Charity warns of epidemic of loneliness in Oxfordshire

Charity warns of epidemic of loneliness in Oxfordshire as lockdowns reduce support services for the most vulnerable

A new report from Oxfordshire Community Foundation (OCF) suggests that loneliness is driven by feelings of disconnection from civic life rather than distance from people, with urban residents most likely to feel lonely. It says charities are reporting increased demand for support.

Bruce Potter, Chairman at Blake Morgan LLP

Blake Morgan signs Thames Valley Mental Wellbeing Charter

Leading law firm Blake Morgan LLP has signed the Thames Valley Chambers of Commerce’s Mental Health Wellbeing Charter as part of the firm’s commitment to supporting and ensuring mental wellbeing.

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Age Friendly Banbury helping you Connect!

Age Friendly Banbury partners are involved in a joint project to support local people to get connected and answer their technology questions.

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Bringing a smile to frontline NHS staff

There were smiles and a few tears from frontline NHS Oxford staff dealing with Covid-19 when they received packages of delicious treats on Friday (3 April).

Blenheim launches Mental Health Champions

Blenheim launches Mental Health Champions

Blenheim is encouraging its managerial staff to undertake free training to recognise the signs and symptoms of mental ill-health.

Blenheim Launches Free Mental Health Training

Blenheim Launches Free Mental Health Training

Blenheim is encouraging its managerial staff to undertake free training to recognise the signs and symptoms of mental ill-health.