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National Apprenticeship Week 2018: Lee’s quick guide

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Meet Lee, 32, our professional development manager at Riverside. Lee is responsible for supporting you on your career and development journey. He works with our diverse and skilled colleagues and is looking to create more development opportunities for colleagues and our communities. If you want to get in touch and have a chat with Lee

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Impact and Riverside progress negotiations and consultation with tenants

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Impact Housing Association and Riverside are finalising arrangements to consult with tenants, shareholders and other interested parties over proposals for the Cumbria-based landlord to join the Riverside Group. Tenants will be given advanced notice of a formal six week period of tenant consultation, likely to begin at the end of March. This will lead to

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Hi-tech kit at Sunderland housing scheme helps prevent hospital admissions

The medical kit, called a Telehealth tablet, is on site at Riverside’s Willow Brook Extra Care scheme in Washington.

A digital health monitor at a Sunderland supported housing complex is being used to detect illnesses which can help to save lives. The medical kit, called a Telehealth tablet, is on site at Riverside’s Willow Brook Extra Care scheme in Washington. The portable equipment can take readings including blood pressure, heart and blood sugar levels,

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HouseProud launches landmark LGBT*Q report

Nearly 50 per cent of LGBT*Q people living in social housing accommodation do not feel a sense of belonging in their local community and over a quarter report feeling lonely in the area they live. These were the results of the HouseProud Research Project, ‘There’s No Place Like Home’…?  Which was launched by Dr Andrew King of

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Grant windfall to help homeless people in Westminster get on their bikes to improve health and wellbeing.

Grant windfall to help homeless people in Westminster get on their bikes to improve health and wellbeing.

Cyclists at a homeless hostel in Westminster can continue their quest for pedal power after being awarded a £13,000 cycling grant to boost their health and wellbeing and explore the city’s greenspaces. The windfall will enable residents at Queen Mary homeless hostel, in Greencoat Place, to carry on running their cycling club for the next

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How the sector can make a Big Change on homelessness

We simply cannot allow the rise in rough sleeping to carry on, writes Riverside’s Chief Executive Carol Matthews. With the recent cold snap, it just makes you think how dreadful it must be to spend a night on the streets and sadly, more people have to. Homelessness remains a massive problem for our country. Just walk down

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LGBT History Month

John Glenton, Riverside's Executive Director for Care and Support

During LGBT History Month John Glenton, Executive Director of Care and Support and Co-Chair of Riverside’s LGBT staff group Spectrum, looks at how far we have come in terms of LGBT equality in the UK.

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Challenging unconscious bias

Peter Yoh, Head of Social Housing for Liverpool City region and a member of Riverside’s Black and Minority Ethnic staff network, looks at unconscious bias and why it is so important to challenge our own beliefs.

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Evolve shortlisted for two regional awards

Evolve, our in-house repairs service has been named a finalist in the Regional Tpas awards 2018. We’re shortlisted for ‘Excellence in Employment Skills & Training – Contractor’ and ‘Excellence in Contractor Engagement’, for work with Apprenticeships and community engagement. The annual awards recognise people, ideas and organisations that shape tenant engagement and contribute to driving

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