Case Study – Dave Smith (Name protected)

Case Study – Dave Smith (Name protected)

I have had the pleasure of being Dave’s digital trainer for the last few months. Our first meet was in Torquay Library where he presented as a shy man who had lost his way in the world a bit. He did, however, understand the importance of learning some digital skills...
Mega Bites

Mega Bites

In March, Positive People teamed up with Age UK Devon and HALFF to run a 6-week course called Mega Bites. This is a series of cooking sessions for men over the age of 50. The course is designed to encourage healthier cooking, but it also comes with a twist: each...
Be Your Own Boss; Inspiring Self-Employment

Be Your Own Boss; Inspiring Self-Employment

One of the major initiatives of Positive People has been our ‘Be Your Own Boss’ self-employment course. In areas of Devon where both skilled and unskilled work is in short supply, small businesses and sole traders make up for much of the local economy, so...
Hemyock Safer Internet Day (Part 2)

Hemyock Safer Internet Day (Part 2)

On Tuesday 5th February, Positive People and Hemyock Primary School celebrated Safer Internet Day 2019 around the Theme of ‘Together for a Better Internet’. During the day two members of the digital training team introduce the theme to the pupils and spent some time...
Hemyock Safer Internet Day (Part 1)

Hemyock Safer Internet Day (Part 1)

As part of the Positive People Project we look for innovative ideas to support the participants on the project and leaving a legacy for the future. We are looking at how we can support the digital levels and experience in a community to improve the skills of everyone....