We’re committed to our communities, to their wellbeing and sustainability, for the long term. Our positive impact includes:
- Physical activity: Providing fitness taster sessions and weekly classes, including sessions for victims of domestic violence and people with dementia.
- Community spaces: Delivering support and makeovers for local community facilities
- Events: Delivering thousands of events and activities for customers each year, such as our Good Neighbour Awards
- Social enterprise: Investing in charities and social enterprises such as projects to provide free sanitary products and run community sport activities
Chorley Youth Zone
Places for People is a founding partner in the Chorley Youth Zone and has provided £75,000 in funding. Over 5,000 young people, equivalent to one in four young people in Chorley, registered at the centre in its first year of operation and it has now received over 30,000 visits. Over 20 different activities are delivered at the centre, including sport, advice and guidance for young people from the local community, including customers from nearby Clayton Brook and Astley Village.