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Insight into Riverside’s supported services for people experiencing homelessness in Cambridgeshire

he Victoria Project - Eat Together event in summer 2019

Riverside has a wide range of housing and support services in Cambridgeshire, each providing different levels of support for people experiencing homelessness.   They are Willow Walk, The Victoria Project, The Springs and Cambridge Youth Foyer, and each service works closely with partner agencies to provide an holistic package that is tailored to a person’s

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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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Riverside’s Affordable Warmth Service has life changing impact to tenants

Fuel Poverty Awareness Day 2020

To mark Fuel Poverty Awareness Day, Riverside’s Affordable Warmth Service gives an insight into the huge difference the team make to tenants lives by helping them get reconnected on to the supply, access cheaper tariffs, apply for warm home discounts and give advice on the most energy efficient ways to heat your home. Michelle Melvin,

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Making a difference – Working with Riverside’s Board

Richard Nichols, Riverside Customer Voice Executive talks about how he became a board observer after contacting Riverside about a problem he had experienced. I initially found out about Riverside Customer Voice (RCVE) when following up on a problem I had experienced, which I considered to be poor customer service.  Whilst accessing the company website I

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Celebrating Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today marks Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), which is celebrated at the end of Transgender Awareness Week, aimed at highlighting some of the struggles faced by transgender people, raising awareness and inclusion, exploring how transgender people are portrayed in the media and how policies and laws have changed. Transgender Day of Remembrance began in 1998

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Riverside recognised for resident safety work

This month, Riverside was named as a winner in Inside Housing’s Resident Safety Campaign awards. The magazine, which reports news, features and analysis on the housing sector, runs the Resident Safety Campaign every year to celebrate good practice from social landlords and spread good practice. The campaign aims to shine a light on organisations that

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Celebrating International Men’s Day

On International Men’s Day, Care & Support Director of Operations Lee Buss-Blair talks about how ‘real’ men can still lead by example without having to conform to gender stereotypes – and can even use jazz hands if they want! The main purpose of International Men’s Day this year is to highlight the positive value men

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Digital tablets provide lifeline for Wirral residents

A Wirral man has been gifted a digital tablet, providing him a lifeline to the outside world during the Covid-19 pandemic while he is recovering from a stroke. In 2014 Mr Steven Cavanagh suffered a subarachnoid brain haemorrhage, which is a rare type of stroke caused by bleeding on the surface of the brain. Since

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Tributes paid to former Riverside Chairman

Riverside pays tribute to Professor John Tarn OBE who sadly passed away on Sunday (November 8).   Professor John Tarn OBE, former Chairman of The Riverside Group, has passed away, aged 85. He had been unwell for some time. During a long and distinguished career as Professor of Architecture at the University of Liverpool, and

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Riverside’s response to £15m funding announced to support people affected by homelessness

John Glenton, Executive Director of Care and Support at Riverside, said: “’Everyone In’ has been one of this government’s key achievements during the coronavirus crisis, successfully supporting more than 29,000 vulnerable people in England in emergency accommodation and then helping two-thirds of those people to move into settled accommodation. “This new targeted Protect Programme funding

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