Welcome to the Framework blog, where you will find regular updates of our work, our wonderful supporters and the people we exist to support.
03 Oct 2014
VIDEO - mental health and homelessness
Pam Abbott is the manager of Framework’s Hughendon Lodge, an accommodation complex in Nottingham for people with severe mental health difficulties – people who may well be homeless without our support. In this video she speaks about her work.
02 Oct 2014
Why we support Mental Health Awareness Weeks
A quarter of the people we help have some kind of mental health difficulty. In some areas of our work the numbers are much higher. For these reasons we continue to support Nottingham Mental Health Awareness Weeks [link] – a series of events, beginning o
26 Sep 2014
VIDEO: The Lincoln Bike Hub
Around 25 people will take part in a charity bike ride in Lincoln tomorrow morning to raise money for the Lincoln Bike Hub. This video explains what that sceme is all about.
19 Sep 2014
VIDEO: 'How we help homeless young people to a brighter future'
SAFE is a life-changing service that helps homeless and vulnerable young people throughout Derbyshire. It is now at risk of extinction. This film explores the vital work of two of our staff.
12 Sep 2014
Unleash your spending power on Social Saturday
Tomorrow is Social Saturday - the perfect time for you to unleash your spending power with EVE Trades, Framework's Community Interest Company.
10 Sep 2014
Ending Alcohol Harm - an exciting initiative
In this blog Framework’s Apollos Clifton-Brown welcomes the implementation of a new Nottingham-wide, multi-agency initiative to target and educate problem drinkers.
05 Sep 2014
'This is about a lot more than just fixing bikes'
In this blog a Framework support worker explains how a new bike recycling scheme in Lincoln is helping homeless and vulnerable people to move forward with their lives.
03 Sep 2014
Framework at the Southwell Music Festival
A team of enthusiastic volunteers from Southwell, Nottingham and Mansfield joined forces to help raise vital funds for Framework at the Southwell Music Festival over the August Bank Holiday weekend.
01 Sep 2014
Dom's musical marathon raises £4,000 for Framework
The Old Coach House in Southwell played host to a remarkable live performance yesterday, as a teenage musician played the 31st and final gig of his musical marathon for Framework. Raising an incredible £4,000 in the process. Here’s what it means…
22 Aug 2014
'It's amazing to see the difference learning new skills can make'
The Workshop, in Bulwell, provides high quality training for unemployed people in a wide array of skills – from painting and decorating to DIY and bicycle maintenance. But it's goals are more far reaching than merely finding new skills. This blog explains