Community Updates

  • Community News Blog: Looking back at the Online Community during February

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    Let’s take a look at what happened on the Online Community during February. Today’s blog is a roundup of the discussions, blogs and questions posted last month. If you’re new to the Community or just want to catch up with what’s been happening on the site, this blog has all the information you need.

    There’s been a lot for everyone to process recently with the coronavirus restrictions being lifted…

  • Community News Blog: Community downtime Monday 24th January

    Here at Macmillan we are currently doing some maintenance on our Online Community. This maintenance will help the Community to run more smoothly in the future and ensure that all our users get the best possible experience when using the site.

    For us to be able to complete this maintenance, the Online Community will experience some downtime.

    This means that you will not be able to log in or view the site while our teams…

  • Community News Blog: Update from the Community team

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    We just want to apologise that the Online Community was unavailable today. You should now be able to access the site as normal this evening.

    We know that many of our members may rely on our site for comfort and support each day. We hope we can reassure you that we will always communicate planned maintenance in advance. Sometimes the site will be unavailable longer than we expected. However, this is always because we…

  • Community News Blog: Update about Community maintenance

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    Next week some essential maintenance will be taking place on the Online Community.

    This maintenance will help the Community to run more smoothly in the future and ensure that all our users get the best possible experience when using the site.

    When will the Community be down?

    For us to be able to complete this maintenance, the Online Community will experience some downtime. This means that you will not be able to log…

  • Community News Blog: What does the festive season mean to you?

    As the holiday season is in full swing, we know that this time of year can look different for different families. The traditions and customs that you follow can vastly differ from the ways others spend time with loved ones. The varying pressures and expectations at this time of year can lead to a mix of emotions for people affected by cancer. However you like to celebrate or honour tradition in your family during the…
  • Community News Blog: Introducing Community badges!

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    Introducing our new Community badges!

    We are really excited to be able to share with you today a new feature on the online Community, our Community badges.

    Our Community badges are not only a new way for our members to quickly identify the Community team, and our Community Champions, but also a way to celebrate you and the amazing support you provide each and every day on the Community.

    We have three badges which we…