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Social groups

Details of social groups, forums and events to help you find mutual support and friendship.

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Local Services

A Macmillan Solutions project
An opportunity for people to record their life story as a permanent record of their memories to be kept and enjoyed
Maggie's Manchester
Carol Donaldson, composer and musical director, leads the Christie choir, bringing voices together with love and passion. The choir sings songs from all over the world in acapella harmony.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service
A specially set up Macmillan allotment based in the local neighbourhood. An opportunity to grow fresh vegetables, have a chat, a cuppa and a laugh.
The Shed Club
The Shed Club meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 10.30am. Drop in and join the meeting and once you're up and running you may wish to come and garden on other days. 

Online Information Sources

Maggie's Manchester

Your Maggie’s Centre is staffed by friendly professionals who can help you find the support you need. Their expertise is freely available to you in one-to-one sessions, workshops or supportive groups. 

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Beechwood Cancer Care 

Support Groups, Other Services & Ways To Keep Involved

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Greater Manchester Cancer

Charities and support groups provide valuable support to patients living with cancer. We will be developing this section over time to share details of charities supported by our Pathway Boards.

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Being There

Being There can support you in a number of ways to help you manage your illness. We can provide emotional support – someone to talk to when you feel like it, practical help at home, support and transport to hospital appointments, outings and social activities.

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Cancer Chat

Talk to other people affected by cancer on the Cancer Research UK Cancer Chat forum.

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