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  • PFS is HAPPI!

    Pilgrims’ Friend Society

    In July Pilgrims’ Friend Society’s assisted living complex in Evington, Leicester, won the ‘Housing our Ageing Population Panel for Innovation’ (HAPPI) award.

    Just 13 out of 151 entries were chosen across various categories as winners of an award – and Pilgrim Gardens in Evington came first! Pilgrims’ Friend Society (PFS) has been asked if the government Housing & Communities Agency can make a site visit, with 20 attendees, as a learning exercise for their Vulnerable and Older Persons Housing Agenda (VOPAG).

  • Majority sidelined

    The Christian Institute

    Proposals to allow three-parent babies will be pushed forward by the government, despite more than 60% of people opposing the plans in a consultation, it was announced on July 22, as the responses to a 12-week government consultation were released.

    Figures showed that, of 1,857 responses, 1,152 opposed the idea of three-parent babies, while 700 ‘expressed general support’. The remainder did not come down on either side.