Regaining lost confidence – Stephen’s story

Regaining lost confidence – Stephen’s story

Stephen, aged 51 lives in the Wakefield area. In May last year (2020) he joined Pluss’ Hopeful Families programme in Wakefield after being made redundant during autumn 2019. He was finding it difficult to find suitable work, which he felt was particularly tough during...
Working through the barriers – Rita’s story

Working through the barriers – Rita’s story

Rita (not her real name) is aged 49 and lives in the Wakefield area. Rita had suffered from domestic abuse while in a difficult relationship. Towards the end of last year Rita found herself unemployed and homeless.  “I was sofa surfing and I wanted to find work. I had...
Grow at Home

Grow at Home

A fantastic ‘Grow at Home’ session was held this morning with the Devon Positive People team, hosted by Seema Patel from www.bewilder.org.uk. A warm, friendly group with varying degrees of experience at growing vegetables, shared hints and tips for growing things at...
RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch Weekend 2021

RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch Weekend 2021

Despite the current covid19 lockdown and having to spend more time at home and indoors it can be easy to miss what’s going on around you even in your own back gardens. Working from home, home schooling and the endless cleaning and other chores around the home don’t...
Overcoming life’s challenges – Mark’s story

Overcoming life’s challenges – Mark’s story

In 2014 Mark moved to Cornwall to be closer to his children. Redruth to be precise. He was aged 43. It was a massive decision for him, though he felt it was the right thing to do. He was determined to develop a healthy relationship with his three children, but it...