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Freestyler puts her best foot forward for Riverside

Once a North West freestyle disco dance champion, Emily Harrison, is now strictly business. A mathematics graduate, the 21-year-old, is putting her numerical skills to good use as a Riverside finance and IT apprentice Why did you apply to be an apprentice? “It was a brilliant opportunity to go into a specialised area that utilises

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Bubbly Bethany sets her sights on seniority

Business Administration apprentice, Bethany Walsh, joined Riverside in July 2019. A bubbly and outgoing member of the team, she’s already playing an important role as a member of our strategy and planning team at our Head Office in Speke. The 21-year-old has enjoyed the role so much, she has now set her sights on a

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Jujitsu ace Jonathan grapples with finance at Riverside

At just 18, Jonathan Ward is already a skilled jujitsu blue belt. But now he’s also grappling with another goal – becoming a fully qualified accountant at Riverside. The Liverpool-lad, who works at our Head Office in Speke, spoke to us about his apprenticeship journey and the impact our Riverside apprenticeship scheme has had on

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Final Calverley Close redevelopment plans submitted

Following a resident ballot held in the summer of 2021, residents voted in favour to re-develop their estate and we are pleased to announce that we have now submitted the planning application to Bromley Council. View the plans in full now. The plans were developed in consultation with our customers, the wider community, the London

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Riverside welcomes local MP to new Harbour Place care development

Mark Jenkinson MP visits Workington

On Friday 5 August, Workington MP Mark Jenkinson visited the construction site of our new retirement living scheme on Lawson Street in Workington, which will deliver 107 affordable homes with on-site care and facilities including a community café and hair and beauty salon. During the visit, Mark Jenkinson MP buried a time capsule created by

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Grounds Maintenance Update

Following consultation with customers, we’ve introduced new grounds maintenance contactors to manage our gardens and green spaces. So far, we’ve had positive feedback from customers about the new service and contractors have said that they’ve received a warm and friendly welcome. However, in some areas we’ve seen some teething problems with various aspects of the

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Riverside launches £250,000 Community Fund to support local projects

A new Community Fund of £250,000 has been launched by The Riverside Group to help boost local projects and opportunities for our customers and local communities. The initiative has been made possible due to the partnership between Riverside and One Housing, which joined The Riverside Group as a subsidiary in December 2021, creating one of

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Riverside and EQUANS deliver another 41 affordable homes in Greater Manchester

Riverside and EQUANS have completed work on 41 affordable homes on Bowness Road in Middleton, Greater Manchester. The £5.8m new-build scheme consists of two and three-bedroom homes, as well as two-bedroom bungalows. The homes have been built on a brownfield site, which was previously home to the Falcon pub. Riverside delivered the homes with funding

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