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    Resident takes on gruelling half-marathon for a charity close to his heart 24/08/21

    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.

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    Your customer voice matters to us! 18/08/2021

    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.

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    Staffs Housing announces Ian Williams Ltd as new responsive repairs and voids contract provider 04/08/2021

    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.

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    Heather's story: Reopening village facilities post lockdown 02/08/2021

    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.

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    Talking Rubbish 26/07/21

    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.

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    Be scam aware: how you can avoid falling victim to scammers 23/07/21

    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.

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    Creating memories in the middle of a pandemic 15/07/2021

    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.

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    Meet new housing manager Laura 12/07/2021

    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.

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    A life changing home 07/07/2021

    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.

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