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Mark Hoskisson, Resident Involvement Manager for Riverside talks about how we are continuing with our campaign to get more of our tenants, residents and customers to help shape the service we deliver. “We have been running taster sessions across the country to get more tenants, residents and customers involved in our national customer involvement structure

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Armed forces leader praises new homes and support for Teesside veterans

Hardwick House in Teesside

A new housing scheme to help ex-servicemen and women in Teesside adjust to civilian life has been given the seal of approval from a retired Army commander. Lieutenant General Robin Brims has praised £3.6 million Hardwick House in Teesside, describing it as “outstanding”. The new complex provides 20 modern apartments for ex-service personnel, plus a

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‘It’s so important that we fight this horrible disease’

Colleagues across Riverside have so far raised more than £80,000 for Cancer Research UK as part of a three-year £100,000 campaign to help beat the disease. As we approach Mother’s Day (Sunday 26 March), Patricia Christie, our Aids and Adaptations Coordinator for the North and East, explains why supporting the fight against cancer matters so

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There’s no place like home for 95-year-old Florence

Florence Black standing outside her Riverside home

Her parents were the first to move in when it was built 101 years ago. She was born there, married and lived with her husband there, then raised a family of her own in the same Wavertree terrace. And at the grand age of 95, gran-of-two Florence Black is still happily living in the house

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Evolve apprenticeship has given my life focus, says Charlie

As National Apprenticeship Week 2017 continues, Charlie Ralston explains why the chance to earn and learn is making such a difference to him. Charlie, aged 19, is an apprentice electrician at Evolve Facilities, which repairs and maintains our homes, and is part of the Riverside Group. “I chose to do an apprenticeship because after going

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International Women’s Day: ‘Barriers only made me more determined to succeed’

Before she worked in housing, Riverside’s Leann Hearne blazed a trail in a man’s world. On International Women’s Day 2017, she offers a personal reflection ‘Be Bold for Change’ is this year’s theme for International Women’s Day, and Leann has certainly managed to be that over the last 30 years. Throughout her career, she’s overcome

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Riverside apprentice is on track to gain valuable work experience

It’s National Apprenticeship Week and Riverside is proud to be helping young people take their first step in to the working world. Our Employment and Training programme is there to help people on the path to learn new skills so they can secure a job and transform their life. Among those we have helped is

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Government needs to deliver a regional approach to housing

New homes

The Housing White Paper has done little to provide answers for the regional challenges the sector faces, says Carol Matthews, Riverside’s Chief Executive A month has passed and the dust is settling on the much anticipated Housing White Paper. Did it live up to your expectations, or are you a bit disappointed that the elusive

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Straight ally Simon shortlisted for LGBT award

LGBT Awards

One of Riverside’s leading voices for LGBT rights has been shortlisted for a national award.

Simon Allcock, Regional Operations Manager in Riverside’s South and Central division, has been named as one of the country’s top straight allies by the British LGBT Awards.

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