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World Sight Day Blog – Apple Accessibility

World Sight Day Blog – Apple Accessibility

Assistive Technology advancements have hugely enhanced the lives of individuals with a sight impairment. This technology is not always easy to use or learn but with the right time, equipment and support, huge improvements can be made. From adaptation to screen...

UN’s International Day of Older Persons

UN’s International Day of Older Persons

October 1st marks the United Nations' annual International Day of Older Persons. Established in 1990, the UN’s International Day of Older Persons aims to increase awareness about issues affecting older people. It also helps celebrate the contribution elderly people...

“Seeing my future in new ways” – Phoebe’s story

“Seeing my future in new ways” – Phoebe’s story

"I would really like to voice my gratitude for Active Plus and for my Change Coach, Sue. "The past few years have been the most challenging of my life and, at times, I've felt hopeless and alone. I unexpectedly became a lone parent and have needed to re-imagine myself...

Our Inspiring Women – See what they have to say!

Our Inspiring Women – See what they have to say!

New campaign by Pluss puts the spotlight on Somerset women’s achievements An organisation that offers a lifeline to people not in employment is launching a 12-month campaign to celebrate inspiring women in Somerset and set others on the path to achieve their own...

National coding week

National coding week

National Coding Week is an annual event which aims to help adults learn digital skills. This year it will be running from September 14th to the 20th. Coding is one of those words that has been banded around a lot in the last few years, it is probably a word that most...

Roald Dahl Day

Roald Dahl Day

"If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely” On 13th September 2020 the world will be celebrating Roald Dahl, his characters, stories and books. This is an annual event that runs every September and has...

“Gained confidence” – Debbie’s story

“Gained confidence” – Debbie’s story

Debbie is a Mother with a young child at home.  Due to lockdown, Debbie has needed to look after her child at home without any childcare or nursery in place. In the beginning, this made it hard for Debbie to find the time to fit in any training for research into...