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Smartline conference a resounding success

Posted on: November 22, 2019

It’s hard to believe that a week has gone by since the flagship conference for the Smartline project! During the two-day event – Smart Homes and Communities: local and global lessons for health and wellbeing – we heard from a very diverse range of speakers on housing, health and technology. It was really interesting to […]

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Smartline celebration event was a joyous occasion

Posted on: November 14, 2019

On 24 October we hosted a gathering of Coastline Housing residents and enterprises we’ve worked with to celebrate the achievements of Smartline and to say thank you to all those who have helped with the research. We really could not have done what we’ve done without the participation of the 300+homes in Camborne, Illogan, Pool […]

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Help create a sound map for the sonic kayak

Posted on: August 13, 2019

Sound mapping workshop, 29 August 2019 Smartline is supporting Falmouth-based organisation FoAM Kernow with the development of the sonic kayak – a project to enable blind and partially sighted people to enjoy Cornwall’s waterways. FoAM is looking for people with visual impairments to help them to create a sound map of a lake in Cornwall. […]

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Smartline Tea Party at Miners Court, Reduth

Miner’s Court residents celebrate completion of People and Places

Posted on: August 5, 2019

Tuesday 30 July saw the completion of the People & Places project at Miner’s Court with a tea party organised by Ruth Purdy of Mitber, a Smartline Knowledge Exchange partner. Joining them were the Mayor of Redruth, Deborah Reeve, the CEO of Coastline, Allister Young and team members from Volunteer Cornwall and Smartline. Bunting was […]

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Greenspace project planters

Greenspace project receives new planters

Posted on: July 30, 2019

New hand-built planters have arrived at Coronation Avenue in Camborne ready for planting out by local residents. The planters were made by staff and students at Camborne Science and International Academy. The project has received funding from Coastline Housing and Camborne Town Council. The photo features (left to right): Elaine King, Karen Spooner, Phil Gilbert, […]

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Smart Homes and Communities: local and global lessons for wellbeing

Posted on: July 25, 2019

7-8 November 2019 The Alverton Hotel, Truro This is the flagship conference for the University of Exeter-led Smartline project. Hear from academics and stakeholders who will talk about how Smartline and projects like ours are changing the way we develop products and services for people in social housing. Take part in active learning workshops to […]

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