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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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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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