Category: Blog

Here you'll find extended articles updating you on current developments at Oasis Aquila Housing.

Mar 02

We couldn’t have picked a better week to have opened Basis in Sunderland

We couldn’t have picked a better week to have opened Basis in Sunderland, we’ve seen some pretty horrendous weather. Upon opening the door for the first time at 9am on Monday we found a gentleman on the doorstep surrounded by the first flurries of snow. He’s become a regular bringing us the Metro newspapers each …

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Oct 16


  There is a verse in Johns Gospel, where Jesus says  ‘I have come that they may have life, life in all its fullness.’

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Sep 18


  This Sunday four of our staff team will be running 13.1 miles from Newcastle to South Shields, raising awareness and money for Oasis Aquila Housing. If they are anything like me, our Great North Run team of runners will feel acutely the fact that a journey from A to B can be a long …

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Aug 03


Last weekend a story hit the press in London and then it traveled around the world. It was the story of these spikes

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Jul 22


Yesterday we sent to press posters, declaring each of our five values: Inclusion, Worth, Hope, Perseverance and Life. These will be delivered to each of our projects & central office to be hung up for everyone to see and reflect on. As I signed off on the design, it made me think again about our …

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Jul 06


Our last blog was regarding our vision for community. The thing with vision of course is that it doesn’t become reality without determination. It doesn’t happen without righting some wrongs. It doesn’t happen without getting things that stop the vision from being a reality out of the way, and other things that are essential being …

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Jun 30


“When you get your ‘who am I’ question right, all of your ‘what should I do’ questions tend to take care of themselves” Richard Rhor We have individual ‘who am I’s’ and we also have corporate “who are we’s?” As writer Simon Silec shows everything we do, and the way we do it, has at …

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