Posts Tagged: endloneliness

The Friendly Bench Expands across England to Fight Loneliness in Communities

The Friendly Bench Expands across England to Fight Loneliness in Communities

The Friendly Bench CIC, a social enterprise which tackles loneliness and social isolation, is delighted to announce the expansion of their network in Bury, Ipswich, Chester, East Rugby, Rotherham and Halesowen, with further locations to follow within the next year, thanks to £240K National Lottery funding. Launched in March 2018 by Lyndsey Young, The Friendly… Read more

The Friendly Bench – a community garden to tackle isolation

The Friendly Bench – a community garden to tackle isolation

So, there’s a lot that has happened since my last update it’s all good news. Following a lengthy design process, which has involved many conversations (and redesigns) with my Local Authority’s Highway Department, we are now in a position to press the button on fundraising and getting our first, The Friendly Bench, built! We, yes, The… Read more