NEIGHBOURHOOD NEWS

Job Fair Leicester

Do you, or someone you know, need help finding work or training in Leicestershire and the surrounding areas? There’s a job fair at The Curve, Friday 26th February. It’s your chance to meet potential employers face-to-face, and the Riverside employment and training team will be there too, to offer support and advice to our tenants.

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Work begins in Earl Shilton

Earl Shilton is set to gain 30 new affordable homes thanks to a partnership between housing association Riverside, house builder Westleigh and Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council. The £3.3m scheme will see the site of a former Hosiery Factory on Rossendale Road transformed into a range of high quality new homes including eight one-bedroom apartments,

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Beaumanor Streetvibe

Streetvibe youth project for Beaumanor Estate in Leicester has been a Friday night fixture since July 2015. The weekly meets include youth bus sessions and activity trips. Riverside community engagement manager Rupa Chandarana says: “Streetvibe helps young people build trusting relationships with each other and youth workers. We’ve found that engaged young people are less

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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 local 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

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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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