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National Allotments Week

National Allotments Week

National Allotment Week is an annual event to celebrate the importance of allotments within our society and raise awareness about how community groups can set up or maintain their own allotment. Communities are immensely proud of their allotments, using them to...

Cycle to work day

Cycle to work day

The 6th of August 2020 is cycle to work day! Cycling is a great form of exercise. It is low impact on your body and therefore allows you to work out for longer. Regular exercise is very important, and cycling can also help the environment by allowing you to commute to...

International Day of Friendship

International Day of Friendship

Social Change Do we carve out time? for acquaintances and friends, or do we make excuses like, “I’m busy this weekend”. Then something struck us all, Priorities saw change. Coronavirus settled in, And friendships became strange. No coffees and no eating out 4 walls...

“Making my family proud” – Simon’s story

“Making my family proud” – Simon’s story

Simon’s journey with Positive People helped “give me the push in life I needed” to start his own micro-provider business providing a handyman and gardening service. After being made redundant from a footwear factory, he moved into the building trade, gaining...

“I am me again” – Steven’s story

“I am me again” – Steven’s story

Steven, 36 from Wakefield felt he had a lot of barriers to overcome, but step by step he has done it and is now on the road towards returning to work! "My family mentor Debbie gave me the advice and information to be able to address my debt and deal with it. By having...

David’s technology journey

David’s technology journey

David first joined Positive People specifically to develop his digital skills. After years of fumbling around on his phone and tablet here and there, he knew he needed to get on board with technology to even consider re‐entering the job market. Unbeknownst to David,...

Exciting thing’s happening with CN4C!

Exciting thing’s happening with CN4C!

There are so many wonderful thing's happening every day, it's lovely to hear some feedback from a Community Organiser at Cornwall Neighbourhoods 4 Change! “I am encouraging a few BBO Participants to take a lead alongside me as it’s a social club for the people who...

Getting into Micro-providing – David’s story

Getting into Micro-providing – David’s story

David, 60, from Taunton knew where his passion was but felt unsure what steps he needed to take. He's told us how the team in Somerset helped him in the right direction. "After going to college and getting a HND in Business Studies I discovered I really enjoyed...