The elderly residents of Elkington Close, Newport were all really excited to be involved in a world record breaking bid which took place on Friday 24th September. The record attempt has been masterminded by Macmillan Cancer Relief involving a network of simultaneous registered coffee mornings around the UK. The combined event aims to raise valuable funds for care and support for cancer sufferers. The event is run each year on 24th September and continues to grow even though it already holds the world record for the largest organised coffee morning.
The residents at Elkington Close invited numerous guests including local councillors and MP Peter Bradley to join them at 10.00am for coffee and home made cakes followed by a raffle. After reading about Macmillan Coffee Mornings we felt we would really like to be part of this fundraising event.Our coffee morning is a communal event which all the residents have supported with ideas. donations and hope most of them will be joining us for what will be a successful coffee morning. The latest Housing Corporation Assessments have revealed Bromford continues to achieve top performance in the sector by achieving its annual targets and maintaining good progress.
The Assessments, which were published in August 2004, rates all UK housing associations with more than 250 homes by judging viability, governance and management, and how well it has used Corporation funds. The judgements are given an overall performance summary in the form of ‘traffic lights’ in four key performance areas and Bromford has been awarded. green lights across the board indicating the highest rating and no concerns over performance. Bromford Housing Group opened their doors on Friday 17th September 2004 at their Young Families Scheme. Solihull to promote the fantastic work and support available. click here to visit the website : Lorij Gallery Enact Settlement Agents Perth
Visitors got the chance to see how local children visualise the area they live in through art. Galeno Place offers 9 self contained flats available for rent and a further flat used as a resource office by support workers and a communal. area utilised by residents. Funding for the support provided by Bromford is received from Solihull Council as part of their Supporting People programme. Residents at the scheme, aged from 16-25 years and with babies or children under school age, benefit from receiving skilled support throughout the week from Support Workers who are based on site.