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£72k Fund from Government

We are thrilled to be one of the 132 charities benefitting from the government funding announced over the weekend! The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has announced £6 million as a part of their homeless response fund. We are really excited to announce that we will be receiving

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Volunteers’ Week 2020

Volunteers’ Week is held every year between 1-7 June and is an event we love to celebrate here at Harbour. In previous years we have held garden parties, attended workshops and conducted photo shoots with the famous Harbour Rock (see below), but unfortunately due to current restrictions none of this

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Success in Nationwide Funding!

We have been successful in applying for a grant of £45,000 from Nationwide Building Society to run our Landlord Incentive Scheme. They have partnered with us on this project to help move those with a history of homelessness into their own accommodation. The fund is a product of the Nationwide

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Using Thermal Technology to Tackle Coronavirus

We have purchased a dedicated thermal CCTV camera to ensure the safety of clients, staff and visitors to Cosgarne Hall. With the increasing threat of the coronavirus we understandably had concerns around safety, with shared facilities increasing the risk of catching the virus. As you may have seen from our

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Residents of Harbour Housing Volunteer to Support the Vulnerable

DURING this difficult period of social isolation, residents at Harbour Housing are using their time in lockdown to support their neighbours and provide meals for the most vulnerable. At a time when staff at Harbour are having to drastically reduce their numbers on site to adhere to social distancing regulations

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Harbour Housing’s Hygiene Strategy

Harbour Housing is implementing new measures to keep our residents and staff safe amidst the global pandemic of COVID-19. We’ve installed a brand-new sink and UV hand dryer at the entrance to Cosgarne Hall, one of our largest supported accommodation properties in St. Austell. Our dedicated staff are sitting beside

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COVID-19: Live Feed

Keep checking this page for all updates regarding the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. In these unprecedented times it’s a real comfort to know the team around you are professional in their work, passionate about what they do, empathetic to the needs and positive in their outlook. We have a fantastic team

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Harbour Housing COVID-19 Continuity Plan

Follow link to our LIVE FEED for up-to-date information Introduction This report is in response to the raising in risk to ‘high’ of COVID-19 (the coronavirus). It presents the practicalities of our business continuity as well as advice to staff, residents and partners. The landscape surrounding this virus is constantly

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HOORAY! We’re Charity of the Year!

LAST Thursday members of the Harbour Housing communications team and trustee Tim Styles attended the ceremony for the South West Business and Community Awards after we were shortlisted in one of the categories. We are so pleased to announce that Harbour was announced Charity of the Year! As the only

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Cosgarne Pod Squad!

The average Briton takes around three thousand steps every day, travelling one and a half miles on foot. Overall, research suggests that throughout our lifetime, our feet will have taken us around the circumference of the earth five times! Despite this, the importance of our feet is often overlooked and

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