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

  • Jan242020
    Janette Rawlingson

    “They may not walk the streets in high visibility, but they are all out there, working hard for you”

    Chief Inspector Janette Rawlingson, Braintree & Uttlesford District Commander, has been with Essex Police for nearly 22 years. Her wide-ranging…

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  • Jan082020
    Volunteers at Pasha Cafe

    “It made my day when he said it was the best Christmas he had ever had”

    Amy Deer is Greenfields’ Business Solutions Manager and, finding herself unusually with no major commitments over the festive period, she…

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  • Dec102019
    Antony Jones

    The Consumer Standards… and why they matter

    Like all housing associations, Greenfields must meet the Government’s Consumer Standards. These are monitored by the Regulator of Social Housing,…

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  • Nov272019
    Emma and Dawn

    “My day volunteering for food bank at Tesco”

    Dawn Simmons and Emma Faulkner from our Support Hub both have roles that improve the lives of residents who may…

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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