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Positive People - Live the life you want!
A huge thank you for subscribing to Positive People's monthly round-up. Positive People is changing lives across Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, and Hopeful Families is doing the same in West Yorkshire. Here's this month's most inspiring stories and the latest on how you can get involved...

A new job and a new life in Cornwall

It's never too late to retrain, learn a new skill and get back into paid employment!

Peter's journey

Making positive steps to a career in the NHS with Hopeful Families

"Hopeful Families is a brilliant programme that has helped me so much, improved my life and mental health. I now have hope for me and my children for the future!"

Kelly's story
 
Be your own boss

Our new and completely unique self-employment programme in Devon is supporting a new generation of micro entrepreneurs!

Read more here
 
Kevin's recipe for success

Motivation + Determination + Support + Positive Mindset = SUCCESS!

Meet Kevin
 
Is 'nature deprivation' affecting you?

As part of our mission to improve everyone's psychological wellbeing in Devon we are bringing outside spaces in need of some TLC back into the community!

Read more here
 

A positive path for Wendy and her children with Hopeful Families

"Nobody could connect with my son - but you did. I have also gained so much confidence and got myself a job!".

Wendy's story

Using creative expression to turn negatives into positives

“I’m blown away by it, I feel like I’m a different person. To walk in to a room full of strangers and talk about my personal life was terrifying, but 10 weeks on…you can’t shut me up!”.

Meet Jade
 

Our smile inspiration

Say hello to one of our Positive People Community Enablers in Devon

Meet Chris
 
Creating positivity in their Cornish community

Participants from St Austell welcome mayors and community to their very own drop-in event for families on low incomes. It was a roaring success!

Read more here
 

Carving a new digital future

Developing the digital know-how to succeed in the ever-changing jobs market!

Garry's Story

A digital whizz

After never using a computer before, Alan has aced a Level 1 BTEC in IT Skills and is now mastering a Level 2 BTEC in Digital Skills!

Alan's journey
 

Positive People hosts many engagement events across Devon...and this is just one of them!

A fantastic turn out for people with a love of music, wanting to learn a new skill and meet new people!

Join the Jam gave people the opportunity to try the aero drums, learn to mix with a DJ and make their own instruments!
Build confidence, get tech savvy, meet new people, believe in yourself...

Check out our activities in your local area in 2018...
Cornwall
Devon
Somerset
Find out how you can get involved...
Positive People offers individuals who are not in work a lifeline to gently build hope and confidence, develop new life skills and get active in their local community.
 
Devon
Positive People Partnership Manager, Avril Bankes-Fay 07971 600770 or Avril.Bankes-Fay@pluss.org.uk

Cornwall
Positive People Partnership Manager, Zena Gardener 07442 497186 or Zena.Gardener@pluss.org.uk

Somerset
Positive People Partnership Manager, Emma Wescott 07796 314720 or emma.wescott@pluss.org.uk

West Yorkshire  
Hopeful Families Partnership Manager, Jo Hannar on 07553 373297 or jo.hannar@pluss.org.uk
 
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