Tags: south west

  • Bristol Active Women – Walk and Talk

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/projects/bristol-active-women-walk-and-talk

    The outdoor activities are designed to support mental health and wellbeing, reduce social isolation, and build confidence, especially following the Covid-19 lockdowns when many people have been isolated. The sessions…

  • IgniteYou Dance INC

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/projects/igniteyou-dance-inc

    IgniteYou Dance INC was started by two dance teachers who recognised a need for accessible dance classes and workshops in the local area. During the first Covid-19 pandemic they project…

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

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

    People's Health Trust is an independent charity investing in local communities to help create a society without health inequalities. It works closely with 12 Community Interest Companies raising money through…

  • Derby Refugee Befriending Project

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/projects/derby-refugee-befriending-project

    Migrating to Great Britain as a refugee or asylum seeker can be an incredibly isolating experience. We know that creating opportunities to reduce isolation can have a big impact on…

  • Proud2Be Rural Outreach Project

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/projects/proud2be

    LGBTQ+ people remain at increased risk of mental ill health due to a range of factors including discrimination and isolation. When people feel unfair shame or stigma, they become more…

  • Exploring Senses CIC

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/publications/case-studies/exploring-senses-cic

    Exploring Senses CIC and their ‘MakerLab’ project delivered weekly MakerLab sessions for young people aged 8 to 19 on Thursday afternoons in Brighton, at the youth club of the local…

  • Borderlands: Drop in project

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/publications/case-studies/borderlands-drop-in-project

    The drop-in centre offered refugees and asylum seekers access to food, warmth, English classes, information and signposting to other services. It brought together participants from over 50 countries, many of…

  • Totnes pride online

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/totnes-pride-online

    At the Trust, our overarching aim is addressing health inequalities and creating a fairer society for all. A vital part of this is supporting LGBTQ+ people. So far, the Trust…

  • Volunteers Week 2020

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/volunteers-week-2020

    It’s National Volunteers Week from 1 – 7 June and to celebrate the Trust is taking a look at the vital contribution volunteers make to their local communities, giving their…

  • Music at the Edge

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/music-at-the-edge

    The Youth Enquiry Service is a charitable organisation which holds twice-weekly free music workshops for residents of all ages, through their project, The Edge Acoustic Band, giving them an opportunity…

  • Crafty Fox Café and Hub

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/crafty-fox-café-and-hub

    Crafty Fox Café and Hub in Foxhole in Paignton, Devon provides a safe space for residents to build connections in their community. The project developed from a previous community hub…

  • Dance for change

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/dance-for-change

    The Hip Hop into the Lights project, funded by the Trust, aims to enable local people to form stronger social links and improve life skills such as communication, self-confidence and…

  • Ethical Lettings Campaign

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/publications/case-studies/ethical-lettings-campaign

    ACORN (Association of Community Organisations for Reform Now), supports members to deliver campaigns to address local housing issues. Its Ethical Lettings Campaign in Bristol enabled members to build power and…

  • Women Sharing Cornwall

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/publications/case-studies/women-sharing-cornwall

    Women Sharing Cornwall is a self-help group for women in St Austell who are experiencing mental health issues. The two-year project, funded by People’s Health Trust, involved weekly activities and…

  • Working skills and rural crafts

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/working-skills-and-rural-crafts

    “The Greenwood Club is for people living with dementia and their carers, and people who are socially isolated or have some cognitive impairment of different scales. They may have had…