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Cosmic’s Connected Home

Positive People’s digital team are always looking for innovative ways to showcase technology to clients and the wider community. We have used GoPros on mountain bikes, iPads to make stop motion animation and now a custom-built model house to demonstrate gadgets inside...

Changing Lives… Meet Nick

Nicholas Jones Nick had previously been homeless and addicted to alcohol – he started drinking when he was 10 years old. Nick has also had bouts of depression for 20 years. Nick has a criminal record and says this was always linked to getting money for alcohol. Nick...

I love my life so much – Debra’s story

Hi my name is Debra Simmons I am 53 years old. I live in Higher Clovelly, North Devon I originally come from Coventry and have lived in North Devon for 15 years. I was in a very unhealthy relationship for over 20 years. I have three children who all suffered during...

Wendy’s Story with Hopeful Families

Hopeful Families have teamed up with Healthy Minds, a local mental health charity that specialises in supporting young people that may be struggling to cope with mental health due to family circumstances. Hopeful Families recognise that families with children that are...

Join the Jam

Music is known to bring people together, and that’s just what the Positive People Join the Jam music event achieved this summer. Held at Exeter Corn Exchange, people travelled across Devon to join in the fun. Cosmic, Pluss, Pop+, Torbay Community Development Trust and...

How to learn to stop worrying and love digital

If you are reading this then you are living through historic times. You are witness to, if not a participant in, nothing less than a revolution on a global scale! A cultural, social and technological revolution from which there is no coming back. I am talking about...

Kevin’s Story and his Recipe for Success!

At 17 Kevin was involved in a serious motorcycle accident when a car came the wrong way down a one-way street and drove straight into him whilst he was on his motorbike. He ended up in the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, in intensive care, with multiple, very serious...

Hannah’s Story

Harnessing a natural talent so you can start your own business is a daunting task for anyone. Considering how to market and sell your goods or services whilst finding the time to provide that product can be a huge headache, especially when you don't know where to...

Pit Stop Challenge Part 1

It’s a race against the clock and every minute counts this Autumn on Positive People, when we descend on OCRA Pavillion in Okehampton to host our very own Pit Stop Challenge on the 13th September. Cosmic are donning their overalls along with participants of all ages...