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A Giroscope Volunteer : Lewis’s Story

This is a short video about Lewis, made by the Humber Centre in Hull, a Forensic Psychiatry unit, and filmed at Giroscope’s office in Coltman St., west Hull. Lewis has been a volunteer on the Computer Project at Giroscope for over 8 months and is a valued member of the team. In the video he […]

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SASC Make Second Investment in Giroscope

Social and Sustainable Capital today announced a second investment in Giroscope. SASC’s press release states: “The second investment came in December 2017, alongside a grant from Power to Change which comprised 25% of the loan value, making it more affordable for the charity to take on the loan. This investment has enabled Giroscope to purchase […]

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Community Self-Build Prototype Video

To be built on land to the rear of our office in Coltman St., west Hull, the self-build project in the heart of our community aims to break ground in spring 2018, with the tenants directly involved in the construction of the buildings. Ahead of this we have built a prototype frame on site to […]

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World Habitat Awards Winner!

Giroscope and Canopy, a housing project based in Leeds, are winners of the World Habitat Awards 2015-16 for our project ‘Self-Help Housing in the North of England’.  This award, presented by the Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), recognises practical and innovative housing projects from around the world. This award is really […]

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Hull Young Futures Project

Giroscope has started an exciting new project renovating empty homes to create accommodation for homeless young people. On completion our project will provide 4 shared houses (12 bed spaces) for young people who are either homeless or in acute danger of becoming so.  This project is part-funded by LandAid. LandAid is the property industry charity working to […]

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