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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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Transforming our repairs and maintenance service

We are underway with transforming the way we deliver repairs and maintenance, to give you excellent services and better experiences, with greater value for money. We know we need to improve satisfaction with our service, so we’re making wide ranging changes. These changes and more are coming across the country later in the year, so

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Evolve win national award for transforming charity space

Evolve Facility Services, our in-house repairs service, won the Excellence in Contractor Engagement award at the national Tpas awards last week (Thursday 12 July). Evolve were recognised for their work with the Cathie Stankevitch Foundation, a Widnes charity which supports disadvantaged children, young people and adults in the area who face barriers to a normal

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Riverside’s Pledge to Tackling Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse make a stand pledge

Chief Executive, Carol Matthews explains why Riverside has signed up to the Chartered Institute of Housing’s Make a Stand pledge Every four years, we all get excited about the World Cup. (Well, some of us! As a Scot, I am completely disinterested). Offices around the country have their sweepstakes. England fans just have that wee bit

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Time to Sparkle

As Riverside gets ready to attend Sparkle, the biggest Transgender Pride of the year, Support Worker Danielle Oliver reflects back at what this year has brought for her as a transgender woman.

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A look at LGBT history


On the anniversary of the Stonewall riots, where the LGBT rights movement began, Riverside Executive Director John Glenton looks back at the key events in LGBT history and how we got to where we are today

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Riverside joins national campaign to tackle domestic abuse

Riverside has signed up to a new national campaign to help it tackle domestic abuse in communities that they deliver services in. The Make a Stand campaign centres around a pledge which has been developed by the Chartered Institute of Housing in partnership with Women’s Aid and the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA). It consists

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Impact and Riverside partnership approved

Carol Matthews Riverside Group CEO with Impact team Mark Costello Chair and Bryonie Shaw Interim Managing Director.

Shareholders at Impact Housing Association’s Annual General Meeting this week (4th June) voted with an overwhelming majority (95%) in favour of proposals to join The Riverside Group. The vote means that Impact will become a subsidiary of Riverside later in the summer, once the legal completion process is concluded. The Impact Board made a recommendation

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An annual LGBT celebration

Jenny Crocker co-chair of Spectrum

As Pride season gets underway Jenny Crocker, Service Manager and Co-Chair of Riverside’s LGBT staff group, looks at the history behind the celebrations.

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