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 […]

Three ‘Pink Ladies’ put new DIY skills to the test

A trio of ‘Pink Ladies’ in Southampton have had the chance to learn valuable construction skills and support their local community centre, during a week-long training course teaching useful DIY top tips. The Pink Ladies Construction Course was run by Spectrum Western Challenge in conjunction with The Construction Youth Trust. Local residents Laura Nash, Nareika […]

More ‘ups’ than ‘downs’ at new and exciting island kite festival

Hundreds of kite enthusiasts flocked to the Isle of Wight’s Bembridge Down last weekend for the first ever Up & Down Kite Festival, thanks to Spectrum Medina’s Natural Wight project.  The inaugural kite festival, organised by the Natural Wight team in partnership with The New Carnival Company, took place on Bembridge Down, near Sandown, Isle […]

Marine adventure opens eyes of island youngsters

A group of disadvantaged young people have just returned from a memorable trip aboard a historic ship, travelling the seas surrounding the Isle of Wight in a learning initiative organised by Spectrum Medina, Southern Housing Group, and The Cirdan Sailing Trust. Last week, ten young people between the ages of 16-25 set sail for a […]