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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

June 16, 2017

National recognition for five-star kitchen manager

A local kitchen manager has been recognised for his excellent food safety standards at a national awards ceremony. Glen Biggin, a Community Payback Officer at South Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company was named Food Safety Champion at the annual Sodexo Service Excellence awards. He was singled out for his continued excellence in ensuring all food safety […]

June 13, 2017

Election candidates invited to talk about solving housing crisis

South Yorkshire Housing Association is joining hundreds of housing associations across the country calling on candidates standing in the General Election to make housing one of their top priorities. It comes as the National Housing Federation launches a week of action for the sector to come together and highlight the role it can play in […]

May 22, 2017

1940’s themed event raises money for defibrillator in Glossop

A 1940’s themed fundraising event has helped to raise more than £300 towards a defibrillator at our Whitfield House extra care scheme in Glossop. The event was attended by people in fancy dress from across the local area who bought cakes, took part in a raffle and made generous donations throughout the day. The defibrillator […]

May 15, 2017

Environmentalists blog – May 2017

Fresh from our Tpas Awards celebrations the Maltby Environmentalists got back to doing what we do best with three litter picks over Easter. We said thank you to the group for all their hard work with some Easter treats and got together to go through an update on health and safety whilst we’re out and […]

May 9, 2017