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Housing matters

Roof tops in Headingley, Leeds.

Rather predictably, so far the general election campaign has been dominated by Brexit and a relatively tight group of domestic issues, with health pretty much at the top of the list. Housing has been much less prominent, despite it being so important to all of our lives. Whether it’s is the inaccessibility of the housing

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Emergency shelter for rough sleepers to come in from the cold

The Homeless Outreach and Support Team (HOST) run by Riverside.

As nights turn colder, Guildford’s Homeless Outreach and Support Team is working extra hard to help rough sleepers to access accommodation and leave life on the streets behind. The Homeless Outreach and Support Team (HOST) is commissioned by Guildford Borough Council and run by Riverside, working in partnership with Number Five night shelter, Guildford Action

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Residents invite Leicester’s Lord Mayor to see £700,000 makeover to retirement living scheme

Lord Mayor of Leicester, Cllr Annette Byrne, cutting the ribbon with The Quadrant residents in the newly refurbished lounge.

A retirement living scheme in Leicester has undergone a £700,000 makeover, and residents were so thrilled with the results that they invited the Lord Mayor along to take a look around. The Quadrant on Drummond Road, run by housing association Riverside, has had extensive work carried out to the communal areas – kitchen, lounge, conservatory,

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As we remember the sacrifices of those that served, here’s how Britain’s new Office for Veteran Affairs can act to end veterans’ homelessness

At this time of year as the nation comes together to pause and commemorate those who made the ultimate sacrifice in active service in all conflicts, it is also important to remember that we must also focus on all those who have served and their families. As well as reflecting on the past it is

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How “A Bed Every Night” is building a better future for people affected by homelessness across Greater Manchester

In November 2018, Greater Manchester became the first city-region in Britain to commit to providing A Bed Every Night for “every single person” already on streets or at imminent risk of sleeping rough who wants and needs one. The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, launched A Bed Every Night, and continues to lead the initiative’s

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Preventing ‘Mischief’ in our neighbourhoods

So called ‘Mischief Night’ is a time when gangs come out in their droves and wreak havoc in neighbourhoods across the country, bringing misery and dread to many residents. October 30 seems to have been made a night of chaos when youngsters take to the streets in their droves and see it as their rite

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Keeping you informed in a way that suits you

At Riverside, we understand that no two customers are the same, so we offer you a variety of ways to keep in touch with us. If you have a visual impairment, dyslexia or learning difficulties you can: — register with us for online services so you can use tools like BrowseAloud — sign up for

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