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Welcome to the Staffs Housing News hub. Take a look at all of the ways we are working to make sure you all have a house that you're proud to call home. 

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Mal 2 24/08/21 Resident takes on gruelling half-marathon for a charity close to his heart
After a traumatic amputation, determined resident Mal will take on the challenge of walking a brutal 13 miles across different terrains at this year’s Potters Arf on Sunday 26 September. With plans to raise money for veterans who have been through a similar journey.
John Blair Customer Services (3) 18/08/2021 Your customer voice matters to us!
We’ve developed a customer voice document that sets out how you can use your voice as a customer to ensure you’re heard for both your own benefit and for the benefit of all our other customers. We've summarised what we said in that document into easy-to-read digestible chunks click to read more.
Jon Parkes And Mark Wilkinson (1) 04/08/2021 Staffs Housing announces Ian Williams Ltd as new responsive repairs and voids contract provider
We are excited to announce Ian Williams, one of the UK's largest independently owned property services companies, will now provide our responsive repairs and voids contract. After listening to feedback and involving residents in the contractor selection process, we set a quality and cost criteria. Ian Williams scored the highest and were the best for both quality and value for money.
IMG 5140 Edit 02/08/2021 Heather's story: Reopening village facilities post lockdown
It was heartbreaking closing our much-loved facilities following government guidance, but we’re happy to say we’re now back open! West End Village resident Heather was more than ready to get back in the hairdresser’s chair once restrictions lifted, read her story.
Nic Recine Reduced Web 26/07/21 Talking Rubbish
We know it's a bit of a rubbish topic but we need your help. Only 42% of household waste is recycled in the UK. And we want to increase this percentage to stop more natural habitats from becoming landfill sites.
Older Woman Found Herself Victim To A Scam 23/07/21 Be scam aware: how you can avoid falling victim to scammers
Scams, whether they're online or over the phone, there are plenty out there. We're sharing some quick and simple tips to stop you, your friends and your family from falling victim to scammers.
IMG 5059 Edit 15/07/2021 Creating memories in the middle of a pandemic
Bill and his wife have lived at Rowan Village for over nine years and love being surrounded by a community of people. When the Covid-19 pandemic started Bill was forced to shield and everything changed. Bill found it really tough not seeing his family and friends. Luckily he had a passion that could help: photography. Bill discovered photography later in life but it soon became a favourite hobby. When the New Homes and Growth Team began work at Lime Tree Court they hoped Bill could capture the site transformation and create a photo montage of the once derelict site.
IMG 5333 12/07/2021 Meet new housing manager Laura
A big welcome to Housing Manager Laura who joined us in October 2020. Laura brings a huge variety of experience and knowledge having worked in community development, specialised homes for over 50s, anti social behaviour teams and lots more. Laura also brings a passion for making a real difference to residents and is excited to share our brand new community fund project. Read on to find out more.
IMG 5207 Edit 07/07/2021 A life changing home
Last year we built 10 bungalows on the derelict Swallows Nest pub in Newstead. Two of these bungalows were specially designed for families supported by the Donna Louise Trust. Emma and daughters Violet and Ivy; who has hypoplastic left heart syndrome (or a special heart as Ivy calls it) moved in last April. They had been living in a home that no longer met their needs and after a separation, Emma was living in her friends spare room with Violet and Ivy.
Older Man With Glasses Smiling 18/06/2021 Loneliness awareness week: how village living helped customer John feel less alone
Since the pandemic began in 2020, more people have been affected by loneliness. It's been particularly tough on those people who’ve lost a loved one. Like customer John, who moved to the Rowan Village after his wife sadly passed away. He now doesn't feel so alone, read his story.
Older Woman Working In A Shop Smiling 04/06/2021 Our amazing volunteers help make our work possible
We wanted to celebrate all of our amazing volunteers by sharing some of their stories. We spoke to volunteers from Bradeley Village who gladly offer up their spare time to help out and here's what they had to say
Adobestock 116755703 10.05.21 Mental Health Awareness Week: Communal gardens become resident Ivy’s savior as she adjusts to life without her husband
This mental health week we spoke to resident Ivy. She told us all about how the communal gardens have been her saviour throughout lockdown and after losing her husband to COVID-19.
Two women laughing outside 01/04/2021 Our new £2,000 fund hopes to help improve local communities for customers
We’ve created a £2,000 community fund to ensure we're investing in the things our customers care about.
