Latest news — articles for 2016

How the Petrus gift tag tree will provide much needed Christmas presents

Many children across Rochdale will receive little or nothing on Christmas morning. To help change that their names have been written on gift tags hanging from a special tree at the town’s Petrus People Community Store. So far the local homelessness charity, which is part of the Regenda Group, has put the names of more than 70 vulnerable children from low income families alongside the baubles on the gift tag tree.


Regenda Homes uses Guardian Angels to help keep residents safe

Regenda Homes is supporting a project which is distributing wristbands, key rings and badges to help residents who are diagnosed with dementia. The Guardian Angel devices help to trace the elderly and vulnerable who go missing from home.    

Regenda's funding boost will make Fleetwood more healthy

Regenda Homes is involved in a partnership which has secured £50,000 in funding to help improve the health and wellbeing of the residents of Fleetwood. The money, from the DONG Energy Community Fund, will form part of a bigger project totalling more than £100,000 over the next two years.


The growing success of the Petrus community garden

A year ago it was a forgotten patch of overgrown wasteland. Today it is a green space enjoyed by more than 30 community groups. The area of land in Rochdale is now being leased by the homelessness charity, The Petrus Community, which is overseeing its remarkable transformation into a garden, allotment and wildlife haven.

Westview week of wellbeing

The residents of Westview in Fleetwood had fun keeping fit and healthy during the summer holidays. Westview Community Association and Regenda Homes, with support from agencies working across the town, delivered a Week of Wellbeing for local families.

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