Circles Connected Our journey

We’re in week 14 of our Circles Connected Facebook Group and yet, in some ways, it doesn’t seem two minutes since we had a worried conversation about what to do now that our face to face groups had to be put on hold.  COVID-19 meant we had to change the way we work...

Connecting in Times of Lockdown

What a strange time we are living in; it doesn’t seem that long ago that I had never heard of the Coronavirus but what feels a short time later, we are living in the midst of the restrictions and challenges that the lockdown has brought to our lives. Our learning...

A Spotlight on Circle Family

Circle Family is a membership programme of monthly community events and opportunities, helping people over the age of 50 to connect around shared interests and creating the conditions for friendship and mutual support.  Our members help to shape the programme and we...

All Hands On Deck

Sight Advice South Lakes is a charity which supports people with sight issues. They are currently working with Community Circles to develop Circles for their members. Here they share the story of Celia, a 66-year-old lady, who lost her sight overnight. She is also...