ROC Oldham Update

Amy, our National Development Manager first started with ROC back in October 2015 and her first role was to pioneer some work in Oldham where she has helped build up a thriving ROC Restore project. More recently ROC has been talking about supporting a project in Holt's and Lees where funding has been sourced to employ a … Continue reading ROC Oldham Update

ROC Up! Youth Initiative

ROC Up! is a free Youth initiative that we are excited to be piloting in the Trafford area. Two six week courses have been designed with a focus on developing job search and employment skills, social skills and increased education in health & fitness. Each day of the course is focused on a different element of … Continue reading ROC Up! Youth Initiative

Tackling loneliness

Loneliness is a social epidemic prevalent in communities across the UK. For older people, loneliness is a massive issue. ‘200,000 older people say they haven't had a conversation with friends or family for a month, whilst 3.9 million older people agree the television is their main form of company. The impact of loneliness can be … Continue reading Tackling loneliness

Go Make a Difference

We’re challenging you to get out and Go Make A Difference this summer. Volunteer to lead a youth group, decide on a community action project and register your team to take part. Once your project is complete, create a short video to demonstrate how your group made a difference in your community, upload it to … Continue reading Go Make a Difference

Mission Doncaster

Roger Sutton from Gather UK and Debra will be speaking at Christ Church Doncaster as part of a Mission Doncaster initiative @MissionDN on Sunday April 2nd at 6pm.   Mission Doncaster is a network of around 60 churches and groups supporting the uniting of the Christian Church in Doncaster. Their aim is to help local Churches … Continue reading Mission Doncaster

ROC Restore Training receives National Quality Mark

We’re delighted to announce that our ROC Restore training programme has been awarded the Training Provider Quality Mark (TPQM), a badge of recognition demonstrating that our training meets rigorous standards in restorative training delivery.  ROC Restore was launched 4 years ago and we currently deliver restorative justice projects in Trafford, Salford, Oldham, Bury, Bolton, Stockport … Continue reading ROC Restore Training receives National Quality Mark


The whole nation is shocked by the events of this week in Westminster. We have been working with Police forces over the last twenty years and have many friends in the Metropolitan Police and wish to express our support and prayers at this time of loss. We want to offer our condolences to all the … Continue reading #PrayForLondon

Every Little Helps

ROC Blackpool have secured 2nd place in the regional Tesco Bags of Help Scheme and have been awarded £2,000 to support our 'Blackpool Community Action Team' project. The money raised from this scheme will be used to help ROC take responsibility of an under-used community garden space situated next to the Talbot & Brunswick Children's … Continue reading Every Little Helps

ROC Conversation: Nottingham

On Wednesday March 22nd, 130 gathered at Kelham Hall in Newark for the ROC Conversation. Special guests included: Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping, Newark Mayor and Mayoress Cllr Dean Hyde and Louise Sledmore, Cllr Tony Roberts MBE Chair of Newark and Sherwood District Council, David Clarke South Scarle Parish Chair, Superintendent Matt Mcfarlane and … Continue reading ROC Conversation: Nottingham