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Guest blog – Laurie Cansfield, Marketing Manager at Doxdirect

Christmas may seem like a distant memory now, but it’s sure to be a magical one for all those who attended a Community Christmas event in December. Being the season of goodwill, Doxdirect decided to nominate a cause to support

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Merry Christmas! Let’s begin the 12 days of Community Christmas

Merry Christmas everybody!

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The true meaning of ‘Happy Christmas’ – Day 24 of our Countdown to Christmas

We’re keeping it short and sweet today, as we know you’ve all got a lot to do this Christmas Eve! One of the most heartwarming moments we have had here at Community Christmas took place after a conversation with an older

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Improving your community is a piece of cake – Day 23 of our Countdown to Christmas

As many will attest, Christmas is a time for cake. There is one thing that makes that slice of cake taste just that little bit sweeter though, companionship. So when you look at that mound of Christmas food in front

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‘The best Christmas in years!’ – Day 22 of our Countdown to Christmas

Happy stories really put us in the Christmas spirit as we hurtle towards the big day! One such story happened after we contacted an attendee after Christmas last year so see how his day was. You should have heard his

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Three generations of kindness – Day 21 of our Countdown to Christmas

As Christmas fast approaches we want to share the story of three generations of fantastic volunteers. It all started with one lady who decided to do something different with her Christmas Day, so she offered up help cooking at a

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Kind donors who give more than money – Day 20 of our Countdown to Christmas

We are totally reliant on the generosity of people like you, and some kind partner organisations, to continue our work.  We’ve recently heard from a donor about why she decided to donate to us, especially when it’s such an expensive

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Tell us about your Christmas Day events – Day 19 of our Countdown to Christmas

It’s not too late, we really need you to let us know about your Christmas Day events! Register them on our website at We know we ask for a bit of information, but it’s all so important in making sure

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Important decisions on Christmas outfits – Day 18 of our Countdown to Christmas

As Christmas approaches, here’s a short tale from Essex about how much Community Christmas matters. A lady got in touch with us here and let us know that had spent the last 35 Christmas’ on her own. Thankfully, we managed

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#MincePieMoments – Day 17 of our Countdown to Christmas

Today, we want to reach out to those of you who can’t get involved in a Christmas Day event, by pointing you towards the wonderful Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness and the Great Get Together. This Christmas they’re calling on

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