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Discover what Greenfields staff and residents are up to in your communities.

  • Nov052019
    Gary and Dawn at event

    Charity supporting those living with sight loss

    Support 4 Sight assists people in Essex living with sight loss; including their carers and families. Dawn Simmons and Gary…

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    Greenfields
  • Aug302019
    Starts at Home template

    “You think you’re alone. But you’re not – help is at hand”

    Rachel* shudders to think about what might have happened had she not received a visit from Dawn Simmonds, her Greenfields…

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  • Jul082019
    Laura and customer

    Somewhere to turn for short-term support

    If you’re facing homelessness, need help with benefits or are suffering from mental health issues, Peabody offer a free support…

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    Greenfields
  • May302019
    Val Ahern

    “We try to help and be there for the people living on the Templars Estate”

    Val Ahern has been a member of the Tenants and Residents Association on the Templars Estate in Witham for more…

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  • May032019
    Yvonne Warren

    “They absolutely love it, and they always ask me when the next one is”

    Yvonne Warren is a Greenfields resident who volunteers on our Greenfields Resident Group North. This year they funded £1,500 to…

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  • Apr262019
    Gemma Ball

    “I give residents the tools they need to succeed in an online world”

    Gemma Ball is our Digital Inclusion Co-ordinator, helping residents to open up their worlds and get online. In this blog…

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    Greenfields
  • Apr052019
    Antony Jones

    “I really feel that we’re leading the way”

    Antony Jones is Vice Chair of our Community Gateway Group; a group of resident representatives who make decisions about your…

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    Greenfields
  • Mar222019
    Three girls at drumming workshop

    Youngsters reveal crime concerns at drumming workshop

    African drums provided the rhythm of the night at our workshop in a Witham Youth Club earlier this month. Here,…

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  • Feb192019
    Krissy Hill

    “I love being part of building homes for people to raise their families in”

    Since 2011 we’ve been busy building nearly 600 homes for shared ownership and affordable rent in the district and surrounding…

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    Greenfields
  • Jan292019
    Handyperson

    ‘I must be doing a good job – my customers want me back!’

    Adam Crane is our full-time Handyperson, a role requested by resident representatives on our Community Gateway Group to help those…

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