Tag Archives: Housing

Funding Opportunities

Tech for Good to Run for a Third Time Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation have joined together once again to offer a funding and support package to an estimated 12 projects in 2018. The programme is offering grant funding … Continue reading

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Procurement Opportunities

Don’t forget to check the Shropshire Council Procurement Portal for tendering opportunities. Recent tenders include: Specialist social housing provider sought to invest in Council owned property, currently operating as a small care home. (Expression of Interest) Call for project partners … Continue reading

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Community Chest Fund To Boost Shropshire Neighbourhoods

As part of their Community Chest Fund, Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing (STAR Housing) are inviting applicants for grants of up to £500 to support community projects. Each financial year, STAR Housing set aside a budget to support community-based projects … Continue reading

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Local Plan 2011 – 2031 – Telford and Wrekin

Tell Telford and Wrekin Council your views from 3 August to 25 September 2015 The Local Plan identifies what housing, shops, businesses and transport will be needed, where they may be built and how community green spaces will be protected over … Continue reading

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Access New Funding With Homes And Communities Agency

In 2014, UK house prices per square metre were the second highest in the world, topped only by Monaco. This is symptomatic of a chronic UK housing shortage, and it must addressed by the government in order to meet social … Continue reading

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Take Part In New Consultations

Last week Shropshire Council launched two consultations: Local Support and Prevention Fund Discretionary housing payments Follow the links for further details and to take part.

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Launch of the Rural Services Network Manifesto for 2015

Almost a fifth of England’s population lives in its rural areas and rural based businesses make a huge contribution to the nation’s economy. We want the Government of 2015 to address the needs of rural communities. All Whitehall Departments and … Continue reading

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Homelessness Prevention and Private Rented Sector Accommodation Scheme for Shropshire

Applicants are invited to tender for the provision of a Homelessness Prevention and Private Rented Sector Accommodation Scheme service for Shropshire for an initial period of up to 18 months with an option to extend for a further 6 months … Continue reading

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Events Coming Up To Help You Swap Your Home

People living in social housing which is no longer suitable for them are being invited to two ‘home swap’ events being organised by Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing.  The events are aimed at people who are looking for a new … Continue reading

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Tenants Urged To Get Involved And Make A Difference To Their Communities

News from our partners Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing is encouraging more of its tenants and leaseholders to join their Local Area Panels and to have a say on issues that affect them. A Local … Continue reading

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