Internship programme for local people with disabilities hailed a success

Last year, Knowsley Council offered year-long internships for 11 adults who have learning difficulties or disabilities and are seeking work experience. The programme offered a year’s work placement with the aim of helping them to secure future employment. The internship, which commenced in September 2016, is now nearing completion and nine of the interns have … Read more

Transition and Beyond comes to Wigan Borough

Discover the world of support out there for anyone who has a learning disability or autism at Transition and Beyond. The popular event returns this year at Robin Park Sports Centre in Wigan later this month with more than 80 organisations on hand to talk about what support and services they offer. The free event … Read more

Big Lottery Fund Award for Timesavers

Local charity Timesavers set up by a group of parents in 2010 have been awarded £10,000 from the Big Lottery Fund, for sessional workers, travel and office materials. Edward McCarthy, Trustee and Secretary of Timesavers, said “I am very grateful to receive further funding from the Lottery for the charity, which was set up by … Read more