Posts From 2016

Caerphilly WHQS 

Community focused contractor award - Welsh Housing Awards 2016
Keepmoat is one of the contractors on the £200 million Welsh Housing Quality Standard (WHQS) programme for Caerphilly Council. The WHQS programme will see homes of council tenants in the Caerphilly borough brought up to a set of standards, including ... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  30/11/2016
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Lovell legacy 

Community focused contractor award- Welsh Housing Awards 2016
Community, education, employment and sustainability are the four cornerstones of our commitment to transform communities and are at the heart of our business. We are proud to help communities, protect our environment, and inspire future generations... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  30/11/2016
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Leaving a legacy 

Community focused contractor award- Welsh Housing Awards 2016
As a contractor in the social housing sector in Wales we have thought long and hard about going further than simply just ticking the boxes of TR&T compliance. As the only Welsh building contractor registered to the Living Wage Foundation, Contract... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  30/11/2016
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Back into the community campaign: supporting communities through social, economic and environmental sustainable development 

Community focused contractor award- Welsh Housing Awards 2016
Morganstone are committed to developing and delivering tangible community benefits and targeted recruitment and training opportunities (TR&T) within the community. We strive to reduce environmental impact and maximise training and employment... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  30/11/2016
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Little by little 

New idea award- Welsh Housing Awards 2016
Little by Little (LBL) was a new idea created through Welsh Government Warm Homes funding and worked across five local authority areas located in South East Wales (Torfaen, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Merthyr, Blaenau Gwent and Cardiff) engaging with... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  30/11/2016
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Managing empty properties 

New idea award- Welsh Housing Awards 2016
In challenging times, ensuring the core business is operating well is clearly crucial. At Pembrokeshire Housing, we see void management as a customer service that can have a significant impact on communities and customer services. With over 3500... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  30/11/2016
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Home partner 

New idea award- Welsh Housing Awards 2016
Cartrefi Conwy launched its new ‘home partner’ service in 2015 and it has proved to be of massive benefit not only to our tenants but to our organisation as a whole. The concept is simple. Our in-house gas servicing team access all our tenant’s... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  30/11/2016
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Reuse, reduce and recycle 

Collaboration award (RSL lead) - Welsh Housing Awards 2016
Bron Afon Community Housing is a social housing provider with 8300 rented homes in South Wales along with 915 leaseholder properties and over 2000 garages, we have numerous other assets such as shops, community centres, playgrounds and open spaces.... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  30/11/2016
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Free from fear partnership 

Collaboration award (RSL lead) - Welsh Housing Awards 2016
The ‘free from fear’ project started in 2014 when, as a Gwent group of social landlords, we came together to improve our response to domestic abuse. The introduction in 2011 of an information sharing protocol on cases of domestic abuse (DA) with the ... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  30/11/2016
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Road to Rio 

Collaboration award (RSL lead) - Welsh Housing Awards 2016
Following a successful ‘Try a Sport’ event in 2015, where Newport City Homes collaborated with social enterprise and charitable trust Newport Live to deliver sports taster sessions, it was felt that the project could have far greater impact if... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  30/11/2016
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