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January 23rd, 2015

‘People First’ Befriending Scheme have received funding through the Adactus Neighbourhood Fund for the second year running.  The scheme provides emotional and practical support to vulnerable adults within communities in South Manchester. The service is volunteer led and therefore benefits those who require the support and also those who wish to increase their volunteering capacities. Some of the activities provided by the befriending scheme include art and craft sessions, coffee mornings and trips to areas of interest. One other aspect …

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January 21st, 2015

Marsh Community Centre, Willow Lane, Lancaster have successfully received support from Adactus Housing Association’s Neighbourhood Fund for arts and craft equipment. The equipment will be used for the community centre’s Friday club, who meet each week between 1:00pm and 3:30pm. Samantha Hornsby, Adactus’ Neighbourhood Development Officer said, “It’s really good to see the difference a project like this can make to the local residents involved.  The group meet each week, make new friends and relax whilst learning fun new skills.” …

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January 20th, 2015

This is the first quarterly review of anti-social behaviour (ASB) activity reported to Adactus. The scrutiny panel on ASB recommended that information is made available on our website. In the period October-December 2014, there were 281 ASB incidents reported to Adactus. The most common kinds of nuisance reported were: noise (25%), verbal harassment/abuse (16%) and drugs/substance abuse (9%). In future quarters, we will report on trends and changes in incident types and locations. In the most serious or persistent cases, Adactus will take …

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January 16th, 2015

We recently ran an Adactus500 survey to establish the most effective ways of scheduling gas appointments. We are required by law to service and test gas appliances in our properties every year and we would like to explore ways to help reduce the number of failed appointments. We want to make sure that we are doing all we can to make gas servicing appointments accessible and convenient for our tenants. Scroll down to view the full results of the survey …

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January 15th, 2015

Adactus Housing Association has funded £564 to Together Dementia Support to enable the group to buy vital items; including a new pool table required for their weekly sessions improving the support and quality of life of people affected with Dementia Together Dementia Support is a new, not-for Profit Company providing high quality, weekly activity and support groups to help people with dementia maintain skills and hobbies and to enable both them and their carers to make friends, be better informed, …

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