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Helping at home

18 May 2018

Bureaucracy got the better of Paul, threatening his composure and his home, but Metropolitan support worker Adenike Onigbanjo was there to offer vital support.   “An absolute gem.” That’s how Paul describes Metropolitan support worker...

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Battling back from a bombshell

17 May 2018

When Adrian, who has alcoholism, was ready to help himself, he got all the support he needed from Metropolitan In 1999, Adrian got a stark warning from his GP. Carry on the way he was...

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Finding a way back

16 May 2018

The two-year journey that has taken one Metropolitan customer from secure psychiatric hospital to a flat of his own Kai (not his real name) had been imprisoned for arson and criminal damage, before he was...

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Poetry, pals and a place to stay

15 May 2018

Steven has learnt to manage his schizophrenia, grow in confidence and think of the future at the Metropolitan home he shares in Hertfordshire Steven was in his late teens when he realised something was wrong....

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Moving on from Grenfell

14 May 2018

After witnessing the Grenfell Tower fire up-close, Jasmine had to leave her family home opposite the block to recover from the trauma. Metropolitan made that journey possible Jasmine lived in a tower block directly opposite...

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Lambeth locals get fighting fit with free boxing classes

9 May 2018

Metropolitan is running free boxing classes at Clapham Park in Lambeth, south London, where colleagues and residents can train together to get fit – or work towards coaching qualifications of their own. ‘Boxing for Beginners’...

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Bursary scheme set to boost number of graduates in Chalkhill

9 May 2018

Some of our young residents are in line for grants of £9,000 to help fund their further education A new bursary scheme is set to boost the number of Chalkhill residents going on to further...

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Suzanne’s up for a European honour

2 May 2018

Metropolitan’s Asbestos Manager Suzanne Smith is a finalist at the prestigious European Women in Construction and Engineering Awards Metropolitan’s Suzanne Smith has been shortlisted for a European Women in Construction and Engineering (WICE) Award. Her...

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All sewn up?

17 April 2018

Metropolitan’s community Craft Café in Nottingham – part of the Ties in Notts project run by our support worker Kim Errington – needs your vote in the Big Lottery Fund ‘People’s Projects’ competition to win...

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Banking on the community

11 April 2018

Local people used to be a blur to Nighat Khan, as she rushed past them each day on her way to and from work as a City banker. These days, she has her fellow Clapham...

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