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Building Digital Confidence in Minehead

In April 2019 Positive People organised a digital course in West Somerset to support people locally with their IT skills. After the success of a course last year, were pleased to be able to provide more digital support through our partner Cosmic. The course ran for 10...

The importance of your feedback

Feedback is so important to everything that we do here at Positive People. We use all feedback to shape how we deliver our services moving forward. We gather feedback in a number of ways; all delivery staff can take feedback from groups or individuals and you may see...

Case Study: Paul

Paul's a very down-to-Earth, funny guy. He's also a guy with a committed work ethic, a background in security and a desire to do the right thing. What he doesn't deserve is to be out of work. That’s where Positive People came in. Paul's had a dream for a while. To...

Torpoint Schools get arty!

Positive People partner,  Pentreath, has teamed up with the Infant and Junior schools in Torpoint for an amazing art project! All the children were given the task of designing a tile with the theme of “What you love about living in Torpoint”. Once all the tiles were...

Exmoor Activities – The Pony Centre

Situated in the heart of the beautiful Exmoor National Park, the Exmoor Pony Centre is a small charity run business, owned by the Moorland Mousie Trust, working to promote and protect the endangered rare-breed Exmoor pony. In June Positive People Devon teamed up with...

“I now feel like I can cope” – Martin’s story

Martin didn't know where to turn after many years of illness and mental health challenges, but now he wants to share his story about how his life has improved. “My story began after my partner and I separated. “I have been living on my own for about 19 years now. I...

Digital Inclusion

Over the past 3 years, Positive People have supported participants with varying levels of digital skills. These skill level have impacted their lives in many ways but especially in their inclusion in the developing digital world. A recent document which was published...

“I finally know my worth” – Kate’s story

Kate knew where she wanted to be in life, but just needed the confidence boost and support to get there. She now wants to tell her story in the hope it'll show others that anything is possible. "Last year I felt things needed to change, so I finally contact Pentreath....

Case Study: Jasmine – Positive People

The Positive People project assists those out of work back into employment or self-employment with digital support and advice. We run drop in clubs in Digital Employability Skills but also work on a one to one basis with many clients on the program. One of these...