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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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Momentum conference inspires London youth

In October, Riverside proudly supported popular youth conference Momentum 2015. On Thursday 29 October, hundreds of young people gathered for South London’s largest youth conference in Croydon to support young people to move in a positive direction. Riverside community engagement officer Wendy Mason said: “I’m delighted we’re a sponsor for Momentum again. It’s important to

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Thought-provoking play about gang violence performed in Croydon

Thought-provoking play Terriers was devised to tackle gang violence. Delivered by the Royal Court Liverpool Trust and Fairfield Halls in Croydon, the project was originally commissioned by Merseyside Police. The play aims to get young people thinking about the consequences of their actions and their attitude towards gang behaviour. Community engagement officer Wendy Mason was

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Community events in your neighbourhood

There are plenty of community events and activities taking place in the Midlands and South East. A Riverside housing officer in Leicester, Esuf Sarafat, shares his summer highlights here: “As a housing officer working with the new Community Engagement Team led by Rupa Chandarana, I help realise lots of projects and events across the year

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Mentor making a difference

Riverside community engagement officer Wendy Mason is a volunteer mentor in Kent, and an advocate of how volunteering can really make a difference in communities. “Riverside is part of the Kent Housing Group (KHG), a forum of social housing providers in Kent working collaboratively to maximise employment opportunities for the communities they serve. There are

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