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Award winning Riverside rolls out smart technology installation after successful pilot

Riverside is installing 1,500 Switchee Smart Thermostats into its customers’ homes following a successful pilot of the technology, which has helped identify and prioritise repairs and support residents at risk of fuel poverty. The installations are part of Riverside’s boiler replacement, empty homes and property repair programmes. Data from the Switchee devices, sent via the

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Work starts on major new extra care development in Workington

Work is now underway on an exciting £19million extra care scheme in Workington, which will offer 107 affordable homes and a range of community facilities. Work on the scheme, which is being developed by Riverside in partnership with housebuilders Atkinson Homes, is now underway after planning permission was granted with a planned completion date of

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Work starts on new 268-home development in Winsford

Work is underway on a 268-home development in Winsford, part of Riverside’s ongoing commitment to provide affordable homes for local people. The development, located behind the Verdin Exchange, is being delivered in partnership with QWEST, which is a joint venture between EQUANS and Cheshire West and Chester Council. Riverside will deliver 100 affordable homes (of

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Switched on: Riverside wins Energy Efficiency Award

We’re really pleased to have won a top award at the North West Energy Efficiency Awards last week. The awards celebrate energy efficiency schemes and encourages best practice within the energy and housing sectors. Riverside won the Regional Vulnerable Customer Support Organisation of the Year award with Switchee, for showing a commitment to improving the

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Cambridge Young Futures Partnership

We’re delighted to be part of the newly launched Young Futures Partnership delivering housing related support to young people across Cambridgeshire. As a partner in the Young Futures Partnership (YFP) we are pleased to share that we have been awarded the Young People’s Housing Related Support service, which provides support and accommodation for young people

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Early Day Motion calls for long-term funding to support homeless veterans

With Armed Forces Day approaching, Wendy Chamberlain MP has submitted an Early Day Motion calling on the Government to commit to long – term sustainable funding and the provision of specialist support for veterans at risk of homelessness. The motion welcomes the UK Government’s commitment to end veterans’ rough sleeping by 2024, and thanks Riverside,

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Riverside stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine

Riverside stands in solidarity with the brave people of Ukraine in their time of crisis. We have a proud history of providing support and accommodation to those fleeing conflict from around the world and we are ready to work with our partner agencies to help extend the hand of friendship to Ukrainian citizens who may

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Riverside named best LGBT-friendly employer in housing sector

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We’re proud to announce that Riverside has been named the top housing organisation in Britain for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality by LGBT rights charity Stonewall. We have placed 12th in Stonewall’s 2022 Top 100 Employers List, climbing an impressive 45 places from our previous position of 57 in 2020! Stonewall’s Top 100 is

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Changes are coming to Cumbria Choice 2022

We wish to provide our customers and applicants with an overview of the changes to the Cumbria Choice Policy and system that we will be making in 2022. During a consultation with customers and our stakeholders in 2020, we were informed that our customers wanted an easy-to-understand policy and a simple system that would function

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One Housing Group joins The Riverside Group

One Housing Group has today joined The Riverside Group following formal registration with the Financial Conduct Authority. Last month, the Boards of The Riverside Group and One Housing Group gave their approval for One Housing to join Riverside as a subsidiary, creating one of the country’s largest association groups, with over 75,000 homes. It followed

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