Devon Blog

All Positive People blog posts from Devon

 

A day with no fish!

On the 10th of July, I had the privilege to spend the day angling off the Hoe in Plymouth. Nick, who is one of our ex-participants was running the day through his Angling Therapy business. He set up his business with support from Positive People to help people reduce...

Carly’s Story

The e-mail I received on the 22nd October 2018 was not like the e-mails I usually get from our support staff. As per usual, it was a request to add a participant to my caseload for digital training - but there was something different about this participant. They were...

The Great Cycle Challenge (and some digital support)

As part of the work the Positive People Project is doing with Westward Housing Association and their customers we have been providing digital support and training on a 1:1 basis to Virginia in Torquay. Helping her develop her digital skills and improving her daily...

Case Study: Carla

The Positive People project assists those out of work back into employment or self-employment with digital support and advice. We also work to give digital skills training to people over 55, and in collaboration with our partners at North Devon Homes work with their...

Walking with Llamas

If you live in the South West, you’ll know that Dartmoor is a special place. Spanning 400 square miles, it is defined by its rugged moorland and is one of few locations where you can explore deep valleys, steep tors, dense forests and discover rare wildlife, all in...

Positive People Digital Team upskilling for the future

The Digital Skills team at Positive People have been hard at work over the last few weeks developing their skills even further to provide an outstanding, comprehensive and compassionate approach to delivering digital training. The six trainers spent a week developing...

Our Positive People – Meet Fran!

There's nothing we like better than introducing the people behind our Positive! Today meet the amazing Fran... 1.       What do you do here at Positive People?    I’m currently the Community Guru for Devon.  When the Coaches are working with someone who wants to be...

A day in the woods with our Participant Board

On a beautiful, summers Monday morning we were lucky enough to be headed to Burrator Reservoir. For those who aren’t clued up on their reservoirs here’s a few quick facts about it; It is a large man-made lake built in 1898 with the purpose of supplying water, this one...

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...