Brightening up Hemmingwell

22nd September 2021 Brightening up the community – Hemmingwell Centre Mural Over the summer holidays we worked with some really amazing young people at the Hemmingwell Community and Skills Centre to overhaul their garden area, supported by Groundwork Northamptonshire, Lemonpop Workshops, Shudan CIC, The Compound and volunteers from the Hemmingwell Centre. The garden at the … Continue reading Brightening up Hemmingwell

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Cultural Wellbeing Days in Wellingborough

16th September 2021 Cultural Wellbeing Days in Wellingborough during Summer 2021 Sarah Brown, Producer at Made With Many reflects on summer Community Champions events in Wellingborough Throughout the summer, Made With Many teamed up with Support Northamptonshire’s Community Champions project, along with the United African Association, Teamwork Trust and the Asha Deep project to deliver … Continue reading Cultural Wellbeing Days in Wellingborough

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Working with what is best in ‘left-behind’ neighbourhoods

16th September 2021 Working with what is best in ‘left-behind’ neighbourhoods By Helen Willmott, Programme Director at Made With Many. A couple of months ago, a group of MPs identified neighbourhoods across the country that are ‘left-behind’, poorer areas with limited community spaces and engagement. In North Northants, the identified areas are Kingswood and Hazel … Continue reading Working with what is best in ‘left-behind’ neighbourhoods

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Art on the High Street

Art on the High Street Blog by Helen Willmott, Programme Director at Made With Many. Over the past few years, our town centres have been declining and shops have been shutting. With the popularity of out-of-town retail parks and the boom in online shopping over the last year, town centres are searching for a new … Continue reading Art on the High Street

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Looking back at lockdown

Looking back at lockdown We need your experiences of being in Corby during the COVID-19 lockdowns. We’re interested in the major and the miniscule, the successes and the challenges.  You might have experienced a life-changing moment, a significant realisation or a devastating loss, and this is a moment to reflect on that and share it … Continue reading Looking back at lockdown

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Baby and Me

12th August 2021  Baby and Me Blog by Vicky Frayard, Corby Producer at Made With Many. During February and March 2021, we delivered online sensory play sessions for newborn to pre-walking babies and their grown-ups in Corby. The sessions were designed to create time for parent and baby to bond whilst engaging in relaxed sensory and … Continue reading Baby and Me

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Corby Playday 2021

Corby Playday 2021 On National Playday 2021 Made With Many provided free creative play at Corby Culture and Leisure team’s B-Active, B-Positive, B-Inspired Family Fun Festival, which was part of a week-long Corby Health and Wellbeing Festival. The event was very well attended with 234 people taking part in our creative activities. Many families visited during the afternoon to … Continue reading Corby Playday 2021

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Wellingborough South Asian Heritage Project

Wellingborough South Asian Heritage Project 18th July 2021 On the first day of South Asian Heritage Month we are pleased to share with you this collection of short stories, photo-video montages and podcasts from first-generation Asian pioneers who settled in Wellingborough from 1970 onwards. These stories provide a brief glimpse into their history and a … Continue reading Wellingborough South Asian Heritage Project

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Giving young people a voice

Giving young people a voice Blog by Helen Willmott, Programme Director at Made With Many We all know that our young people have had a tough time recently. From school closures during lockdown to restrictions limiting social, leisure and sports activities, there’s been disruption to not only their formal education but to everything else that … Continue reading Giving young people a voice

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Corby Pole Fair Archive Screening

Corby Pole Fair Archive Screening Updated 2nd July 2021 The archive film Corby Royal Charter and Pole Fair 1585 – 2002 will be available to watch online from 1pm on Friday 2nd July on YouTube and the Corby Pole Fair Facebook page. About the Film Read the article in the Northants Telegraph about the Corby Pole Fair film premiere, which … Continue reading Corby Pole Fair Archive Screening

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