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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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The Women’s Wall: 16 Days of Activism

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women we are pleased to share this artwork from a wall in one of our properties housing vulnerable women. These inspirational figures come from all walks of life with varied and diverse backgrounds and experiences. They consist of campaigners on

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The Hidden Heroes Supporting Our Work

MOTHER and son Val and Chris Farhall run neighbouring Bed and Breakfast facilities in Newquay. The thirteen rooms that they manage between them are unique in that the guests that they host are all people who are in recovery from homelessness and who often have complex needs and unsettled lifestyles.

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Harbour Housing: the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations (UN) set out 17 Sustainable Development Goals which were adopted by all UN Member States in 2015, including the UK. These goals are intended as rallying points and tangible goals to help us to improve our world for all who share it, from an environmental, social and

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Harbour’s Hep C Bed

We have gained both local and international recognition for our work to revolutionise the way that those experiencing homelessness can access liver health support. Our established strong links with the NHS and other specialists have allowed us to deliver specialist health-based support to our residents as well as developing an

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Harbour’s Commitment to Community

At Harbour Housing we pride ourselves on our commitment to the community that we are lucky enough to be a part of. This commitment is demonstrated in various manners, from engaging in community projects to investing in local enterprise and services. As a small charity we are able to control

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Dealing with Anti-Social Behaviour

We have a sign displayed prominently at the entrance to our properties which clearly states our attitude to anti-social behaviour, and this is sometimes picked up on by visitors. It has been commented upon by some that we must not be able to enforce this stance in practice as this

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Cornwall Blue Light Day 2019

Last Wednesday organisations from across the Duchy came together at the Royal Cornwall Showground to showcase and promote the services that they offer to adults with learning disabilities. We were privileged to be one of these organisations and were glad to get the opportunity to meet with many likeminded organisations

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