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Emily Arbery

Marathon sponsorship hits £3,400!

Our fantastic runners have raised somewhere in the region of £3,400 in sponsorship for participating in the Southampton 10k, half marathon and full marathon on 4th May! Runners names: Adrian Robinson, Debs Robinson, Will Oliver, Hannah Silver, Jean-Remy Duboc, Ian Painter, Julia Painter, Antonia Hehr, Kevin Sawers, Nikki Wells, Vicky Duboc, Jenny Pike, Ben Pike,...
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Marathon – Will Oliver

23 year old Will Oliver has always fancied the challenge of running a half marathon so when he saw Communicare were looking for runners it seemed like too good an opportunity to miss. He only started regularly running distances over 5k in the last few months in perparation for tomorrow, his first ‘race of any...
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Marathon – Ian Painter

Ian Painter, running the half marathon in aid of Communicare in Southampton, works in software so took up running as he spends ‘far too much’ time sitting behind a desk and not moving too much. Four years later, he’s now looking for a half marathon time of 1hr 50mins! When asked if he listens to...
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Mental Health – we would like your opinion!

We’re looking to help organise mental health events in the city and are asking health professionals, service providers and users, individuals and businesses to give their views on shaping them. We’re leading on developing the recently launched Southampton Mental Health Network, supported by the Southampton NHS Clinical Commissioning Group, and are seeking information, so we can help host the...
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Everyone is welcome!

Despite being a Christian founded organisation (via Shirley Baptist Church), we welcome everyone to join our team of volunteers! As long as you are in sympathy with the Christian ethos; helping those in need, we would love to have you on board! If you’d like more information about volunteering with us or want to chat...
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Marathon – Hannah Silver

Our Projects Leader, Hannah Silver is taking part in the 10k this Sunday and says she is ‘just aiming to finish but would like to keep up a running pace vs walking’. She runs sporadically and says she generally tries to avoid it! If things get tough during the 10k, her favourite sound track to...
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Volunteer Conference Day a great success

Well our first Volunteer Conference Day has been a great success! Over 60 people attended to share in workshops, discussions, lunch and a blue sky-thinking session. Volunteers also had the opportunity to talk to many of our partner organisations throughout the lunch period. One volunteer gave feedback, “Sincere thanks to… the ‘team’ for such an...
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