Jack celebrates professional achievement

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Jack Harvey, our Maintenance Team Leader, recently achieved the CIH (Chartered Institute of Housing) Level 3 Certificate in Housing Practice. This qualification demonstrates that Jack has developed a broader knowledge and understanding of key areas in delivering housing services. It is equivalent to an A-level or NVQ Level 3. Jack joined Broadland in 2009 as &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/jack-celebrates-professional-achievement/">Continued</a>

Tenants delighted with new sensory garden

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Tenants at Oakes Court, Broadland&#8217;s Housing with Care scheme in Downham Market, can now enjoy a beautiful new sensory garden &#8211; all designed and created by our Estates Services team. The garden was designed by Estate Services team members John Bream and Wayne Woolton, specifically for the dementia care ward. The garden design has four &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/tenants-delighted-with-new-sensory-garden/">Continued</a>

First new tenants for Canary Quay

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This week Broadland proudly welcome the first tenants to Canary Quay. Over the coming weeks, 60 one- and two-bedroom apartments at Canary Quay will be handed over.&nbsp; These new homes, which are for social rent, are the first phase in an ambitious development by Broadland Housing Group which will eventually see 323 new homes created. &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/first-new-tenants-for-canary-quay/">Continued</a>

Sponsored bike ride raises £1,300 for MIND

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A group of Broadland employees have raised £1,300 in a sponsored bike ride through the Norfolk countryside. The employees followed a 30-mile circular route, stopping at Broadland&#8217;s stores depot at Colton for refreshments. Many were new or returning to cycling, which makes the achievement all the more impressive! The funds raised will be donated to &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/sponsored-bike-ride-raises-1300-for-mind/">Continued</a>

Broadland AGM 2019

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Michael Newey, Group Chief Executive, told our Annual General Meeting in September that Broadland needs to continue &#8220;stretching itself&#8221; if we are to help tackle the UK’s &#8220;appalling&#8221; homelessness problem. Broadland completed 67 new homes in the year to March 2019, and another 259 are under construction. Michael said: Far too many people don’t have &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/broadland-agm-2019/">Continued</a>

Broadland signs mental health pledge

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Broadland has joined more than 1,200&nbsp;organisations across the UK who have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge.&nbsp; The pledge is a commitment to changing the way we all think and act about mental health in the workplace.&nbsp; Group Chief Executive Michael Newey said: I&#8217;m delighted to sign this pledge on behalf of Broadland. Although &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/broadland-signs-mental-health-pledge/">Continued</a>

Housing with care schemes rated ‘outstanding’

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The Lawns, our housing with care scheme in Great Yarmouth, where NorseCare provides care and support services, recently celebrated an &#8216;outstanding&#8217; CQC (Care Quality Commission) inspection report. Nationally, just 3% of care is rated as outstanding by the CQC . Inspectors visited The Lawns, where Broadland tenants live independently in their own flat, in August &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/housing-with-care-schemes-rated-outstanding/">Continued</a>

Sandcastle competition a winner

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Tenants got a chance yesterday to construction themselves – with a summer sandcastle building competition on Gorleston beach. Buckets, spades and miniature flags were provided, which meant the tenants just needed to bring their imagination and a willingness to dig around Gorleston’s pristine sandy beach. Winners of the competition were Brian and Angels who a &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/sandcastle-competition-a-winner/">Continued</a>