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Browse our news articles and blogs to find out more about Eden Project Communities and the work we do

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10 random acts of kindness to brighten someone’s day

September 10, 2023

As Vincent van Gogh wisely said ‘Great things are done by a series of small things brought together'. A single random act of kindness…

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15 ideas to improve community spirit

July 29, 2023

Here are 15 ideas to help community spirit soar high all year round.

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Street party heritage and why it matters

June 29, 2023

Where did our love of bringing our celebrating together outside come from? Sarah Boniface, our Head of PR and Campaigns, did a little digging... 

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The cost of disconnected communities

March 26, 2023

Research shows that social isolation and disconnected communities puts demands on health services, policing, social care and the environment.

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How to deal with loneliness

March 22, 2023

We will all know someone who is lonely or struggling; we may even be lonely or struggling ourselves. Too often we admit to neither…

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​​More than two thirds of adults in the UK experience loneliness

March 13, 2023

Research by The Big Lunch has found that social interaction is declining in the UK and contributing to a rise in loneliness. This is…

Tracey Robbins, Eden Project Communities Head of UK Delivery

Say no to ‘tackling loneliness’

February 7, 2022

Tracey Robbins, our Head of UK Delivery, talks about her experience with loneliness and why we shouldn't be trying to 'tackle' it.

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Our top 10 self care tips

October 5, 2021

Our Digital Marketing associate, Gina, shares her top tips on how to recharge and take care of yourself. Gina is not a mental health…

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10 small steps to spread a little love in your neighbourhood

February 17, 2017

We can all spread a little love in our neighbourhoods, and the smallest actions can make the biggest difference. Here's our top tips to…

One of our Community Network Developers, Paul, having a conversation with another man at an inside event in Manchester.

10 ways to keep connected

October 10, 2016

Making someone's day and reducing loneliness can start with the smallest of steps.