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Customers take on the Christmas catering

14 February 2017

Eight customers from South London passed a Food Hygiene training course and used their new skills to cook a delicious Christmas dinner for 54 people at our Coventry Hall service. Peter Leach, Metropolitan’s Older People Service Development Lead, said: “Our services for...

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Metropolitan CEO announces his decision to step down in July

9 February 2017

Brian Johnson has decided to step down as Chief Executive of Metropolitan in July after more than four successful years at the helm of the housing association. Commenting on his decision, he said: “I have...

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Metropolitan reaches milestone in home renewal programme

7 February 2017

Metropolitan is celebrating replacing 1,000 kitchens and bathrooms at its homes across London over 12 months, benefiting thousands of residents. The milestone has been reached in the middle of a comprehensive two-year renewal programme –...

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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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Greenhouse gets the green light

6 December 2016

Green-fingered customers at our Briarwood Court service in Nottinghamshire are hoping for a bumper crop next year, thanks to the purchase of a new greenhouse for their community garden.   Briarwood customer Colin, a keen gardener, came...

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Metworks satisfaction hits 99%

5 December 2016

Customers in the East Midlands have told us that they are happy with the level of service the repairs and maintenance team provides, with satisfaction rates running consistently at 99%. We’re planning to roll out...

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Your chance to win a tablet!

23 November 2016

We’re looking for customers to join an online website review panel. Every few months, we’ll ask members of the panel to complete a series of short exercises on our website. All of the tasks can...

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Dementia friends

23 November 2016

We’re raising awareness and understanding of this condition by recruiting 200 Dementia Friends across Metropolitan. The Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends initiative works on the basis that a bit of understanding goes a long way. It...

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Would you credit it?

23 November 2016

Earlier this year we teamed up with leading credit reference agency Experian to help customers who rent one of our homes to improve their credit history, thereby making it easier to access financial  products and services...

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Honoured for improving health and wellbeing

23 November 2016

A Metropolitan care and support worker has been recognised for her exceptional work to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Nottingham. Bushra Naeem was Highly Commended at the recent Michael Varnam Awards. The awards...

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