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Community Circles – Asset Based Approaches in Action

Free to use DIY materials and guides, low cost membership and more At Community Circles we have seen the impact on people’s lives of bringing people together to plan and act to help build and sustain their connections and interests – in all kinds of situations and...

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Call for volunteers to improve health in Doncaster

Volunteering Three months into my new role as community circles connector working with GP surgeries in Doncaster and I've now met with five lovely people who are living with long term health conditions.  I feel very privileged that they have given me a glimpse into...

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Georgia’s Community Circle

Community Circles have been working with Brandon Trust, the learning disability charity, to set up Community Circles for people with learning disabilities and autism. This is the story of a young lady supported by Brandon Trust named Georgia, and the positive...

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How Community Circles help people to stay connected

I saw this graphic on Twitter, the bleak statistics from Campaign to End Loneliness about loneliness in the UK and the effects it has on our physical and mental health. Nobody wants to be lonely and I don’t think knowing there are lonely people in our local...

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Every day’s a school day

We have been rolling out Circles at Age UK Doncaster for almost six months now, but what are we learning about people in Doncaster? Firstly, that they recognise loneliness and social isolation as important issues.  Some people have heard about it through campaigns...

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Caring for Carers

    12th-18th June 2017 is Carers Week.  Carers Week is a national awareness week that celebrates and recognises the vital contribution made by people across the UK who currently provide unpaid care. Caring is defined as ‘anyone who cares, unpaid, for a...

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Circle stories

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Great to see more volunteers from @WiganCouncil using their volunteer hours to support Circles. twitter.com/helensm1th/sta…

About 3 days ago from Community Circles's Twitter