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Landlord Incentive Scheme

THIS year we are excited to be piloting the Landlord Incentive Scheme in partnership with Cornwall Council after it was awarded £625,000 from the government’s Rough Sleeper Initiative.  The scheme aims at moving residents from supported housing into private accommodation through offering support and guidance both to the tenants and

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Jamie’s Volunteering Journey

At Cosgarne Hall we have a wide variety of volunteering opportunities to get involved in, both for our residents and external volunteers. We believe that volunteering is great for personal development and fulfilment as well as community engagement, and an excellent example of this is ex-resident Jamie Lynn.  Jamie came

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BF Adventure day!

What a great day yesterday at BF Adventure! Residents had the opportunity to do archery and zip wires there as part of their Team-Building course with Q&A CIC.  A big thanks to staff and volunteers who helped out and congratulations to all the residents who took part, enabling them to

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Our resident, John is on radio Cornwall tomorrow!!

Don’t miss our resident John who will be on the Radio Cornwall breakfast show tomorrow talking about his volunteering with Addaction as well as his training and experiences with the lifesaving drug Naloxone.  Good luck with your guest appearance John, we are so proud of you and really lucky to

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Queries over Woodland Road

We have had some queries coming our way about an application for a House of Multiple Occupancy (HMO) in the Woodland Road area of St. Austell today and would like to confirm that this application is not something to do with Cosgarne.  We don’t have any information about this particular

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“What does Cosgarne mean to you?” Please have a watch!

BBC Spotlight was due to come and film a positive story today, showcasing how we used a grant from the Police and Crime Commissioner to help make a positive impact on people’s lives.  Unfortunately, the BBC couldn’t make it today so we decided to try our hand a film-making and

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Cosgarne Hall calls out for votes to bag a share of Tesco’s bag fund

Cosgarne Hall is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores awarded to local community projects. Three

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Going far with Cable Cars

I had the opportunity to attend a seminar at Lambeth Palace in London on Monday entitled The Homelessness Reduction Act  – A Faith Based Response.  Whilst walking around Westminster the day before, from Embankment to Waterloo, around Soho and as far as Covent Garden, I counted 25 rough sleepers along

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