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Nottingham residents secure jobs with Metropolitan thanks to new work academy


Three people from Nottingham have secured permanent jobs through housing association Metropolitan’s first ever work academy. They got the jobs after completing a six-week customer service course – with a guaranteed interview for a permanent position at the end of it – at the organisation’s Raleigh House offices in the...More

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Sunshine in Lambeth as Clapham Park Fun Day stretches out the summer


From BBQ and bouncy castles to football and face painting – there was something for everyone at this year’s Clapham Park Community Fun Day, with hundreds of residents getting together for the free event in Lambeth. The annual summer gathering is co-organised by local charity the Clapham Park Project, residents...More

Fun packed community events in Clapham Park and Nottingham


We’ve got two fantastic community days coming up on Saturday 9 August. There’ll be fun for all the family at both events, including games, BBQs, football, face painting (of course!), a bucking bronco, drumming, reptile handling, a Free4All stall, sublime science, arts & crafts, children’s carnival procession, bike checks from Dr Bike, children’s DIY...More

Home Swap event offers more opportunities to move


Metropolitan hosted one of the UK’s biggest social housing Home Swap events this week, bringing together people interested in downsizing with those looking for more space. The exchange, which took place in the Welford Centre, Wembley, attracted more than 800 residents from the London boroughs of Barnet, Brent and Harrow....More

Summer fun starts here!


We’ve got some fantastic FREE day trips organised for the school summer holidays. If you fancy a trip to the seaside, or maybe the Commonwealth Games have given you the sporting bug and a day at the Olympic Park Copper Box Arena sounds more like your thing, you’re in luck! The...More

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