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A paid job has increased Donna’s independence

22/06/2017


Donna began working at HC-One care home in Frome nearly 18 years ago. Being in a paid job has helped her to be more independent.
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Making a happy future by Sam

19/06/2017


Sam has autism and a learning disability. He wanted three things to help him turn his life around; the right support, the right home and to find work.
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I’ve got a CV out of this world!

19/06/2017


GLH tenant James lives in supported housing in Shropshire. He’s always had a real passion for the outdoors and after studying horticulture at college he wanted to get a job.
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Rebecca talks about the benefits of working

19/06/2017


Rebecca Allen works as a receptionist at Golden Lane Housing and Mencap’s office in Manchester. She explains how working has helped her.
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Jamie, Chris, Alex and Michael’s garden makeover

08/06/2017

Together with tenants, J Tomlinson Ltd, Jewson, Barlows and Mencap we completed a garden makeover in Stockport.
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Nigel Litten is shortlisted for a Housing Heroes Award 2017

10/04/2017


We’re thrilled that Nigel Litten, planned programme manager has been shortlisted for a Housing Heroes Award 2017 in the category Inspirational leader of the year (under 5,000 stock).
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Tessa gives evidence about supported housing to a parliamentary committee

14/03/2017

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Tessa Bolt has made history as the first known person with Down’s Syndrome to give oral evidence to a parliamentary committee.
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We’ve won Project of the Year Award 2017

27/02/2017

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Golden Lane Housing won Project of the Year at the Building Communities Awards 2017 for launching and expanding our fantastic In-house Repairs team.
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Golden Lane Housing is outstanding!

23/02/2017

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Golden Lane Housing (GLH) is outstanding! We’re delighted to have just received a 2 star accreditation from Best Companies, and listed as number 20 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For 2017.
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Response to supported housing consultation

14/02/2017

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Golden Lane Housing (GLH) has independently responded to the Government’s consultation paper on the funding of supported living and in collaboration with six other Registered Providers.
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Get housing advice on Mencap’s FamilyHub

03/02/2017

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FamilyHub has been created by Mencap as a new online community for parents, carers and people with a learning disability.
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Office closing times over Christmas 2016

23/12/2016

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During the Christmas period Golden Lane Housing’s office will be closed from 12 noon on Friday 23 December 2016 until 9am on Tuesday 3 January 2017.
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Triple awards finalist!

22/12/2016

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Golden Lane Housing is a nominated finalist for a NHMF Best Small Client Award 2017, and two Building Communities Awards 2017 for Project of the Year and Team of the Year.
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Welcoming Louise Li as our new Chair

12/12/2016

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Golden Lane Housing (GLH) has a new Chair! At the December 2016 AGM, Louise Li was elected to the position of Chair by the GLH Board following the decision by Neil McCall to retire from the position after nine years’ excellent service to GLH.
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The first people GLH helped in 1998

28/11/2016

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Gudrun and Fred are the first people GLH helped in 1998 to find a place to call home. Gudrun part bought her home with Mencap through a shared ownership approach and GLH has helped manage the property since.
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Take part in our annual tenant survey

05/10/2016

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Our annual tenant survey asks people what they think about our services. This information contributes to the changes we make to continually improve the services we deliver to our tenants.
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Come along to our ‘Open House’ days

03/10/2016

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Golden Lane Housing is holding ‘Open House’ days for families, commissioners and support providers who are helping people with a learning disability to rent a place.
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Awarded the highest rating by the HCA

29/09/2016

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Golden Lane Housing (GLH) has been awarded the highest rating following an In-Depth Assessment by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) in our first year of being a Registered Provider.
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Housing Week was a success!

27/09/2016

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The National Housing Federation’s Housing Week brought together housing associations to show how they are leading through the change. Each day focused on a different topic.
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My dream came true, I’m a DJ!

22/09/2016

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Timothy became a DJ at a Community Radio Station in Cornwall and wanted to find a place to live close to his activities and work supported by Mencap. He explains how his dream of becoming a DJ came true.
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