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Volunteering to make a difference

We are aiming to do 90 good deeds for our communities during our 90th year to create a lasting legacy.  Our staff each get two volunteering days and some have already used theirs to help communities, like the team pictured here pitching in at our Greenfield retirement living scheme in Hull. Do you have a

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Your Involvement

Calling all LGBT customers As an LGBT-friendly landlord, we want to update our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) customers on issues that matter to them. To respect your privacy and ensure we only contact LGBT customers who wish to participate, please give us your details by filling in this form if you’d like to

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Join our online Customer Panel

We want to know what you think about the service we deliver to you and how we can improve. Our online Customer Panel allows you to feedback on a regular basis through surveys emailed directly to you on a range of topics. We’ve over 200 members already and they’ve already given us their views on

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Customer Voice – your opinions count

Every person who holds a tenancy or a leaseholders agreement with Riverside is a member of Riverside Customer Voice.   The work of Riverside Customer Voice is led by an executive group that we consult with to get your views heard and make changes to our policies and procedures. The executive has customer representatives from across

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Your Retirement Living – Winter 2018

Health and Wellbeing Highlights…  The last few months have seen more and more tenants accessing our health and wellbeing service and a range of interesting and intriguing activities taking place in Retirement Living schemes across the country. Some highlights include: Dogs Trust – Pet Therapy October saw the Pet Therapy dogs visiting schemes nationally delivering

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World AIDS Day – why it’s important to know your status

By John Glenton, Executive Director of Care and Support On 1 December we marked the 30th annual World AIDS Day. The theme this year is ‘know your status’, encouraging people to be aware of their HIV infection status and to access HIV prevention, treatment and care services.  Only 75% of people living with HIV are

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We can’t just sit back and wait following Social Housing Green Paper consultation

Roof tops in Headingley, Leeds.

Now it’s time to get on with our real response to the Social Housing Green Paper, says Riverside’s Chief Executive, Carol Matthews. Many of us have been busy over the past few months thinking how best to respond to the Social Housing Green Paper consultation. There’s been lots of debate over league tables, consumer ratings and whether and how

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Keeping warm this winter

As the cold weather sets in, we want to make sure you’re comfortable at home. There are some common problems that can happen around the house during the winter months, but some of them can be easily prevented or resolved, without you needing to call us. Here’s what you can do to look after your

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Remembrance Sunday: Where’s Home?

Simon Allcock, Riverside’s Head of Projects

To commemorate Remembrance Sunday (November 11), Simon Allcock, Riverside’s Head of Projects, reflects on the challenges faced by ex-service personnel when they leave the Armed Forces, and asks where’s home for them? Talk to anyone about joining the armed services and it won’t be long before the subject of ‘home’ comes up. Joining the services

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