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Merger with Peabody Completed

July 11, 2017 in News by Old Oak Centre

Peabody and Family Mosaic have now merged. Family Mosaic is now a part of the Peabody group although its subsidiary name will continue for a while. As a result of the merger we now have 111,000 residents in 55,000 homes spread across 29 London boroughs, with over 2,000 homes in Essex, Sussex, Hampshire and Kent.

Our new organisation has over 155 years of history, experience and expertise. Our mission is to help people make the most of their lives by providing good quality affordable homes, working with communities and promoting wellbeing.

Our existing neighbourhoods, communities and care and support customers will continue to be at the heart of what we do. We are committed to improving our day-to-day services, particularly on repairs and maintenance. And at the same time we want to do more to help meet London’s housing challenge. We will do all we can to expand the number of new homes we build across all tenures, while maximising the number of low-cost rented and shared ownership homes we build.

New Peabody Chief Executive Brendan Sarsfield said:

We will put the most vulnerable first, building as many good quality homes for low-cost rent as we possibly can. We’ll create great places where people want to live. And we will help our people achieve all that they can in their lives through wide-ranging support and community programmes.

All customers can continue to access services in the same way and will not see any immediate changes because, for now, the Family Mosaic name will continue. Over the coming months we will be working to simplify the structure of the group. We aim to complete this in April 2018 and will update this website about progress.

If you are a resident of Family Mosaic you will receive a letter confirming that your tenancy will not change as a result of merger. 

If you would like more information on the merger please contact [email protected] or[email protected]

You can also visit www.peabodygroup.org.uk to find out more about the new organisation.

 

Old Oak Summer Fun Day 2017 – Saturday 8 July

July 3, 2017 in News by Old Oak Centre

Come along to our annual Old Oak Summer Fun Day 2017 taking place this Saturday 8 July from 12 noon – 5 pm. This looks to be a fantastic family fun event and not to be missed!

SOUND SOLUTIONS with DJ Chad
MEET THE ANIMALS from Miller’s Ark
BOUNCY CASTLE
SALSA with EVA for all ages
FIRE ENGINE VISIT – meet the firefighters
BBQ (Greek including vegetarian)
FACE PAINTING + HENNA
HEALTH TRAINERS: FREE HEALTH CHECKS
RAFFLE and BINGO
TOMBOLA for CHILDREN
ARTS + CRAFTS for children
PEPPA PIG, PAW PATROL, ELSA from FROZEN – guest appearances
GIANT OUTDOOR GAMES
TUG of WAR and SPORTS
MEET COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS
and MATERNITY CHAMPIONS
ACUPUNCTURE + MASSAGE for pregnant women + new mums
NAIL BAR + ‘TATTOO’ PARLOUR for children
MARKET PLACE with STALLS including BUBBLE & SQEAK, JEWELLERY, CUPCAKES, BODYSHOP

Contact 020 8740 8008 for more info.

Summer Holiday Club (5-12 years) – Monday 24 July – Friday 1 September 2017

June 15, 2017 in News by Old Oak Centre

Old Oak Primary School and Old Oak Children’s and Community Centre will be running their Summer Holiday Club at Old Oak Community and Children’s Centre.  

Please register your interest on Tuesday 27 June, 3.30 – 6pm at Old Oak Community and Children’s Centre, 76 Braybrook St, London W12 0AP.  

Daily cost is £15 per child per day.  A £30 flat fee applies for three or more siblings.  

The holiday club fee must be paid on the registration day.  

Please contact Lydia on 020 8743 7629 for more information

Gentle Exercise & Relaxation (over 60’s) – From Friday 16 June 2017

June 8, 2017 in News by Old Oak Centre

Are you aged 60 plus?
Do you have limited mobility or would you like to feel more energised, stronger and relaxed?
Would you like more mental and physical focus, concentration and co-ordination?
This is for you and its FREE!

This includes the launch and lunch on Friday 16 June.

To book call 0208740 8008 or visit reception at Old Oak Community Centre, 76 Braybrook Street, London W12 0AP

Do you have hearing loss and are aged 50 plus?

June 8, 2017 in News by Old Oak Centre

Then come to our FREE 90 minute sessions in our friendly community centre which is 5 minutes away from bus routes stopping at Charing Cross Hospital.

Sessions will cover:

  • Learning to lip read
  • See equipment which is available to help with hearing the doorbell, television and telephone.
  • An update on what benefits you are entitled to.
  • Strategies for coping with difficult listening situations
  • Meeting other people and sharing experiences and having fun.

Starts:  Wednesday 5 July 10.30 – 12pm (and will run for 7 weeks)

Address: Age UK Resource Centre, 105 Greyhound Rroad, London W6 8NJ

There is hospitality available with an opportunity to have lunch afterwards (cost £3).  

If you want to come and find out more you are welcome to join the first session and return as frequently as you wish.  Contact Peter  on 0207 386 2657

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