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Gratitude

We are thankful to so very many.

We are thankful to so many amazing people who have stepped up, helped out, given time and wisdom to this project. We feel blessed to be able to work with each one of you.

Take Five in the Community Steering Group – Thank you for your ideas of how to address some of the needs of families and young people in Manton with ‘Take Five’:

  • Claire Philips and Karen Searles at CSL
  • Catherine Burn from BCVS
  • Noelle Baron, Extended Schools Officer for the Worksop Family of schools
  • Hanne Baron, Barnardos
  • Leah Sareen, Community Safety Lead for young people Nottinghamshire County Council

Take Five at School Steering Group – Thanks for your proactive help in piloting the approaches in both primary schools and secondary Academy’s.

  • Sparken Hill Academy staff – especially Principal, Richard Lilly
  • Outwood Academy’s Portland and Valley staff – especially Executive Principal, Dr. Smith, Carol Gill, Claire Attrill, and Samantha Chapman
  • Worksop C of E Priory School staff – especially Headteacher, Phil Abbott and Lesley Howard
  • St Augustine’s school – especially Headteacher, Jackie Ryan
  • Leah Sareen, Community Safety Lead for young people Nottinghamshire County Council
  • Liz Marshall, Supporting Families team, Nottinghamshire County Council
  • Cheryl George, Senior Public Health Manager, Nottinghamshire County Council

Take Five at Home Steering Group - Thanks for your willingness to apply you wealth of experience of frontline working to how to meaningfully apply the practices in frontline settings. This has been invaluable.

  • Liz Marshall, Supporting Families team, Nottinghamshire County Council
  • Bev Mckay, Supporting Families team, Nottinghamshire County Council
  • Steve Tate, Kelly Colbert , Angela Beacham, Theresa Maskery, Supporting Families team and
  • Bailey and Spencer - we look forward to working with you some more

Take Five at Work

  • Cheryl George, Senior Public Health Manager, Nottinghamshire County Council, Workplace Health Champions lead - Thanks for your support, inspiration and practical help.

We are extremely grateful to our funders:

  • Unltd Foundation
  • Preventing Demand, Home Office Funding
  • Newark and Sherwood and Bassetlaw Community Safety Partnership

Each piece of funding was invaluable and made a huge difference. Thank you.

The Each Amazing Breath’s team – you are all so professional and inspiring.
Those working closely with Mark Lilly:

  • Dani Harris – co-creator of Breathing Room with Mark, EAB advisor [see more]. Thanks also to the educators in the TDSB who have supported this, including: Sandy Spyropoulos, Denise De Paola, Kerry-Lynn Stadnyk, and Linda Lake.
  • Nathalie Bennett – Each Amazing Breath trainer. Nathalie also runs her own business [see more]
  • Julie Christian – Each Amazing Breath trainer. Julie also runs her own business [see more]

Those working closely with Helen Whitney:

  • Kate O’Dell – evaluation and impact assessment and project manager
  • Glen Powell – Graphic Designer
  • Jes Hill – Film maker
  • Chris Hill – Valued advisor

Many thanks also to: Andy Peacock, Gerald Conner, Ros Theakstone, Councillor Glyn Gilfoyle, Ann Berry, Chris Walker, Jeremy Regan, Ian Waterfield, Beryl Pettitt, Anita Brunell, Helen Houghton, Maddy Pritchard, Jenna Monroe, Mark Sweeney, Noelle Baron and Leah Sareen (you have both been amazing).

Lastly, but by no means least: Lesley Howard at Worksop Priory C of E school and the amazing children in year 6 who have been generous enough to share their experiences on film. You shine, and we look forward to working with you as you transition into year 7, and beyond.