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Riverside reaction to Government announcement that LHA cap for supported and social housing to be scrapped

Riverside News Update

Riverside – one of the country’s leading providers of housing, care and support – today welcomed the Government’s decision to drop the LHA cap for all social housing. The not-for-profit, charitable housing association group has been a leading voice in a sector-wide campaign to halt plans to cap housing benefit to the Local Housing Allowance

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Extreme 400km charity bike ride from Leicester to Carlisle in two days!

A cycling duo took on an extreme Tour de France-style cycling challenge to help people fight cancer. David Taylor and Simon Allcock cycled over 400km (255 miles) from Leicester to Carlisle in two days, staying overnight in Liverpool, to raise money for Cancer Research UK. It is the longest ride they have ever embarked on,

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Older People’s Day: Celebrating the benefits health and wellbeing brings to our customers

Get fit at Retirement Living services

As we celebrate Older People’s Day 2017 Kelli Melloy, Riverside’s National Health and Wellbeing Manager, explains the benefits that our Health and Wellbeing service brings to the lives of Riverside’s Retirement Living customers across the country.   Riverside’s Health and Wellbeing service was launched in May to deliver a range of initiatives across our retirement

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Street Buddies shortlisted for volunteer award by the Mayor of London!

Street Buddies in Westminster Team London Award 2017

Riverside’s innovative Street Buddies scheme has been shortlisted in the prestigious Team London Awards 2017, run by Mayor Sadiq Khan! The awards has several categories which recognises volunteers that do great things for the city. Street Buddies in Westminster has been nominated in the Skills and Development category, recognising the positive impact the scheme makes to the

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CEO Sleepout to help homeless people

Sleeping under the stars in wintry weather is just what John Glenton, Riverside’s Executive Director for Care and Support, will be doing next month to raise money to help homeless people in Manchester. Joining him at Old Trafford cricket ground will be senior employees from other organisations. Here, John shares his thoughts on why it’s

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“Riverside worked miracles for us…”

Six months ago, life was pretty good for Amy Tran, 25, and her husband, David. The couple, from Wigan, were looking forward to the birth of their third child. But then tragedy struck – David, 29, was diagnosed with a life-threatening disease. With David out of work, the bills soon mounted up and the family

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If things go wrong, we want to put them right…

Every year, Riverside carries out more than 200,000 repairs and we know it’s one of the most important services that we provide. Improving your satisfaction with the repairs service is one of our big priorities – and if you’ve got a complaint, or you have a maintenance issue, we want to hear from you. Customers

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Voluntas: Working with us

Some customers have contacted us to ask us about Voluntas and what they do. They’re a professional, accredited research company and help Riverside carry out confidential telephone surveys with you about the services you receive from us. The results are anonymised. Voluntas help us with: The customers’ satisfaction survey (known as STAR), which focuses on

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