Category: Stories

Threeways Sports Partnership

Many might be aware that in September our Sports Centre was flooded and has been out of action since then.  Thankfully we are now progressing an insurance claim which will result in Threeways having a fantastic facility once again for the local community. Our plan is to re-open the sports centre in February 2017 so we will be taking bookings in the new year for this and are very excited about the potential this brings to Threeways. In other news we are thrilled to announce that we have partnered up with Luke Ambler Wellbeing to re-launch and develop our...

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Susan’s Story

My name is Susan Brook, I was born in Chadderton Lancashire and adopted as a baby and was brought up in the King Cross area just above the peoples park. My schooling was at Parkinson Lane Junior and Infants School and Haugh Shaw Secondary Modern School. I left school in 1982 with 7 CSE’s during the recession caused by Margret Thatcherís government and could not find any employment due to having no experience and eventually was placed on the very first government employment programme. I spent the next 2 years on the government work programme which changed its name...

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Stephen’s Story

Prior to commencing the Volunteer Plus programme, Stephen was struggling with low self-esteem and confidence issues, saying he was not very satisfied with his life due to ìhis weight and unemployment issuesî. He qualified this by explaining that he is a ìvery nervous personî and keeps everything close to him i.e. he described himself as being very shy and would ìfind it difficult to do tasks on (his) own because I don’t want to mess things up for me or the groupî. He found engaging with others difficult, or trying new tasks. This was a huge barrier for Stephen...

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Ozzy’s Story

My name is Michael, Iím an average sporting guy who plays rugby union for Halifax RUFC with a big interest in any sport; be it normal or crazy, from football to Kurling and all sorts of other sports. I would class myself as an average guy with a great social life and a really good ethic for work, as you read my story it will reveal my journey through Threeways. I first started volunteering at Threeways Sports Centre in August 2013; I started by volunteering as a Sports Centre Receptionist, which included various tasks such as cleaning the centre,...

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Callum’s Story

HI, I’m Callum im 18. I joined Three Way’s around 5 weeks ago before this I had no idea what I wanted to do in life, now the future Is looking brighter for me. I have hope now, my confidence Is high, I feel energetic & more possitive about myself. I actually look forward to getting up in a morning now. I was always a school refuser from a young age and this carried on through out my teenage years. I’ve now found different thing’s I want to do with myself such as painting & decorating, plastering, tilling & outdoor maintainence....

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