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Rent cut exemption only a halfway house for supported housing

Carol Matthews

The one-year rent cut exemption for supported housing only partly solves the problem, says Carol Matthews The government’s announcement at the end of last month of a year-long concession on rent reductions for sheltered, extra care and supported housing is a welcome step in the right direction. For Riverside this means greater security for over

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Riverside smashes fundraising target

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We have raised £60,000 which could fund a lung cancer clinical trial for six years. In September 2014, Riverside pledged to raise £60,000 over two years for its corporate charity Cancer Research UK. In just 16 months it smashed the target, raising £60,128. Lisa Connor, Fundraising Manager at Riverside, said: “Cancer affects all our lives, either

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Building a stable foundation for affordable housing

Mark Patchitt

Mark shares his thoughts on affordable housing focusing on Riverside’s achievements over the last 12 months, the challenges of welfare reform, right to buy and rent constraints and how we move forward with a new government, in their quest to build more homes. Looking back it’s been a great year for Riverside in achieving our

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Site start for £25m housing scheme in Walton

Former Walton Hospital site, birthplace of Sir Paul McCartney, being replaced by mixed-use housing development Mulbury is developing scheme on behalf of Riverside New Aldi supermarket will create up to 50 jobs Construction work on a £25m pound project to regenerate the former Walton Hospital site in Liverpool with a mixed-use housing scheme is underway.

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LGBT history in the making

By John Glenton, Riverside’s chair of SPECTRUM and director of operations in care and support. In January I was delighted to learn that Riverside had kept its place in the Stonewall top 100 gay-friendly workplaces. And as February is the month designated to celebrating LGBT history, it’s the perfect time to both look back, and

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Storm warnings issued – are you flood aware?

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  As the Met Office issue another severe weather warning for Storm Gertrude heading towards the UK why not check you are prepared for potential flooding. For local flood information you can contact Floodline on 0345 9881188 Did you know you can register online with Floodline Warnings Direct service if your home or business is

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Community engagement event on Hull extra care

Hull residents are invited to a series of events on Thursday (28 January) to find out more about an innovative housing development in the city and have their say on artwork which will feature there. In partnership with Hull City Council, Riverside and Wates Living Space Homes are building three extra care facilities across the

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Making health savings through housing

By: Sally Nicholson, Riverside’s Head of Health and Care At Riverside, we bring together a range of health and care service models that blend housing and support for people with care needs. Apart from providing a safe and socially active place to live, extra care housing services enable us to help people manage their long-term

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Riverside Tenants and Residents Federation Annual Report 2015 published

The Riverside Tenants and Residents Federation Annual Report 2015

The 2015 Riverside Tenants and Residents Federation Annual Report has been published. Riverside Annual Report is online here or in print, if requested. The Riverside Tenants and Residents Federation Executive exists to be the body of tenants, or more importantly, the voice, for those many tenants and residents, in these challenging times when we are

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