A safe place to have fun with no judgement: Talibah Rivers tells us what it means to lead a Tuneless Choir
Maria Passingham interviews Talibah Rivers, a professional singer who started tuneless choirs to improve community wellbeing through singing
GoodGym helps people get fit by doing good. They are a group of runners that combines regular exercise with helping local communities.
Youcan is a recycling initiative in Tayside creating employment for workers with additional needs as well as a great reinvestment in their local economy.
The Preston Model – local wealth building
In Preston an innovative collaboration between public bodies, local business, and citizens has helped the city recover from economic recession.
What You Saying? Spoken Word and Homelessness
What You Saying? is a Spoken Word night and community providing hands-on work experience in events management for young people experiencing homelessness.
Selective Mutism and the power of peer support
We meet Jane Salazar, a pioneer who overcame the numerous challenges of developing a peer support group for people who could not talk.
Interview with Nicholas Okwulu, People Empowering People in South London
We caught up with the founder of People Empowering People, and talked about creativity in the community and his future plans.
People Empowering People
People Empowering People are a creative grassroots organisation giving local residents a variety of opportunities to nurture and showcase their talents
Hoe Street Central Bank
How one high street bank is making the most of their social value.
New Home for the Library of Things
What if libraries lent more than books? Things you only use once a year or something you want to try out? Enter the Library of Things, a home for borrowers!
Interview: Dr. Margaret Lobo, Otakar Kraus Music Trust
We sat down with Dr. Margaret Lobo, founder of the Otakar Kraus Music Trust to find out how she was inspired to work with others to find their voice.
, Best Mistake
, Children and Young People
, Citizen-led Action
, Community Development
, Community Engagement
, Mental Health
Restoring regenerative public services
This blog includes two great case studies from across Greater Manchester of collaborations between services, communities and citizens to improve wellbeing.