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Community Christmas receive £100 donation from My Grand Hero competition

A huge thank you to Bower Retirement for including us as a donation choice on their fantastic monthly My Grand Hero Competition. We were very kindly chosen to be part of this great endeavour celebrating all the amazing grandparents out

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Listen again to Don’s story on BBC Radio 4

We’re delighted our partner, national charity Friends of the Elderly, recently featured on the BBC Radio 4 Appeal. For the appeal, Don shared his story about how he found himself lonely and isolated when he retired, but made new friends thanks to the charity’s Football Friends programme.

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Tune in to Don’s story on BBC Radio 4

We’re delighted to hear our partner, national charity Friends of the Elderly, has been chosen to feature on the BBC Radio 4 Appeal. Tune in on Sunday 29 January to hear from Don, who found himself lonely and isolated when he retired. Don made new friends thanks to the charity’s Football Friends programme.

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The 12 Days of Community Christmas

Merry Christmas, we hope you enjoy our 12 Days of Christmas video! If you’re wondering what each day means for you and us, you can find out below!   On the first day of Christmas we’ve got a ‘neighbour knocking

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The Community Christmas Advent Calendar in full!

We’ve heard a lot of lovely things from the people we match with local Christmas Day events, but the one that means the most to us is this short seven word quote featured in the Huffington Post – ‘We all look forward to Christmas now’. Put very simply, that is what Community Christmas is about, getting people excited about Christmas and excited about making new friends that can last throughout the year.

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Day 23 of the Community Christmas Advent Calendar – Don’t shut the door

Throughout the whole of our countdown to Christmas we’ve been saying that #OurDoorsAreOpen, and we hope that has made you think a bit about your Christmas Day. Whilst many will spend the whole time indoors with their families, some simply

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Day 22 of the Community Christmas Advent Calendar – It’s not too late!

There is still time to make a difference to the lives of isolated older people, whether this year or the next. Today, we’re giving you three options, and we’d love you to take action: To make it possible for us

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Day 21 of the Community Christmas Advent Calendar – Taking action and improving lives

We wanted to share this lovely story we heard from one of our kind Community Christmas advocates. We were contacted by a lovely man who wanted to start planning an event for next year. He had wanted to take part

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Day 20 of the Community Christmas Advent Calendar

Christmas Day is perilously close, and we’re sharing one of our key messages with you today. We’re delighted to announce that 54 McDonald’s restaurant have signed up on the Community Christmas website, bringing the total number of events we know

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Day 19 of the Community Christmas Advent Calendar

On Day 19 of the Community Christmas Advent Calendar we’re featuring one of last year’s blogs and busting myths. Give it a read now at http://communitychristmas.org.uk/top-10-myth-busters-part-1/. 

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