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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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Radius Security Joins Horton Housing as Donations Partner

Horton Housing Association is pleased to announce a pioneering partnership with Radius Security which will see the firm become an official Donations Sponsor. Radius will host regular collections of goods such as clothing, crockery and financial donations which they will then contribute, as well as putting together tenancy starter packs and other important packages for …

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How Volunteering Helped Me: Ryan Roebuck

One of our Befrienders at Horton Housing has used his experiences of addiction to help support a client through his journey and has now found a full-time job working for the NHS’ Liaison and Diversion service. Volunteering in the Tenancy Sustainment Service, Ryan started midway through 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic ensured that the first few …

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Opinion: Housing Day and the Importance of Homes

Yesterday marked the eighth annual Housing Day social media event, celebrating the positive impact social housing has on the lives and wellbeing of many. The event, which you can catch up on on our social media channels, joins the National Housing Federation’s ‘Homes at the Heart’ campaign, and calls for a once-in-a-generation investment in social …

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OPINION: Homes are at the heart of settled futures

The National Housing Federation’s #HomesattheHeart campaign this week puts housing at the forefront of providing settled futures for vulnerable people, with a key focus on supporting those who are already homeless or preventing those at risk from sleeping rough. As our organisation was founded out of a day shelter provision back in 1976, supporting the …

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OPINION: Homes are at the Heart of a Greener Country

After looking at the benefits housing has on the economy, living standards and making ends meet, this week’s focus in the National Housing Federation’s #HomesattheHeart campaign surrounds the idea of a greener country. A greener environment is an important way to promote positive mental health for some of our most vulnerable clients. A well-kept, outdoor …

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