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Care and Support rebrand

Riverside ECHG has updated its name to Riverside Care and Support. Our new name was officially unveiled at a launch event last month where Executive Director Léann Hearne declared “we now have a name that says what we do on the tin”. Léann joined Chief Executive Carol Matthews at King George’s supported housing scheme in

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Scheme garden competition winners announced

The customers of Grosvenor Gardens in Tameside were proud to be the winners of this year’s regional and national Care and Support garden competition. The garden includes a large seating area, herb garden, green house, and numerous beautiful plants and trees. In addition, the residents have built a summer house, as there is no communal

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Healthy eating project success for Derby

A healthy eating project in Derby has been a huge success. Earlier this year, Riverside working together with community charity Sova secured funding through Public Health England (PHE) to deliver ‘Healthy Food, Healthy Communities’. Families from Derby’s City Point estate took part in the first batch cooking scheme of its kind. Residents learned how to

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Beaumanor youth project a success

Popular youth service Streetvibe has been a hit with youngsters in Beaumanor Estate, helping to reduce anti-social behaviour in the community. Youth service Streetvibe has been working with Riverside’s community engagement team to engage young people in Beaumanor Estate in Leicester since July. The project, for 13-19yr olds, currently offers free services every Friday 7-9pm

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Help getting online in our communities

With more and more communication taking place online, Riverside is committed to making the internet more accessible to our communities. By sharing the experiences of those making their first steps in the digital world we showcase just how much it can improve day to day life. Riverside’s employment and training project worker in Leicester, Sasha

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Volunteers clean up River Soar

Riverside volunteer, Megan Duggan, helped clean up the River Soar as part of the preparation for the Leicester Riverside Festival.             Eighteen volunteers from Riverside’s Leicester office and local contractor Novus, gathered at Leicester rowing club to participate in a River Soar clean-up organised by Rupa Chandarana and Megan Duggan.

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