Food bank usage is on the rise, and Bradford based organisations are determined to fight this by reducing the unnecessary waste of food. The Trussell Trust – a nationwide organisation aiming to stop UK hunger – provided almost 1.2 million food parcels to people in crisis across the nation in the space of just 12 months; […]
Saving Wasted Food
Tyrone was interviewed about his recovery by Johna Johnson for Recovery Radio, which can be found on BCB 106.6fm. “I was homeless and I was just sick of it.” What made you start your recovery and how did you begin? Well, to be honest, I was homeless and I was just sick of […]
Interview with Wellsprings Together.
Wellsprings together supports organisations in responding effectively to social issues in the community. Liz Firth is the organisation’s Development Worker and Cathy Henwood is the Feeding Bradford Development Worker. “We’re all about bringing organisations together to share approaches and information, and help people move out of crisis and into a more stable, sustainable future.” […]
My Name is Johna Johnson.
An interview with Recovery Radio’s Johna Johnson about his story. I’m a volunteer for Arch and have been for two years, and I am a co-facilitator at Unity. I have been around services for over 30 years on and off mainly for mental health issues. I have clashed with services at times, yet […]
What is Recovery Radio?
An Interview with Johna Johnson, who co-hosts Recovery Radio with Dominic Maddocks, which is broadcast on BCB Radio 106.6fm. “The questions are designed to let people say what they want.” What is the show about? Recovery Radio is a show about people who are in any kind of recovery from substance misuse, mental health, […]
Four Years of the Bradford Curry Circle
The Bradford Curry Circle is held every Thursday from 7pm in the Carlisle Business Centre, and every Monday from 7pm at the Keighley Association Women and Children’s Centre. “It immediately struck me that the evening was as much about fulfilling social needs as it was about filling stomachs.” I was excited to visit […]
Promoting Bradford Cares in Shipley
On the 7th September, in an initiative commissioned by Safer & Stronger Communities Bradford, representatives from Arch, a registered charity that seeks to enable individuals to find meaning in their lives, collaborated with the Shipley Ward Police and a Council Ward Officer on a mission to promote the recently established Bradford Cares initiative. They set up […]