News & blog

Find out more about what we are up to now.

Riverside straight ally recognised by Stonewall

Following success in retaining its place in Stonewall’s top 100 LGBT employers list, Riverside is celebrating another award from the campaigning organisation. Communications officer, Roisin Rowley-Smith, was last week awarded North West Ally of the Year, for her work to profile LGBT equality at work, at a Manchester awards event hosted by Stonewall. Abby Crawford,

Read more

Riverside smashes fundraising target

CRUK partnership stats

We have raised £60,000 which could fund a lung cancer clinical trial for six years. In September 2014, Riverside pledged to raise £60,000 over two years for its corporate charity Cancer Research UK. In just 16 months it smashed the target, raising £60,128. Lisa Connor, Fundraising Manager at Riverside, said: “Cancer affects all our lives, either

Read more

Storm warnings issued – are you flood aware?

  As the Met Office issue another severe weather warning for Storm Gertrude heading towards the UK why not check you are prepared for potential flooding. For local flood information you can contact Floodline on 0345 9881188 Did you know you can register online with Floodline Warnings Direct service if your home or business is

Read more

Community engagement event on Hull extra care

Hull residents are invited to a series of events on Thursday (28 January) to find out more about an innovative housing development in the city and have their say on artwork which will feature there. In partnership with Hull City Council, Riverside and Wates Living Space Homes are building three extra care facilities across the

Read more

Riverside Tenants and Residents Federation Annual Report 2015 published

The Riverside Tenants and Residents Federation Annual Report 2015

The 2015 Riverside Tenants and Residents Federation Annual Report has been published. Riverside Annual Report is online here or in print, if requested. The Riverside Tenants and Residents Federation Executive exists to be the body of tenants, or more importantly, the voice, for those many tenants and residents, in these challenging times when we are

Read more

Riverside is a top 100 gay-friendly employer

Riverside has once again retained its position as one of Stonewall’s top 100 best employers in the league table compiled by the gay rights campaigning organisation announced today. The 55,000-home housing association joins seven other housing providers nationwide in the top 100. Riverside is the best gay-friendly housing association in the North West for the

Read more

Showing illegal sub-letting the door

A tenancy fraud awareness campaign by Riverside in the South East has proven to be showing illegal sub-letting the door, with twelve illegally occupied properties returned since May this year. Tenancy fraud is a wider South East problem, with all local authorities tackling the issue. A key amnesty launched by Riverside was designed to allow

Read more

Flooding in Cumbria

If you are a Riverside customer affected by recent flooding in Carlisle and returning to you home be aware that the electrics and gas boilers may not be safe. Please do not use your boiler until we have checked it out and made sure it is safe to use.  Extensive flooding across Cumbria has left

Read more

Riverside win Stop Loan Sharks Award

Riverside has won a Highly Commended Award for its outstanding endeavours in raising awareness of the crime of illegal money lending. The annual Stop Loan Sharks awards, hosted by the England Illegal Money Lending Team, recognise those who have made a valuable contribution in highlighting the dangers of loan sharks in their communities. Only five agencies

Read more
7891011