Tags: north west

  • A conversation with CAHN: Meeting the health needs of Caribbean and African communities

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/project-stories/a-conversation-with-cahn-meeting-the-needs-of-african-and-caribbean-communities

    Black and minoritised ethnic communities who live in low income households face the worst health prospects in Great Britain, with lower life expectancy and higher rates of long term illness…

  • Wigan Caribbean and African Community Support Group

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/projects/wigan-caribbean-and-african-community-support-group

    This project supports Caribbean and African communities in Greater Manchester to come together to discuss essential issues affecting their health and well-being. Delivering fortnightly forums, the support group brings together…

  • Armchair Adventures: Fighting Prejudice With Poetry

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/project-stories/armchair-adventures-fighting-prejudice-with-poetry

    Pauline Omoboye is no stranger to the arts. The 64-year-old boasts an extensive background of printed poetry, paintings and is even a published author of the book, Purple Mother. A…

  • Armchair Adventures

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/projects/armchair-adventures

    Armchair Adventures was born during Covid-19 for people over 65 who were affected by the isolation of lockdown, to help rebuild social connections. They get together each week to…

  • Positive About Deafness: Changing lives in Wigan

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/project-stories/positive-about-deafness-changing-lives-in-wigan

    “In Wigan and Leigh there was no way for deaf children to meet, no place for them to form connections or community. You could grow up in an area, go…

  • Positive About Deafness

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/projects/positive-about-deafness

    Positive About Deafness continues the work of Wigan and Leigh Deaf Children’s Society to support deaf and sensory impaired children with a schedule of regular activities, as well as…

  • New funding available for local groups in parts of North West England

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/press-releases/new-funding-available-for-local-groups-in-parts-of-north-west-2-2

    Local groups with great ideas to make their communities an even better place to live are now invited to apply for funding. People’s Health Trust has just launched Active Communities…

  • Mums SOCIAL

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/projects/mums-social

    The aim is to bring new and expectant mothers together to connect, share experiences, provide support and reassurance, develop friendships and improve mental wellbeing. Becoming a mum is a new…

  • The Gorton Takeover - Reform Radio

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/projects/the-gorton-takeover-reform-radio

    This two-year project delivered weekly dance, art, radio and digital skills sessions for unemployed young adults and their children living in Gorton, an inner-city area of Manchester. Education, skills and…

  • Living Wage Places schemes exceed targets in 2021

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/living-wage-places-schemes-exceed-targets-in-2021

    Strong local economies and stable employment that pays at least the real Living Wage, have a big impact on our health. This is why People’s Health Trust is one of…

  • Looking back on 2021

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/looking-back-on-2021

    Over £121 million in funding raised through The Health Lottery has been awarded by People’s Health Trust to over 3,240 resident-led community projects. Allotments, peer-support groups, choirs, men’s sheds and…

  • Thousands of people get a pay rise as Living Wage Places scheme gains momentum

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/thousands-of-people-get-a-pay-rise-as-living-wage-places-scheme-gains-momentum

    The Living Wage Places scheme aims to inspire whole towns, cities and regions to pay residents the real Living Wage. In just two years thousands of people have secured a…

  • Motherwell Cheshire CIO: Believe

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/publications/case-studies/motherwell-cheshire-cio-believe

    Motherwell provides specialist support services for mothers with children who have been placed into care, or children at risk of being placed into care. The charity works with these women…

  • Carers' rights day

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/carers-rights-day

    According to Carers UK, there are approximately 6.5 million carers in the UK, and Every day another 6,000 people take on a caring responsibility.[1]. Recent findings from Carers UK show…

  • Suicide Prevention Day

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/suicide-prevention-day

    Thursday 10 September is Suicide Prevention Day across the UK. Every year organisations and communities around the world come together to raise awareness of how we can create a world…

  • Staying creative in lockdown

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/staying-creative-in-lockdown

    Taking part in creative activities and staying connected have become vital to support wellbeing as the country gets used to a new normal. Reform Radio support local people to develop…

  • Mental health in January

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/mental-health-in-january

    This month, we’re highlighting how projects we fund are supporting the mental health of local residents. Many people find that January can really challenge their mental health. People living in…

  • MaD Theatre Company

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/mad-theatre-company

    MaD Theatre Company is a charitable organisation, which provides drama workshops for young people and adults living in Greater Manchester. Over a year ago, MaD Theatre Company facilitated drama sessions…

  • Black History Month 2019

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/black-history-month-2019

    October marks Black History Month in the UK, a celebration of the achievements and contributions of black people around the world. Inaugurated by Ghanaian-born activist Akyaaba Addai-Sebo in 1987, it…

  • Inspiring allotments

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/inspiring-allotments

    Studies have shown that on average, a 10 per cent increase in exposure to green space translates into five years of better health (The King’s Fund, 2013). People living in…

  • Living Wage milestone

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/living-wage-milestone

    The Living Wage Foundation is celebrating its 5,000th Living Wage employer, with the University of Manchester joining the growing movement of responsible employers. The commitment to pay the real Living…

  • Molokai Village

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/publications/case-studies/molokai-village

    This case study was carried out by Ecorys UK, who are conducting an independent evaluation of People's Health Trust's Active Communities programme. This case study formed part of the second…

  • Ethiopian community

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/ethiopian-community

    The Ethiopian Community Association of Greater Manchester recently held an event to bring the community together. Members of the Ethiopian Family Learning Group came together for an event which included…