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Careers for Calderdale residents!

Our Hopeful Families team at Hanson Lane Enterprise Centre, in the heart of Park Ward, teamed up with Dominion Training to provide a week long Door Supervision course and SIA (security) licence for nine local attendees to help them on their path into work. The course...

Baris’ Story

The participants the team meet on a daily basis often wow us with their intelligence and drive. These are people who want to succeed but have just fallen on hard times, one step away from the support they need to recover. One of our Change Coaches, Simon, met one such...

Making progress at Made-Well

Made-Well is a not-for-profit community interest company, located on a farm in mid-Devon. Their service provides a range of constructive, purposeful and positive opportunities for people with both learning and physical disabilities, as well as those in poor mental...

Moses’ Story

Moses is a Positive Person. He wears a permanent wide grin. “You must be positive”, he says. “If you think you are going to fail, why would you bother starting?” It is this outlook that Moses and his business partner have applied to their start-up, with support from...

International Gaming Week

As part of International Gaming Week, Plymouth Libraries invited some of the Positive People team from Cosmic and Pop+ to join them in celebration. Three of the project’s biggest gaming fans, Rob, Chris and Emma, jumped on the chance to get the community involved in...

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. The club focuses on building an inclusive community – opening its doors to anyone who is over 18 and out of work, for whatever...

Cosmic’s Connected Home

Positive People’s digital team are always looking for innovative ways to showcase technology to clients and the wider community. We have used GoPros on mountain bikes, iPads to make stop motion animation and now a custom-built model house to demonstrate gadgets inside...

Celebrating Success in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

120 people gathered at the Headland Hotel last week to celebrate the achievements of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Building Better Opportunities (BBO) projects funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund. BBO projects...

Changing Lives… Meet Nick

Nick had previously been homeless and addicted to alcohol – he started drinking when he was 10 years old. Nick has also had bouts of depression for 20 years. Nick has a criminal record and says this was always linked to getting money for alcohol. Nick previously lived...