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Customer care sets repairs team apart

Customer care sets repairs team apart

Caring for customers is at the heart of everything Yorkshire Housing's repairs and maintenance division HomeWorks does every day. It is locked into the DNA of the service from recruitment so that the work they do goes way beyond mere repairs. Staff have sat with...

Helping hand available in Stockton area

Helping hand available in Stockton area

Imagine getting out of the house is a struggle due to a recent accident or hip replacement. Or maybe you’ve a hearing impairment and feel lonely or unsafe because you’ve got no way of speaking to family or hearing a smoke alarm. Don’t worry – Yorkshire Housing is the...

Flooding advice for customers

Flooding advice for customers

Customer safety and well-being is a top priority at Yorkshire Housing – and to that end we have important advice in the event of flooding. More bad weather is predicted in addition to the severe flood warnings that are still in place for the region. Please take care...

Community news

Wildflower meadow planted in Leeds estate

Wildflower meadow planted in Leeds estate

A wildflower meadow is being created in a Leeds estate thanks to a partnership between Yorkshire Housing and Leeds City Council. Land off Langbar Road in the Swarcliffe Estate is set to become a colourful tree-lined habitat by next summer. Yorkshire Housing staff are...

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Customer care sets repairs team apart

Customer care sets repairs team apart

Caring for customers is at the heart of everything Yorkshire Housing's repairs and maintenance division HomeWorks does every day. It is locked into the DNA of the service from recruitment so that the work they do goes way beyond mere repairs. Staff have sat with...

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Helping hand available in Stockton area

Helping hand available in Stockton area

Imagine getting out of the house is a struggle due to a recent accident or hip replacement. Or maybe you’ve a hearing impairment and feel lonely or unsafe because you’ve got no way of speaking to family or hearing a smoke alarm. Don’t worry – Yorkshire Housing is the...

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Customer stories

Wildflower meadow planted in Leeds estate

Wildflower meadow planted in Leeds estate

A wildflower meadow is being created in a Leeds estate thanks to a partnership between Yorkshire Housing and Leeds City Council. Land off Langbar Road in the Swarcliffe Estate is set to become a colourful tree-lined habitat by next summer. Yorkshire Housing staff are...

Customer care sets repairs team apart

Customer care sets repairs team apart

Caring for customers is at the heart of everything Yorkshire Housing's repairs and maintenance division HomeWorks does every day. It is locked into the DNA of the service from recruitment so that the work they do goes way beyond mere repairs. Staff have sat with...

Helping hand available in Stockton area

Helping hand available in Stockton area

Imagine getting out of the house is a struggle due to a recent accident or hip replacement. Or maybe you’ve a hearing impairment and feel lonely or unsafe because you’ve got no way of speaking to family or hearing a smoke alarm. Don’t worry – Yorkshire Housing is the...

Services

Helping hand available in Stockton area

Helping hand available in Stockton area

Imagine getting out of the house is a struggle due to a recent accident or hip replacement. Or maybe you’ve a hearing impairment and feel lonely or unsafe because you’ve got no way of speaking to family or hearing a smoke alarm. Don’t worry – Yorkshire Housing is the...

Popular home improvement schemes prove handy

Popular home improvement schemes prove handy

Yorkshire Housing offer many services to help people who are not tenants maintain their independence, dignity and security. The housing association's home improvement agencies (HIAs) support householders in need across the region. There are three HIAs, one of which...

Home electrics successfully revamped

Home electrics successfully revamped

Yorkshire Housing’s Electrical Compliance team have just finished a five-year programme of inspection and testing of our properties – a full sweep of the housing stock.Paul Simpson, from the housing association’s compliance team, reports that Yorkshire...

Apprenticeships

Apprentice Neil wins basketball gold

Apprentice Neil wins basketball gold

Yorkshire Housing apprentice Neil Hartley won gold with Team GB at the Special Olympics last month.Neil, 21, was part of the squad that beat the USA 26-20 in the basketball final in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.The Bradford-born defensive ace is a...

Apprenticeships at Yorkshire Housing… now that’s a bright idea!

Apprenticeships at Yorkshire Housing… now that’s a bright idea!

National Apprenticeship Week runs from 5 to 9 March and, to support the week, Yorkshire Housing is celebrating the success of their apprenticeship programme by showcasing apprenticeships as a pathway to a great career. Under the hashtag #NAW2018, and the theme...

Other

Welcome to the first batch of volunteers

Welcome to the first batch of volunteers

Yorkshire Housing volunteer coordinator Helen Bannister spoke to local TV cable channel That’s TV York to update them on how well the volunteering programme is going and to help recruit more volunteers. The appeal...

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Marking Neville’s Kitchen third anniversary

Marking Neville’s Kitchen third anniversary

A special lunch was held to mark the third anniversary of ‘Neville’s Kitchen’, a community kitchen based in Gargrave. It is organised by Carol Mercer and Carys Roberts and supported Yorkshire Housing. Some of the special guests attending included BBC Food Programme...

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Promoting Customer Service Week

Promoting Customer Service Week

Yorkshire Housing will be celebrating National Customer Service Week, from 7-11 October, which gives an opportunity to raise awareness of customer service and the vital role it plays for Yorkshire Housing customers. The week is internationally celebrated and Yorkshire...

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Stone laying ceremony at Halifax development

Stone laying ceremony at Halifax development

Calderdale councillor Peter Caffrey (front left) is shown stone laying with fellow Northowram and Shelf councillor Stephen Baines MBE (front right) while Yorkshire Housing director of development Andy Gamble (rear left) and Rob Seaman from contractor ENGIE...

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Deansfield Court celebrates 10th anniversary

Deansfield Court celebrates 10th anniversary

A huge party celebrating the 10th birthday of our Deansfield Court scheme was held last week. Two mayors were among the dignitaries at the event at the extra care facility in Norton, near Malton, North Yorkshire. But perhaps the star of the show on Thursday, September...

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Celebrity backs tenant’s charity garden party

Celebrity backs tenant’s charity garden party

Yorkshire Housing tenant Tabitha Gilpin recently set up a specialist hair salon with a particular focus on helping both women and men restore their self-confidence and self-image by offering hair loss treatments. This brought her into contact with the...

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