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Berkshire resident receives media attention for self-published poetry books

11 February 2020

Berkshire resident Nyasher Browne was  invited to appear on BBC Radio Berkshire for the second time last Thursday. This is after a successful reading of her powerful poem Rain Against My Window that was recently...

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National Apprenticeship Week 2020: Jamie Foss

6 February 2020

Jamie is 20 years old and currently on a plumbing apprenticeship based in Derby. Here’s what his journey has been like at Metworks, MTVH’s in-house repairs and maintenance team who look after all our properties...

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National Apprenticeship Week 2020: Lewis Dawson-Poole

5 February 2020

Lewis is 21 and is currently on an Electrician Apprenticeship based in Derby. Find out more about his apprenticeship journey with Metworks, MTVH’s in-house repairs and maintenance team who look after all our properties across...

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National Apprenticeship Week 2020: MTVH apprentices share their experiences.

3 February 2020

National Apprenticeship Week (3-9 Feb) celebrates apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy. Housing associations have a key role to play in helping residents get in to work,...

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Clapham Park Art Committee is looking for new members

22 January 2020

**Applications have now closed** Since pre-historic times art has been a part of the human spirit. It has been a way our ancestors stamped their place in the world. Today, people use art in many different ways:...

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Residents get creative at Derby art club

30 August 2019

We are one of the key partners – and only social landlord – working with Creative Living, a creative arts project that supports older people in Derby to live rich and fulfilling lives within their...

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Tanya and team serve up a storm in Superkitchen

19 August 2019

Our Derby Superkitchen, based within St James Derby College, is run by one of our residents, Tanya, along with two volunteers. Officially opened in October 2018, it serves hearty lunch time meals to appreciative customers...

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Gender Pay Gap Report for 2018

4 April 2019

Metropolitan Housing Trust Ltd merged with Thames Valley Housing in October 2018, however, we are reporting our figures this year as separate entities as we had not merged in April 2018, which was the snapshot...

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Volunteering pays off

6 December 2018

From volunteer to full-time employee: Abu explains how volunteering with Metropolitan Thames Valley set him up for a paid job. Earlier this year, a leaflet was posted through the letterbox of Abu Sahid’s home at...

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Opening the door to a different way

23 November 2018

Women and children arrive at Amber House to escape abuse. They leave Metropolitan Thames Valley’s refuge in Nottingham with the chance of a better future.   A heap of backpacks props up the wall. A Swingball...

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