It’s always interesting when we take handover of a new development, but one of the latest comes with added history… The building was the birthplace of impresario John Avery whose parents ran it as a pub known as the Bear Inn. Avery went on to run the London Palladium, working with countless stars including Judy…Read More
Staff and tenants got together last month to enjoy cakes and a cuppa as part of Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. At head office we raised a grand total of £71.30, while over in Accrington the morning included games and a visit from a couple of local PCSOs, all helping to raise just under £30!
Tenant K is a keen gardener, so he was only too happy to volunteer to brighten up the front of the development he lives in. A generous donation of plants from a local nursery means that the space looks much more attractive!
It was an honour to have been invited by our friends at Wigan Council to the grand opening of our new development, The Keepers in Wigan. The Mayor of Wigan was there to cut the ribbon, and the new tenants, staff, friends and family enjoyed an afternoon tea in the sunshine!
Jonathan’s flat looks like any other at one of our local developments. But inside it’s a different story, as Jonathan has a pretty unusual hobby… Jonathan has been with My Space for around nine months now, and feels really settled in his top-floor apartment. Previous accommodation had contributed to his mental health issues, so it…Read More
Staff and their families got together during the recent wintry weather for the first in a series of My Space walks. The group enjoyed a snowy trek around picturesque Langdale in the Lake District. More walks – and runs! – are planned for the future, giving staff chance to enjoy each other’s company away from…Read More
We were absolutely delighted to have the recent opportunity to help our friends at Tranmere Rovers, sponsoring brand new kit for their adult Ability Counts team. This means that the team – who have a varying range of disabilities – have the same training kit as each other, and all now really feel part of…Read More
We’re delighted to have been shortlisted for this year’s Inside Housing Development Awards, for our partnership working on one of our developments in Westhoughton. The awards ceremony is this week and we’re keeping everything crossed that we’re successful!
Our Strategic Director Pete is taking part in this year’s facial-hair fundraising fest! One of the aims of Movember is to raise funds and awareness to tackle male mental health. At My Space we work with people with a wide range of issues, so it’s a cause we really care about. Click here to find…Read More
This week we joined in with Mencap’s Big Tea Party, raising funds to help change the lives of people with learning disabilities. We work on a daily basis with tenants with a range of disabilities, so it’s a cause close to our hearts. We raised a fantastic £85, so thanks to all who bought, baked…Read More