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Make do and mend in Nottingham


Calling all sewing bees in Nottingham! Crafts organisation make to make is running a six-week series of free sewing workshops this summer for customers in St Ann’s. Learn how to work from paper patterns and up-cycle your clothes, while making new friends and having fun in the process! Sessions start...More

Ark Academy pupil Yusra wins our Chalkhill poster design competition


Congratulations to 11-year-old Yusra, whose illustration had been chosen to promote the Love Chalkhill Fun Day! The big event took place on 16 July in Chalkhill Park, and invited everyone to celebrate the richness and diversity of the local community. Encapsulating this spirit perfectly, Yusra’s striking cyclist freewheeled onto posters,...More

Mayor of Stevenage views site of new 143-home development


Mayor of Stevenage Councillor John Lloyd CC has visited an iconic office block redevelopment in the town which, when completed, will provide 143 new homes through housing association Metropolitan. Six Hills House comprises 128 one- and two-bedroom flats available for shared ownership, and 15 three-bedroom flats for private sale. The...More

Metropolitan at London Pride 2016


Metropolitan colleagues were out in force at this year’s London Pride, taking part in the parade on their own open-top double-decker bus. Joined by hundreds of other charities and organisations, they made their way along the route from Portland Place to Whitehall as more than a million people flocked to...More

Volunteers’ Week 2016: Metropolitan celebrates its dedicated volunteers


To mark Volunteers’ Week 2016, housing association Metropolitan asked some of its volunteers to describe the work they do and the rewards it brings. Metropolitan provides volunteering opportunities for customers and local residents across a range of services and projects – from community cafés to support for older people living...More

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