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Support service Engage Leeds helps 3,000 people in first year

Engage Leeds celebrate their first birthday and helping 3,000 people.

A support service which assists people in Leeds to improve their housing situation and helps prevent them from becoming homeless is celebrating its first birthday. Engage Leeds is the biggest support service in the city to aid those who are struggling with housing issues and may need extra help for issues such as mental health,

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Pop-up cinema evokes marvellous memories to help people with dementia

Children ages’ five to 10 from St Cuthbert’s Primary School enjoyed stepping back in time with residents at Riverside’s St Anne's Court Retirement Living scheme to learn all about the bygone days, and how to help people with dementia.

Old black and white films came to life on a cinematic screen as part of a dementia-friendly day with schoolchildren in Liverpool. Children ages’ five to 10 from St Cuthbert’s Primary School enjoyed stepping back in time with residents at Riverside’s St Anne’s Court Retirement Living scheme to learn all about the bygone days, and

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Silverbirch housing development wins Gold

Silverbirch near Newcastle has won Gold in the prestigious First Time Buyer Readers’ Award 2018. Colleagues from Riverside Home Ownership and Development and Growth with A Place in the Sun presenter Jonnie Irwin.

One of Riverside’s affordable home developments has won Gold in the prestigious First Time Buyer Readers’ Award 2018. Silverbirch, a shared ownership scheme near Newcastle, was voted Best New Development in the North, competing against two other contenders. Colleagues from Riverside Home Ownership and Development and Growth collected the coveted trophy at an awards ceremony

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Riverside welcomes Cris McGuinness as their new Chief Financial Officer

Cris McGuinness, Riverside's Chief Financial Officer.

National housing association Riverside has appointed Cris McGuinness as the Group’s Chief Financial Officer. Cris McGuinness joined Riverside last month and brings with her a wealth of experience working both in and out of the social housing sector. Cris originally started her career with KPMG in Liverpool and has spent the last decade as an

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Share your marvellous memories this April

Your Health and Wellbeing Service is going from strength to strength in Retirement Living schemes nationwide. And whether you live onsite, or you’re an older customer who lives nearby, there’s plenty to get involved with in the next couple of months… April – Marvellous Memories We’ll be hosting sessions with a ‘reminiscence’ theme and also

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Residents shape new homes and improvements in Lewisham

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Tenants are having their say on multi-million pound proposals to build new housing and improve existing homes in Lewisham. Riverside is looking to help tackle the capital’s housing shortage and improve properties for current tenants. Customers at Gillan Court, in Grove Park, have shared their views on proposals to build additional homes on the car

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International Women’s Day 2018: Let’s call out the abuse of power in all its guises

On International Women’s Day 2018, Riverside’s Chief Executive Carol Matthews reflects on the role models we should celebrate… and the behaviours we should all challenge.   “The great thing about being a part of a national housing, care and support group is I have the pleasure of being on every kind of public transport, battering

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Apprenticeships really can open up new opportunities

Danielle NAW2018

During National Apprenticeship Week Danielle Ware, Head of Learning and Development, looks at how far apprenticeships have come and how the Apprenticeship Levy reform has marked a new era again. Things have come a long way with apprenticeships over the last 10 years, and the ‘Apprenticeship Levy’ reform marked a new era again. This forced

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