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Our locations

Since 2014, we've been transforming lives across the North West and North Wales. We're also planning to significantly expand our programme locations over the next three years.

Changing lives in Flintshire

Our programmes

We launched our first programme in 2021, thanks to the generous support of The Westminster Foundation, The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, StorEnergy and Cheshire Community Foundation.

We Discover

3 months

A virtual programme for 16 – 18 year olds. A chance to gain new skills and experiences and with the support of a mentor, build a plan for a bright future.

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We Grow

12 months

A life-changing programme for 18+ year olds including six month paid employment, work placements, coaching and mentoring sessions, activity days and experiences.

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What's new in Flintshire

13 May 2024

Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week – 13 to 19 May 2024

As we begin Mental Health Awareness Week which this year focuses on moving more for our mental health, Julie Done our Wrexham Community Maker discusses the challenges facing young people...


13 May 2024

WeMindTheGap appoints Karen Campbell-Williams as a new Chair in its tenth anniversary year.

Karen Campbell-Williams took up the role in April 2024 and takes over from current chair and the charity’s founder, Rachel Clacher CBE. Karen is an experienced finance professional, having worked...


19 April 2024

CEO Ali Wheeler invited to The Centre for Social Justice for speech on Welfare Reform.

We were delighted that our CEO Ali Wheeler was invited to the The Centre for Social Justice today to hear a keynote speech by the Prime Minister on Welfare Reform....


A big thank you to our partners

These are the wonderful organisations and supporters that help us make our programmes so transformational for the young people we support.

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Creating bright futures in Flintshire

“ I found that I have a talent for being creative and now I’ve achieved something I never thought I would…I’m at University! ”

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Meet our brilliant
Flintshire team

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Rachel Clacher CBE

Founder and Trustee

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Laura Columbine

WeBelong, WeDiscover, WeGrow

Community Maker Flintshire

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Mark Rimmer



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Edward Greening

Data Analyst

Data Analyst

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Craig McKee


First Mate

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Karen Campbell-Williams

Chair of Trustees.

Our programme

Changing lives across the North West and North Wales

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