News Archive from Havebury Housing

15 Dec
2015

Karen Mayhew, Chief Executive at Havebury Housing Partnership, has been selected to be part of a group of business leaders representing businesses in Suffolk as an Ambassador.


11 Dec
2015

We are holding a public consultation on proposals for redevelopment of 9 Finborough Rd, Stowmarket into one-bedroom flats as part of our ongoing regeneration plans.


2 Dec
2015

Havebury Housing Partnership is proposing to redevelop the site which encompasses the old Vision nightclub, Lucky Break and other buildings on the same site in Bury St Edmunds.


19 Nov
2015

Havebury Housing Partnership will be holding a public consultation to discuss new development plans at Bury Road, Thetford.


30 Oct
2015

We are aware that members of the Garage Action Group have very strong feelings about Havebury Housing Partnership's development of four new affordable homes in Nayland Road, Haverhill.


29 Oct
2015

It has been brought to our attention that some of our residents in Haverhill have been contacted by a company regarding the potential installation of solar panels on their homes. We would like to make clear that this is not one of our contractors.


28 Oct
2015

Havebury Housing Partnership tenants in Clare will benefit from improved energy efficiency and reduced bills after their homes were installed with Solar photovoltaic (PV) panels.


19 Oct
2015

A £1.2 million Havebury Housing development, built on the site of a former magistrates’ court in Thetford, will be officially opened by the leader of Breckland Council this week.


16 Oct
2015

Almost 80 Havebury Housing tenants in Suffolk have moved in to a brand new collection of affordable flats and houses on the site of a former snooker club in Haverhill.


16 Oct
2015

Twelve boxes of Lego and five filing cabinets were amongst the unusual donations made by Havebury Housing Partnership to schools from the Bury St Edmunds All-Through Trust this week.


9 Oct
2015

Havebury Housing Partnership has won a coveted award at this year’s East Anglia Residents’ Conference, thanks to a collaborative programme which positively impacts the local community.


9 Oct
2015

We were all very saddened to hear of the death of our much-loved tenant Muriel Healey, whose commitment to Havebury and our residents was, quite simply, exemplary.


7 Oct
2015

A unique collaborative project between Havebury Housing Partnership and West Suffolk College has reached fruition, with the completion of seven new homes in Bury St Edmunds.


11 Aug
2015

Havebury has been working hard to prepare those of you who are affected by welfare reform. In previous years we have explained in letters to tenants and in editions of Havebury News that the government is making major changes to the current benefits system.


5 Aug
2015

We are making improvements to our payment service which includes using a different provider for collection of your direct debit payments. From September 2015, your direct debit will be collected by AllPay Limited.


31 Jul
2015

With bills rising and water still vital for everyday use in the home, here are some useful tips provided by Anglian Water to ensure that you are doing everything you can to save as much water as possible.


28 Jul
2015

The Thurlow Play Area Renewal Project has revamped its local recreation ground by replacing its 25 year old wooden play equipment through approximately £35,000 of grants along with a substantial £5,000 donation from Havebury Housing Partnership.


24 Jul
2015

Ten employees from Havebury Housing Partnership, along with 24 other teams, will be dipping, ducking and diving their way through exhilarating and testing challenges at this years’ It’s a Bury Knockout at Hardwick Heath on Sunday 26th July from 11am – 5pm.


25 Jun
2015

An innovative construction project between Havebury and the West Suffolk College for the building of affordable homes has been identified as one of the three finalists in this years’ Raising the Bar awards organised by the Suffolk County Council.


16 Jun
2015

Do you have memories of growing up on the Chalkstone Estate or from moving to the Chalkstone from London?



15 Jun
2015
Employees from Havebury Housing Partnership are set to assist crews from the Suffolk Fire & Rescue Service in a series of live training exercises.

9 Jun
2015

Following a recent review of our current estate visits and inspections, we will be replacing our ‘Estate Inspections’ with ‘Neighbourhood Vision Days’.


