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Deirdre Kennedy

Deirdre is a Phoenix resident and member of our Resident Communications Group. Dierdre recently had her first socially distanced gas safety check and shares her tips to prepare. She encourages all residents to keep safe and allow access for essential checks.

I recently...

Lesley Johnson

The roots of International Women’s Day are in the struggle against the inequality and exploitation of working-class women - including the huge demonstrations organised by American working women in 1909. They were demanding political rights beyond the vote granted to middle-class women; and the...

A mother and daughter stand in their front garden facing the camera and smiling. The young daughter is holding a silver laptop.
Amel Kebladj

Amel Kebladj has been a Phoenix tenant since 2017 and lives in Downham with her husband and three children. Amel received a new laptop from our Connected Together programme which has helped with daily life, and she encourages other residents to apply for a digital device.

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Dominique Yoboue

Dominique Yoboue has been a Phoenix resident for a year and lives in Bellingham with her husband and 3 children. Dominique has been applying for jobs with help from our Roots into Work scheme and encourages other residents to do the same.

 

I wanted to get back...

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Mary Brown

Mary is a Phoenix resident who has lived in the Bromley area for 3 years. She tells us about her experience of setting up ‘Mary’s Creative Crochet’ with help from our Pop-up Project Programme.

I started to crochet at the age of 11. I’ve been crocheting for 9 years and I...

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Resident Scrutiny Panel

Phoenix Community Housing’s Resident Scrutiny Panel scrutinises our performance, ensures we’re meeting our standards, and looks at complaints and comments to see how we’re doing. For Tpas England...

Stella Enoe

Stella Enoe is a professional singer and teacher. She has been a Phoenix resident since our creation and recently founded the ‘Phoenix Senior Super Singers’. She encourages other residents to get involved and to develop their own community initiatives.

My name is Stella...

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Jason Nethercott

Jason Nethercott is a Project Manager in the Phoenix Repairs Service, and the coordinator of a team of volunteers from PRS during the coronavirus crisis. Here he explains why he got involved and what he and the team have achieved.

When the pandemic began, I thought to...

Photo of someone sewing at a Phoenix Community Housing event
Sandra Stephenson

Someone with sewing skills can not only create new clothes, but fix old ones – saving money and reducing waste.

Our new sewing surgery, run by experienced sewer Sandra Stephenson, will help you learn new skills and relax with new friends.

We caught up with Sandra to discover why...

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Denis Blyde

In 2018, a team of Phoenix Repairs Service operatives took part in a DIY SOS Big Build in Bromley. This is how it went...

I joined Phoenix at 17 as an apprentice carpenter. I’ve finished my apprenticeship, been taken on as a Carpenter and have been with Phoenix for five...

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