Charity unveils 15ft sculptures in honour of Philip Astley, father of the modern circus.

On World Circus Day, 21st April 2018, Staffordshire-based, Realise charity, honoured the father of modern circus, Philip Astley, with the unveiling of a series of bespoke 15ft metalwork sculptures. The Realise charity is dedicated to improving communities across Staffordshire and the new sculptures, funded by the charity with support from the Business Improvement District, situated … Continued

5000th beneficiary is on the road to success

17-year-old Tilly Isherwood is getting ready for her driving theory test. She has an app on her phone which tests hazard perceptions, and she’s practising every night. She said: “I started my apprenticeship at Aspire Housing about a year ago and my mum drops me off and picks me up every day. But if I … Continued

Plumbing Apprentice Joe Warren has CSCS training funded by the Realise charity

Plumbing apprentice gets CSCS training funded

A teenager had a helping hand to launch his career in plumbing, thanks to the Realise charity.  Joe Warren, aged 18, from Blythe Bridge, completed his CSCS training to ensure he has the health and safety awareness to work on building sites. The training was paid for by the Realise charity. Joe said: “I am … Continued
Realise charity funds digital workshop for PM Training learners with Wavemaker

Learners make waves in digital workshop

Young people are getting digital thanks to a Realise charity-funded programme. A group of 17 pre-apprenticeship learners have started a five-week introduction to skills like coding, programming, digital design and social media. The crash course with Wavemaker in Hanley has been funded by a generous donation to the Realise charity from bespoke office interior design … Continued