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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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Connecting for Good

Loneliness comes in many forms, and it isn’t always just to do with being physically on your own. You can feel lonelier than ever in the midst of a crowd,…

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Helping our country survive grief and loneliness

Before March 2020, few of us in Britain spent much time thinking about death. Perhaps few of us had experienced extreme loneliness. The pandemic changed all of that. As we…

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Sky: Time to Care this Loneliness Awareness Week

This past year has been difficult for us all in different ways but it has undoubtedly highlighted just how valuable and important social interaction is to our daily lives. Before…

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Age Engage: Tech tackling loneliness

We are Age Engage; two Northern Irish teenagers with an app idea; designed to combat loneliness in seniors. We came up with this idea when we entered (and won!) a…

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Get involved in Loneliness Awareness Week 2021

This week is Loneliness Awareness Week (14-18 June), when people and organisations join together to raise awareness of loneliness. Loneliness is something that can affect any one of us at any point…

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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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