Challenging Poverty in the North East- Thrive Teesside


News / Updates

Thrive Teesside are participating in this Challenging Poverty Zoom event, showcasing the amazing work ongoing in North East England, the local impact the pandemic has had, and what change is needed here. What is sweeping people into poverty in North East England – and what could stop it? What amazing work is going on locally, […]

October 8, 2020

Human Rights Watch- Automated Hardship How the Tech-Driven Overhaul of the UK’s Social Security System Worsens Poverty (Thrive Teesside)


News / Updates, Reports

Thrive Teesside have been featured in a report on automating Universal Credit, published by Human Rights Watch. According to Tracey Herrington, project manager at Thrive Teesside, a social justice charity based in Stockton-On-Tees, these updates did not reach the people most affected by the new information, particularly those without internet access at home: “People have […]

October 1, 2020

Raise Child Benefit- Official Press release


News / Updates

Thrive Teesside, which works with people on low incomes in Stockton, has teamed up with other organisations and stakeholders around the UK to urge the Chancellor to act and immediately raise CHILD benefit to £50 a week to ease the strain on families during the coronavirus crisis.  A number of reports this week alone have […]

September 18, 2020

What does participatory research mean to our community, whether in a pandemic or not? Covid Realities


News / Updates

Thrive Teesside manager Tracey Herrington has written an article for the Covid Realities website, discussing participatory research in our comminity and our personal experiences at Thrive Teesside. “Thrive Teesside works tirelessly to ensure the voice, skills, knowledge and expertise of low income communities is respected, listened to and afforded the opportunity to work alongside others to […]

September 9, 2020

A Letter To The Chancellor- Child Benefit


News / Updates

Thrive Teesside have signed a letter calling on the chancellor to raise Child Benefit to £50 per child a week, helping families facing the #COVID-19 crisis. We believe it is a simple, efficient and cost effective way to provide urgently needed help. Read the full letter below:

April 29, 2020