Clouds End CIC at Houses of Parliament for Hoarding Awareness Week launch

Local hoarding expert attends Parliamentary launch of UK Hoarding Awareness Week 2014 Local hoarding expert Heather Matuozzo of Solihull-based Clouds End CIC gathered with Local hoarding expert Heather Matuozzo of Solihull-based Clouds End CIC gathered with representatives from The Association of Professional Declutterers & Organisers UK (apdo-uk), hoarders that have appeared in tv documentaries, housing associations, members of the fire and rescue service and other support groups at the House of Commons in London on Wednesday 14th May for the Parliamentary launch of the Chief Fire Officers Association’s (CFOA) first ever UK Hoarding Awareness Week (19th – 25th May). Jim

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My visit to the Isle of man

In November, a million months away now, I was invited to the Isle of Man. The vulnerable adults team there wanted to start to develop a Hoarding Task Force along similar lines . I visited IOM social services and talked to the staff, then was taken to see some clients, then for a quick interview on the radio and the following day I did a days training. The article below was written by some of the team . I am hoping to return soon to do more work with them.

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Oxford Training

Training in Oxford is always such a treat. The training for Oxford council is in the Town Hall and it has to be the most beautiful place to train. The other week we were in the Court Room – which is a tad ironic for a course based on being non-judgemental…. But none the less a lovely place. At the end Abi joined us to do a Q&A  – ‘straight from the hoarders mouth’. I can talk for hours about my clients but there is nothing like being able to ask someone who has been through the process. I worked

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So much stuff and so little time….

This blog has been such along time coming and now it is here I dont know where to start. So I will just mention a few things I am going to talk about soon. We are doing so many exciting things here at Clouds End Central. Next week we have two training courses in Oxford which will feature Abi, one of Clouds End’s first superstars.She is coming along to answer questions at the end of the session so the trainees can ask some of those questions that I can only  answer theoretically. We have the fabulous project going with Hammersmith

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Heather Featured On BBC TV

Heather Featured On BBC TV

Heather has worked as a de-clutterer since 2007 and thinks it is just ‘the best work there is!’.“Any form of chaos delights me, it is always a challenge. Helping clients find a practical and enjoyable way to manage their things is the aim.My maternal aunts were hoarders and I spent every weekend with one and loved it, so excessive clutter makes me feel quite at home.”Heather runs a separate Social Enterprise called ‘Clouds End CIC’ which works with local authorities and helps them work with their tenants who might have got into trouble with their belongings.   Heather has taken

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