Staff from the Pennaf Housing Group, based on the business park in St Asaph visited the world-leading ‘Manchester Institute’ recently to see how money raised in charity challenges is being used at the cutting edge of cancer research.
Housing Minister Carl Sargeant has praised a scheme which is transforming a derelict former Youth Centre into nine affordable housing units in Flint.
An intergenerational reading scheme linking High School students up with residents from a sheltered housing Scheme has been short-listed for the ‘Innovation of the Year’ award at the 2013 Welsh Housing Awards to be announced in Cardiff on Friday.
One of Flint town centre’s oldest buildings is yielding up new secrets to its history as work progresses on bringing the former Old Session House on Church Street back into use.
A former Rhos-on-Sea resident who now lives at the Merton Place Residential home in Colwyn Bay celebrated her 101st birthday with her extended family on Sunday (November 17) enlisting their help to blow out each of the 101 candles on her birthday cake.
An innovative ‘Cook and Eat’ project is linking up older people from a local sheltered housing scheme with young people who have formerly experienced homelessness, so that they can share friendship and cooking tips across the generations.
Keep Wales Tidy have teamed up with Clwyd Alyn Housing Association to organise some half-term fun in Rhyl on Tuesday (Oct 29) with a ‘Creepy Crawly Bug Hunt,’ for youngsters and an information and advice session for residents of all ages.
Two families will soon be moving into completely remodelled homes in the heart of Rhyl, thanks to a partnership which is helping to transform housing in the area.
Jackman came to stay at the Merton Place Residential Home in Colwyn Bay in May, not unable to walk and was in need of a period of rehabilitation to help his recovery.
A community party helped keep young children safe while letting them enjoy Hallowe’en fun in Gaerwen, last Thursday.
A community party helped keep young children safe while letting them enjoy Hallowe’en fun in the Cornist area of Flint last Thursday.
Keep Wales Tidy teamed up with Clwyd Alyn Housing Association to organise some half-term fun in Rhyl last week (Tuesday Oct 29) with a ‘Creepy Crawly Bug Hunt,’ for youngsters, and an information and advice session for residents of all ages.
Landscape maintenance specialists Ground Control have helped out at the community allotments in Garden City, Deeside, spraying weeds to make sure one of the plots could be brought back into tip-top condition.
Residents at Y Dyfodol in Rhyl, a Supported Living Scheme managed by Clwyd Alyn Housing Association, for homeless young people, organised some Hallowe’en fun on Thursday with a creative session making pumpkin lanterns before their party in the evening.
A drop-in event has been arranged in Garden City so that local people can find out more about a new development of affordable homes to be built in the area.
Members of the Princes Drive Baptist Church in Colwyn Bay joined friends at the Merton Place Residential Home in Pwllycrochan Avenue for a worship service at the home last week.
Keep Wales Tidy have teamed up with Clwyd Alyn Housing Association to organise some half-term fun in Treuddyn on Tuesday (Oct 29), when youngsters can help build a ‘Bug Hotel’ so that insects can stay cosy over the winter months.
Residents at a Supported Living Centre for homeless young people in Wrexham will soon be harvesting their own fruit and veg thanks to the support of two voluntary groups.
Staff who support the homeless and those who have been formerly homeless in the Wrexham area walked up Snowdon last week to raise funds for Cancer Research.
A team of Customer Service Advisers from the Pennaf Housing Group raised £110 for Cancer Research on Friday by making bacon, sausage and egg butties for staff at their head office on the Business Park in St Asaph.
Wrexham County Borough Council have helped boost the confidence of former homeless young people by funding an innovative filming project which showcases their talents.
Local businesses and partner organisations have been praised for supporting residents from Supported Living Schemes for former homeless young people across North Wales at their annual ResFest event this summer.
Residents of a sheltered housing scheme for older people in Buckley were given £200 worth of National Garden Centre vouchers by environmental charity Keep Wales Tidy. The vouchers have helped the residents to improve the quality of their local environment by undertaking practical environmental projects.
Allotments in Garden City, Deeside are now in tip-top order, thanks to a big community clear-up by volunteers.
Two residents from a Supported Living Scheme for former homeless young people in Wrexham recently helped clear the banks of the River Clywedog in Bersham, Wrexham to encourage native plants in the area.
Housing Association tenants who incur court costs for refusing access to their homes for safety checks will be told their debts will be rigorously pursued.
A group of ‘silver surfers’ in Abergele have been presented with Achievement Awards for embracing the opportunities of the internet.
Residents of Cae Gruffydd in Rhyl got together with friends to clean up their local community at the same time as holding a fun day recently.
Former soldiers who are sleeping rough on the streets of Britain are one of the organisations who have benefited from a festival salvage operation organised by a local housing association over the summer.
A Community fun session in the Halkyn Road area of Flint on Thursday (August 29) not only provided enjoyment and entertainment for local children, but also gave other residents the chance to check out services and advice provided by local agencies.
Work started this week on an ambitious scheme to renovate one of Flint’s most important historic buildings thanks to financial support from the Townscape Heritage Initiative.
Residents of all ages came together for a sreet prty in Abergele recently to mark the 25th aniversary of the Pentre Mawr Sheltered Housing Scheme.
Residents living in the Lon yr Orsaf area of Mold took part in a ‘Community Green Team’ event on Monday to make a real difference to their local environment.
A Community Clean up event has been organised to tidy up an area of Rhyl next week.
A community volunteer day is being held in Garden City, Deeside, to bring the local allotments back into tip-top condition.
Residents living in the Lon yr Orsaf area of Mold will be taking part in a ‘Community Green Team’ event next Monday to make a real difference to their local environment.
A Community Clean up event has been organised to tidy up an area of Rhyl next week.
A team of Housing Association staff have had a baa…rilliant time walking up the Clwydian Hills, dressed as sheep to raise funds for Cancer Research.
A local housing group has hosted a day of practical learning for science, technology engineering and maths teachers, as a way of helping them to inspire pupils to consider careers using the subjects.
Innovative artwork created by young people from across the region who have experienced homelessness went on show in Wrexham recently.
A school students from across the region Rhyl have been finding out more about the world of work by spending a week with the Pennaf Housing Group based on the St Asaph Business Park.
Two tenants in Rhyl have been ordered to pay £520.40 each to cover court costs after they persistently refused their landlord access to carry out routine safety checks at their home.
Residents and staff at the Merton Place Residential Home on Pwyllycrochan Avenue in Colwyn Bay were so thrilled at the news of the new Royal baby that they got together to celebrate with wine and strawberries and sent a card of congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Work started this week on a development of nine new homes to be built in Rhyl which will be let at an affordable rent to local people.
‘Flexibility and innovation has helped the Pennaf Housing Group to continue to grow in an ever-changing environment,’ according to Mr Roger Waters who has recently been re-elected as Chairman of Pennaf which delivers housing sector services across six counties in north and mid Wales.
Residents from Supported Living Schemes for former homeless young people across the region will be among those taking part in a special one day event at Glyndŵr University in Wrexham tomorrow (July 25).
The project partners behind a new estate of 21 homes for local people in Llanddulas visited the site last Friday (October 12) and added a brick into the walls as the new properties rise up from the ground.
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