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Horton Housing Association achieves Investing in Volunteers accreditation

Horton Housing Association is delighted to announce that we have achieved Investing in Volunteers Accreditation (IiV). This comes after months of hard work behind the scenes by our employees and volunteers. IiV is the UK quality standard for good practice in volunteer management. We successfully achieved the accreditation after being assessed against six quality areas: …

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WATCH: Look North’s visit to our ARAP service

The ladies knitting group at the Millside Centre in Bradford have very kindly donated a fantastic selection of hand-crafted items for the Afghan families that we are supporting under the Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy (ARAP). The cameras from BBC Look North were on hand to film the heart-warming meet up, which saw the Millside …

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Connecting Opportunities Success Story

Our participant joined the Connecting Opportunities project on the 2nd December 2020 having left India to be with his wife and son here in the UK. He had worked at an engineering company in India following his graduation as a Mechanical Engineer and had progressed in his career, becoming the companies Executive Engineer, before going …

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Could hostel living be suitable for me?

For those experiencing or at risk of homelessness, the winter months offer a very difficult challenge. At Horton Housing, we have short-term supported accommodation, commonly referred to as hostels, across the region ready to support individuals or families. Below are five very common misconceptions about the type of accommodation available. ‘I will have to stay …

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Horton Housing Support Worker taking on sponsored walk

Chris Harrison will be braving the winter weather to complete a sponsored walk and raise money for residents at our STAY in Millhaven service. The walk, taking place on December 19, will be around 12 miles in length, starting in Silsden and finishing at Bradford Town Hall. “We want to raise around £250 for residents …

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Children competing in fun run

NEWS: Calderdale kids raise over £500 for charity after exhausting Lidl Mudder challenge

Alice, 8, and Rudy, 8, have completed the gruelling Lidl Mudder challenge, raising over £500 for our Calderdale Street Reach service. The pair had to overcome multiple muddy obstacles and hurdles as they worked their way around the Cholmondeley Castle Estate in Cheshire. Run in partnership between discount retailer chain Lidl and existing outdoor endurance …

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A young man creating graffiti art

NEWS: Young people inspired after graffiti art workshop at our Group Living Service

Local artist Rotaone delivered a graffiti workshop to a number of young people at one of our Group Living Services in Bradford. The day-long session helped demonstrate the basics of graffiti art in a safe and secure environment, allowing the young people to express themselves through art with a BBQ rounding off an enjoyable day …

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