9 Jun
2015
In partnership with NB Homes, two brand new homes will be available for Shared Home Ownership in Barningham.

8 Jun
2015
On Monday 8th June, the Haverhill Family Practice will be officially open.

2 Jun
2015

The Bardwell Playing Field Association has considerably improved its playing field and facilities through a number of donations including a substantial £5,000 contribution from Havebury's Neighbourhood Investment Panel.


22 May
2015

Havebury Housing Partnership is delighted to announce that our development at Mill Street in Mildenhall has won a RIBA Suffolk Craftsmanship Award.


22 May
2015

Employees from Havebury gave up their time to litter pick and provide ‘benefit advice’ sessions as part of Give & Gain Day – the UK’s only national employee volunteering day – on Friday 15 May.


18 May
2015

Last year the Havebury Housing Partnership launched a new support service to help Havebury’s elderly tenants or people with disabilities to live independently in the community.


13 May
2015

The Barrow Community Play Project has revamped its village play park, which was tired, run down and in much need of attention, with a substantial donation from Havebury Housing Partnership.


8 May
2015

Havebury Housing Partnership is tackling rising energy costs for up to 2,000 Suffolk homes by introducing an innovative Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Panel programme.


20 Apr
2015

Step out for Stroke at the Abbeycroft Leisure Centre, Bury St Edmunds on Sunday 24 May 2015 at 11am.


31 Mar
2015

Havebury has injected £10,930 to improve the communal space at Parsonage Gardens in Haverhill. The area required significant changes following complaints.


27 Mar
2015

New laws on anti-social behaviour came into force on Monday 23rd March 2015 under the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014 (ASBCP).


26 Mar
2015

Havebury Housing Partnership has named their development ‘College Mews’ in recognition of their joint venture with West Suffolk College.


12 Mar
2015

Havebury Housing Partnership officially opened its new residential homes development at Greenwood Close in Bury St Edmunds on 4th March 2015.


10 Mar
2015

Changes have been made with the brown bin collection which will affect over 25,000 homes across Bury St Edmunds and Haverhill.


20 Feb
2015

Havebury has reached the finals of the prestigious UK Housing Awards (UKHA) and is one of 8 left in the running for the ‘Outstanding development of the year - up to 24 homes’ award for their development in Mill Street, Mildenhall.


5 Feb
2015

The collaborative construction project between Havebury Housing Partnership and West Suffolk College is taking shape as the timber frame structure has been installed on site.


5 Feb
2015

“I’ve grown into a better person”. A bold statement expressed by a jubilant Carly Hughes after successfully completing an 8 week Traineeship with Havebury Housing Partnership in February 2015.


3 Feb
2015

Havebury are currently recruiting an Operational Board Member to further bolster their team and help to implement what they believe to be a very different and ambitious Strategic Plan.


23 Jan
2015

Need advice to help you cut out the cold in your homes this Winter? Read the Turn2us News to find all the latest information to help families access vital support


21 Jan
2015

A collaborative construction project, launched before Christmas, between Havebury Housing Partnership and West Suffolk College to build seven new homes is in on schedule.


30 Dec
2014

Havebury Housing Partnership is today celebrating being awarded Investors in People Silver accreditation.


24 Dec
2014

Havebury Housing Partnership is pleased to offer three properties on a shared ownership basis which form part of the excellent Chilton Place development in Clare.


23 Dec
2014

The winners have been announced following the draw for the people that took part in the KIT survey during September 2014.


18 Dec
2014

Havebury is determined to keep our community a green and pleasant area to live in and to visit. Unfortunately the number of fly tips on Havebury land has increased in the past six months and has cost over £15,000 to discpose of 236 recent incidents. Fly tipping is unsightly, unhygienic and often dangerous - and it is also illegal.


17 Dec
2014

DID YOU KNOW?

