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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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Healthy eating project success for Derby

A healthy eating project in Derby has been a huge success. Earlier this year, Riverside working together with community charity Sova secured funding through Public Health England (PHE) to deliver ‘Healthy Food, Healthy Communities’. Families from Derby’s City Point estate took part in the first batch cooking scheme of its kind. Residents learned how to

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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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Volunteers clean up River Soar

Riverside volunteer, Megan Duggan, helped clean up the River Soar as part of the preparation for the Leicester Riverside Festival.             Eighteen volunteers from Riverside’s Leicester office and local contractor Novus, gathered at Leicester rowing club to participate in a River Soar clean-up organised by Rupa Chandarana and Megan Duggan.

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Estate Walks

Walkabouts give you the opportunity to ‘get involved on the ground’, looking specifically at your area to ensure that any problems are being dealt with and that standards are set, achieved and maintained. If your area isn’t on this list, contact your Neighbourhood Housing Officer to arrange. Where When Time More info/Contact Oadby Pipistrelle Way

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