Raising awareness of self-neglect and hoarding in Norfolk

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Broadland Housing has created a video to accompany the launch of Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board&#8217;s latest guidance on self-neglect and hoarding. The 3-minute animation summarises the county strategy on self-neglect and hoarding. It is designed to raise awareness among adult safeguarding practitioners and give practical advice on how to report concerns. The strategy and the &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/raising-awareness-of-self-neglect-and-hoarding-in-norfolk/">Continued</a>

Rural housing week – investing in Norfolk’s future

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Broadland Housing is celebrating Rural Housing week (1-5 July) with a focus on Norfolk villages, where we are building affordable homes that are helping to create sustainable communities with a positive social impact. We are committed to building to ensure that everyone living in a rural area lives in a quality, affordable home. In an &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/rural-housing-week-investing-in-norfolks-future/">Continued</a>

The impact of fuel poverty – new research

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The everyday experiences of Broadland tenants have informed a new scientific paper on ‘Emotions and fuel poverty&#8217;. The University of East Anglia study emphasises the limits of approaches to fuel poverty that focus on energy efficiency and tariff-switching. Energy vulnerability (EV) research increasingly recognises the importance of subjective experiences. Drawing on the social science of &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/the-impact-of-fuel-poverty-new-research/">Continued</a>

Broadland to manage new scheme for adults with learning disability

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We are delighted to announce that we have now taken responsibility for managing Netherwood Green in Norwich.&nbsp; &nbsp; Netherwood Green is a scheme for 12 adults with learning disability who are being supported to achieve independence. These are much-needed homes&nbsp;for a client group who are&nbsp;often overlooked in terms of quality accommodation provision. Broadland has signed &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/broadland-to-manage-new-scheme-for-adults-with-learning-disability/">Continued</a>

TV spotlight on New Horizons scheme

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ITV news recently featured New Horizons, a scheme that is helping people tackle debt and housing issues in Cambridgeshire and King&#8217;s Lynn in Norfolk. Broadland supports New Horizons in the King&#8217;s Lynn area. Phil and Louise from Broadland Housing, supporting New Horizons in King&#8217;s Lynn and around Watch the video: https://www.itv.com/news/anglia/2019-05-28/life-coaching-for-those-in-need/ Danielle and Amanda Smith, &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/tv-spotlight-on-new-horizons-scheme/">Continued</a>

Broadland wins ‘Client of the year’ award

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Broadland has been named &#8216;Client of the year&#8217; in the Norfolk Constructing Excellence 2019 awards. Our Head of Development Delivery, Alex Williamson, was also recognised as a future leader in construction. Constructing Excellence is the UK industry body committed to transforming the way construction is delivered in the UK. The awards celebrate innovation and best &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/broadland-wins-client-of-the-year-award/">Continued</a>

Celebrating 60 new flats at Canary Quay

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Broadland ‘topped out’ the first block of its Canary Quay scheme today, celebrating this exciting new community development.  The celebration marked a key milestone in the delivery of 60 new social rented flats in Norwich, with the structure complete and “just” the internal fitting left to do before families move in during September. The 1- &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/celebrating-60-new-flats-at-canary-quay/">Continued</a>

Easter fun at Shipfield!

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Children living at our Shipfield scheme in Norwich were in for a treat when we held an open day at the community centre this week. The fun started with an Easter egg hunt, followed by some creative birdbox painting and a planting out session. The birdboxes had been made from recycled carpentry offcuts by our &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/easter-fun-at-shipfield/">Continued</a>