More Positive Together scoops award!

Lancashire employment project, More Positive Together, has won at the Northern Housing Awards after helping people in the borough access training and employment opportunities. 

The project won the award for Resident Employment/Training Initiative of the Year.  

More Positive Together is a Lancashire-wide project led by Active Lancashire and delivered by a number of partners including Newground Together.

The project aims to help Lancashire residents who are furthest from the employment market lead active lives and improve employment prospects. This is done with a person-centred approach; advisors can identify the barriers an individual may have when trying to get in to work. This can be anything from lack of training to low self-esteem. 

Since More Positive Together began in 2017, we have supported over 1000 people in Lancashire with 573 people going into employment, self-employment and training. 

Alison Clews, Skills and Enterprise Coordinator at Newground Together, said, “It is an honour for More Positive Together to win this award and testament to the hard work of the team involvedThe project is all about the people we support and we are honoured to win this award recognising the project 

Really listening and working with the people we support through our various projects and initiatives, is at the heart of what we do. It is always fantastic to see someone get the job they wanted or improve their personal circumstances and achieve the goals they have set for themselves.” 

You can find out more about our employment projects here.