Social adVentures – March 2022 Newsletter

Social adVentures – March 2022 Newsletter

Social Adventures team has recently donated blankets, first aid kits, toiletries, and food parcels to volunteers delivering the goods to the front lines in Ukraine. Recently our team have been given an opportunity to deliver various Health Improvement Funded...

Social adVentures February 2022 Newsletter

Social adVentures February 2022 Newsletter

February is here and so is our monthly newsletter! January has been a busy month for all sectors of social adventures, we managed to do and achieve many amazing things and are excited for you to learn about them! The Service Team at the Angel have recently won a grant...

Social adVentures – January 2022 Newsletter

Social adVentures – January 2022 Newsletter

New Year - New Newsletter! We have really exciting things planned for our community in 2022. New projects, events, and classes are all coming your way this year! Celebrating 'Veganuary' in the Food Collective this month! Make sure to use this opportunity to try some...

How we’ve helped our communities during Covid

How we’ve helped our communities during Covid

The Social adVentures and Kids adVentures teams have been really busy during the coronavirus pandemic from delivering out of hours keyworker childcare to delivering food parcels and combatting social isolation. The Kids adVentures parent company, Social adVentures, is...

Great Results Achieved from Combining Elder and Younger Care

Great Results Achieved from Combining Elder and Younger Care

Recently we have overcome a significant milestone at Social adVentures by bringing together the young and the senior to share a fun afternoon together. This is a project that we have wanted to trial for some time and following this initial success we hope to do more...

Delivering Public Health Differently

Delivering Public Health Differently

With George Osborne making around £20m of public sector cuts and £200m already taken out of public health spending what is the future of public health going to look like? With health inequalities growing, increased demand on acute services and a reduction in social...

People Powered Business Revolution

People Powered Business Revolution

On bonfire night I partook in my annual ritual for watching the amazing film V for Vendetta partly because I love comic book movies but also because it reminds me of how fragile our democracy is in the UK and how easily fear can make us behave in strange and dark...

New Roots – for people living with dementia

New Roots – for people living with dementia

New Roots is a partnership made up of people living with dementia, carers, social enterprises, charities, voluntary agencies and private businesses that share a common passion – to improve the social environment of people living with dementia. The work of New Roots...

Are We Barking Up the Wrong Social Value Tree?

Are We Barking Up the Wrong Social Value Tree?

Today I had the pleasure of speaking at a Social Investment Business fringe event at the Conservative Party conference about social value.  Twelve months ago I attended a similar event in Birmingham talking about Social Value and it would seem we are no further on...