Working Well Supported Employment – Read All About It!

Pure Innovations delivers the Working Well Supported Employment programme on behalf of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership and European Social Fund across Oldham, Stockport and Tameside Local Authorities. You...

Posted 17 Mar 2021

Pure Clients Help One Stockport Shape the Future

Pure clients have been working with One Stockport on the borough-wide plan to shape the town’s future. The aim is, of course, to build a better future for everyone. But how? In working with Pure...

Posted 16 Mar 2021

Pure CEO Louise Parrott-Bates – in Six Questions!

It is International Women’s Day so today we publish this profile of our Chief Executive Officer Louise Parrott-Bates. How did you become CEO of Pure Innovations? I started working for Pure in December 1991. It was...

Posted 08 Mar 2021

Pure CEO Louise Parrott-Bates

Enter Arcadia – Our Fab New Gaming and VR Centre!

Game on! Our fabulous new gaming and Virtual Reality(VR) centre is now open. It is an amazing, social space for Pure clients with a passion for video and computer games. What’s inside Arcadia? There are...

Posted 04 Mar 2021

Buzz Hawkins of The Bradshaws on One Voice Show!

Eee ‘eck!  Buzz Hawkins, creator of northern comedy icons The Bradshaws, was this week’s special guest on The One Voice Show. One Voice is the weekly programme recorded and edited by Pure clients for local...

Posted 19 Feb 2021

Buzz in cropped ants reading on stage with a One Voice logo

Clients’ Creative Responses To Covid Crisis

Pure clients are producing an impressive range of creative responses to the Covid crisis through art, animation and ceramics. Masks We love this ceramic plaque (pictured above) made at our ceramics studio. The artist perfectly expresses...

Posted 11 Feb 2021

Circular ceramic with image of man wearing a mask

Pure Interns Raise £230 For Wythenshawe Hospital

Pure Innovations Supported Interns raised £230 for synthetic pets to support people living with dementia at Wythenshawe Hospital! Raising Funds The interns in Wythenshawe were looking for ways to help out in the community. The...

Posted 08 Feb 2021

Precious petzzz raising money supported internship wythenshawe

Woodwork For People With a Disability or Autism in Oldham

Welcome to The Woodshack! This is our exciting new workshop offering supported woodwork for people with a disability or autism in Oldham. Practical Skills From the outset, clients are getting involved in fitting out The...

Posted 01 Feb 2021

Pure Client with a drill building a bench at The Wodshack

Vouchers for Free Lunches at Our Cafés

Our cafés in Oldham and Stockport are giving free meals to school kids and a hot drink for their accompanying adult courtesy of customer donations. All you need to do is hand in one of...

Posted 25 Jan 2021

food vouchers for free school meal at pure innovations cafes stockport and oldham

Amir’s Salford Supported Internship Story

Amir has secured a job at Salford Royal Hospital through our Supported Internship programme! He is now working as a Logistics Officer in the Receipt and Distribution department. Find out how Amir overcame challenges in...

Posted 21 Jan 2021

Amir supported internship salford royal hospital paid job