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Parent’s perspectives on child poverty

Parent’s perspectives on child poverty

Co-creating strategies to address child poverty Working with Barnardo's, a Children's Centre and parents from low-income backgrounds, this work provided a forum for parents to voice their experiences, needs and priorities relating to child poverty. This work fed into the Plymouth Child Poverty Action Plan and has played an influential role in the development of ...

NotED – Debbie Roche – Chair of Pembroke Estate Management Board, Devonport, Plymouth and Founder of NotED

NotED – Debbie Roche – Chair of Pembroke Estate Management Board, Devonport, Plymouth and Founder of NotED

I recall sitting in the conservatory of the Pembroke Estate Management office where Lorraine and Felicity spoke avidly of the DeSTRESS study. Their passion struck a mighty chord. Just how pertinent was it that two academics from Exeter were talking to staff of a tenant-managed housing estate in a city nearly 50 miles away from …

It always feels like some kind of Progress, and it makes me feel excited about future possibilities. Especially the possibility of Change.

It always feels like some kind of Progress, and it makes me feel excited about future possibilities. Especially the possibility of Change.

By Martin White It always feels like some kind of Progress, and it makes me feel excited about future possibilities. Especially the possibility of Change. I’m talking of course about when you walk into a room in which professionals and lay people are busy working together, discussing ideas, swapping views, exchanging information about both general …

Creative Minds Art Group, Plymouth

Creative Minds Art Group, Plymouth

So what’s special about Tuesday’s at Mount Wise Neighbourhood Centre ? its home to the Creative Minds Art Group, a peer support group run by local people providing a friendly, informal  space for anyone in the Plymouth area to come along to, especially those who may have mental health conditions Started a few years ago …

Thoughts On A Busy Life

Thoughts On A Busy Life

Thoughts on a busy life – getting in touch with the simple things  by Chris Dowrick I have a busy life, and generally it’s a great life – but I often find myself getting frazzled by having to much to do and too little time to do it. Particularly since my head injury from a cycling accident, which means I get …