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NEWS...with James Campbell, 07-04-17 : Elderly residents from Pickering and Ferens Homes have formed The Big Elastic Band band. They will perform at Hull City Hall as part of UK City of Culture programme.
Pictured, the band performing, left, Andrew Melton on guitar and Brian Irvine on piano, directing the band

Picture: Jerome Ellerby

“Life is for living and music makes you feel alive”

11th April 2017

A renowned composer has helped residents at a leading Hull and East Riding housing association rediscover their love for music by forming a band. More…


Residents at a social housing complex have been taking part in a new City of Culture community project to create art using blank canvases and making decorative wreaths  provided by Pickering and Ferens Humber View, Camilla Close, Victoria Dock, Hull. The residents have been taking part in one of the craft sessions which aims to tackle isolation and loneliness. Pictured is June Kitson, 84, resident, making a decorative wreath.  Pictures: Kate Woolhouse

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Pickering and Ferens Homes set to leave culture stamp on city thanks to backing by regional community fund

8th March 2017

A community project developed by one of Hull and East Riding’s leading housing associations has been awarded a share of £153k grant funding. Our Lives.…


Our office ours are changing

10th February 2017

Starting Monday 13th February 2017, the office opening times will be from 10.00am until 3.00pm Monday to Friday. There’s no need to worry as the…

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Episode Four – The HULLS are alive with the sound of music

24th April 2017


Episode Three – The rise of the silver surfers

26th February 2017

Everyone at Pickering and Ferens Homes is thrilled that we have been shortlisted for a coveted national award for our ground-breaking work to engage residents…


Episode Two – Do good, feel good

30th January 2017

Earlier this year, Pickering and Ferens Homes launched a brand-new volunteering scheme called P.A.V.E. (Positive Ageing Volunteer Experiences). It aims to provide opportunities that will…

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