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Random acts of kindness

WaveLength Random Acts of Kindness Day Give someone that warm, fuzzy feeling this Random Acts of Kindness Day. Need some inspiration? Then carry on reading. Over 9 million adults in the UK are often and always lonely. Small acts kindness can make the world of difference. Here's a few suggestions from us here at WaveLength. (more…)

6 reasons why radios fight loneliness

WaveLength Pure Branded Radio "It opens up conversations to people, they feel emotionally more attached to the world, they know what’s going on more, and it certainly does help their mental well-being because they’re not in an empty, lonely house." (more…)

WaveLength welcomes suspension of Red Button Closure

Last week, the BBC announced the suspension of its plan to close the Red Button Service. The BBC Red Button offers text-based news, sport results, alongside additional television programming. For people who live alone and without Internet connection, this 24 hour 7 day a week service, can be a valuable lifeline.  (more…)

Response to new RHS loneliness stats

WaveLength tablet computers In late January, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) released the outcomes of its survey: 50% of UK adults feel lonely. The reasons cited; people are short of time and too shy. The report highlights youth loneliness, with 68 per cent of 18-24 year olds coming out lonelier than 41 per cent of over 55s, chiming with the results of an earlier YouGov survey. (more…)