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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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New Lunch Club @ Meon Court

Come along to our New Lunch club at Meon Court, this will be our first TESTER lunch! Thursday 29th November, 11.30am-2.00pm. £4.00 for a 2-course meal and hot drinks. The group will then run on the last Thursday of each month from the New Year. Hope to see you there!

Calling all in Banister Park!

Our Hospital Homecoming project is based on the idea of developing community based “patches” across the city, so that support offered is predominantly through a local team living/working within 10 mins walk of anyone being helped. Consequently we are focusing intensively on specific areas across the city over the coming months to try to form...
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