ThriveAW magazine

Adur & Worthing Councils are taking a leadership role in helping to improve health and wellbeing in our communities.

Through ThriveAW magazine, a new positive and forward-looking digital magazine, we will keep residents, businesses, our partners and local community groups in touch with all the work which is being done, not only across key areas of the Councils, but also with and in the communities.

You can read issues of ThriveAW here ...

February 2021

Click to read the February 2021 issue of ThriveAW

In this issue:

  • Welcome: An introduction from Cllr Kevin Boram and Cllr Dr Heather Mercer
  • Averting a housing crisis: finding homes for everyone
  • The one-stop way to get back to work
  • Dinner for two: overcoming loneliness
  • Job boost for young people
  • Running for good
  • Turning the tide: How Mark has found a new purpose in life
  • Heads up to youth safety
  • Getting back on your feet
  • Working to end digital poverty
  • Game on for ping pong!
  • Dishing up festive delights
  • Beating the booze
  • Take a break: new lunch & learn helps tackle stress
  • Online classes for healthy living
  • Getting support in Adur and Worthing Directory

Summer 2020

Click to read the Summer 2020 issue of ThriveAW

In this issue:

  • Welcome: An introduction from Cllr Carson Albury and Cllr Val Turner
  • Emergency response working in partnership to support our communities
  • Cooking skills for healthy eating habits
  • Award-winning community transport
  • Making time for volunteering
  • Improving patient health & wellbeing with social prescribing
  • Creating dementia-friendly communities
  • Making our communities safer for young people
  • Money mentoring scheme gets off the ground
  • Citizens Advice: Providing local support for 80 years
  • Supporting the emotional needs of young people
  • Children get off to a flying start in high school
  • Temporary housing programme gets underway
  • Innovative ways to tackle anti-social behaviour
  • Getting support in Adur and Worthing Directory

Winter 2019/20

Click to read the Winter 2019-20 issue of ThriveAW

In this issue:

  • Welcome: An introduction from Cllr David Simmons and Cllr Dr Heather Mercer
  • Tackling loneliness: Finding ways to end social isolation
  • Mind Over Matter: Intuitive thinking to help bring life-long changes
  • Streets Ahead: The community runs, walks and cycles its way to wellbeing
  • Safe and Secure Housing: New temporary homes as Council buys former care home
  • Passion for Music: Innovative new music project engages and inspires young people
  • Rough Sleeping: How Councils are using a multi-agency approach to combat rough sleeping
  • Happy Hearts: Teaching schoolchildren the importance of a good diet and exercise
  • Opening Doors to Tenants: Local media campaign helps save money on temporary accommodation
  • Community Alarms: Home devices to support independent living
  • Disabled Facilities Grants: Home repairs help Vera, a retired nurse
  • Mental Health First Aiders: Training up staff to recognise a colleague in need
  • Adur Diary: Activities and events in Adur
  • Worthing Diary: Activities and events in Worthing


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