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Riverside announces appointment of a new Group Chief Executive, Paul Dolan.

We are very pleased to announce that Paul Dolan has been appointed the Group’s new Chief Executive. Paul’s appointment follows the announcement last September that Carol Matthews, current Chief Executive of Riverside, will be retiring this year. Paul was appointed following a rigorous competitive process, clearly demonstrating his commitment to Riverside’s values and dedication to

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Riverside and One Housing complete Transfer of Engagements

In December 2021, One Housing became part of The Riverside Group and in November 2022 we announced our intention to accelerate our legal integration through a process known as a Transfer of Engagements. Following consultation with One Housing residents and approval from the One Housing and Riverside Boards and One Housing shareholders, the Transfer of

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Riverside shares exciting plans to transform Palace Fields Local Centre and The Uplands in Runcorn

Riverside is sharing detailed plans with residents about the regeneration of Hallwood Park and Palace Fields in Runcorn, with parts of the area due to undergo significant redevelopment that will transform the area. The draft plans, which have been produced following feedback from local people and stakeholders, have been brought to life in a series

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Lee Buss-Blair appointed to Government’s Veterans Advisory Board

Riverside’s Group Veterans Lead and Director of Operations Lee Buss-Blair has been appointed to the Government’s Veterans Advisory Board by the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs.   The Board provides advice, challenge and diversity of thought to the Government on veteran issues, including supporting the delivery of the ‘Strategy for Our Veterans’ and is chaired by Minister

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Riverside welcomes local MP to new Harbour Place care development

Mark Jenkinson MP visits Workington

On Friday 5 August, Workington MP Mark Jenkinson visited the construction site of our new retirement living scheme on Lawson Street in Workington, which will deliver 107 affordable homes with on-site care and facilities including a community café and hair and beauty salon. During the visit, Mark Jenkinson MP buried a time capsule created by

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Riverside launches £250,000 Community Fund to support local projects

A new Community Fund of £250,000 has been launched by The Riverside Group to help boost local projects and opportunities for our customers and local communities. The initiative has been made possible due to the partnership between Riverside and One Housing, which joined The Riverside Group as a subsidiary in December 2021, creating one of

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Riverside awarded Gold by Ministry of Defence for armed forces support

Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award

Riverside has been awarded Gold status by the Ministry of Defence for supporting the armed forces community. Representing the highest badge of honour, the Defence’s Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award identifies organisations that show a commitment to those who serve for their country. We have held Silver status for a number of years and in

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