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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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Nottingham residents secure jobs with Metropolitan thanks to new work academy

15 August 2014

Three people from Nottingham have secured permanent jobs through housing association Metropolitan’s first ever work academy. They got the jobs after completing a six-week customer service course – with a guaranteed interview for a permanent...

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Sunshine in Lambeth as Clapham Park Fun Day stretches out the summer

12 August 2014

From BBQ and bouncy castles to football and face painting – there was something for everyone at this year’s Clapham Park Community Fun Day, with hundreds of residents getting together for the free event in...

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Home Swap event offers more opportunities to move

31 July 2014

Metropolitan hosted one of the UK’s biggest social housing Home Swap events this week, bringing together people interested in downsizing with those looking for more space. The exchange, which took place in the Welford Centre,...

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Ashmole residents celebrate next step in estate revamp

28 July 2014

There was plenty of summer fun to be had as residents gathered to celebrate the completion of the Ashmole Estate Phase 1 regeneration project and the beginning of Phase 2. The Ashmole Community Day saw...

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Government Minister meets young Nottingham volunteers

6 June 2014

Government Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd has met with young Metropolitan residents in Nottingham who are volunteering as youth workers in their community. The meeting took place yesterday during Volunteers’ Week 2014, an annual...

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AGM success for MNRCA

3 June 2014

Metropolitan residents from across the Midlands attended the 2014 AGM of the Metropolitan North Residents’ Community Association (MNRCA), held in May at the Arena Centre in Ilkeston. The MNRCA Committee organised the event and invited speakers...

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Have you signed up for Neighbourhood Alert?

20 May 2014

Are you are interested in getting updates on major incidents, advice on crime prevention and community safety, and alerts about criminals operating in your area? Then you may want to register with Neighbourhood Alert. The...

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HCA awards Metropolitan National Post Sales Agent Service Contract

6 May 2014

Metropolitan has won a two-year contract to deliver after-sale services to buyers who bought their homes with the help of a Government-backed shared equity loan such as the Help to Buy scheme. It will see...

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“Business Incubator” to support local entrepreneurs officially launched

25 April 2014

The Metropolitan Business Incubator providing small business start-ups in Lambeth with the space and opportunity to grow has been formally opened by local MP Chuka Umunna. The incubator, a multi-purpose office space at Poynders Parade...

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