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.
Welcome Wednesdays, community space
Check out this film about a church which opened it's doors to the general public; using their space for the community.
A Day In The Life Of a Shared Lives Carer
Grace Eyre share Jane's story of a normal day in her life living with Johnny, revealing how rewarding it can be to be a Shared Lives Carer.
Interview: Alex Fox OBE, CEO at Shared Lives Plus
We catch up with Alex Fox about his asset based area briefing, his organisation Shared Lives Plus and what surprises him.
Report summary: The Place of Kindness
Zoe Ferguson looks at how we can encourage kindness in our communities and calls on government, organisations and people to all take action.