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Shortlisted by the Big Lottery Fund to undertake research

29/08/2014

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Golden Lane Housing and our partners have been short listed by the Big Lottery Fund to undertake research into the needs of people with disabilities (which includes learning disability) across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland over a five year period.
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Congratulations to Nicola Briggs for winning the SPOT Award

20/08/2014

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Nicola Briggs, customer services manager has won the SPOT (Special Presentation of Thanks) Award this quarter.
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Golden Lane Housing’s Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in under 12 hours

13/08/2014

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On 12 September 2014 Golden Lane Housing (GLH) and others take on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in under 12 hours to raise money for Mencap.
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All about voting and Mencap’s Hear My Voice campaign

05/08/2014

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All about voting

(Supported by the Cabinet Office)

Only a third of people with a learning disability vote in the UK – Mencap want to help more people with a learning disability to use their right to vote.
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Golden Lane Housing tenants open London Stock Exchange

30/07/2014

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Stephen McHale and Daymien Todd, Golden Lane Housing tenants opened the markets at the London Stock Exchange today, and are understood to be the first people with a learning disability to do so.
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Golden Lane Housing Retail Charity Bond raises £11m in less than two weeks

11/07/2014

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The first charity bond to be listed on the London Stock Exchange’s Order Book for Retail Bonds, which will fund much needed accommodation for people with a learning disability has announced it is closing its offer period two and half weeks early with an oversubscription.
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2014 Retail Charity Bond – early close of offer period

09/07/2014

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The information contained herein may only be released, published or distributed in the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man, Jersey and the Bailiwick of Guernsey in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements. The information contained herein is not for release, publication or distribution in or into the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan, South Africa, the Republic of Ireland or in any other jurisdiction where it is unlawful to distribute this document. The bonds referred to below may only be sold in Jersey in compliance with the provisions of the Control of Borrowing (Jersey) Order 1958 and the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998, as amended.
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2014 Retail Charity Bond

27/06/2014

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The information contained herein may only be released, published or distributed in the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man, Jersey and the Bailiwick of Guernsey in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements. The information contained herein is not for release, publication or distribution in or into the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan, South Africa, the Republic of Ireland or in any other jurisdiction where it is unlawful to distribute this document. The bonds referred to below may only be sold in Jersey in compliance with the provisions of the Control of Borrowing (Jersey) Order 1958 and the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998, as amended.
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My first home by Kelly, Claire, Francis and Alice

20/06/2014

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After learning skills to live independently Kelly, Claire, Francis and Alice wanted to share a place together.
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Why investors chose Golden Lane Housing’s 2013 Social Investment Bond

20/06/2014

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In previous times, housing organisations have been able to secure grants from local authorities or health authorities to support the provision of community-based housing for people with a learning disability.
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Our first secure home by Kevin

20/06/2014

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Kevin, Billy, Zena and Steve are great friends who desperately wanted to stay together when the property they were living in became unsuitable. They all have moderate to severe learning disabilities and Zena has some physical disabilities.
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Only 16% of people with a learning disability have had a first home – this must change

20/06/2014

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Everyone should be able to live independently in a home of their choice but for people with a learning disability, this can feel out of reach.

There are not enough supported living opportunities, and those that do exist may be far from friends and family.
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Mencap’s #LDWeek14 – My first job by Matti F Stevens

18/06/2014

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Starting your first job is a nerve wracking experience, but it’s an important milestone towards becoming an independent adult.

Mencap want everyone with a learning disability who wants to work and be independent to be given the opportunity by employers.
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Princess Katherine cruise raises over £600 for Mencap

16/06/2014

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The fabulous night on board Princess Katherine raised over £600 for Mencap.

Staff, partners and friends dressed in a nautical theme shared a fun evening on the Princess Katherine cruise along Salford Quays.
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Mencap’s Learning Disability Week – 16-22 June 2014

16/06/2014

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Mencap’s Learning Disability Week 2014 (June 16-22) is celebrating people overcoming adversity, and people’s prejudice and ignorance to experience their incredible firsts.
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Matt’s Mencap office cycle challenge across the North East

03/06/2014

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Today, Matt Aldred, Mencap’s business finance analyst begins his 130 mile cycle challenge visiting five offices over two days to raise money for Mencap.
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Celebrating the final property bought with GLH’s 2013 bond

02/06/2014

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On 30 May 2014 Golden Lane Housing (GLH) welcomed guests to celebrate the four tenants moving into the final property bought from the £10m charity bond.
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Thank you to everyone who ran Bupa Great Manchester 10K Run

19/05/2014

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Yesterday, four members of the Golden Lane Housing (GLH) team completed Europe’s largest 10K run in Manchester raising over £1000 for Mencap.
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Raising money for Mencap

29/04/2014

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Across the country we are taking on challenges to raise money for Mencap. Every year we help people with a learning disability by providing services and tailored housing to help them live the life they choose.
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Golden Lane Housing’s Customer Charter

28/04/2014

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With the help of our customers Golden Lane Housing produced a Customer Charter which explains what people can expect when contacting the team.

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