‘Places After The Pandemic’ – post-Covid opportunities for housing associations

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PlaceShapers and HACT’s Places After The Pandemic report (published today) says that Covid-19 offers a once in a lifetime opportunity for housing associations to deliver more within their communities, change how homes are built and adapt services. As a PlaceShapers member, Broadland took part in the report, along with more than 100 other organisations. The &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/places-after-the-pandemic-post-covid-opportunities-for-housing-associations/">Continued</a>

Broadland is finalist in Planning Excellence awards

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Broadland is the only housing association to reach the regional finals of the Royal Town Planning Institute&#8217;s Planning Excellence Awards 2020. Our project, the North Norfolk District Wide Affordable Housing Strategy, identified an opportunity from changes to national policy. The project has been developing mixed tenure sites across rural north Norfolk. Market homes are sold &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/broadland-is-finalist-in-planning-excellence-awards/">Continued</a>

Broadland staff snacks raise cash for hospitals

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Broadland Housing staff have raised an impressive £835 for Norfolk hospitals since the start of lockdown. Frontline staff donated cash for snacks on the go from an &#8216;honesty fridge&#8217; at our Colton stores. There was also a bucket for donations. The funds raised have been split between the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Queen Elizabeth (King&#8217;s &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/broadland-staff-snacks-raise-cash-for-hospitals/">Continued</a>

Lloyd Court celebrates 20th birthday with 100-year-old tenants

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Party queens! Marion &#8216;Bubs&#8217; Wilkinson and Pattie Knopp Our Lloyd Court housing with care scheme recently celebrated its 20th birthday – with two centenarian tenants leading the party! 100 year-olds Pattie Knopp and Marion ‘Bubs’ Wilkinson were named ‘Party Queens’ at the scheme celebrations (all socially distanced, of course) in High Kelling, Norfolk. Opened in &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/lloyd-court-celebrates-20th-birthday-with-100-year-old-tenants/">Continued</a>

Broadland helping to prevent homelessness among prison leavers

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Broadland Housing is supporting a project to provide ex-offenders with a stable home, and reduce the likelihood that they will return to crime. The Housing for People Leaving Prison project was set up by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk (OPCCN) and St Martin’s. The project helps people released from prison &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/broadland-helping-to-prevent-homelessness-among-prison-leavers/">Continued</a>

Supporting Norwich Pride 2020

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We are proud to support Norwich Pride 2020. The event is taking place virtually this year on Saturday 25 July. Access the online programme here. As an official supporter of Norwich Pride 2020, we pledge our organisation will be a safe, welcoming, and friendly place for LGBT+ tenants and staff. Broadland is a Stonewall Diversity &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/supporting-norwich-pride-2020/">Continued</a>

2020 Gardening Competition – results!

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Thank you and well done to everyone who entered our 2020 Gardening Competition. This year, due to the Government guidance, the panel were unable to visit the gardens in person and judged the entries by photos, videos and by live video calls on Zoom. Our panel (including our Environmental Champions and Jane, our tenant gardening &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/2020-gardening-competition-results/">Continued</a>

Broadland supports Homes at the Heart

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We are delighted to support Homes at the Heart, a campaign calling on the Government to put social housing at the heart of its plan for social and economic recovery from the Coronavirus crisis. The Coronavirus crisis is further highlighting the need for secure, high quality, affordable homes and, for many people, support to live &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/broadland-supports-homes-at-the-heart/">Continued</a>