Most major electricity suppliers have signed up to the warm homes discount scheme. This means pensioners on Guaranteed Credut should automatically receive £140 off their bills this winter.


15 Dec
2014

During the Christmas period, Havebury will have reduced opening hours.

Our out of hours team will be on hand to assist you in an emergency when the offices are closed. Please call 0300 3300 900.


15 Dec
2014
Havebury Housing Partnership has completed the redevelopment of the Magistrates Court building in Thetford providing affordable housing, earmarked for local residents. The redevelopment has been made possible due to grant funding from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).

11 Dec
2014

Havebury Housing Partnership has successfully completed a £25,000 garden makeover in Caie Walk, Bury St Edmunds to replace an abandoned wildlife garden at the request of residents.


9 Dec
2014
An innovative housing development project - thought to be the first of its kind - that will see construction students (bricklayers/plasterers/carpenters) from West Suffolk College work alongside Havebury Housing Partnership to build seven new homes has been granted planning permission and is now underway.

3 Dec
2014

Follow this Countdown to Christmas planning list to make sure that you have a successful Christmas!


27 Nov
2014

Havebury Housing Partnership has been recognised with a prestigious national award for their commitment to reducing the environmental impact of its properties at the annual Sustainable Homes Index For Tomorrow (Shift) Awards 2014.


7 Nov
2014

Havebury Housing Partnership, the leading provider of social housing is happy to support the National Housing Federation's 'Homes for Britain' campaign, a campaign led by a coalition of more than 80 organisations from across the housing sector.


6 Nov
2014

As part of our commitment to keeping our tenants' homes in excellent condition, we have spent just under £8 million on investment work. The cash was spent over a year and the same amount has been earmarked for the homes of other Havebury tenants this financial year.


3 Nov
2014

To celebrate and mark ‘The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia’ (IDAHO), Havebury has adopted a new initiative called ‘The Straight Allies’ programme, the brainchild of Stonewall, the leading Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Charity.


19 Aug
2014

Students at West Suffolk College have been given the green light to build and construct new homes alongside Havebury Housing Partnership in Bury St Edmunds. The scheme will build seven houses and flats and has been supported by architects including Kevin McCloud, from Grand Designs.


12 Aug
2014

A government grant of over eight million pounds has been awarded to Havebury Housing Partnership to build over 400 new affordable homes in and around Bury St Edmunds and Haverhill in West Suffolk.


24 Jun
2014

People are picking up the keys to 12 new affordable homes in Mildenhall. Havebury’s new £2 million development in Mill Street provides new affordable homes for Suffolk.


17 Jun
2014

The Anglia Revenues Partnership have received several calls and visits from residents who have received an email or facebook message which claims that the spare room subsidy (known as bedroom tax) has been abolished.


12 Nov
2013

Havebury Housing Partnership has released its annual report for the last financial year and confirmed the completion of 58 new affordable homes.


13 Aug
2013

A terrace of six old  bungalows will be demolished and replaced with new homes, as  part of a Havebury Housing Partnership development.


23 Jul
2013

Havebury Housing Partnership has been recognised and praised for its exemplary Resident Involvement Service.


20 Jun
2013

Some details of third-party organisations that Havebury Housing works with to provide specialised welfare and financial support to tenants that require extra assistance.


20 May
2013

Havebury Housing Partnership has evicted a tenant from one of its properties following a breach to their tenancy and a spate of anti-social behaviour.


5 Feb
2013

Havebury Housing Partnership is launching a new support service across St Edmundsbury to help elderly and people with disabilities live independently in the community.


19 Dec
2012

The Havebury Housing Partnership may be renown for helping with social housing in Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, but we also offer free training courses in Bury St Edmunds to help people feel better about themselves and to get into work.


11 Apr
2012
Tenants of affordable homes provider Havebury are being given the chance to learn new skills and perhaps even change their lives, through a number of free training courses.

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