I had been married for nineteen years, and with all such relationships we had a division of labour; I did the cooking, cleaning, picking the kids up from school, my wife took care of the bills. I’m dyslexic you see and I’d always struggled with reading the letters of the bills. Little did I realise […]
My name is Imad Ismail and I just want to share with you how Pennine Lancashire Community Farm has really changed me as a person. I joined the kid’s club as a timid 12-year-old, and if I hadn’t joined then I wouldn’t be as confident as I am today. The experience has shown me, has […]
“The joy of learning is as indispensable in study as breathing is to running.” – Simone Weil Learning has to be about fun, for tutor and student alike, something which is too often neglected in an age where economics and management targets increasingly dominate formal education. In May we ran a Lawnmower course, in partnership […]
To demonstrate the work we do and measure something of it’s effectiveness, we produce an annual Social Impact report, for 2017 we have produced this video summary.
In late May members of The Chilli Club set out on the short journey from Burnley to Barley, near Pendle Hill, for a picnic. The idea for the picnic had come from a consultation day, as, although members of the club live in close proximity, are of similar age and share many interests, it’s very […]