Tuesday 24th November, 2020
Virgin money donation enables the London Marathon Charitable trust to award £600,000 to inspire activity among young homeless people
The London Marathon Charitable Trust (The Trust) has awarded a £600,000 grant to a project that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of young homeless people in North England and Scotland through the power of sport.
Friday 20th November, 2020
MPT Case Study - Thomas Pemberton
Thomas Pemberton, aged 22, from Blackburn, was homeless at the age of 18 and realised that he was heading down the wrong path, and mixing with people who had a negative influence.
Tuesday 17th November, 2020
Innovative Cycle Scheme receives confirmation of new funding
A forward-thinking cycle scheme which provides residents in some of the most deprived areas of Lancashire with a recycled bike, has been awarded funding from two sources.
Monday 16th November, 2020
MPT Case Study - Calico
I think I’m a good employee but I’m working towards being ace! And I now know I can be with the help of Katie, Calico and More Positive Together. I’m appreciated and I just feel so lucky
Friday 13th November, 2020
Pioneering project which reconnects offenders with their communities looks set to continue
An innovative Lancashire-based project which aims to support people as they are released from prison and go back into the community, has received a cash injection from the Cumbria and Lancashire Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC).
Thursday 5th November, 2020
Sport England and Active Lancashire to invest £220,000 into local community initiatives
Sport England has appointed Active Lancashire to invest a total of £220,000 in Lancashire as part of the Tackling Inequalities Fund.
Monday 2nd November, 2020
200+ Primary Schools in Lancashire are set to take part in the Active Mile Challenge
200 + Primary Schools in Lancashire have received the Lancashire Active Mile resource pack encouraging schools and pupils to run, walk and skip a mile a day using these new resources.
Tuesday 27th October, 2020
'Lockdown Life' Project
"When stay at home measures were introduced in March, we observed a large amount of activities switch almost immediately to online formats so people could connect with others and be active from inside their home, whilst staying safe. I thought ‘how can we creatively capture how young people are coping on a day to day basis through these uncertain and challenging times, as well as provide somet…
Tuesday 20th October, 2020
Mark - MPT Case Study
Mark - MPT Case Study Mark signed up to More Positive Together project with Newground in late June 2020 looking for support in securing employment. He had some debt issues and an IVA in place which he had been paying regularly whilst in work, however, since he became unemployed, he was unable to keep up the payments. This was making him feel quite depressed and ill, he could not see the light …