Posts Tagged ‘social innovation’

We’ve spent the last few months chatting to older adults about the support they value and how we could use the web to connect people who want to do more in the community together. Besides talking to potential service users and providers, we’ve been attending events, looking out for campaigns and working out how Have […]


Last week we were delighted to be invited along to Bradford’s Older People Reference group to present Have a Go Heroes. An excellent example of valued support within the community, the group was a great place to explore how Have a Go Heroes might be able to help create more of the same through new […]


In the age of the Big Society, more than ever before, it’s vital that we begin to think increasingly about unlocking the potential of service users themselves (you know, the likes of you and me) to reimagine local services and help them cope with the increasing strain on their budgets. Luckily, as we reported from […]


Last week Have A Go Heroes dropped into the North Birmingham Older Peoples Reference Group. It was a great opportunity for us to explore the real concerns of older people, the type of support that received in their communities and what they felt was missing. The meetings take place every two to three months and […]