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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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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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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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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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Getting down to business

15 March 2018

Finding work was a tough job for graduate Sadick Boateng, until Metropolitan stepped in. Sadick Boateng had been applying for up to ten jobs a day for more than a year, but didn’t get a...

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Apprenticeship sparks new career for Connor

9 March 2018

A qualified electrician with a degree in Economics and Mathematical Science, Connor, 24, already has a varied CV. Now he’s taking his first steps to becoming a professionally accredited accountant with a graduate apprenticeship at...

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Apprenticeship opens up new options for Lauren

8 March 2018

Nottingham resident Lauren, 19, successfully finished her apprenticeship in customer services at Metropolitan’s contact centre in September. She now works as an income officer at the organisation, and feels that the experience has opened up...

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