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 CCG - Creative Communities Group

Creative Communities Group

The CCGUK aims to empower people, locally, nationally and internationally for positive change through volunteering and community engagement. Supporting University and Community partners in a variety of activities including, the Arts, Sciences, History, Health and Social Awareness The CCGUK also supports Creative teaching as a pathway to inclusion and accessible education.

Events

International Dyslexia Conference

International Dyslexia Conference

Manchester

Wed 29/07/2020 - Thu 30/07/2020 (Ends in 118 days days)

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.” JW Goethe  Healthcare is often provided for those in times of need. The question is ‘What do we do to help the 20% of the population, which is dyslexic, stay in ...

3rd Annual Suicide And Self-Harm Research North West Conference

3rd Annual Suicide And Self-Harm Research North West Conference

UCLan Greenbank Building

Wed 17/06/2020 - Wed 17/06/2020 (Ends in 75 days days)

We are also pleased to announce UCLan will be hosting the 3rd annual Suicide and Self-Harm Research North West Conference. This year’s event is Suicide and Self-harm in the community Conference 17th June 2020 Greenbank Lecture Theatre. This is a free event but booking is essential and there ar...

Celebrating Women - Rising To The Challange

Celebrating Women - Rising To The Challange

Preston

Sat 21/03/2020 - Sat 21/03/2020 (Ended days)

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (Ribble Bank Street, Off Gerrard Street, Preston, PR1 8AH). An event being held in observance of International Women's Day. Celebrating Women - Rising to the Challange. 4pm to 6pm, Traditional Indian Dress Code preferred. Light refreshments and snacks. ...

Latest News

Spotlight On CCG Members - Jonathon Moss - April 2020

~~It’s true to say that you should never underestimate the abilities of a dyslexic person. For many it can serve as a strength, not a weakness. That’s exactly how Jonathon Moss, the focus for this month’s ‘Spotlight on CCG Members’ has positively engaged with it. Let us...

Key Features Of The CCG:-2. 'Members' - 31/03/20

~Welcome to ‘Key Features of The CCG’. Each week I’ll be reviewing various aspects of The CCG website as a reminder about the significance of the organization and how you can easily access such features. This week I’ll be looking at ‘Members’. The Members area ...

The Retrospective Blog - 2. 'Preston Soup' - 29/03/20

~Welcome to week two of ‘The Retrospective Blog’. Each week until we can return to normality I’ll be looking back at some of the events The CCG has had the pleasure to be involved. This week I’m focusing on ‘Preston Soup’. This was an American import  whic...

The Ferret Launches Funding Campaign To Escape Permanent Closure

~Music is an intrinsic part of life. As adults many of us go the local pub to experience live music from a new or already established musician. The Ferret on Flyde Road, Preston has been open since 2006. During it’s 14 year reign it’s opened it’s doors to some of the world&rsquo...

Warning To Beware Of Coronavirus-related Scams

~Unfortunately there are bad people out there. People who will use every crisis into a personal advantage for their own financial benefit. Trading Standards experts are warning people to beware of criminals and rogue traders who are trying to con people with corona virus-related scams. Phoney ...

Preston Joins The Nation In Clap For Our Carers

~The world is a very different place now. What you were doing a month ago has changed somewhat to what you are doing now. One thing is guaranteed however. There is a team of superheroes known as the NHS who are fighting your back and your loved ones. All we have to do is stay at home and wash our...

Key Features Of The CCG- 'Gallery' - 24/03/20

~~Welcome to ‘Key Features of the CCG’. Each week until the virus fades away  I’ll be highlighting the excellent features made readily available when you access the CCG website. These cover the following seven:- 1. GALLERY 2.  MEMBERS 3.  PATRONS 4.&...

The Retrospective Blog - 1. Stand Together Against Racism ( STAR) Event

~Welcome to ‘The Retrospective Blog’ each week until the virus has diminished I’ll be writing about the positive events The CCG has had the pleasure to host over the last several years. This week I’m going to be  looking at The Stand Together Against Racism Event ( ST...

Annual Preston Health Mela - Cancelled - In Response To Corona Virus

~The definition of the word ‘Mela’  is a Sanskrit word meaning 'gathering' or 'to meet' or a 'fair'. It is used in the Indian subcontinent for all sizes of gatherings and can be religious, commercial, cultural or sport-related. It seems ironic then that an...