Tags: south east

  • Advice for Health launches

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/advice-for-health-launches

    The funding can be used to provide wellbeing and emotional support to help people feel more able to access advice services. It can also be used to improve existing advice…

  • CYCD - Women's empowerment

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/project-stories/cycd-womens-empowerment

  • Khalsa Youth Football Academy - Connecting Hope

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/project-stories/khalsa-youth-football-academy-connecting-hope

    A training session might include skills such as kicking, striking, dexterity and mobility. You might have a child who finds it hard to even go into a building and we…

  • Support U: Creating a community

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/project-stories/support-u-creating-a-community

    Support U provides counselling but what’s just as important is the community we’ve created. A friend once texted our group chat at 3am to say they needed someone to talk…

  • New funding available for local groups in parts of Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and Oxfordshire

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/press-releases/new-funding-available-for-local-groups-in-parts-of-bedfordshire-buckinghamshire-hampshire-and-oxfordshire

    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…

  • New funding available for local groups in parts of Enfield, Gravesham, Hackney and Southwark

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/press-releases/new-funding-available-for-local-groups-in-parts-of-enfield-gravesham-hackney-and-southwark

    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…

  • Maymessy Mentorship

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/projects/maymessy-mentorship

    The project offers the opportunity for the women to get together with others in a similar situation and with similar interests in food and to build friendships, support each other…

  • The Northgate Project

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/projects/the-northgate-project

    The Northgate Project was an activity-based self-help group for people in the Northgate ward in Canterbury. Many members were (or had been) feeling suicidal and some were living with conditions…

  • Local Conversation in Merstham

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/projects/local-conversation-in-merstham

    In Surrey, there are small pockets of disadvantage which are hidden by relative affluence around it. Even within Merstham itself there is vast inequality. Through the Local Conversation, people are…

  • Route 23

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/projects/route-23

    Route 23 is a coffee shop named after the bus route serving Spring Lane area of Canterbury where the project operates. The café is open to all residents and is…

  • The Castle & Beyond - Our Voice, Our Community

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/projects/the-castle-beyond-our-voice-our-community

    A number of groups and activities have been set up such as a teen’s social group, a family friendly play session, drop-in support sessions and arts and crafts activities. The…

  • 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…

  • The Northgate project evaluation

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/publications/case-studies/northgate-project

    Individual and collective action and control Outcomes: Control over project activities;Collective decision-making;Acting on local issues. TakeOff is a peer-led organisation, and project leaders involved local people in shaping the project…

  • Monty's Bike Hub

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/montys-bike-hub

    Monty’s Bike Hub is a project run by Monty’s Community Hub based in Southampton and is an example of local people using their skills and knowledge to support others…

  • The End of ‘No DSS’ discrimination

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/the-end-of-no-dss-discrimination

    Housing is an important social determinant of health, affecting the quality, and even the length, of our lives. Housing issues often lead to people feeling powerless and isolated. Costs and…

  • Disability Pride Brighton 2020

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/disability-pride-brighton-2020

    Disability Pride Brighton is an annual event created to raise awareness of the diversity and experiences of disabled people, to support people living with any kind of disability (visible or…

  • Influencing locally

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/influencing-locally

    The Local People project in Brighton, supported by Scope, works with local disabled people and unpaid carers to develop shared priorities, including raising awareness and acceptance of disability in all…

  • Pie Factory Music

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/pie-factory-music

    Pie Factory Music is a youth club that supports young people in Thanet, Kent. Three years ago, they set up an intergenerational group – Create Community - after multiple requests…

  • Zooming in on accessibility

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/zooming-in-on-accessibility

    The Local People project in Brighton has created a shared vision, supporting disabled people and unpaid carers to identify barriers and bring about change to increase community equity, therefore improving…

  • Local Conversation in Merstham - Repair Café

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/local-conversation-in-merstham-repair-café

    Repair Cafés are a Dutch concept, originating in 2009 in Amsterdam. Martine Postma, who opened the first one in the city, went on to found the Repair Café Foundation, which…

  • Connecting through song

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/connecting-through-song

    The Include Choir are breaking down social stigmas and tackling mental health through singing, song writing and signing. The Include Choir welcomes those with communication difficulties and those without, to…

  • Disability Pride Brighton 2019

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/disability-pride-brighton-2019

    The third annual Disability Pride Brighton event held last month was a huge success, attracting more than 3,000 people. Disability Pride Brighton is an annual event that works to raise…

  • Ek Saath - Community Together

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/ek-saath-community-together

    ‘Ek Saath – Community Together’, a project run by the Indian Community Association (ICA), offers daily activities and get-togethers for older residents in Reading. Project members are encouraged to interact…

  • Lunch Positive club

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/lunch-positive-club

    Lunch Positive runs weekly lunch clubs enabling people to come together in a safe, friendly peer-led environment to share a meal, socialise and build supportive friendships.The lunch club in Brighton…

  • Marsh Farm Makeover

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/publications/case-studies/marsh-farm-makeover

    Futures Community Voice is a group of local residents in Luton who come together to discuss issues and concerns about where they live and how they can improve the area.…

  • More than activities

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/more-than-activities

    “The project is about so much more than just activities, the classes really bring people together and help them make friends.” Apna Virsa supports older residents living in Slough to…

  • Talking empowerment

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/talking-empowerment

    The Local People project in Brighton supports and empowers disabled people and unpaid carers who live locally to identify barriers and bring about change to improve their lives, health and…