'Community Improvements' in writing

    On Wednesday 5th May, we will be introducing the first of our improvements to the Community. In our previous blog, ‘Look out for improvements’, we announced that we would be making some key improvements to the site.

    We are continually grateful for all of the feedback that you send to us, the Community team, as this is what has helped us to work on the things that matter the most to our members.

    We’ve got…

    • 3 May 2021