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Lyreco supporting our GROW programme – George’s story

A difficult childhood, followed by years of addiction, homelessness and mental health problems, 50-year-old George Smith has had his fair share of ups and downs. But after 25 years of living on the edge, George has turned his life around. And, through Riverside’s GROW trainee programme, he’s using his own experience to help others. This is George’s story.

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Lyreco supporting our GROW programme – Eleanor’s story

Lyreco have been amazing in supporting the Street Engagement Hub by using their social value commitment to employ George. Without this commitment George would not have a job and the Street Engagement Hub would not have capacity to see so many vulnerable people, as there would not have been enough staff to cope with the demand.

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Be on the lookout – Tenancy Fraud Awareness Week

Help us to stamp out tenancy fraud. That’s the key message from Riverside for this year’s Tenancy Fraud Week (12-18 November 2023). Every year, we see countless examples of tenancy fraud – where people move in to social housing properties then sublet them to others at a profit. Our investigators spend countless hours investigating these

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GROW – Chris’ story

Chris started as a GROW Project Assistant at Rose Brae and was offered a permanent role as a Project Worker after only four months. Read his story…

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