At a Loss

ROC Burnley was approached by Burnley Together ( to lead a response for how we could support young people through bereavement and loss during this season. As a ROC action group a number of our participants are very enthusiastic youth workers, so when the opportunity came to serve the young people in our town during this … Continue reading At a Loss

West Belfast School Uniform Project

Covid-19 has impacted all our lives in many ways. As we ease out of lockdown and begin to navigate the ‘new normal’, many uncertainties remain and a recession looms ahead. Families are feeling the pressure. The Trussell Trust recently revealed that ‘In April 2020, foodbanks in the Northern Ireland Network saw a 128% rise in … Continue reading West Belfast School Uniform Project

ROC Garden Blackpool

Transforming gardens, transforming lives. Blackpool is a popular seaside resort with a bustling hotel and entertainment industry. But during lockdown, amongst many other seaside towns relying on tourists and visitors, it has been hard hit and many of it’s key industries have experienced hard times. During the first couple of weeks of lockdown, a local … Continue reading ROC Garden Blackpool

ROC Tele-Mentors is launched

You will all know only too well that the current ‘Covid 19′ crisis has presented a massive challenge to communities across the nation and indeed across the globe. At ROC we have been in discussion with a number of local authorities and partners across the country as to how we can best respond through the … Continue reading ROC Tele-Mentors is launched