“To change the conversation, we have to change who is part of it”

The clothing designer and judge of the BBC’s Great British Sewing Bee, Patrick Grant, has called on the nation’s sewing community to help people adapt to new Government guidance by producing millions of home-made face coverings.


In March 2020 People’s Powerhouse went to Redcar and Cleveland, with the sole aim of hearing from people who are often not heard. We listened to people in Dormanstown, South Bank, Eston and Loftus; all communities that surround Middlesbrough, and sit within the boundaries of Redcar and Cleveland local authority.

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