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Hate Crime Awareness Week (26/01/2015)

City West is supporting Hate Crime Awareness Week which takes place this week (26th January - 1st February 2015).

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Charity worker given a new lease of life thanks to City West (21/01/2015)

A Salford grandmother has made the move from unemployed pensioner to business owner thanks to a programme from City West aimed at helping people dreaming of setting up their own company.

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Group Structure Update (20/01/2015)

In the summer we consulted with you about our plans to establish a formal group structure.

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City West re-accredited for income management (13/01/2015)

City West has become the first organisation in the country to be re-accredited by the Housing Quality Network (HQN) for continued best practice in income management.

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City West helps to build new talent (12/01/2015)

City West is building skills and experience in young students to give them a head start in construction and help plug the industry’s skills gap.

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Loan shark campaign launched (05/01/2015)

City West is supporting a new awareness campaign which highlights the dangers of borrowing from illegal money lenders.

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City West's £23,000 Christmas GIFT to Guide Dogs (15/12/2014)

A national sight loss charity has received an early Christmas present after City West Housing Trust donated £23,000 through its Get Involved Find Time (GIFT) fundraising scheme.

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City West helps homeless charity to branch out (08/12/2014)

A Manchester-based charity helping homeless and marginalised people has opened a new store in Salford with help from City West.

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Pioneering sheltered scheme celebrates 60 years (03/12/2014)

A sheltered scheme in Salford which was one of the first of its kind in Britain is celebrating its 60th birthday.

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City West to build new homes in Salford (28/11/2014)

Planning permission has been secured for a development of 80 new affordable homes on a former industrial site in Salford.

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City West delivers social value to Salford (24/11/2014)

City West has pumped more than £3.6 million back into local neighbourhoods through 16 landmark community initiatives and support programmes, a new report has revealed.

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New issue of LIFE IN Salford now available (24/11/2014)

The latest issue of LIFE IN Salford Magazine will soon be coming through your letter box and is available to read online.

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City West celebrates national award success (20/11/2014)

Staff at City West are celebrating after winning a suite of national industry awards and gaining a top business accreditation.

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Cyber savvy competition launched by young City West customers (18/11/2014)

A group of youngsters will mark the launch of Anti-Bullying Week with a competition aimed at stamping out cyber bullying in Salford.

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City West remain accredited following HQN assessment (18/11/2014)

City West Housing Trust and City West Works have retained the Housing Quality Network’s (HQN) Direct Labour Organisation (DLO) and repairs and maintenance accreditation, which recognises the first-class service we provide to our homes.

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A third of people are planning to take out short-term credit to pay for Christmas (17/11/2014)

Latest research findings revealed today by My Home Finance, a national social lending organisation, and City West Housing Trust show that one third of people are planning to take out some kind of short-term credit to pay for Christmas. 15% of these people had no idea of the actual costs involved.

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City West helps to turn business dreams into a reality (12/11/2014)

A Salford social landlord has helped to turn a beautician’s dream of owning her own salon into a reality.

Linda Cartwright, a City West Housing Trust customer living in Irlam, took part in the landlord’s Don’t Keep It Under Your Hat initiative which helps local residents to set up and develop their own businesses.

 

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City West’s Skills Programme wins national award (07/11/2014)

A Salford housing association has scooped a national award after its construction training programme helped more than 250 into employment. 

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City West’s shop regeneration is the recipe for success (07/11/2014)

Business owners in Salford have welcomed a dramatic transformation to three shopping parades thanks to a £1million investment from City West.

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Council Tax Reduction scheme consultation (03/11/2014)

Have your say on proposed changes to Salford's Council Tax Reduction scheme.

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City West calls for better links between health and housing (23/10/2014)

City West is calling for radical changes to how homes are provided to elderly and vulnerable people living in the UK, following the release of a report by think tank the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) North.

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City West helps to put the drop on anti-social behaviour (16/10/2014)

A project set up by a City West and a charity in Salford has helped incidences of youth anti-social behaviour (ASB) drop by 90 per cent.

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UTC@MediaCityUK open days (15/10/2014)

Choosing a new school is a big deal. So UTC@MediaCityUK are giving young people a chance to get a real taste of what they’re all about.

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City West campaign offers Bright Futures for Salford’s unemployed (14/10/2014)

A new campaign is hoping to inspire hundreds of people living in Salford to get into work.

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Lights, Camera, Apprentice: City West and Dreamscope TV team up for video diary project (13/10/2014)

It is fitting that the BBC’s The Apprentice is back on our screens as there is a new Apprentice in town and she too is about to star in a little film all of her own.

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