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>

NEW! Virtual planning consultations

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Due to the Coronavirus restrictions, on 24 June we launched our first-ever online consultation, on our proposed new development at Northrepps. We sent all local residents a personal invitation containing a square code that they could scan, giving them instant access to our plans for the 19 new homes. There was also a direct link &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/new-virtual-planning-consultations/">Continued</a>

Meeting the challenges of Coronavirus – Tpas

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Our Chief Executive, Michael Newey, recently talked to Tpas members nationally about how Broadland staff and tenants are working together to meet the challenges of Coronavirus. Watch Michael&#8217;s chat with Tpas members from all over the UK here:

Harry’s Pledge: social housing’s commitment to carers

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Broadland Housing is proud to get behind Harry’s Pledge, a united national commitment to support, recognise and champion carers. Across the country social housing providers like us are looking to commit to four pledges: Being supportive employers to people who have caring responsibilities Making offices and community spaces as accessible as possible Building more fully-accessible &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/harrys-pledge-social-housings-commitment-to-carers/">Continued</a>

Growing our own – sustainable plants project

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We are now growing our own plants for landscaping upgrades at our housing schemes, thanks to a new polytunnel project. Estate Services Team member John Breame, who has led the project at The Elms in Norwich, explains: We had great success last year growing our own bedding plants, and the polytunnel was a key part &hellip; <a href="https://tenantsonline.org/growing-our-own-sustainable-plants-project/">Continued</a>