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‘Meeting and exceeding its core values’ - Annual Review Shows C&C’s Progress Amid Pandemic

C&C has published its 20/21 annual review, showcasing how the organisation both adapted to challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and progressed in its housing and care offering.

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EVENTS VLOG: “It’s not just a musical experience for residents, but a sociable one too”: professional musician Nick Jones

In our latest video log (vlog), professional musician and composer Nick Jones talks about the regular interactive singalong sessions he provides to residents at our two Camden care homes Rathmore House and Compton Lodge. “The power of music is undeniable,” Nick tells us. “It’s not only good for l...



“A starting point for care reforms – but will a two tier system emerge?” C&C calls on government to agree a fair funding model across the care sector

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement to cap care costs in England at £86,000 and this week's House of Commons vote on raising National Insurance contributions, Sharon Bye, Director of Care at Central and Cecil (C&C), said: “After far too long out of the spotlight, it’s good to finally...

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“It was like a new beginning”: How C&C residents helped create a ‘Circle of Sound’ at the Royal Albert Hall

The Royal Albert Hall has celebrated its 150th anniversary this week with a special concert – and residents of C&C’s sheltered schemes played their own special part in marking the occasion. Celebrated composer David Arnold, whose music has been heard in various James Bond films, Independence...

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Resident blog: How arts and music helps me wake up with a sense of purpose

In my younger days, and when I was married, I was a qualified electrician. I worked at sea out on the oil rigs, I had a spell in the army, and I was cleared by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to work on weapons. When I was working on the rigs, you used to have a week on and then a week off. It was...

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"I have been truly fortunate" - Jewish WWII survivor celebrates 100th birthday at Rathmore House

A care home resident at Rathmore House has celebrated his 100th birthday with a spectacular party in the home’s gardens, attended by family and friends. Ludwig Berlin turned 100 on Tuesday 29 June. The previous Saturday (26 June), he was treated to a medley of his favourite Frank Sinatra and old...

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C&C and Aster Group announce intention to merge

C&C has announced plans to merge with Aster Group, subject to final business case approval being granted later this year.

The merger, which follows Aster Group’s merger with East Boro Housing Trust (EBHT) in early 2020, would create a combined group, offering 34,500 homes for the benefit of approximately 100,000 residents.

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Primrose Hill arts trail set for second annual event

Residents at Oldfield Estate in Primrose Hill are among those budding artists whose creations will be on display at this year’s second annual Primrose Hill Arts Trail. The event, which takes place around several streets in the Primrose Hill area, returns this Sunday (13 June) following a success...

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Dora House redevelopment hosts topping-out ceremony

The site at the former Dora House in St Johns Wood has celebrated a milestone for the construction of a new 170-apartment redevelopment by hosting a ‘topping-out’ ceremony. The ceremony, on Wednesday 2 June, was attended by representatives of both C&C and developers Re...

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Tim Michaelsen appointed Director of People at C&C

Central and Cecil Housing Trust (C&C) is today announcing the appointment of Tim Michaelsen as its new Director of People & Organisational Effectiveness. Tim has been promoted from his previous role as Head of People & HR Technology Systems, a position he occupied since joining the...

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