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Thankyou Al-Khair!

A huge thankyou goes out to our new friends Al-Khair Foundation who kindly dropped off vital PPE supplies for our staff who remain on the frontline, delivering daily support and maintenance services to our most vulnerable tenants. Al-Khair Foundation works locally and globally to alleviate the suffering of dispossessed people. You can read more about…Read More

Tenants helping each other out

Prior to the lockdown restrictions, staff and tenants in one of our Bradford developments started putting their work on being good neighbours into practice by setting up their own foodbank. Tenants can swap food with each other, and they have also had some very generous donations from local supermarkets and the community. “I am loving…Read More

Tenants get together

Over 20 of our tenants and staff from the Greater Manchester area got together yesterday for their latest forum. Everyone enjoyed a quiz and raffle before taking part in some co-production activities – defining the role of a Housing Support Officer and helping with some safety planning around looking after keys. Thanks to everyone who…Read More

Positivity in Action!

Just before Christmas, staff and tenants at one of our Yorkshire schemes got together for an arts and crafts session aimed at spreading positivity. Tenants researched inspirational quotes online and used them to design posters to display in communal areas. As you can see they expressed some amazingly positive thoughts and feelings! Several tenants also…Read More

Charity Christmas

Annette Sanders and Melissa Sanderson, two of our Housing Officers in the North East were delighted to be able to drop off shoeboxes of supplies and gifts for those in need to East Durham Trust’s FEED project. The donations will be given to individuals and families in crisis this Christmas in the Easington, Peterlee and…Read More

A building with a past…

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

Coffee and Cake for Charity!

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!