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Job clubs and digital hubs open

Do you, or somebody you know need help and advice to get online? Are you looking for work and want advice on the best ways to get an interview? Riverside runs Digital Hubs to teach people how to get online and keep connected. There is advice on how to shop online, get a doctor’s appointment,

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A new lease of life through training and employment support

Clare Kempster says her ‘life has turned around’ since she responded to a message from Riverside inviting her to an employment and training open day for care sector professionals. The 38 year-old Riverside tenant and mother of two from Hunts Cross, had enjoyed a career as a classroom assistant. She gave up work to become

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Awards to celebrate Liverpool’s youth

The achievements of young people and youth providers in Liverpool will be celebrated at a special awards ceremony next week. Liverpool City Council has teamed up with housing associations Cobalt Housing, LHT, Plus Dane Housing, Riverside and South Liverpool Homes to recognise young people in the city that have gone the extra mile and made

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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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The Powerhouse young homeless centre granted government funding for revamp

We are delighted to have been awarded £150,000 by Homes and Communities Agency to remodel The Powerhouse, our supported housing centre in Toxteth, Liverpool, which provides temporary housing and support for young people aged between 16 and 25-years-old who have low to medium support needs. Improvements will be made to The Powerhouse’s multifunctional training room

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