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Staffordshire Housing celebrates Zero Waste Week

Last week, Staffordshire Housing celebrated Zero Waste Week with plastic free coffee morning, raising money for Staffordshire Wildlife Trust. The international awareness week is a yearly campaign to help reduce landfill waste and show the environmental impact. As part of the plastic free coffee morning, staff wrote their own pledges of what they do to [...]

September 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Staffordshire Housing Group shortlisted for two national awards

We have been shortlisted for two national awards. Staffordshire Housing Group (SHG) are in the finals at the Housing Hero Awards, which celebrate the people who make a difference in housing and the local community. Organised by Inside Housing, the national publication for the housing sector, and the Chartered Institute of Housing, SHG are down [...]

June 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Bradeley village celebrates ‘facelift’ with Elvis

Residents at Stoke-on-Trent’s first over 55’s village are set to welcome Elvis into the building to celebrate their newly redecorated communal area and reception. The refurbishment at Bradeley village, ran by Staffordshire Housing Association, has seen new furniture and a larger coffee shop, as well as a new residents’ bar and toilets. The village also [...]

May 15th, 2018|News|

Village living beats loneliness

Loneliness is on the rise and it doesn’t just affect older people. Of the seven million adults in the UK, 1 in 8 of us (13%) have no close friends and 45% of adults say they feel lonely some of the time.* Evidence suggests that living in communities can dramatically reduce the impact of loneliness. [...]

May 14th, 2018|News|

Pick your own direct debit date

Our new direct debit system means you can make your rent payment any day of the month. Before, we had three set days you could choose to have your rent collected by direct debit. This means you will be able to pick the best day for rent to come out of your bank account, such [...]

April 3rd, 2018|News|

Pioneering older people’s village gets a ‘facelift’

Residents at Stoke-on-Trent’s first over 55's village have welcomed a newly redecorated communal area and reception. The refurbishment at Bradeley village, ran by Staffordshire Housing Association, has seen new furniture and a larger coffee shop, as well as a new residents’ bar and toilets. The village also has new mobility scooter stores throughout the building. [...]

March 14th, 2018|News|

Staffordshire Housing celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Staffordshire Housing are celebrating our apprentices and highlighting the work they do, as part of National Apprenticeship Week. Owen Stanway is a customer service apprentice and is responsible for answering calls, helping out on the reception desk as well as logging maintenance jobs and handling complaints. He said, “I like the work atmosphere here and [...]

March 9th, 2018|News|

Staffs Housing launch free Age Awareness sessions

Staffordshire Housing Association have launched free Age Awareness training for local organisations. The half day interactive sessions will look at how businesses and organisations can become age friendly, tackle common myths and attitudes about getting older and explore the disadvantages faced by older people. The event is part of the Stoke-on-Trent City Council's Age Friendly [...]

October 27th, 2017|News|

Staffs Housing joins national campaign to celebrate supported housing

We are highlighting the contribution supported housing makes to Stoke-on-Trent as part of today’s Starts at Home day. ‘Starts at Home’, now in its second year and run by the National Housing Federation, celebrates how supported housing helps hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people regain their independence and confidence. We provide a wide range of [...]

September 1st, 2017|News|

Youngsters turn green fingered to make over older people’s shared garden

Twenty local youngsters have turned green fingered, making over a garden for the residents of an older people’s village in Stoke-on-Trent. Over three days, the team of young people dug out flower beds, cleaned benches and planted new shrubs and flowers in the communal gardens at West End Village, a Staffordshire Housing Association extra care [...]

August 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

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