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December 1st, 2016

Morecambe’s West End got all spruced up thanks to a community clean-up scheme funded by Adactus Housing and the West End Million. The pilot scheme saw local residents join forces with Adactus’s Breathe team and West End Million volunteers to work hard and fill six skips over the course of Friday 25th and Saturday 26th November in an attempt to clean up the area in time for Christmas.  Over the years, parts of Morecambe’s West End seemed neglected and plagued by fly tipping, dog fouling and littering. In …

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December 1st, 2016

Yet more tenants from across the Group have recently benefited from using our free specialist Money Advice Service.   A tenant suffering from a rare disability was supported in applying for personal independence payments. Although, his previous application had been refused, our Money Advice Team appealed this decision at a tribunal.  With the decision successfully overturned, our tenant was awarded almost £4,000 in backdated benefits. On another case, our Money Advice team worked with a young tenant with mental health issues.  The tenant was not engaging with other agencies, leading to his …

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November 29th, 2016

A tenant who pretended to live in a two bedroom terraced home he rented from Adactus Housing in Moss Side, was convicted of tenancy fraud at Manchester Magistrate’s Court. In Manchester’s first tenancy fraud case successfully brought to justice, Khaled Abedalrazek, formerly of Great Southern St, Moss Side, was handed out a criminal record, fined £1,003 and ordered to pay £1,000 in court costs. Mr Abedalrazek was suspected of illegally subletting the home he was renting from Adactus.  The fraud …

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November 24th, 2016

The alleyway on Siddall Street in Longsight has been given a clean sweep. Over the years, the area had been plagued by historic fly tipping and littering. ‘Team Siddall’ have had enough and stepped up to take action. The clean up marked the start of a wider plan to help transform the area. With help from Adactus Housing, Manchester City Council and Biffa, a clean up day was organised and everyone was out in full force. Door knocking was also carried out in the area to …

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November 21st, 2016

The Adactus ‘Hit Squad’ have recently been working alongside the community gardeners of New Mossbrook Community Allotment in Harpurhey, to help improve the overall condition of the garden. Over the past few years, the garden had proven too hard to maintain for the allotment volunteers.  Thanks to the Adactus ‘Hit Squad’, the garden has now been restored to its former beauty and should be much easier for the volunteers to maintain going forward.  The garden now has a weed free pathway, a flagged polly …

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