A fond farewell celebration for Spectrum resident in Dorset

A special party was held last week in Gillingham to commemorate the work and dedication of a Spectrum Signpost resident who has recently stepped down as Chair of the Spectrum Residents’ Group following a spell of poor health. Staff, residents and Board members from Spectrum Signpost said a fond farewell to John Radford, who has […]

First Isle of Wight community tree nursery takes shape in Ryde

Staff and volunteers from Spectrum Medina, in association with Natural Enterprise, have built the Isle of Wight’s first community tree nursery as part of the Big Tree Plant project. A former brownfield site at the back of Spectrum’s depot in Ryde has recently been transformed into a temporary home for more than 6,000 trees. The […]

Award given to ‘unsung hero’ of Gunville community

A Spectrum Medina resident from the Isle of Wight who has worked tirelessly to help elderly people in Gunville near Newport has received a special award from the association. Ursula Gray yesterday became the very first recipient of the Spectrum Housing ‘Community Hero’ award in recognition of her extensive work within the neighbourhood, including assisting […]

Successful Spectrum photography and news ‘masterclass’ held in Dorset

Residents and staff from across Spectrum Housing Group took part in a special News and Photography training day on Monday 17th December, led by Spectrum’s Marketing team and Plum Communications & PR. Representatives from Spectrum’s Resident Forum Panels joined Resident Involvement Officers for a full-day of dedicated training at the Hall & Woodhouse Brewery Conference […]

Growing Chippenham cadet band given boost by generous community grant

A group of young cadets from Chippenham, Wiltshire have been awarded a grant by Spectrum Western Challenge Housing Association which will enable them to buy new instruments to benefit the local community.
 1304 Chippenham Squadron Air Training Corps submitted a bid earlier this year to Western Challenge’s Brunel Community Forum Grant, to pay for additional […]