Cornwall Blog

All Positive People blog posts from Cornwall

 

Chris’ Story

"I feel that I must highlight the great work that Positive People and Cornwall Neighbourhoods For Change have done in supporting me back in to work." "I can’t recommend them enough, and I would certainly recommend them to anyone who has drive and desire to succeed but...

Michael’s Story

Michael set about creating a new life for himself and his four terriers, Jack, Sam, Mia and Holly when he moved from Kent to Cornwall, with visions of living by the sea and embracing the Cornish way of life. Michael has an impressive work history, with diverse...

A New Generation of Micro-Entrepreneurs!

Positive People champion participants that take their hobby, craft, trade or business idea to market as a self-employed start-up venture. Throughout the summer and autumn of 2018, we have been running completely new and unique courses and clubs in Cornwall to support...

Leaps of Faith with Positive People

Not everyone’s idea of confidence building would be facing your fears first thing on a Thursday morning – straight after breakfast may we add! But a group of fearless Positive People participants think differently, with encouragement from the Positive People team! On...

It’s all about community in Liskeard!

Positive People are hosting a weekly ‘Community Club’ in Liskeard, Cornwall, every Thursday from 10.00am to 12.30pm at the Liskerrett Centre in partnership with Active Plus. The club focuses on building an inclusive community – opening its doors to anyone who is over...

A new job to match a new life in Cornwall!

Meet Peter Peter is 45 years old and came to Cornwall with his family in Autumn 2017 after 14 years living abroad. Peter became involved with the Positive People project after being referred to the St Austell Swap Shop by the local jobcentre. Peter was struggling to...

Make money doing what you love…

Positive People has teamed up with the Pop up Business School to help local people set up their own business making money doing something they love. Running from Saltash Social Club, the exhilirating two week course will show attendees practical ways of getting a...

Positive People celebrates National Employability Day

Positive People celebrates National Employability Day This year our national employability day was held outside at the fabulous Cafe Chaos, in partnership with Sarah Newton MP, Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work. We made the most of the glorious weather by...

Positive Change – Meet Louise

Louise began volunteering at Café CHAOS for twelve weeks as part of the Positive People project. She is a single mum with three children and has a truly inspirational outlook on life. Despite all that life has thrown at her, she still has a gleaming smile across her...

Positive Change – Meet Richard

Richard has been volunteering at Café Chaos as part of the Positive People project. Richard is a talented musician that works extremely hard and is always smiling! Richard has Asperger's and explains “Most people don’t even notice my Asperger’s as it’s mild and...