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Cornish Christmas Giving Catalogue 2020!

We are thrilled to be featured in this year’s Cornish Christmas Giving Catalogue. The Cornish Christmas Giving Catalogue includes 20 charitable organisations including our friends St. Petrocs, DISC Newquay, Newquay Community Orchard and The CHAOS Group, and all of Cornwall’s food banks.  The Independent Poverty Forum, together with the Diocese

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Harbour Welcomes New Trustees

We are pleased to introduce the four new members of our board of trustees: Bimini Love, Elaine Roberts, Kevin Prinsloo and Jude Cross.

Our board acts as a ‘guardian of purpose’ for the charity, ensuring that everything we do is in the interest of our beneficiaries and in keeping with the ethos of the organisation. Board membership is an entirely voluntary position, with trustees giving up their time to support the charity.

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Harbour’s New Outreach Vehicle!

We are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded funding for a new community outreach vehicle!

We have received a generous £10,000 grant through the Cornwall Community Foundation’s coronavirus emergency fund, which aims to increase access to local services.

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Staff profile: Bianca!

Bianca joined Harbour in January of this year, and is the first graduate to join our Building Services team. 

She graduated in 2018 from the University of Plymouth with a RIBA Part 1 Certificate in Architecture, having moved to the UK from Portugal in 2011.

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Harbour Wins at SME News Awards

We are delighted to share that Harbour Housing has been recognised within the SME News Business Elite Awards of 2020 as the Leading Accommodation and Support Provider in Cornwall.

The Business Elite Awards look to celebrate those enterprises who consistently provide the best services and products for their clients, allowing them to stand out within their representative fields.

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MAP is back!

Harbour has been holding weekly mutual aid partnership (MAP) sessions for residents with great success. MAP sessions are a great way for individuals to come together with others who understand their experiences, and proactively work through or manage their substance use to elicit positive change. MAP can help empower individuals

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£72k Fund from Government

We are thrilled to be one of the 132 charities benefitting from the government funding announced over the weekend! The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has announced £6 million as a part of their homeless response fund. We are really excited to announce that we will be receiving

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Success in Nationwide Funding!

We have been successful in applying for a grant of £45,000 from Nationwide Building Society to run our Landlord Incentive Scheme. They have partnered with us on this project to help move those with a history of homelessness into their own accommodation. The fund is a product of the Nationwide

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Using Thermal Technology to Tackle Coronavirus

We have purchased a dedicated thermal CCTV camera to ensure the safety of clients, staff and visitors to Cosgarne Hall. With the increasing threat of the coronavirus we understandably had concerns around safety, with shared facilities increasing the risk of catching the virus. As you may have seen from our

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