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Young Lambeth residents ‘upcycle’ to fashion success

17 September 2013

Young people celebrated in style recently having completed a unique opportunity to work alongside fashion designer Juliana Sissons, at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A). They learnt about ‘upcycling’ and the processes involved in creating...

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Residents celebrate £40,000 makeover of Brewsters Park, St Anns

16 September 2013

Residents of the Brewsters Road Estate, in St Anns, Nottingham, are celebrating the transformation of their local park, thanks to local housing provider Metropolitan and support from residents, Capital One and educational project EPIC. Following...

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Metropolitan scoops top prize for customer service for second year running

13 September 2013

Metropolitan yesterday (12 September) picked up the Excellence in Customer Service Award at the National Housing Awards 2013. The home ownership team at Metropolitan prides itself on delivering excellent customer service to customers from the...

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Young people in Cambridge flying high after airport visit

21 August 2013

Young people from Jack Warren Green and Discovery Way made the most of a unique opportunity, organised by Metropolitan, to visit Cambridge Airport and enjoy a flight above their hometown. Most of the seven young...

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Metropolitan Clapham Park launches Pop-Up Shop

6 August 2013

An innovative pop-up shop is offering residents of Clapham Park and the wider community the opportunity to come together to take part in a host of exciting events. Everything from African drumming and filmmaking to...

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A person-centred approach for people with mental ill-health

28 January 2013

According to the World Health Organisation, one in four people in the UK will be diagnosed with mental ill-health at some point in their life and for more than 40 years we have supported clients...

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Helping you keep home sweet home!

28 January 2013

Are you: over 55? under 55 and disabled? a homeowner in Derby City? If so, our Care and Repair team may be able to help you repair, improve or adapt your home so you can continue to...

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Homeowners needing adaptations can relax

28 January 2013

Our ‘Adapt and Relax’ scheme provides support to homeowners who need adaptation works carried out in their home, in order to continue living there, but aren’t eligible for financial help from Derby City Council. We provide...

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Sixty Plus: promoting independence for older people in Nottingham City

28 January 2013

What do we do? Sixty Plus is a free, confidential and flexible service, which helps you live independently, safely, and comfortably in your own home. Who is the service for? It is for anybody aged...

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Double recognition for Metropolitan in Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index

21 January 2013

Metropolitan is pleased to announce it has again made it onto Stonewall’s 2013 list of the UK’s most gay-friendly employers. It’s a double celebration this year as Metropolitan’s Lesbian Gay and Bisexual staff group, Metro,...

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