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Meet our apprentices

This week (6th to 10th March) is National Apprenticeships Week, so we’re celebrating our amazing apprentices and their achievements at SYHA. Apprenticeships are a great way to gain valuable work place experience whilst working towards a qualification. University or college isn’t for everyone, and the best bit about an apprenticeship is that you’re earning as your […]

Published
March 8, 2017
 

Career Ready – Tafadzwa’s story

We often hear from people applying for roles at SYHA that work experience is hard to come by. That’s why we’re excited to be able support projects like the Career Ready programme at Longley Park Sixth Form College in Sheffield. Career Ready supports students who are applying for university or looking to gain practical work experience. Every year […]

Published
March 6, 2017
 

South Yorkshire Housing Association make Best 100 Companies list

For the second year running, South Yorkshire Housing Association (SYHA) has been named as one of the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies (Not-For-Profit) To Work For. The housing association, which has 6,000 properties across South Yorkshire and employs over 550 people, placed in 40th place on the list, up 22 places from 62nd last year. […]

Published
February 23, 2017
 

People living in Barnsley need a 26% pay rise to afford to buy a home

The average full-time worker in Barnsley now needs a staggering pay rise of 26% just to afford a mortgage on a typical home in the region, a new report from the National Housing Federation reveals today. According to the ‘Yorkshire and the Humber Home Truths 2016/17’ report, those earning any less than £29,809 a year […]

Published
February 3, 2017
 

People living in Doncaster need a 40% pay rise to afford to buy a home

The average full-time worker in Sheffield now needs a staggering pay rise of 40% just to afford a mortgage on a typical home in the region, a new report from the National Housing Federation reveals today. According to the ‘Yorkshire and the Humber Home Truths 2016/17’ report, those earning any less than £32,500 a year […]

Published
February 3, 2017
 

People living in Rotherham need a 45% pay rise to afford to buy a home

The average full-time worker in Rotherham now needs a staggering pay rise of 45% just to afford a mortgage on a typical home in the region, a new report from the National Housing Federation reveals today. According to the ‘Yorkshire and the Humber Home Truths 2016/17’ report, those earning any less than £33,535 a year […]

Published
February 3, 2017
 

People living in Sheffield need a 64% pay rise to afford to buy a home

The average full-time worker in Sheffield now needs a staggering pay rise of 64% just to afford a mortgage on a typical home in the region, a new report from the National Housing Federation reveals today. According to the ‘Yorkshire and the Humber Home Truths 2016/17’ report, those earning any less than £39,139 a year […]

Published
February 3, 2017
 

My Best Life in Barnsley

We’ve been awarded £821,000 by NHS Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group to provide social prescribing in Barnsley over the next three years. It is estimated around a fifth of visits to a GP are linked to problems in people’s lives such as loneliness, debt, housing issues, work, relationships and unemployment. The new scheme will help support […]

Published
February 1, 2017
 

Live streaming of Cathy this Wednesday

Our friends at Cardboard Citizens are screening an interactive live streaming of their critically acclaimed national tour Cathy on Wednesday 18th January, starting at 7.45pm – where the online audience can get involved and change the outcome on stage – all from the comfort of your own home. The performance is being broadcast live from CAST in Doncaster. Online viewers will […]

Published
January 17, 2017
 

Our holiday opening hours

With Christmas and New Year falling on a weekend this year, we will be closed for a few extra days over the festive period. So if you need to get in touch with us over the festive period here are our office opening hours: Friday 23rd December – open 9am to 5pm Christmas Eve – […]

Published
December 20, 2016