Tuesday 16th March, 2021
Tackling Inequalities Fund - Chorley Activity Buddies
Chorley Buddies was set up as a direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting vulnerable adults and those with long term health conditions.
Thursday 11th March, 2021
Jeff - MPT Case Study
A Blackburn resident is feeling hopeful about the future after working with an employment advisor from More Positive Together, an employment scheme run by Newground, part of Together Housing Group.
Wednesday 3rd February, 2021
Bailey - MPT Case Study
Bailey (17 years old) came onto the More Positive Together programme at the start of July seeking support in finding part-time employment. She was studying at Blackburn College and wanted to gain some experience alongside earning some money. After many phone calls and a 1:1 appointment at the Newground office, it became apparent that Bailey lacked confidence and suffered from anxiety. She wasn’…
Tuesday 12th January, 2021
Tackling Inequalities Fund - Longridge Community Gym
Longridge Community Gym successfully received funding from the Tackling Inequalities Fund on in 2020 to continue supporting over 60’s to improve their physical and mental health.
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.
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
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 …
Friday 10th July, 2020
Kieran - CSI Journey
Kieran is now 27 years of age and has been taking drugs since he was around 14. Read his story to understand how he's fighting his addictions and changing for the better. As a child, he spent many days and years in and out of hospital due to health issues. This had a knock-on effect on his education and friendships as he was not able to attend primary school when he had his operations. His Hig…