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Emma rebuilt her life and now helps others do the same

Emma Magee, from Doncaster, was once stuck in an abusive relationship. But after getting the support she needed, Emma was able to move on and rebuild her life. Now working as an Outreach Support Worker, she tells us how her own personal experience led her to the job she loves. “If you’d have told me

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Real Change Wigan and Leigh launches on World Homeless Day

In my national role I travel a great deal and have spent more time in train stations then I would care to mention! But one thing I have noticed during my travels is that rough sleeping and the number of people who are begging near or around these train stations has increased.  According to the

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Remembering the past

At the beginning of Black History Month, Petra Davies, Project Support Assistant and member of Riverside’s BAME staff group, Origin, looks back at Liverpool’s annual Slavery Remembrance Day. Liverpool’s annual Slavery Remembrance Day is held on 23 August, the day, in 1791, when an uprising of enslaved Africans on the island of Saint Dominque (modern

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Former homeless veterans complete epic coast to coast trek across America

Two veterans from The Beacon, Riverside’s supported housing scheme in Catterick, have trekked across America for charity and returned to a hero’s welcome and a new determination to change their lives for the better. Jonny Burns (28) and Kev Carr (36) walked 1,000 miles across America to raise money for Walking With The Wounded and

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Riverside employee is first in the country to achieve new safety qualification

As part of our continued investment in compliance and safety services for customers, Riverside’s Head of Compliance Iain Hardman has become the first person in the UK to complete a nationally recognised Asset and Building Management qualification. Compliance Management is the name for the activities we undertake to make sure all of our properties are

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Why is bi visibilty so important?

Ahead of Bi Visibility Day, Jenny Crocker, Service Manager and co-Chair of Riverside’s LGBT staff group Spectrum, looks at why it’s so important that bi men and women are able to be themselves.

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Diversity in action

Mandy Lewis, Customer Service Centre Advisor, looks at how we should better represent everyone on the LGBT+ spectrum.

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Standing together

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Fran Stulberg, Chair of Riverside’s disability staff group Enable, talks about how her passion for supporting those with disabilities is echoed in her commitment to LGBT equality.

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I am me, who could you be?

Woz James-Synnott, Bristol-based Service Manager, talks about how coming out to colleagues as bisexual has enriched his life and the positives of being yourself in the workplace.

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