How to be an effective community facilitator

Community facilitators support community members working towards specific goals by setting up engaging activities and enabling inclusive discussions. For instance, recently our team facilitated: A wide group of residents and partners from Hateley Cross Big Local as they reviewed what … Continued

Peer to Parent support – Parents 1st

Peer to Parent We are delighted to be the learning partners for the pilot of ‘Peer to Parent’ which is a peer support collaborative in Essex supporting parents and families during the perinatal period. Peer to Parent brings together a … Continued

Digital Inclusion in Libraries

Researching digital inclusion We are really delighted to be working with the Good Things Foundation and Libraries Connected as their research partner, looking at how we can capture the many ways libraries support digital inclusion. Our aim is to create … Continued

Communities responding to Covid-19 research

Covid-19 research We are pleased to be part of Local Trust’s Communities Responding to Covid-19 research project! We are working alongside a wider team, convened by University of Birmingham Third Sector Research Centre, who are conducting research in 26 communities … Continued

Aspirations Mentoring Project, Bolton-Evaluation

Mentoring young people The Aspirations project of the Bolton Lads and Girls Club is for looked after children aged 8-15 to provide one to one mentoring. It aimed to improve their confidence and relationships and by  doing so, support them to … Continued

Engage Britain – Community Conversations

Engage Britain’s first campaign The charity Engage Britain’s first major campaign is called Health and Care. Its focus is on what really matters to people about Health and Care and taking the issues raised directly to decision makers. By doing … Continued

The NCD Alliance – Our views, Our voices

Lived Experience Driving Change There is a Ghanaian saying that ‘one broom can be easily broken but a group of brooms together is hard to break.’ This was shared with us by Chris K, an advocate for Non Communicable Diseases … Continued