July's Housing News

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RIG 'On the Move'

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The RIG (Resident Involvement Group) decided to take their meeting ‘On the Move’ and recently met at Gutersloh Court, Stapleford. Tenants and Leaseholders had the opportunity to find out how they can influence Housing services and the RIG were able to find out how they prefer to be involved.

A total of 30 tenants and leaseholders joined the meeting and found out information about:

  • Neighbourhood Champions
  • Housing Community Fund
  • Housing Facebook Group
  • Attending RIG meetings

They also heard about plans Housing are developing over the coming year and opportunities for influencing decisions around these.

The RIG will be meeting again at 1pm on 12th July 2022 at the Council Offices, Beeston. We’d love more tenants and leaseholders to join us, even if it’s just to observe. If you need assistance with getting to the meeting, let us know and we can arrange transport. 

The RIG will be ‘On the Move’ again later this year and will be heading to Eastwood for one of their meetings.

More information about how you can have your say on Housing services is available on our Housing Engagement webpages.

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Engagement 'On the Move'

Housing gazebo with information on services on the tables

Dates for your Diary - July

Our roving Engagement team will be popping up all over the Borough this summer. They'll have information on a variety of Housing services. 

  • Hope Cafe, Beeston - Monday 4th July, 10am - 12pm
  • Mini Pop Ups in your local neighbourhood

We'll also be at the Broxtowe PlayDays, so look out for our August Housing news for more information!

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Jubilee Joy at The Scheme of the Month

The Spinney - Jubilee Party- Large group of tenants sitting eating cakes

Over the Jubilee week and weekend many Independent Living Schemes got together to host Jubilee Parties.

Tenant holding their coin at Jubilee party

Events ranged from Afternoon teas, garden parties and live entertainment.

Lindsay Carter, Activity Coordinator said 'It was so wonderful to see the tenants enjoying their jubilee celebrations. Everyone was in great spirits and thoroughly enjoyed taking part in the events'

See what our other schemes got up to over the Jubilee by joining our Housing Facebook group.

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Scheme of the Month - The Spinney

Close to Kimberley Town Centre, with great bus links and a local shop. 

1 home available to let now!

  • Private accommodation with fitted kitchen and bathroom
  • Onsite Parking
  • Lift
  • Laundry Room
  • Access to 2 quiet rooms 
  • 24 Hours Tunstall Call System
  • Communal lounge with facilities
  • Personalised contact with Independent Living Co-ordinators
  • Social activities delivered by Activities Co-ordinators 

Properties available now!

Apply Online

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Threatened by Homelessness?

Everyone should have a roof above their head. So, if you're threatened with homelessness or are homeless or rough sleeping, here are some of the ways the Housing Options Team can support you:

  • Assessing your current housing situation and working out what your needs and requirements are
  • Advising you on steps to take to prevent your homelessness and stay in your home
  • Make referrals to support agencies that we believe could assist you

For more information visit our Housing Options webpage.

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Tenancy Sustainment

The Tenancy Sustainment Officers are an essential part of the Neighbourhoods team.

Working closely with the Neighbourhood Coordinators, they work with some of the most vulnerable tenants to ensure they sustain their tenancy with us. 

All new tenants are assessed to identify if they would benefit from a referral for support. This can include referrals to furniture projects, helping tenants into more suitable accommodation, approaching charities for financial assistance and making onward referrals to other local organisations. 

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Register Your Appliance

Register my appliance poster

Registering your appliances means you will never miss out on appliance recalls or safety repairs. Why not register yours now? It only takes a few minutes.

You can register appliances you have just purchased and most brands will let you register older appliances too. You can also update your details if you move house, or dispose of an appliance.

Go to Register My Appliance and register your appliances for a safer home. 

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Broxtowe Mediation Partnership

The mediation partnership

The Broxtowe Mediation Partnership is a confidential service run by Broxtowe Youth Homelessness (BYH) and Citizens Advice Broxtowe (CAB) for residents of the Broxtowe Borough.

Mediation is a way to resolve issues when there is a disagreement between parties.

Mediation is held by a neutral person (a 'mediator'). The mediator is impartial; they do not take sides. They’re there to help everyone involved find a solution they can all agree to.
If you’re in need of advice or mediation, please contact Citizen Advice Broxtowe.

Referrals are preferred by e-mail at mediation@ca-broxtowe.org.uk. They can also be contacted by phone on 01773 768363

Get Advice

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Well for Work

Well for work

Did you know we offer totally free basic jobs training in your area? Get in touch and get #WellforWork!

If you’re looking to add some qualifications to your CV, we provide free skills training to help you get that qualification and get into work.

Looking for work but not sure where to start with applications?
We’ve got your back. Whether it’s learning where to find vacancies, or writing your first CV, we’re by your side every step of the way.

Well for Work

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Lifeline Plus Package

Falls can happen at any time and you may not always be close to help. With our Lifeline Plus package your loved ones will always have the support they need.

The discreet falls detector is worn around the neck or wrist and will automatically trigger an alert to our monitoring centre if they fall.

Lifeline Plus

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