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Finding Community in Lockdown

Although the coronavirus lockdown is having a negative effect on people’s mental health as discussed in our article on the COVID-19 Mental Health Crisis, there are plenty of examples of positive activities that we should also turn our attention too including personal creative projects such as Jamie Harmon’s efforts to find community in lockdown. It’s […]

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Community Innovation: Thinking beyond the Oche

Community Innovation comes from necessity. Creating community is big on our minds at the moment – Community is what’s needed to support the vulnerable, community is what’s needed to pull us all together while staying apart. Community ideas are flying around and funders are frantically trying to filter the effective from the less so. At […]

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Man Utd choose older mascots to highlight loneliness – BBC News

The team were greeted by elderly fans instead of children before their game with Watford. — Read on www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-51586060 It’s great to see such an incredible impact from such a simple step. Social Inclusion will be one of the greatest challenges that society faces as the post-war population bubble reaches maturity in retirement and social […]