How we solved a Housing Issue in Richmond upon Thames

How we solved a Housing Issue in Richmond upon Thames

The following is a case study of a housing issue we were looked at on behalf of a family living in Richmond upon Thames. This is their story. A couple Mr and Mrs X and their son had moved into a property owned by social landlords and for the first 3 years everything was fine, then new neighbours arrived in the property above them and everything changed. Anti-Social Neighbours, Stress and PTSD The new neighbours were noisy, abusive and aggressive, they damagedRead more

Helping the NHS Improve Local Services in Richmond upon Thames

Helping the NHS Improve Local Services in Richmond upon Thames

One of the key roles of EMAG is to help people from ethnic minority communities’ access mainstream services and reduce any barriers they have. On the 3rd March 2017 we held a Multicultural Event and staff from the NHS also attended to get feedback from our members. There were 160 people at this event and was an ideal occasion for the NHS to get feedback from members of the community who wouldn’t normally give feedback in more formal settings, i.e.Read more

What we can Learn from US President Donald Trump?

What we can Learn from US President Donald Trump?

It was a pure coincidence that my previous blog was about Community Cohesion and this one is about how the new US President is presenting himself to us. Many people would argue that his policies and ideas to date are the exact opposite of bringing people together. I am not advocating following any political parties but as an external observer and campaigner of equality and community cohesion his tone and rhetoric is very disturbing.