New Managing Director appointed at Penrose

November 22, 2017

The Group Chief Executive for the Social Interest Group (SIG), Gill Arukpe, today announced the appointment of Antony Miller as Managing Director of Penrose, of which SIG is the parent company. For the past 3 years Antony has been the … Continued

CEO Gill Arukpe awarded Women in Health Award

October 12, 2017

On behalf of the Trustees and Senior Management Team we are delighted to announce that  Penrose CEO Gill Arukpe has been named Best Social Rehabilitation Services CEO – UK in the Global Health and Pharma (ghp) Women in Health Awards 2017. The … Continued

Smoothie Anyone?

September 28, 2017

 Penrose Criminal Justice Service staff hosted their first Fitness and Wellbeing day for Service Users and staff at our vibrant Wembley Community Hub today. Supporting our CJS Service Users to maintain physical and mental wellness is an integral part of … Continued

Penrose Service Centres to become Psychologically Informed Environments

May 15, 2017

Penrose has begun the implementation of a Psychologically Informed Environment framework across all of its Service Centres in the UK. The purpose of a psychologically informed environment is to enable clients to make positive changes to their lives.  It is … Continued

Penrose Luton Awarded £5k by Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation

April 26, 2017

Our Penrose Luton team was thrilled recently to hear that they have been awarded £5k by the Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundations’ London Luton Airport Ltd Fund to support one of their projects. Penrose has 9 integrated support services across … Continued

Penrose Luton Roots to Recovery project shortlisted for award

November 3, 2016

We are thrilled to announce that our Luton based Roots to Recovery project has been shortlisted for a Luton Best Award. The awards have been running since 2010 and recognise the outstanding achievements of many of Luton’s individuals, groups and … Continued

Penrose conference facilitates development of practical solutions to address discrimination in mental health

October 20, 2016

Men of African and Caribbean heritage are up to 6.6 times more likely to be admitted as inpatients or detained under the Mental Health Act, indicating a systemic failure to provide effective crisis care for these groups. It is one … Continued

Penrose Chief Executive named ‘Most Influential Businesswoman 2016 – North London’, by Acquisition International

June 27, 2016

Congratulations to our very own Chief Executive Gill Arukpe who has been named ‘Most Influential Businesswoman 2016 – North London’ by Acquisition International Magazine. Acquisition International Magazine’s 2016 Influential Businesswoman Awards are designed to place strong women in the spotlight … Continued

Come and join the Carnival fun in Luton!

May 7, 2016

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary on the 29th May 2016 at Wardown Park, Luton. For more details:  Luton International Carnival 2016


April 5, 2016

Following a public vote in Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme, the Penrose Roots to Recovery Garden has been awarded the maximum grant of £12,000. Penrose Roots is a therapeutic growing space in Luton, where service users grow organic fruit and … Continued

How can social care professionals grow the best services?

March 29, 2016

Read the full story written by Penrose board member Ewan King by clicking here.

Festive celebrations at Penrose services in Luton

December 22, 2015

We have three Christmas stories from Penrose services in Luton, to brighten up the darkest month of the year! For all who are celebrating, we wish you a very happy Christmas. Thank you Booker for your Christmas gifts The Penrose Synergy team … Continued

Redbridge IOM

October 27, 2015

Penrose is pleased to announce that we will be delivering the IOM Accommodation based and Floating Support Service in LB Redbridge from November 2015. More details to follow…

Martin Dalby is the Innovation Award winner!

September 21, 2015

‘It is with great pride that we can announce that Martin Dalby has won this years Innovation award from Sayer Vincent for his work on establishing the Social Interest Group. Well done Martin. For more information on the award please … Continued

Sayer Vincent Financial Leadership Awards

September 15, 2015

We are delighted to announce that the Social Interest Group has been short listed for the Innovation section of the Sayer Vincent Financial Leadership Awards. Our Deputy Chief Executive Officer Martin Dalby has been instrumental in developing the Social Interest … Continued

Happy Birthday to ‘The House’!

August 27, 2015

Background ‘The House’ is a 5-bed residential unit for vulnerable women. Its aim is to successfully rehabilitate & reintegrate the women back into the community and independent living. The service aims to benefit clients with the ability to manage future … Continued