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Way2Learn Reaches the 2000 Milestone at HMP Manchester

May 17, 2024 Posted by: Jenna

2,000 prisoners at HMP Manchester will be able to walk into a job interview on release, with a dual badged certificate from PeoplePlus and UWE Bristol.

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May 10, 2024 Posted by: Jenna

Bringing the Inside, Out at HMP Morton Hall

Artwork from learners to be shown at an exhibition at Bishop Grosseteste University.

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May 9, 2024 Posted by: Charlotte

Restart in Maidstone helps Marcus turn his life around

Marcus joined the Restart scheme in our Maidstone branch last May and at first he did not want to engage with it at all, missing many appointments. He had disclosed that he was a substance abuser and was still struggling with his addictions. His mental health was deteriorating, and he was actively putting himself in bad situations whilst associating with people who had similar problems to himself which was not helpful. However, in October he finally decided enough was enough.

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May 7, 2024 Posted by: Sarah

HMP Barlinnie Governor inspires Community Wealth Support Network

Attendees shared an afternoon of insight, intention setting and planning at Scotland's largest prison.

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April 30, 2024 Posted by: Jodie

Supporting Carers This April: Gloucestershire Carers Hub and Carers UK’s Active April

Carers UK’s host Active April each year, it is a time to raise awareness of the vital role unpaid Carers play and encourage them to prioritise their own well-being. This can be to stay active both physically and mentally. The Gloucestershire Carers Hub is proud to support this initiative and throughout April has offered a variety of resources to help Carers stay active and healthy.

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Mindful Matching in our Creative Spaces Class at HMP Warren Hill

April 30, 2024 Posted by: Jenna

Creative Education at HMP Warren Hill

Our Creative Space Workshop' at HMP Warren Hill offers inmates the chance to build confidence and reduce isolation through crafting

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April 26, 2024 Posted by: Charlotte

Looking after your physical health during your Midlife

Are you between 45-55 and looking to make positive changes to your health? Embrace the benefits of a healthier lifestyle with our Midlife MOT programme. From tailored health checks to expert advice on exercise and nutrition, discover how our participants, like Craig and Linda, have transformed their approach to health.

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April 24, 2024 Posted by: Jenna

Making a Difference, One Page at a Time

Learn how 'Bookflix' is helping prisoners to improve their reading.

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April 24, 2024 Posted by: Sarah

SRAG Members go from strength to strength with their Social Value goals.

A moment to reflect on the progress of Social Recruitment Advocacy Group members since joining the collective.

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April 19, 2024 Posted by: Charlotte

Young people in the UK having to refuse jobs because they cannot afford associated costs such as clothes and transport.

Young people in the UK are having to refuse jobs because they cannot afford associated costs such as clothes and transport. 71% of 16-25 year olds say they are planning to, or already do, work as a freelancer and 36% state that their ultimate career goal is to be their own boss. Through our fully funded Enterprise programme Be The Boss we are tackling such issues head on....

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April 19, 2024 Posted by: Charlotte

Journey to Hope: Kirsten's Story

In North Lanarkshire, Kirsten, a lone parent facing unemployment in October 2023, found hope and direction through North Lanarkshire's Working for Families Key Worker Elaine.

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April 17, 2024 Posted by: Jenna

Restoring Wheels, Rebuilding Lives: HMP Whatton's Bike Mechanics Initiative

Our education department at HMP Whatton is running a very successful initiative that allows the learners on the Cycle Mechanics courses to up-cycle and restore old bikes before donating them to a local charity.

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