Celebrating resident Bert's 98th birthday!
Resident Bert moved into his home in 1978. Nearly 44 years later, he is still very happy in his Dresden home and recently celebrated his 98th birthday. Here’s his incredible life story and his plans for 2022.
Cutting your energy costs could save money and the planet too.
Energy bills are forecasted to rise by 30% in 2022. More than two million UK households are in arrears with their energy suppliers. Therefore, it's important now more than ever to look at how you can reduce the cost of your gas and electricity to save money.
A safer community for Karwan and his family.
Karwan, and his wife, moved into their Burslem home in 2018. They didn’t feel safe in the neighbourhood they had been living in and after living with family, wanted a place of their own.
Moving out of mums: Sisters Molly and Lauren find independence thanks to shared ownership.
Sisters Molly and Lauren bought their shared ownership home earlier this year after both wanting independence. They were both living at home with their mum, but wanted a place to call their own.
Derelict, anti-social hotspot is transformed into affordable village living for over 55s in Meir
Earlier this year we finished transforming the once derelict Station Hotel Pub in Meir into brand-new affordable homes for the over 55s. The former hotspot for anti-social behaviour is now home to 18 residents who share communal facilities such as café, restaurant and gym at neighbouring Rowan Village. Find out what new resident Elizabeth has to say...
Update on our repairs service
As we approach the winter break, we wanted to update you on our repairs service. Unfortunately, as we approach the end of the year, we’ve had an increase in winter-related repairs, ICT issues as well as a shortage of staff and materials. So, like many other housing providers across the country, we’re struggling to repair our customer’s properties in our usual target times.
Community spirit helps residents at Bentilee scheme get through the pandemic
In March 2020, when the country went into lockdown, those shielding without family nearby struggled to reach essentials like food and medication. Residents at Staffs Housing’s Stirling Close came together to make sure this wasn’t the case for those shielding at their scheme.
7 reasons to live at Cecilly Mills, Cheadle
Our latest shared ownership development, Cecilly Mills, is due to be completed next summer. The development of two and three homes has proved popular, with only two homes remaining. The homes, that start from just £92,500 for a 50% share, have spacious living areas, fully turfed gardens and private driveways. Take a look at our 7 reasons to move to Cecilly Mills, Cheadle here…
Gardening competition: winners announced
We’re celebrating our green-fingered residents who transformed their outdoor spaces during the pandemic. Residents across our 3,000 homes were invited to enter a gardening competition to find the best plant displays, communal gardens, individual gardens and allotments. This month, Housing Manager Laura Dalton congratulated the six winners and three runners-up including resident Brian who won the ‘nicest garden’ prize.