Debbie Turnbull the mother of Christopher Turnbull who drowned at Capel Curig on 14th August 2006 aged 15 is launching - River And Sea Sense - Water Safety Week - which will run from this Friday 28th June through to Friday 5th July.
At this point of the year, we expected to launch a new funding programme looking at how we can enable older people to benefit from using digital technology. We ran an open exploration of the key themes (led by the inimitable David Wilcox); pulling together existing research, practice and funding activity and aimed, through that process, to understand where digital technology could be most useful and, as such, where we should target our social investment fund.
The Gransnet Local launch took place on 8th April and was a resounding success with positive press coverage both nationally and locally. Many of the editors were invited to talk on their own local radio stations or interviewed by local newspapers, most of them for the first time. They really enjoyed the media attention as some of them have been working on the sites for months now without much in the way of public acknowledgement.
IARS is delighted to announce the opening of nominations for our annual Research and Leadership Awards. The Awards are supported by Nominet Trust as part of IARS' 99% Campaign E Project, and the Big Lottery Fund. There are six award categories sponsored by: Victim Support, Khulisa UK, the Subcultures Network based at the University of Reading, Raise Your Game, and NCVYS.
Here at Keyfund it is our mission to help young people practically develop their skills and inner strengths for real world success. But what does real world success look like to young people? What is the nature of their aspirations and what are the social structures needed to attain them? These are some of the key questions we’ll be exploring with
Here in the Connected Communities team at the RSA, we put a great deal of work into understanding social networks. We’re interested in finding ways to improve upon and utilise those networks existing within a community in a way that can have positive outcomes on both personal health as well as the social health of our communities overall.