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“Just before the first lockdown in March 2020 I split up with my partner and he left the marital home in Newark. It would mean that I was left alone in the house which I couldn’t afford on a single income. Having felt secure for so long, suddenly I was in the scary situation where

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Riverside customers praise “beautiful” new homes in Radcliffe-on-Trent

Two Riverside customers have spoken of their joy after moving into their new homes in the Shelford Road development in Radcliffe-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire. Both customers have moved into shared ownership homes in the first phase of the £4.1m development, which offers a range of properties including two or three bedroom houses, one and two bedroom bungalows

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Jobs created from new supported housing service opening in Liverpool

A new £3m supported housing facility for people with eligible care and support needs is opening in Liverpool, creating nearly 40 jobs. Shackleton View and Gardens in Walton consists of 22 one-bedroom apartments, offering supported living for adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs to enable them to live independently. The development is being

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For too many residents, Universal Credit is still failing to prevent hardship

Emily Pumford, our Policy and Strategy Advisor, says it’s time to reduce the five week wait for Universal Credit. Reduce the wait so people can cover their basic needs without the worry of rent arrears and other debt. Over the last three years we’ve commissioned an independent survey of our customers who are claiming Universal

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The decade challenge in homelessness services – moving on from a traumatised system

  As the UK’s largest provider of supported housing for those affected by homelessness Riverside is close to completing one of the largest research projects in our 90-year history. The research asked those directly involved in commissioning homelessness services what the most significant changes had been for them. The report – entitled ‘A Traumatised System’

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Update on fire last night at Hastie Close, Netherley

Ten households were safely evacuated last night at Hastie Close, Netherley following a fire. An investigation is currently underway and Dean Butterworth, Riverside’s Regional Director – Liverpool City Region, has issued the following statement: “We would like to sincerely thank the emergency services who attended this serious fire last night at Hastie Close. Their professionalism

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A chance to shape your services

Would you like to play a role supporting Riverside’s Board improve services for all our tenants, residents and customers? Remuneration £3k Riverside is establishing a new committee, entitled the Neighbourhood Services Committee. Its purpose will be to support the Board of the Riverside Group Limited by undertaking detailed consideration and monitoring of services. This will

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