06Oct
By: admin_thebrick On: October 6, 2019 In: Latest News Comments: 0

This week the latest figures on homeless deaths were released. Whilst we weren’t completely shocked we were really distressed to see such a sharp national rise in the number of people who have lost their lives on our streets, without a home of their own. The latest homeless death...

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05Oct
By: admin_thebrick On: October 5, 2019 In: Latest News Comments: 0

Some people we work with have come together to construct a brilliant (and huge!) sales counter for the new Leigh shop using reclaimed wood – We were absolutely blown away by how fabulous it looks! The Brick in Action team stayed at the Project and made a start on...

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28Sep
By: admin_thebrick On: September 28, 2019 In: Latest News Comments: 0

One of the people we work with has now completed 2 weeks at their new job – They have said they’re very happy at their new job and look forward to the future. Another person we work with has started their new job Gardening with Wigan Council. A third...

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19Sep
By: admin_thebrick On: September 19, 2019 In: Latest News Comments: 0

Asset Coaches deliver a personal transition service (PTS) a revolutionary approach to working with people who are going through tough times, we work differently from traditional support services by focusing on an individual’s strengths. Rather than dwell on what is systematically viewed as a ‘problem’ or ‘issue’, that then...

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10Sep
By: admin_thebrick On: September 10, 2019 In: Latest News Comments: 0

Here at the Brick, we love to celebrate every success we have. Here is a look at some of the things we’ve achieved this week: Two people who have been in our Leigh emergency accommodation moved on into their own accommodation this week. A person that has recently come...

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By: admin_thebrick On: June 10, 2019 In: Events, Latest News Comments: 0

  THE BRICK LAUNCHES THE PERIOD POVERTY NETWORK The Brick has joined forces with Wigan business Cloud Perspective to launch the first Period Poverty Network, working across Wigan and Leigh. Taking place on Thursday June 27th, at the Brick Works on Hodson Street in Wigan, the Period Poverty Network...

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16Apr
By: admin_thebrick On: April 16, 2019 In: Latest News Comments: 0

The Brick and Wigan Athletic hosted the 2019 DW Stadium Sleep on Friday April 5 and together raised an amazing £8,000 for the charity. The night was a great success with over £8,000 raised for the charity by the individuals, local community groups and businesses from across the Wigan...

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10Apr
By: admin_thebrick On: April 10, 2018 In: Latest News Comments: 0

More than 100 Wiganers swapped their beds for sleeping bags in support of our annual SleepOut to raise vital funds to make sure no person in our community is left behind. This year, we teamed up with our charity partner Wigan Athletic to host the annual event, so people could spend the...

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15Mar
By: admin_thebrick On: March 15, 2018 In: Latest News Comments: 0

A temporary night shelter is currently up and running in Wigan town centre to help people in the borough who face a night on the streets during the cold weather. The shelter gives 15 people a bed for the night, along with an evening meal and breakfast. So far,...

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12Mar
By: admin_thebrick On: March 12, 2018 In: Latest News Comments: 0

If you have skills and experience in joinery, we’d love to hear from you! We’re looking for an experienced joiner to work alongside our volunteers and trainees to provide mentoring and training for one day a week at The Brick Works.  If you could pass on your wealth of skills...

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