So there you are, browsing through the Cornwall Link looking for support, services and community resources. You apply a few filters. You narrow the search. You find what you’re looking for. Or do you?
We are delighted to have been appointed by the RNLI to deliver an exciting innovation programme. ‘Design Out Drowning’ aims to find new solutions to reduce the number of people that drown in the UK and Republic of Ireland, whilst creating social value for the communities involved.
Around 40% of visits to GPs are by people who are socially isolated rather than bio-medically unwell - problems GPs are ill-equipped to address. We're responding to this challenge via our community platform.
We have been shortlisted in the 'Social Impact' category at the South West Digital Awards, and our online community directory for Age UK Cornwall has also been shortlisted in the 'Best use of Digital by a Charity' category.
Last week we were delighted to learn that Camphill Village Trust has been nominated as a finalist in the National Learning Disability and Autism Awards for their work on the development of CVT Connect.
Cornwall Link volunteers from across the region are doing a fantastic job of growing the online directory which includes over 500 community activities - everything from yoga classes to knitting clubs and community transport schemes.