NEIGHBOURHOOD NEWS

Stalwart celebrates 90th birthday

A long serving tenant representative from Langley has celebrated her 90th birthday. Mary Jepson has been a tenant representative for many years, working with Riverside, Bowlee Park Housing and Manchester Housing. Mary moved on to the estate 47 years ago to look after her mum, starting off in one of the now demolished houses on

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L1 Certificate in Construction

Are you interested in construction work but not sure where to start? This Level 1 Certificate in Construction course is 10 sessions running over 5 weeks from Tuesday 15th March 2016 at the Lighthouse Project, Middleton. Date: Starting 15th March 2016 (Tuesday’s & Wednesdays over 4 weeks) Units in this qualification include: starting work in

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Partying pensioners get in the Christmas spirit

Partying pensioners from Langley enjoyed a Christmas celebration courtesy of their landlord, Riverside. Tenants and residents gathered at The Demesne Community Centre on the Langley estate to enjoy entertainment and a Christmas buffet. Alongside the festivities, the partying pensioners were able to receive advice from Boots and the Fire Service on how to keep safe

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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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Men and Sheds Community Workshop

Riverside’s Jeff Allen and local Councillor Phil Burke officially opened a community workshop at the Demesne Community Centre in Langley recently which has received £1,000 of funding from Riverside. Demesne Community Centre was set up in the early 1980’s and provides a meeting place where local people can meet and share information on issues that

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