NEIGHBOURHOOD NEWS

Cold calling for affordable warmth

Riverside has enlisted the support of volunteer winter callers to offer access to affordable warmth services for the elderly and vulnerable. Volunteer Riverside tenants from Merseyside and Halton spent the day training for their winter caller roles, learning more about the range of support available. The group of five volunteers used their new-found skills and

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Knowsley war hero awarded medal for WWII French liberation

Our Retirement Living customer, Ken McKernan, who lives in Knowsley, has been awarded a medal for his bravery in the Second World War. Ninety-one-year-old Ken was awarded a National Order of Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur) from the French Government for his part in the liberation of France in World War

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Swap Shop ready for business

Residents in Halton Brook are being invited to a Swap Shop designed to help people declutter while bagging a bargain. The Swap Shop will take place at Halton Brook Community Centre on Saturday, January 16, from 11am to 2pm. This is an ideal opportunity for you to bring any unwanted Christmas gifts including toys, clothes,

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Could you be a community champion?

A Community Champion is someone who works with their neighbours to improve their environment and help tackle issues. They are encouraged to decide the best way to do this with the help of Riverside. Who can become a Community Champion? Any Riverside customer. How much time will I have to put in? It depends on

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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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