All Positive People blog posts from Cornwall

 

Leon’s story – dealing with loss and grief

Leon’s story – dealing with loss and grief

When Leon’s life was turned upside down following the loss of his best friend and mum, he started self-medicating with heroin and eventually his son was taken into care. Two years on, Leon tells Positive People (We Are With You) about the incredible journey that led...

Overcoming life’s challenges – Mark’s story

Overcoming life’s challenges – Mark’s story

In 2014 Mark moved to Cornwall to be closer to his children. Redruth to be precise. He was aged 43. It was a massive decision for him, though he felt it was the right thing to do. He was determined to develop a healthy relationship with his three children, but it...

Craig’s story

Craig’s story

Craig was homeless in Manchester a few years ago and things were not good. He decided to move down to Cornwall to get away from the drink and drug scene and make a positive change to his life. He lived in a tent outside of the main town in Truro for some time and soon...

“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...

Inspiring Women – Our New Video Series

Inspiring Women – Our New Video Series

Our 'Inspiring Women' campaign aims to inspire and empower women from all walks of life. Every woman may have faced prejudice, personal challenges and barriers over the years, and it’s important to celebrate our achievements and build each other up! Once a month for...

Exciting things happening with CN4C!

Exciting things happening with CN4C!

There are so many wonderful things 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 to develop a social club for people to have...

Working towards his future – Clive’s story

Working towards his future – Clive’s story

A lovely story from our partners at Pentreath about how Clive is working towards getting his life back on track. "Clive was referred to me for support to help him move towards education and employment. He is very young, had been moved around a lot and felt that he had...