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Paul’s Blog: World Mental Health Day

Horton Housing Association is proud to be supporting this year’s World Mental Health Day, raising awareness for mental health and focusing on the theme of ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World’. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the isolation many of us have felt during the periods of lockdown has taken its toll on our …

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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 Calderdale homeless charity Street Reach. 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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Starts at Home Day: Tom’s Supported Housing Journey

“Now I am settled, I can keep thinking positively and carrying on with what I am doing,” explain Tom, laughing with former support worker Justin. Tom started his journey with Horton Housing at Vale Street, a learning disability service in Todmorden and the Upper Valley area. When the service finished, Tom moved into shared accommodation …

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“I hope to use my experience to help others” – Paul’s Volunteering Story

Paul has recently joined our team of volunteers at Horton Housing, helping to run our new Tea, Toast and Talk Group, giving men a chance to open up in a respectful and supportive environment every Wednesday.  “I used talking groups when I was a client, which has helped me run these sessions because I know …

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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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Volunteers Week: What Volunteering Means to Horton Housing

Horton Housing CEO Paul Gartland discusses the impact volunteers have on the organisation, and what the volunteers and the people they support get out of it. This week marks National Volunteers Week, and whilst our volunteer programmes have run slightly differently during the pandemic, there is no better time to celebrate the fantastic efforts made …

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