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Voices Together newsletter is out now!

18/08/2016

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Welcome to the summer issue of Voices Together. Our easy read newsletter brings news from across Golden Lane Housing and tenant involvement.
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Living independently in supported housing

04/08/2016

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Raphaela and Glynn Derrick, Roma and Charles DeSilva, Margaret and Alan Summers, Mary and Garry Davies are parents of Cliona, Leanne, Christopher and Hugh who all have a learning disability and live together into a supported housing property.
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Tenants design their garden makeover

27/06/2016

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Best friends, Maria and Rachael share a place in the North West.

Wanting to create a garden they could relax and enjoy, it was entered into the selection process for GLH’s annual tenant garden makeover.
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Tenants get to know their GLH team

24/06/2016

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Earlier this week, Golden Lane Housing arranged an event in Rotherham for tenants to get know members of the GLH team and find out more about what they do. Andrew Locke, housing officer talks about the event.
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I’m a Mencap Young Ambassador by Dan

24/06/2016

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Friends Dan, James and Aaz live together in a bungalow bought using 2013 bond monies. He shares his great experiences of being a Mencap Young Ambassador which has also led to making new friends.
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Great housemates

21/06/2016

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Andrew and Joel live in Essex. Chloe Dolce, scheme manager at Mencap explains how their friendship has developed.
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Mixed ability football festival

21/06/2016

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Earlier this month, Barnsley’s mixed ability football team took part in their first tournament. Housing officer, Joe Boyd the team’s coach explains.
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Falling in love

21/06/2016

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GLH tenant Lizzy and Ian fell in love after meeting at their local Gateway Club in Barnsley.
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Barnsley’s first mixed ability football team

21/06/2016

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Joe Boyd’s vision to set up a mixed ability football team in Barnsley came true with the help of Mencap.
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Friendships and ways to keep safe

20/06/2016

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Social isolation is a huge issue for people with a learning disability. Mencap’s theme this year for Learning Disability week is ‘Make a new friend.’
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Enjoying life with friends!

20/06/2016

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Dan, James and Aaz share a place together in Rochdale supported by Mencap. They moved into their home purchased using 2013 Bond monies which was adapted so they can move freely around in their wheelchairs. They explain how much they’re enjoying life.
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Be Free festival 2016

23/05/2016

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Golden Lane Housing (GLH) and Mencap are sponsoring the Be Free festival 2016.
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Repairs service gets high praise

18/05/2016

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By listening to our tenants and their support staff we’ve created the dedicated in-house repairs service that we have today.
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The perfect job

02/05/2016

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Becky, receptionist at Golden Lane Housing and Mencap tells her story about finding work.
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Choosing my career

02/05/2016

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Gauri Mannra is a receptionist at Golden Lane Housing and Mencap’s Centre of Engagement in the North. She explains how she’s built up her work experience and is helping others.
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A fantastic year!

21/04/2016

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We’re celebrating providing 104 homes for 225 people with a learning disability across the country during 2015/16, which is our most successful years on record.
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Charity Bond shortlisted for CFI.co Finance Award

15/03/2016

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Golden Lane Housing’s Retail Charity Bond has been shortlisted for the Best ESG Bond Issuer – UK 2016 Award following the voting from their readers, subscribers and contributors.
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New homes in Northern Ireland

24/02/2016

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Amanda Hegan moved into a new home in Omagh with the help of Golden Lane Housing and Mencap Northern Ireland.
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UK Housing Award finalist

05/02/2016

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Golden Lane Housing (GLH) has been shortlisted for ‘An outstanding approach to meeting specialist housing needs’ Award 2016.
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Our in-house Repairs Service team has expanded

02/02/2016

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Irene, Andrew, Karen and Victoria, Golden Lane Housing tenants from North Yorkshire were the first customers to receive a general repairs service from the new members of our in-house work team.
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