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New free support service for older people in Sheffield launches

A new service that provides free support for people aged 55 and over launches in Sheffield today. Our LiveWell at Home service offers a range of support on all things related to health and housing. From today anyone in Sheffield will be able to call on them for help with things like feeling lonely, debt […]

Published
October 17, 2017
 

Whitfield House celebrates 10th anniversary in style

More than sixty people joined us at Whitfield House in Glossop to celebrate the extra care scheme’s 10th anniversary. We were joined by residents, relatives, partners and friends, many of whom have been involved in the service from the beginning, to celebrate the anniversary in style. There was live music, dancing, food and drink, presentations […]

Published
October 9, 2017
 

Annual Report to Customers launches

Our Annual Report to Customers for 2017 is now available to read online. This year we’ve turned the Annual Report to Customers into a separate website, which means that you can view the full report on any device, wherever and whenever you want. The report gives you a summary of what we’ve been up to […]

Published
October 2, 2017
 

Group smash fundraising target with charity hair shave

A group of fundraisers led by one of SYHA’s Board members have smashed their fundraising target. The group, led by Maggie Riley, a non-executive board member at South Yorkshire Housing Association, are part of the 60/600 fundraising challenge set up by Julie Brailey to mark her 60th birthday, which aimed to bring 60 people together […]

Published
September 21, 2017
 

Environmentalists blog – August 2017

What a fantastic month it has been for the Maltby Environmentalists! The group were lucky to appear not once, but twice on BBC Radio Sheffield over the past few weeks! The first appearance saw James having a chat with Rony who had been asking South Yorkshire what we were proud of…well we couldn’t be prouder […]

Published
August 21, 2017
 

Environmentalists blog – TPAS awards win

Fresh from their national TPAS award for Excellence in Community Action, our Engagement Officer, James Smith, spoke to Freda who runs the Environmentalists group about what the award means to them. You’ll also notice another guest appearance from Baby the dog who received her very own medal! We really enjoyed the whole awards evening – below […]

Published
July 18, 2017
 

Environmentalists blog – July 2017

Our Environmentalists have been busy over the past couple of months enjoying the sunshine and have been up to loads! We were delighted to welcome our newest member Olivia to the Environmentalists, and we’ve even recruited some furry friends to help us with our work! Don’t Jack and Jazzy look great.    Take a look […]

Published
July 6, 2017
 

Tender opportunity: Remedial fire safety works at Birch Avenue Care Home

Contracts finder reference: SYHA001-DN281570-01122401 We’re looking to appoint a contractor for a project which will involve improving fire safety protection measures at Birch Avenue Care Home in Sheffield. The home comprises of four interconnecting bungalows which are of traditional construction, with brick walls and a pitched, tiled roof. Key elements of the work include: Repairs or replacing […]

Published
June 20, 2017
 

Two awards for SYHA staff in Queen’s Birthday honours list

We’re delighted to announce the exciting news that two members of staff at South Yorkshire Housing Association have been named in the Queen’s Birthday honours list. Our Chief Executive, Tony Stacey, has been awarded an OBE for services to social housing – a career which began back in 1979 Head of Co-design and Improvement, Ruby […]

Published
June 16, 2017
 

Important customer information – Fire Safety

Our thoughts are with the residents, families and emergency services that have been affected by the tragedy at Grenfell Tower in London. Whilst SYHA does not have any high rise tower blocks, we want to reassure our customers that our properties are maintained to very high standard with fire being one of our top priorities. […]

Published
June 16, 2017