ROC Conversation on Monday 3rd February 2020 when 160 guests came together to discuss their community. In addition, over 1500 people from the local community watched us live on Facebook and Twitter! We are grateful to Churches Together Weston and District who funded the conversation and worked with ROC HQ to set it up. Weston … Continue reading WESTON-SUPER-MARE: ACTION GROUP
Burnley welcomed ROC to Turf Moor (home of Burnley Football Club) in February with a packed out and enthusiastic crowd. We heard from the High Sheriff of Lancashire, the Bishop of Burnley, local councillors, members of the Police and other members of the community. Our first ROC Action group was scheduled to meet in March … Continue reading BURNLEY UPDATE
ROC is the UK delivery partner for COACH Mentors, which operates in Australia. This story comes from the ROC Mentors scheme in Taunton Deane. These have certainly been interesting times to be running a community mentoring scheme and recruiting more mentors! Amazingly, all of our physical visits to match all 14 mentors were done 2 … Continue reading COACH + ROC MENTORS
James Baker and his team have been busy using their Trikes which normally carry gardening equipment as emergency food parcel delivery trucks across Blackpool, delivering hundreds of parcels to people struggling due to COVID 19. Watch the video to find out more.
It was fantastic to be at the award-winning Carlton Bolling school in Bradford on March 4th for the ROC Conversation.Guests included Gill Arnold JP, the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, Superintendent Alisa Newman, Inspector John Toothill and Michael Cox from West Yorkshire Police, Jane Girt, Head Teacher at Carlton Bolling school, Ishaq Shafiq local … Continue reading BRADFORD
ROC Champions is a Peer mentoring project for young people from Year 6-Year 9. It is run as an intervention during School hours. A group of between 15-30 children are selected to take part. We provide training about mentoring, then put them into peer buddy pairs, with the objective to mentor each other. The mentoring … Continue reading CHAMPIONS
We had a fantastic turnout in Woking on March 12th, and even had to have an overflow room! Guests included; David Munro: Police & Crime Commissioner for Surrey and Councillor Beryl Hunwicks the Mayor. Andy Greaves Det Insp Woking Borough Commander Surrey Police, Ian Nicholson Club Chaplain Woking Football Club, Brett Freeman Principal Woking Sixth … Continue reading WOKING
A fantastic night in Warrington on March 11th for the ROC Conversation community conversation, with no empty seats despite the threat of the Corona Virus. It was great to be at the Halliwell Jones stadium, home of the Warrington Wolves Rugby club. Guests included Chief of staff for the PCC’s office Peter Astley, Neil Kelly … Continue reading WARRINGTON
ROC were asked to conduct 4 Community Conversations across Milton Keynes in February 2020. Over 1200 people engaged in the process. Action Groups are now taking ideas forward which address a variety of social needs.
150 people packed into Victoria Hall on March 3rd for the ROC Conversation in Keighley. Guests included Steve Hartley, strategic Director for Bradford Council, Steve Kelly, Principal of Keighley College, Jo Rusden, programme manager at Keighley College, Superintendent Alisa Newman and Inspector Adam Beecroft from West Yorkshire Police. We had great support from the Police … Continue reading KEIGHLEY