June 8, 2018

The You First office is moving to create room for the extra staff. We held our meeting at Costa Coffee in Brixton. So after purchasing coffees, teas and croissants we sat down and began.

Welcomes, introductions and update

Present at the meeting were Gavin, Dean, Diane, M...

May 11, 2018

Friday 11th May saw ESURG catch up again for our monthly meeting.

Welcomes and introductions

Apologies from Maria, Christina and Diane

We started off by thanking Aneta for her contribution to the group. She would like to be kept up to date with ESURG but cannot commit to...

November 29, 2017

I joined the peers as they visited the steel city in blustery mid-November to take part in the Big Lottery Fulfilling Lives conference.

Representatives from the other 12 fulfilling lives projects were present and engaging workshops were held in both the morning and afte...

November 10, 2017

We've just had our November meeting at the You First offices in Brixton.

Rather than bore you with the minutiae (word of the day) of the meeting, I'd thought, instead I'd give you a brief run down of what took place while it is fresh in my mind.

The meeting was attended...

November 2, 2017

Actually, it's the old page but for reasons beyond my comprehension, the main ESURG page cannot be used for the feed.

The new page is www.facebook.com/youfirstesurg

All new blog posts will be added to this page. Add yourself as a member!

October 27, 2017

Today, to celebrate our almost complete "Team ESURG" page, we highlight Aneta's story. Matthew and Aneta got together at the end of 2016 and decided to make a short film about her journey from employment to mental illness, recovery and beyond.

The finished video is belo...

October 12, 2017

Maria, one of the ESURG members, has had a video made about her. Using her favourite song and some clips of her, the video is inspirational and demonstrates her strength and resolve to not let her disability get in her way.

Read more about Maria on our Team ESURG page

October 10, 2017

Our fabulous new pictures have arrived from the good people at PhotoBox and very cheap they were indeed. Dave, Cassie and Carmiel offered to pose with them.

"If you could hold them there while we get something to hang them on!" LOL

September 11, 2017

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