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It’s ok to feel lonely, particularly at a time like this. Don’t suffer in silence, we can all help each other stay connected.

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Celebrating the role of radio ahead of World Radio Day

The past year has seen a great deal of uncertainty and upheaval. This experience affects different people in different ways but the longing for a shared experience and emotional support…

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Ear For You for emotional support

As part of DCMS Community Match Challenge through Global’s Make Some Noise, NESTAC has received a £30,000 grant for their ‘Ear for You’ campaign, a COVID-19 helpline. The ‘Ear for You’ project helps emotionally…

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Helping Gateshead residents feel connected

A year ago this week, Gateshead Libraries and Arts Services were bustling with festive activity, from carol concerts and coffee mornings to youth theatre Christmas performances and wreath making workshops.…

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Loneliness and rural isolation

Long-term loneliness is believed to affect almost a fifth of the UK’s population. That feeling of missing or lacking quality social connections can eat away at a person’s health. It…

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Take an Armchair Adventure

Linda Woodhead, from Hyde, is a member of the Hearts & Minds over-55s theatre group, which is run by theatre CIC Made by Mortals.  They used to meet every week…

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Tackling loneliness: An inclusive rugby club

Being physically active helps people feel more motivated and confident, and team sports can play a crucial role in bringing people together to build relationships.  Today, on Rainbow Laces day,…

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