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Nikia spices up Pitch Your Idea

14 August 2018

The Clapham Park resident won over the competition judges with her jerk marinade. Now, her Caribbean wraps are set to pop up around London   It propelled Levi Roots to fame and fortune; now, Jamaican...

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It’s all app-ening this summer at Clapham Park

6 August 2018

It was the perfect app-etiser for Metropolitan’s summer of children’s activities at Clapham Park. A group of the housing association’s young residents took on the challenge to design their own educational app. As the summer...

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Moorlands residents celebrate Black History Month in style

1 November 2017

Residents at the Moorlands estate in Brixton, south London gathered to celebrate the final weekend of Black History Month at a community event featuring a fashion show, music and a range of guest speakers. The...

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Autumn harvest at Brixton community garden

20 October 2017

Brixton residents have been showing off the fruit (and vegetables) of their labour at a range of community events held this month in the Moorlands Nature Garden Allotment. The 15-plot allotment is run by housing...

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Mayor of Sutton marks Roundshaw’s golden jubilee

26 September 2017

Mayor of Sutton Councillor Jean Crossby was the guest of honour this month at a community event to mark the 50th anniversary of the Roundshaw estate in south London. The celebration was co-organised by Metropolitan...

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Metropolitan resident on the home she has lived in for 80 years

18 September 2017

To mark #HousingDay 2017, Metropolitan resident May from Nottinghamshire shares some of her memories of living under the same roof for 80 years. #HousingDay is an annual social media event to celebrate the positive impact...

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Cooking up a storm in Wollaton

6 December 2016

Customers at our Woodvale service in Wollaton enjoyed a delicious three course meal made using supermarket surplus food this November to celebrate the launch of our second Super Kitchen. Housing and Support manager Sarah Hudson wanted to use the...

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Metropolitan marks International Women’s Day

8 March 2016

To mark International Women’s Day (8 March) we took part in a housing sector gender equality event in London. Also taking part in the event, which is chaired by Paula Kahn, the Chair of Metropolitan’s...

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Metropolitan marks #HousingDay 2014 by asking staff and customers to share their social housing stories

12 November 2014

Metropolitan marked this year’s #HousingDay by asking staff and customers to share what social housing means to them. #HousingDay is an annual event organised to increase the profile of the housing sector, and showcase the...

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Green-fingered Haringey residents turn estate courtyard into vegetable garden

3 September 2014

A group of gardening enthusiasts are putting the ‘green’ back into Wood Green after transforming their estate courtyard into a verdant vegetable garden. From artichokes to zucchinis, dozens of varieties of edible delights are now...

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