National Apprenticeship Week 2020: Jamie Foss

6 February 2020

Jamie is 20 years old and currently on a plumbing apprenticeship based in Derby. Here’s what his journey has been like at Metworks, MTVH’s in-house repairs and maintenance team who look after all our properties...

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National Apprenticeship Week 2020: Lewis Dawson-Poole

5 February 2020

Lewis is 21 and is currently on an Electrician Apprenticeship based in Derby. Find out more about his apprenticeship journey with Metworks, MTVH’s in-house repairs and maintenance team who look after all our properties across...

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National Apprenticeship Week 2020: MTVH apprentices share their experiences.

3 February 2020

National Apprenticeship Week (3-9 Feb) celebrates apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy. Housing associations have a key role to play in helping residents get in to work,...

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Tanya and team serve up a storm in Superkitchen

19 August 2019

Our Derby Superkitchen, based within St James Derby College, is run by one of our residents, Tanya, along with two volunteers. Officially opened in October 2018, it serves hearty lunch time meals to appreciative customers...

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Ismail gets away to uni with £3000 in the bank

6 November 2018

The Chalkhill resident has started a degree at the University of Bath, with the help of a new bursary scheme Ismail Haji is settling into the student routine of lectures, labs and late nights and...

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All on board for race equality

23 October 2018

This October, 20 Metropolitan Thames Valley customers and colleagues from BAME backgrounds took their first steps towards becoming future board members, at the start of our first Black on Board training programme. Delivered by race...

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Top of the class

20 September 2018

Metropolitan and Tutors United teamed up to deliver free children’s tutoring sessions five years ago. Now their partnership is up for a Third Sector award.   Do fractions and spelling have anything to do with...

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Nikia spices up Pitch Your Idea

14 August 2018

The Clapham Park resident won over the competition judges with her jerk marinade. Now, her Caribbean wraps are set to pop up around London   It propelled Levi Roots to fame and fortune; now, Jamaican...

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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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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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