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Nottinghamshire scheme provides jobs for green-fingered Metropolitan residents

6/04/2016

Metropolitan is working with a local social enterprise to provide employment opportunities for its customers in Nottinghamshire. Streetwise Environmental Ltd provides the housing association with a grounds maintenance service – and as part of its contract offers Metropolitan residents the chance to apply for 12-week paid placements to help them...More

Metropolitan’s in-house repairs service gets on the road

16/02/2016

​Metropolitan has officially launched its in-house repairs and maintenance service, Metworks, in the East Midlands. The new service is responsible for responsive repairs and planned works such as electrical testing, and operates across more than 11,000 Metropolitan properties in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. Based in Derby, Metworks comprises a 60-strong frontline...More

Metropolitan named one of the top 10 employers for LGBT staff

19/01/2016

Metropolitan has been recognised as one of the country’s top employers for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) staff, by LGBT rights charity Stonewall. The organisation was ranked number eight in the 2016 Workplace Equality Index, an annual audit of workplace culture for LGBT staff. Now in its twelfth year,...More

Our customers celebrate being Equipped 2 Succeed

19/01/2016

Customers from St Anns in Nottingham celebrated the completion of the Equipped 2 Succeed 12-week programme which was designed to build confidence and develop employability skills. Beverley Burton and facilitators from the Second Chance Learning Academy were joined by local ward Councillors, Lesley Ayoola and Rosemary Healy, as well as...More

Families move into first affordable homes at former colliery site in Nottinghamshire

6/01/2016

Families have started moving into the first new affordable homes at a major £100 million redevelopment of Cotgrave colliery in Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire. The project will transform the former coal mining site into a community of up to 470 new homes – 137 of which will be available for social rent...More

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