Category: Neighbourhood Care Networks

Community Money Matters

Citizens Advice Plymouth (CAP) has embarked on a pioneering project working with the Neighbourhood Care Networks to support the growing number of people in the city facing financial crisis. With news from the debt charity, Stepchange, that there are now 1.2 million people across the UK in severe debt and household borrowing due to the…
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Efford Neighbourhood Care Network Launch

Efford is the latest area to launch its own Neighbourhood Care Network in Plymouth. If you or anyone you know is in need of practical support, reassurance and companionship, you can call the helpline on 07380 309586 8AM-8PM, 7 days a week. Bringing together community leaders; youth workers; the Headteacher from the local school, community…
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Lockdown in Keyham and the Great Canine Challenge

When Helen Lounds had an accident and found herself being discharged from hospital with her leg in a cast her first concern wasn’t about herself but for her four dogs and how they were going to get their daily exercise. She need not have worried: not one but several knights in shining armour from the…
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How Technology is Enabling Compassion

Since the beginning of the pandemic and the launch of the lockdown, the internet and social media has enabled thousands of individuals to form support groups and to respond quickly to calls for help. That so much community action has taken place by so many has been both humbling and heartening but, at the same…
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Care in the community by the community

An extraordinary wave of empathy and compassion has swept across the city, on the back of the coronavirus, delivering practical support for those in need; befriending the lonely and reassuring those anxious. Through the newly-formed Neighbourhood Care Networks, areas around the city – Stonehouse, The Hoe and Stoke – have taken help-in-the-community to a new…
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