Posts From 2014

Making a real difference. - EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES 

WELSH HOUSING AWARDS 2014
Tai Calon Community Housing in partnership with Communities First Ebbw Fach, Food Bank, Citizens Advice, Shelter Cymru, Job Centre, Seren and Joyners. Unemployment in Blaenau Gwent is amongst the highest in Wales. As the county’s largest social... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  21/11/2014
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Space saviours. - EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES 

WELSH HOUSING AWARDS 2014
Valleys to Coast Housing in partnership with United Welsh, Tai Calon Community Housing and Bron Afon. Every open space has the potential to enhance the lives of people in the community, but one barrier to meaningful engagement is an understanding of ... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  21/11/2014
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Arbed 2 scheme manager South Wales - INNOVATIVE PROCUREMENT 

WELSH HOUSING AWARDS 2014
Melin Homes. As managing contractor for the Welsh Government’s Arbed 2 ERDF project in South and West Wales, Melin Homes has sent ripples of benefits to businesses and communities throughout the region. Melin Homes has used its experience of... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  21/11/2014
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Better procurement - INNOVATIVE PROCUREMENT 

WELSH HOUSING AWARDS 2014
Tai Calon Community Housing. A key aim of Tai Calon’s Procurement Strategy is to promote Blaenau Gwent and the people who live and work there through: community clauses in contracts and expectations that firms give materials or their time for free;... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  21/11/2014
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From the Ground up - INNOVATIVE PROCUREMENT 

WELSH HOUSING AWARDS 2014
Valleys to Coast Housing. What does an organisation with ‘Community Regeneration in Action’ as its strapline do with half a million square meters of open space? The answer was more than just mow it within an inch of its life. How do you test the... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  21/11/2014
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North East Wales (New) Homes - NEW IDEA OF THE YEAR 

WELSH HOUSING AWARDS 2014
Flintshire County Council in partnership with North East Wales Homes Flintshire County Council is the first authority in Wales to set up its own housing company.Designed to respond to the challenges experienced by residents in accessing affordable... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  21/11/2014
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Reducing landfill - NEW IDEA OF THE YEAR 

WELSH HOUSING AWARDS 2014
Bron Afon has created a great partnership, promoted and developed with local charities. The wider community benefits now being achieved include essential household items being recycled and passed to those in desperate need, whilst also helping... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  21/11/2014
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Go4iT - NEW IDEA OF THE YEAR 

WELSH HOUSING AWARDS 2014
RCT Homes in partnership with Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council, Sport Wales, RCT Homes and Cwm Taff NHS. Go4it aims to get families with children under 11 living a more active and healthy lifestyle. This has been achieved in a number of... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  21/11/2014
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Faith in affordable housing - NEW IDEA OF THE YEAR 

WELSH HOUSING AWARDS 2014
Housing Justice in partnership with Church in Wales, United Reformed Church, Presbyterian Church of Wales and other denominations, various RSLs and local authorities. Faith in Affordable Housing (Wales) is a project which encourages churches of all... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  21/11/2014
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