14 January 2021

What’s in a day – does Covid offer a once in a generation chance to rethink day support?

For decades people with a learning disability have shouted loud and proud that they want what should be unremarkable from […]

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23 December 2020

Valuable AND Vulnerable… coproduction and unexpected shifts

Our new project with a focus on the positive – working with people who were formally or informally shielded and […]

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1 December 2020

Thinking back ….and planning ahead………..

It was nearly 12 years ago to the day when Angela Catley and I, with a colleague from Shared Lives […]

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11 November 2020

Help us SHOUT ‘people are valuable not vulnerable’

Covid has challenged us individually and as a society. Here at Community Catalysts we know that many people, particularly those […]

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30 September 2020

Esk Valley community gets together while staying apart

With Covid restrictions in force across the country communities have been finding creative ways to get together. Over in the […]

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28 July 2020

Ten years of amazing people (and enterprise)

Sian Lockwood, CEO of Community Catalysts, takes us on a journey of the last 10 years; from the launch of […]

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8 July 2020

Co-production in a changing world

I sat down to write something for #coproweek and realised I wasn’t totally sure where my head was at on […]

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16 June 2020

A little colour in Covid times – 6 weeks of The Buzz

When Rotherham was gripped with Coronavirus, The Buzz opened up on Facebook to provide adults with additional needs a daily […]

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5 May 2020

Rotherham’s Bright Lights respond to the coronavirus

As a Community Catalyst it’s no surprise to me that the community has responded so courageously to what is an […]

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30 April 2020

The Buzz

Catalysts Harry Clarkson in Rotherham and Zoe Miller in Birmingham, work in partnership with their local authorities. They explain what […]

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23 April 2020

Is small finally beautiful?

Helen Allen talks to #socialcarefuture about how the approaches taken by Community Catalysts, helping local councils and partners to enable […]

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8 January 2020

Come on, let’s get together

We’ve been supporting community enterprises to start and grow for 10 years and during that time we’ve got to know […]

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