After a weekend news-cycle that focused on images of anger and division in counter-demonstrations in London, it was good to go back to work on Monday to return to the stories of love and…Read more
Anyone who has ever moved to another country for studies or work has faced difficulties making friends and adjusting to a new home.
Founder and CEO of Panion, Melanie Aronson,…Read more
Our need for social connection is at the heart of being human. But the coronavirus pandemic threatens those connections.
Across the UK, we’re being asked to consider working from home, big gatherings…Read more
Writer, editor, care volunteer and supporter of Marmalade Trust, Sarah Anderson, has written some excellent advice for supporting older people.
Old friends may have moved away, partners may have passed many years ago and children…Read more
86-year-old Sylvia has joined us on Christmas Day for the past two years.
“I couldn’t do without it, I really couldn’t! Although I could have gone to my son’s, it would…Read more
Last Christmas, we invited more than 170 people out for Christmas lunch who would have otherwise spent the day alone.
But with 10 different venues across the Bristol region and 140+ volunteers driving guests back…Read more
Being by yourself in the run up to Valentine’s Day can leave you feeling like the only one in the world without a partner – every shopfront you pass is covered in hearts, every…Read more
Who doesn’t love free stuff?! We certainly do.
At Marmalade Trust, we rely on donations to do the work we do in helping those experiencing loneliness, and reducing the stigma attached to the L-word. It’s hugely…Read more
Christmas is a time when it feels like everyone we know is busy at social gatherings, spending time with friends and family, or shopping for gifts for all of the important people in their…Read more