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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. Thursday 26th March 2020 The computer in our private Cosgarne office is now fully up and running, and is being used by our residents for communication and keywork sessions. We realise that this is a particularly difficult time

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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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Charity of the Year Award

Exciting news! We have been shortlisted as finalists in the South West Business and Community Awards!  The awards scheme, organised by Great British Expos, recognises the region’s most ambitious, inspirational and exciting businesses, charities and individuals. There were a record number of entries this year amounting to over 450 and

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National Lottery Funding for New Project

We are celebrating this Christmas after being awarded almost £10,000 in National Lottery funding to support our work with women escaping violence and abuse.  The funding will be used to provide bespoke training and support to these women, who also have experience of multiple disadvantage, to enable them to recover

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Christmas Community Action Day

Residents and staff took to the streets of St Austell on Monday dressed in our most festive attire and accompanied by the cheesiest Christmas music. In festive outfits and armed with buckets and sponges we took on the task of cleaning road signs in the local area. It was all

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Success at Volunteering Awards

ON THURSDAY 21 November Volunteer Cornwall held its annual awards ceremony to celebrate the efforts and achievements of people across the county involved in volunteering. Three of our volunteers were shortlisted for awards in the categories for Personal Development, Young Volunteer and Good Neighbour. They attended the awards ceremony at

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Residents Run 84 Miles for Children with Cancer

LAST week a team of our dedicated residents travelled the length of Cornwall on equipment at Snap Fitness St Austell to raise money for children with cancer. They completed 84 miles – over three marathons – on the equipment which is the distance from the Tamar Bridge to Land’s End.

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