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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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Local councillors view new Metropolitan affordable homes in Redbridge

2 August 2018

Local councillors in Redbridge, east London, have visited Wanstead Park Road, Metropolitan’s new development of 37 affordable homes in the borough. Councillor Farah Hussain, Redbridge Council’s Cabinet Member for Housing and Homelessness, and Councillor Kam...

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Black on Board

10 July 2018

We’re launching a fantastic new professional development opportunity, open to all black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) residents. In the UK, people from BAME backgrounds are significantly underrepresented at board level. Our ‘Black on Board’...

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Metropolitan continues transformation

6 July 2018

Metropolitan’s transformation continues at pace, as highlighted in its annual report for 2017/18. Other highlights from the report, published today, include Partnership with Thames Valley progressing to plan £229m spent on new development (2017: £190m)...

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When the Windrush scandal got personal

22 June 2018

Albert Thompson became the focus of the Windrush scandal when he was told he’d have to pay £54,000 for cancer treatment unless he could produce documentation proving his right to remain in the UK. Praxis...

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In the wake of Windrush and at the dawn of Metropolitan

22 June 2018

Keith Shaw came to Britain shortly after the Empire Windrush, which brought the first wave of Caribbean migrants here 70 years ago. A Metropolitan resident for more than 50 years, he helped establish the housing...

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On the case

21 June 2018

Metropolitan’s Migration Foundation uses an endowment fund to help charities resolving destitution among refugees and asylum seekers. We talk to Kat Lorenz, director of the Asylum Support Appeals Project, which the Migration Foundation has supported...

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Speaking the same language

20 June 2018

Metropolitan’s Akbar Babukarkhail came to the UK from Taliban-ruled Afghanistan. He understands the trials his asylum seeker-customers face in the UK better than most. Akbar Babukarkhail knows what it’s like to flee your home, leave...

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Hilltops on the rise

12 June 2018

Metropolitan support is making a big difference to the Chalkhill football team The Metropolitan Hilltops are celebrating their most successful season to date, with league promotion and two cup finals. And the football team of...

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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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