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This Summer Home Group arranged a site inspection of Concorde close with the Metropolitan due to ongoing complaints and reports of anti-social behaviour by tenants. In this inspection security risks were accessed and a report was generated with suggestions on how Home Group could  potentially secure these problematic areas to minimise anti social activity on Concorde close. Home Group were not obligated to carrying out all of the suggestions but to show their commitment to customers health & safety they intend to fulfil all the suggestions within

Have you have ever wondered what happens to all the plants from The RHS Flower show? Well, they are adopted into local communities spaces and schools thanks to a fantastic initiative organised by Wayward London. On Saturday June 1st members of the CCRA Committee drove to an allocated collection point at Barking Riverside to take as many plants we could fit in a car. We are grateful for being given the opportunity to include the plants into our communal space. A special thank you to Wayward London for organising

Since 2016 the CCRA have been working to make our community spaces on Concorde close safer for tenants by listening to reoccurring concerns and working on strategies to improve the vulnerable areas being exploited for ASB such as drug activity, solicitation, vehicle crime, theft, rough sleeping and fly-tipping. By creating and maintaining a good dialogue with Home Group, the police, our Hounslow Councillors, MP and Local authority we are gradually beginning to notice positive improvements. We would like to thank residents for the community effort, as statistics generated

Over the past 10 weeks the young people of Concorde close have been participating in a fantastic weekly Boxing initiative ‘Junior Boxfit’ organised by Home Group and the CCRA. The classes are targeted at boys and girls aged between 7 – 16 years, with the objective of encouraging improved health and fitness while building on confidence and existing and lasting community friendships. The classes are taught by experienced and qualified DBS checked boxing coaches from HotSpot who specifically work with communities. The sessions incite confidence, motivation and discipline

10% of children in the UK and young people aged 5-16 years have a clinically diagnosable mental health, this has been gradually escalating due to the impacts of our gaming and social media culture that lures many children and young people into obsessive habits that ultimately interferes with daily life such as their concentration, learning and education. Reality, isolation and behavioural issues can become an issue as lack of motivation in daily life can begin to affect children and young people. Last year the NHS announced ‘Gaming

Article written by Yasmin Khan Scrolling through the pictures of the deceased – the victims of brutal knife attacks is haunting, eerie and brings a real sense of sadness. Not only for the victim -  but for their surviving families, friends, colleagues, siblings and the community in which they once thrived in. It’s hard to imagine that such  heinous crimes has left a void in the lives of their loved ones , as their photos are placed on the shelves, bedside cabinets, or even the shrines built to remember them, the room that