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Harbour Firesafe

HARBOUR Firesafe is a new initiative by which our staff and residents can be trained in sprinkler system installation and maintenance. This training is incredibly valuable as it acts as a goal that can be worked towards, an avenue for personal fulfilment as well as a potential asset in the

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Outreach work in the community

A lot of people have heard about Cosgarne Hall, but that barely scratches the surface of what we do at Harbour Housing. A large part of our operation as a charity is our outreach work which offers support to people across the county at various stages of the housing process.

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#RoadToGlasto2019

A team of our dedicated residents are helping to build an eco-friendly stage at this year’s Glastonbury festival.  The initiative is being run by Keep Britain Tidy in partnership with the Orca Sound Project and encourages local organisations to help transform litter into something both beautiful and practical. We’re lucky

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Art Group Improves Wellbeing

RESIDENTS at our properties benefit hugely from attending regular art sessions run by our talented volunteers. Participating in activities and training courses are an important part of the tenancy of our residents, and we have found them to produce really positive results in both engagement and wellbeing. Every Wednesday a

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Landlord Incentive Scheme

THIS year we are excited to be piloting the Landlord Incentive Scheme in partnership with Cornwall Council after it was awarded £625,000 from the government’s Rough Sleeper Initiative.  The scheme aims at moving residents from supported housing into private accommodation through offering support and guidance both to the tenants and

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Jamie’s Volunteering Journey

At Cosgarne Hall we have a wide variety of volunteering opportunities to get involved in, both for our residents and external volunteers. We believe that volunteering is great for personal development and fulfilment as well as community engagement, and an excellent example of this is ex-resident Jamie Lynn.  Jamie came

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BF Adventure day!

What a great day yesterday at BF Adventure! Residents had the opportunity to do archery and zip wires there as part of their Team-Building course with Q&A CIC.  A big thanks to staff and volunteers who helped out and congratulations to all the residents who took part, enabling them to

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