Inside the inspiring Hull group helping people 'cast aside' rediscover themselves

On The Edge is based in Orchard Park and aims to end social isolation through the arts

In a time when austerity has hit Hull hard, local communities are lacking the desperate funds they need to keep social groups running.

As a result, social isolation has slowly but surely crept in, affecting whole swathes of the community - but especially the elderly.

In an effort to combat this and to try and re-engage people with the arts and theatre, On The Edge was created.

Since...
source: Hull Daily Mail

2019-10-23 19:50
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