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Confidence is Key – David’s Story

Confidence is Key – David’s Story

Positive People has been steady and powerful journey for David. When he joined the project, David really lacked confidence, drive and was struggling with a big physical change in how he could work. After years of working as a painter, a torn muscle in his arm meant...

North Devon Homes Summer Fayre

North Devon Homes Summer Fayre

On the 31st of July 2019 North Devon Homes celebrated their Summer Fayre with its residents at Barnstaple Rugby Club. Residents from far and wide turned up to enjoy the event. The Positive People team was there in full force with representatives from both the digital...

Gamification in Learning

Gamification in Learning

Video gaming has a short history on our planet. The Atari 2600 is credited with popularizing modern home gaming, and it was only released in 1977, less than half a century ago. Back then, it was big chunky pixels, blips and boops for sound, and very simple gameplay...

Our impact – Our choices

Our impact – Our choices

As humans our impact on the plant and nature is becoming more well-known and understood and with this a desire and acceptance that things must change sooner rather than later.  Air and sea pollution and plastics are a hot topic at the moment and many TV shows,...

Case Study: Mary – Positive People

Case Study: Mary – Positive People

The Positive People project assists those out of work back into employment or self-employment with digital support and advice. We also work to give digital skills training to people over 55, and in collaboration with our partners at North Devon Homes work with their...

Simone Oxley: “I Choose Living”

Simone Oxley: “I Choose Living”

Simone is a prime example of how a positive attitude and unfleeting determination can help you to achieve whatever it is you want in life. A happy, confident and ambitious person, she won’t let anything get in the way of her or her dreams. If you met her today, you...

5G… What and Why?!

5G… What and Why?!

You may have noticed a lot of commotion recently over the roll out of 5G. It’s everywhere, bill boards, adverts, internet! But what is it, and why should you care? 5G is the fifth and latest generation in mobile data connectivity. If you are not connected to Wi-Fi...

A Good Nights Sleep

A Good Nights Sleep

Everyone’s experienced the fatigue, short temper and lack of focus that often follow a poor night’s sleep.   An occasional night without sleep makes you feel tired and irritable the next day, but it won’t harm your health.   7 ways sleep can boost your health: 1....