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Hannah’s Story – Revisited

Towards the end of last year, I wrote a blog about Hannah and her goal of going self-employed with her pet portrait business. One thing I didn't really discuss was the process and relationship between the Change Coach, Digital Trainers and the participants, and how...

Case Study – Kingsbridge music workshop

In April, Positive People teamed up with Activities 115, a local charity based in Kingsbridge to bring music to the masses! These workshops are designed to show off digital in an audio and audio-visual format. Participants could play and get lessons with; Digital DJ...

Ageing Well celebration lunch

Last week we attended the Ageing Well Project celebration lunch at Central Church in Torquay. Positive People has worked in collaboration with local organisation, Ageing Well, to give digital skills training to people over 55. The course held a series of workshops for...

Kingsway Carnival community event

This month Positive People have been working alongside Teign Housing Association by being a part of their Kingsway community event on Wednesday 17th April in Teignmouth. The event was based around the local community cafe (Pow Wow) and the local community centre and...

Connecting Communities Event

Positive People are CONNECTING COMMUNITIES with Social Prescribing in Falmouth and Penryn during Mental Health Awareness Week 2019. WHEN – Thursday 16th May 2019 10am – 4pm WHERE – On and around Falmouth Moor  Discover how you can improve your health and wellbeing...

Mega Bites: Fully Loaded

Over the past two months, Cosmic, Age UK Devon and HALFF teamed up to deliver Mega Bites: a cooking course with a difference. Each session was based around using technology to assist with healthy cooking. The group of men aged 50 and over learnt how to use devices...

Susan’s Positive People Story

As a Change Coach you sometimes meet people who you have an instant connection with and this was true of Susan. Having both been Primary Teacher and in the education system for many years we bonded over a love of learning and the books we enjoyed. Susan has had a...

Everyone’s Got an Office

For those without an interest or background in information technology, one of the biggest barriers to finding employment in the digital age is being able to use Microsoft Office. Some 83% of enterprises and businesses worldwide use Microsoft Office and related...

The Trainer Transition

My name is Simon and I work on the Positive People Devon Project as a Digital Trainer. During my first 10 months working on the project, in a different role, I observed many training sessions and often thought to myself, “I would love to do that”. However, I would...

Digital Opens Doors to a positivity in Plymouth

The sun was shining for the students at Open Doors today as they completed their final class ahead of their graduation later in the week. Open Doors has partnered with Positive People to provide digital support to refugees in the Plymouth area, alongside their English...

Digital 1:1 with Housing Association tenants

Over the last month, as part of the collaboration with Westward Housing Association, we’ve been working with several tenants on a one to one basis to help them learn new skills around using digital devices and interacting online. One of these tenants is Karren from...