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LATEST NEWS - Thursday 14th May, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 'Coronavirus' outbreak all Organisational grant making activity (with regards to the receiving and processing of applications) is still suspended, for the foreseeable future.

However, Individual grant making can now be restarted, in a limited capacity.

For any more information, please call our main office on: (0121) 426 1600
 


GDPR: changes to Data Protection (25th May 2018)

HPLC has refined and updated its processes, policies and procedures in accordance with the new General Data Protection Regulation legislation, effective from 25th May 2018.

If you have any queires as to how this may affect our tenancies, or how applications are made for housing or grant support, get in touch with us on: (0121) 426 1600 for more information.
 


Farewell!

2018/19 has seen a lot of changes here at HPLC!  Our schemes' Activities Co-ordinator Maxine Lyons has decided that it is time to move on.  She's looking to enjoy an enviable future in the rural splendour of Wales!

All of us here at HPLC thank her for her years of service and wish her luck in her future endeavours.
 

 
Hello & Farewell!

It was with a heavy heart that Harborne Parish Lands said goodbye to Lynda Bending on Friday the 24th January 2014.  After working for the charity for 21 years Lynda decided it was time to retire.  She made the most of her retirement by jetting off to Australia where she wanted to learn to scuba dive!  Her brother lives down-under and his two children got married in March, so Lynda and her family are had two weddings in the sunshine.   
 

 
Lynda has been succeeded by Steven Simpson who has taken on the role of Chief Executive.  Steven comes to Harborne Parish Lands from Remploy, where he led their national business development team.  He has previously filled senior roles at Capita Business Services and the Jericho Foundation and he brings a wealth of business, partnership and organisational development experience to the role. 
Steven is a local chap having spent most of his childhood in Bartley Green and his hobbies include music (he plays the piano), literature and vintage cars.  He is the Chair of Governors at Forestdale Primary School in Frankley and has volunteered with a number of local charities and causes. 
On receiving the keys to the charity’s offices Steven said, “ Naturally it is a little bit daunting but everybody has been so welcoming and I have never worked with a more capable team.  I am really looking forward to getting to know our residents over the next few months.”
 

Dates for grant applications:  Please refer to the Grant Strategy for the dates and details of the priorities that are considered during the grant approval process.

 
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