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Emily Arbery

Our 2018 AGM – a chilli success!

Thanks to all those who made it to our 2018 AGM and volunteer celebration evening yesterday. Some 55 people attended the AGM and then stayed for the volunteer celebration evening. Instead of our usual fish & chip supper, we went for chilli with all the sides! It seemed to be a great success – even...
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Annie opens the new Ocean Way Co-op store

Annie had a fab time playing celebrity, opening the new Co-operative Store at Ocean Way today with Mayor of Southampton, Councillor Stephen Barnes-Andrews. Don’t forget – only one more month to choose us as your charity when shopping at The Co-op! https://www.coop.co.uk/membership/local-causes

Annie and volunteer, Gary on the radio

If you missed Annie & Gary on BBC Radio Solent this morning, you can hear them again here: https://buff.ly/2P6UgTA Annie features: 37mins in & Gary: 1:35:40 We think they did a brilliant job describing what’s it’s like being part of Communicare in Southampton. Thanks to Alun Newman at the Julian Clegg show for looking after...
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Are you scam aware? Operation Signature

Did you receive scam information from Southampton Police today? If not, see the leaflets pictured. Perhaps you could share this with any vulnerable people you know? SCAMS are schemes to con you out of your money. They usually come by post, phone or email. Tips to avoid being scammed: NEVER give out your personal information...
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Tea Party in Lordshill

30 people enjoyed a fab tea party in Lordshill today. We talked about old school days – milk bottles, school dinners & outside toilets and were entertained by Emily’s baby, Olivia’s antics. She took a particular liking to all the walking aids & shoe laces and loved her first ever crisp!

Tree of Light 2018 Remembrance Book

Bryony has put together a fab remembrance book for our 2017 Tree of Light. You can view it here: Tree of Light 2017 Remembrance Book It features all the names sponsored in our 2017 campaign, as well as some Southampton photographs, taken by staff, volunteers and other local photographers.

We’re in the papers

Did you see the article about Communicare in the paper this week? Trustee David & wife Rosemary (pictured with Emily & Bryony) gave a little background in how they came to be involved in the charity and talk about our need for more volunteers; “people who like people”.