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Jenny’s Circle

Jenny lives in an Extra care setting in Wigan. She moved in following the sad passing of her beloved partner and has been there for around 6 months. I first met Jenny at a coffee morning on site, she sat, head down, not making eye contact with anyone around her,...

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Community Circles in Extra Care Settings

Community Circles are working with Wigan Council to support care homes and Extracare settings across the whole Wigan Borough.  Circles make a positive difference in individuals lives and help build local community connections. As a Community Circle Connector in Wigan...

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Community Circles – Building a Community of Support

Webinar recording April 11th As part of the launch of our new membership for those wanting to develop Community Circles, myself and Cath Barton enjoyed presenting an introductory webinar this morning. You can see the recording here. We have made this first webinar and...

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The Essence of a Circle

Essence – the basic, real and invariable nature of a thing or its significant features At Community Circles we set out with the aim of developing circles of support at scale so that everyone can benefit.  We knew circles of support had been around for a long time and...

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Care homes and schools, the magic relationship

Community Circles are working with care homes throughout Wigan and Leigh, supporting people to stay connected to what really matters to them. The purpose of the Circle could be anything that is important to the person; staying connected at church or keeping involved...

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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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