ignite cic is a not-for-profit community interest company based in Herefordshire, we focus on bringing communities together and empowering people to be creative & healthy through community activities and projects. Here's some examples of our work, from 2018_19:
Active HERE is a Herefordshire Public Health funded project designed to support inactive people into physical activity.
The project signposts to a vast range of existing sport an activity provision in the community that offer tailored beginner sessions.
CHOOSE HOW YOU MOVE WALKING
As part of the Destination Herefordshire Phase 3 project, Herefordshire Council have commissioned ignite until 2020 to engage people through Nordic Walking and Led Walks. Exploring the cities pathways, enjoying the outdoors, social interaction and encouraging an alternative way to travel.
DESIGN A FLAG FOR HEREFORDSHIRE COMPETITION
We were part of a county wide project to register an official community county Flag for Herefordshire, designed and voted for by the people. ignite also delivered free community creative workshops to inspire budding designers. This flag belongs to us all and can be used freely. For details click here.
CREATIVE FAMILIES @ 3 CHOIRS FESTIVAL
Three Choirs Festival funded us to provide three afternoons of creative family workshops as part of Three Choirs Festival Family program 2018, including Automata Toy Making, Up-cycled Drumming and Bankura Puppetry.
HEREFORD SCHOOL GAMES
As a partner of the Local Organising Committee, we deliver the School Games Cultural Village, which provided children in their competitive downtime with an opportunity to try alternative activities, and explore new routes into physical activity.
COMMUNITY ACTIVITY PROVISION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
We have carried out research and collated information relating to the Community Activity Provision for Young People in Herefordshire to ultimately provide routes to get more young people engaged and active. Funded by Herefordshire Sport.
MOD YOUTH CLUB
For over 2 years, we have been providing an exciting variety of alternative activities to enhance the youth club provision.
MOD MUMS & TOTS
We have been providing an exciting variety of alternative activities to enhance the mum's and tots program.
RISBURY CREATIVE & ACTIVE COMMUNITY
In partnership with Humber, Ford adn Stoke Prior Parish Council, and in response to demand, a series of 6 physical activity taster sessions were delivered to the community, with a view to independently continue the most popular activity.
In partnership with Marches Family Network, ignite coordinated inclusion training to be delivered to physical activity providers in the county who work with children.
April 2018_April 2019: Sharing Our Success With You:
ignite engaged xxxx individual participants from our community
xxx unique creative and physical activities were enjoyed by our community
xxxx tailored programmes of activity were delivered
xxx individual practitioners helped us deliver activity
xxx individual volunteersd with us