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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
 

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 […]

Published
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 […]

Published
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 […]

Published
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 […]

Published
May 9, 2017
 

Environmentalists blog – Tpas awards 2017

We’re trying a new style of blog this month! Okay, so it’s not much different, in fact it’s only one syllable different but here’s a special vlog update from our Environmentalists following the Tpas Awards 2017. See if you can spot a special guest appearance at the start of the video! We took an iPad […]

Published
April 13, 2017
 

£1.8 million investment into local property maintenance

South Yorkshire Housing Association has extended its contract with building services company J Tomlinson to continue providing stock investment services until 2019. Over the next two years J Tomlinson will carry out £1.8 million worth of upgrades, programmed repairs and investment work at the housing association’s properties across South Yorkshire. The new contract includes boiler […]

Published
April 11, 2017
 

Tender opportunity – designing our new office space

We are embarking on an ambitious plan to transform key elements of our business practices including changing how we use our office space, not just in Wellington Street (our head office) but across our estate (we have small offices in 17 other buildings). Part of our Transform Strategy is to bring our brand to life and […]

Published
April 10, 2017