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Emily Arbery

Tree of Light 2018 Round-up

We just wanted to post a huge thank you to everyone that sponsored lights on our 2018 Tree of Light in Woolston. The total raised was £1,435 (including Gift Aid). A fantastic result that will go a long way towards helping those in need across Southampton, via our small local charity. Thank you also to...
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We’re in Scene Magazine!

Did you catch us in the Scene Magazine this month? We’re delighted to have been able to promote our work in this way. “Everything we do revolves around befriending and connecting people to each other within the community and is run by us and staffed by our committed, kind-hearted Communiteers, who act as good neighbours;...
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About My Area – Communicare boosts community of Banister Park

Communicare has had a huge month as far as publicity is concerned. As well as featuring several times in the Daily Echo and in the Scene Magazine, we’re now on the ‘About My Area’ website. See the article here: https://www.aboutmyarea.co.uk/Hampshire/Southampton/SO15/News/Local-News/320206-Homecoming-Project-officially-launches-in-Banister-area Manager Annie said, “We know people worry about giving up their time and may feel...
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Tree of Light Switch on…

So, the day we’d all be waiting for – Tree of Light switch on day! On Saturday afternoon, residents sang Christmas Carols together lead by the Rising Stars before the Mayor of Southampton, councillor Stephen Barnes-Andrews, switched the lights on. Our Manager, Annie told the Echo, “It’s always a wonderful part of our year and...
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Quiz Night a success!

Once again we were in the hands of the very knowledgeable Quiz Master (who also doubles as a Trustee) Barrie Worth and his glamorous team (ie members of his family!) Delicious grub was provided by Carolyn Page (also a Trustee) without any apparent support at all (she is very competent in the kitchen!) The teams...
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First set of remembrance names published

“Lights are set to shine in Woolston this weekend, in an effort to combat loneliness…On December 1 hundreds of sponsored lights will illuminate Woolstone Millenium Garden as part of Communicare’s Tree of Light Campaign. The campaign, run by Communicare, a charity dedicated to eradicating loneliness, has taken place in Southampton for the past ten years. The sponsored...
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