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News

Working with Thames Water to save water

Between August and October 2017, we arranged for a team of Thames Water plumbers to carry out Smarter Business visits, to fit energy saving devices and fix any leaks, to our London based properties.

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Townsend House day trip to London

Our Townsend House residents decided to take advantage of their visit to London, for our Sapphire’s Got Talent event, with a trip to the National Gallery and some sightseeing afterwards.

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Sapphire's Got Talent - the scores are in!

Massive congratulations to Bee Ororo-Freestone, the winner of our Sapphire’s Got Talent competition. Bee won the day with a fantastic performance of her self-penned piece ‘Drink Song’ about drinking and redemption.

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Resident feedback at Townsend House helping to improve services

At a recent Townsend House residents' meeting there was some discussion on how to make the communal lounge a little cosier as well as ways to promote and encourage group exercise.

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The case for valuing social impact

Value for money and social impact are central to our overall mission of improving lives and valuing people and it was with this in mind, as well promoting and sharing good practice that we joined the G320.

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You said, we did - Conway House

Thanks to an informal chat between some residents and their project workers, our Conway House service have introduced a new session to the already popular FEAST! cook and dine sessions.

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Events

Sapphire's Got Talent finals - Wednesday 15th November

Sapphire’s Got Talent! 2017 Residents’ Conference - tomorrow at Conway Hall between 11am - 3pm

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Ruin and Rebuild Exhibition

This unique pop-up exhibition uses creative work to reflect on what it means to live within urban spaces affected by constant design, dereliction, and rejuvenation.

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Youth Connexions return to Townsend House

Youth Connexions have returned, after their summer break, to offer more of their self-esteem and confidence building workshops for our Townsend House residents.

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Mental health awareness day - thanks

Thanks to all our residents who helped us celebrate world mental health day and raise awarenes and understanding about this important issue.

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Bridging the Gap are coming to Bethany House on 7 November

Do you need a friend to help you achieve your goals? Bridging the Gap, Islington offer a mentoring service providing support and guidance to help you get where you want to be.

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Bethany House residents' meeting - Thursday 12th October

The Bethany House team are hosting a mental health awareness event at the residents meeting this Thursday 12th October.

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