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Helping a mother of two bounce back

We’re helping people overcome their challenges and make lasting changes through our projects across Cornwall and Devon. Read Paula’s story to find out how our support is changing lives.…/health-works…/

Active Plus at Pluss Positive People Devon

Congratulations to the Pluss Positive People Devon participants who completed the latest Plymouth Confidence & Motivation Course. We were joined by Jobcentre staff and our Seetec Pluss partners to hear

Promising futures

Teamwork, resilience and leadership are key life skills and what better way to learn than from the Active Plus military veterans who are using their expertise through experience to help

Active Plus – Plymouth

100% of people attending our Plymouth course said they felt happier, more confident and more positive about the future after today’s session. A fantastic group of people, making great progress

Health Works for Cornwall

One of the reasons people come on our Active Plus courses is because they feel they are lacking motivation and direction. But where does motivation come from? It is easy

Social prescribing and the Armed Forces Community

Fantastic day with Cornwall’s Armed Forces Community Social Prescription Link workers joining the rest of the Demonstrator team, piloting their training package for ‘Social Prescribing and the Armed Forces Community’.

Cornwall’s Regimental Museum

Our Saturday Splanna! session with #ActivePlus & #Bodmin Way Youth Club & #StPetrocsBodmin Youth focused on team building and developing communication skills. Each activity encouraged the group to work together

Will you make us Cornwall’s favourite business?

The results are in and we are delighted to have been nominated for not one, but two awards at the Cornwall Business Awards 2022. Up against hundreds of applications, Active

Who Dares Works – Helston

Our next six-session confidence-building course starts in Helston on Monday 16th May. If you’re over 18 and need help with self-esteem & confidence, mental health & wellbeing or to overcome

Cornwall Business Awards

This year’s Cornwall Business Awards finalists have been announced and we’re delighted to have been shortlisted in two categories. Congratulations to all finalists, especially those in the Best Place to

Helston Flora Day

Well, Flora Day didn’t disappoint. A brilliant day of music, dance, sun, meeting new people and seeing some familiar faces. Oh and we got to spread the word about the

Armed Forces Prescribing team

Great to be joined by one of the driving forces behind the Armed Forces Community Social Prescribing initiative as we delivered a joint brief about the aims, benefits and outcomes

Active Plus

We were delighted to have the opportunity to brief the Government’s Independent Veterans’ Advisor about the opportunities we provide for Military Veterans to help themselves by helping others and the

Hidden Help

A big shout out to Hidden Help for providing furniture and other household items for one of our Positive People Cornwall participants. Great to be working in partnership and helping

Bodmin Keep

Active Plus is so very proud to be working with this fantastic project. Students Shine with Splanna! A curriculum enrichment programme for young people – Bodmin Keep: Cornwall’s Army Museum

Easter Eggstravaganza

What a brilliant afternoon at Helston for our Easter Eggstravaganza! Massive thank you to all who attended and it was so great to see so many people all having fun!

Penhellis Community Care

What a great afternoon we have had at Penhellis Community Care today for day 3 of our Easter Treasure hunt. Great to catch up with these guys and chat about

Taking that first step

Taking that first step can be challenging, but with the right help and support who knows where it may lead? You may not feel ready, but if you don’t take

Building Better Opportunities

I defy anyone not to have a tear in their eye after this video. We are Who Dares Works one of the Building Better Opportunities projects. We are based in

Our Armed Forces Community Social Prescribing Link Workers

Our Armed Forcers Community Social Prescribing Link Workers have been helping Surgeries to become Veteran Friendly accredited. The number of accredited surgeries is increasing all the time and we are

Ex-armed forces? Join our winning team

Have you ever served in the armed forces and are looking to help yourself through helping others? Our workforce of ex-forces personnel, some of whom are wounded, injured or sick, usually

Fancy being creative

Watch Wild Art with Patrick, one of our amazing partners on the Who Dares Works project. Patrick leads us through a sculpture tasting session and talks about why he set

Who Dares Works – Chaos TV update

If you missed Stephen and Nathan’s appearance on CHAOS TV, you can catch up now on YouTube! They chatted about Touchgloves Gym, Innov8 Training & Development and Whole Again Communities – WAC and Nathan even got Pudgemeister involved