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Londoners explore the UK with funded coach trips

14 October 2014

Hundreds of residents from across Haringey and Hackney have come together in a series of exciting country-wide coach trips.

Over 200 residents, young and old, joined forces to spread the North and East London community spirit across the Great British Isles, thanks to a helping hand from Sanctuary Housing.

Youth clubs, families and older people clocked up many motorway miles to relish all things British – with the Londoners appreciating stops as far as Barry Island in Wales.

One Morningside resident who visited Great Yarmouth, said: “I was so pleased to attend and was looking forward to the trip when I heard about it.

“Great Yarmouth was heaps of fun and I met loads of other residents – mixing with both old and young, it was lovely to be a part of it.”

The national housing provider, part of Sanctuary Group, donated over £3,000 to pull together the jam-packed travelling programme in a bid to build stronger links with residents and boost the local neighbourhood.

Sanctuary’s partnerships officer, Toby Moore, added: “We were thrilled with how successful our trips were and it was great to hear that everyone who attended had a fantastic time.

“Sanctuary is always looking for more ways to bring neighbourhoods together where we operate to benefit our residents and from the feedback we received, we definitely did!”

Sanctuary in London

For more information about Sanctuary Housing in London, visit https://www.sanctuary-housing.co.uk/local-to-you/london-and-south-east.


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