External (6) 19/03/2021 We've built affordable homes for over 55s, bringing life back into once derelict site
We've built affordable homes for over 55s, bringing life back into once derelict site
Joanne Andrew Web 08/03/2021 International Women’s Day: A Q&A with our Asset and Compliance Manager Jo Andrew
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we spoke to Jo Andrew our Asset and Compliance Manager. She tells us all about her 31-year career at Staffs Housing, how she challenges gender stereotypes in her career and advice for any woman looking to start their career.
Brian Watt 09/02/2021 Apprentice chef to Royal engagements at the Savoy
This apprenticeship week we’re celebrating by sharing Catering Manager Brian Watt’s extensive career story that started as an apprenticeship over 40 years ago.
Jo Simcox 4 04/02/2021 Celebrating time to talk day with our customer service team
This #TimeToTalk day we're celebrating the amazing work of our customer service team who have been getting in touch with customers to make sure they're okay and coping with pandemic
2 Bed CGI 14/01/2021 10 reasons to live at Saxon Gate, Crewe
10 reasons to live at Saxon Gate, Crewe
Sandra (3) 20/11/2020 Village residents get ‘crafty’ for North Staffs charities during countrywide lockdown
Residents at a Stoke-on-Trent retirement village have been getting ‘crafty’ making and selling items for local charities during the COVID-19 pandemic and countrywide lockdown.
Collection Of Photos Village Deliveries 13/11/2020 Food delivery service set up for Village residents
A new food delivery service of residents at West End, Bradeley and Rowan villages has been set up during lockdown.
Staffs Housing And Staffordshire Wildlife Trust 02/11/2020 Two Staffs Housing schemes get back to nature with Wildlife Trust
New wildflowers areas have been created at two Staffs Housing schemes to help boost the local wildlife.
Goldenhill Image 2 Edited 21/10/2020 Staffs Housing regenerate land into much needed affordable housing
Local, leading housing provider Staffs Housing has begun work to transform the former Goldenhill Working Men’s Club site into much needed affordable homes.
Tim Sheail 10/08/2020 Social housing needs to be top of the government’s agenda
Social housing has never been more important than it is now, especially in cities like Stoke-on-Trent where people on average incomes can’t afford mortgages and some who claim benefits find themselves refused by the private rented sector.
Woman In Debt 20/03/2020 Appeal launched to stop loan sharks profiting from COVID-19
An appeal has been launched to raise awareness of loan sharks to stop them taking advantage of people’s hardships during the COVID-19 outbreak.
IMG 9854 07/02/2020 Staffs Housing celebrates Apprenticeship Week
This Apprenticeship Week, we're sharing the stories of our apprentices. Dan Kemp started as an apprentice in 2000 and this year he's celebrating 10 years of working with us.
Viv Bradeley Volunteer (9) 05/02/2020 My volunteering story - Viv
Over the next month, we’re celebrating all our volunteers across Honeycomb Group. This week the spotlight is on our volunteers at Staffs Housing and Viv who helps out at Bradeley Village.
Tim, Marshall, Jo & Donna Louise 24/01/2020 Staffs Housing develop adapted bungalows to support children with life-limiting illnesses
Staffs Housing has developed two adapted bungalows to help support children with life-limiting illnesses and their families, whose homes are no longer suitable for their needs.
Young Woman In Front Of Storage Heater 20/01/2020 Staffs Housing supports Big Energy Saving Week
This week is Big Energy Saving Week, is a national campaign to help people cut their energy bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to.
David And Lesley SH Customer On Sofa (10) 08/01/2020 Staffs Housing sign up to help end homelessness
We’re proud to be a member of ‘Homes for Cathy’ - a national alliance of housing associations charities dedicated to help end homelessness.
Generalelection2019 Twitter Banner 25/11/2019 Fixing the housing crisis for good!
The campaign is calling for housing associations to work alongside local MPs to make sure social housing is a priority at the next general election.
Rowan Annexe Artist Impression 05/11/2019 Building work started to improve housing options for older people in Meir
Building work has started at the former Station Hotel in Meir to create 18 new apartments for over 55s, just across the road from Rowan Village.
Honeycomb Group Logos Being Held By Staff Charlotte, Mel, Adrian, Ben And Kate (2) 16/09/2019 Say hello to a new chapter for affordable housing – say hello to Staffs Housing
After 12 months of asking lots of questions to our customers, partners and staff we are making a change.
Residents With Firemen 29/08/2019 Celebrating Starts at Home Day at West End Village
Today is starts at home day, a campaign to celebrate supported housing and the positive impact it has on thousands of lives. It’s making sure that people who need extra support will always have a safe home that meets their needs.
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