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One year since the introduction of the government’s ‘bedroom tax’, a new survey has discovered a growing north-south divide as residents in the Midlands and the North of England  are continuing to be hit the hardest by welfare reforms.

The survey found that tenants in the Midlands and the North of England are more...

New powers aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour come into effect today (Monday 20 October, 2014).

The "Community Trigger" is a key part of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime & Policing Act 2014 that will see police, councils and housing groups work closely together to combat persistent problems.

Victims will be able to...

SHADOW HOUSING MINISTER CASTS HER EYE OVER WOLVERHAMPTON’S NEW COUNCIL HOUSES

Labour’s Shadow Housing Minister and Member of Parliament for Wolverhampton North East, Emma Reynolds MP has been casting her eye over the development of forty new council homes in Wolverhampton – the first to be built in the city for more than thirty years.
 
The forty new council homes are being built by the city council...

Photo of Mr and Mrs Paulin outside their home with a large 20,000 and Cllr Bilson plus representatives from Wolverhampton Homes, Bullock and Wates.

A couple from Bunkers Hill, Bilston are celebrating after their home became the 20,000th to be improved by Wolverhampton Homes under the government-funded Decent Homes scheme.

Alexander (known as Sandy) and Ella Paulin, who live in Moseley Road, have had a brand new kitchen, electrical rewiring and new roof insulation.

Decent Homes work...

Council housing in the city received a big boost earlier this week after Wolverhampton Homes were named 12th in a national countdown of the country’s top social landlords.

Leading housing publication, 24 Housing revealed its list of the Top 50 social landlords late last week. Wolverhampton Homes, which manages more than 23,000 homes...

Do you know someone who needs help getting online? Please tell them about this!

Argos is running beginners' internet workshops during Get Online Week. For £20 they GIVE you a tablet and show you how to use it including:

  • accessing wi-fi
  • getting on the internet
  • finding websites
  • using social...

Photo of jobs fair poster

Looking for work or want to change career? Come to the Wolverhampton Jobs Fair on Friday 3rd October from 9.30am to 2.30pm at the Molineux Stadium.

We'll be there talking about LEAP with over 30 other employers to tell you about their current job vacancies, training and volunteering including:

  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • UTC...

Picture of staff at Pride

Come and see us at Wolverhampton Pride on Saturday 27th September.

PRIDE is a positive event against discrimination towards LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) people. It aims to raise awareness and promote equal rights for LGB and T* people, celebrating sexual diversity and gender variance.

Organised by the community for the...

Procurement roadshow logo

Small and medium-sized businesses wanting to hear about how to compete and win public sector contract opportunities should ensure they attend the Connecting Procurement Roadshow at Birmingham City Football Club 6thNovember

The Roadshow is offering slots to suppliers to ‘Meet the Buyers’ from Wolverhampton Homes and other local...

Photo of apprentices with tenants

Residents of Castlebridge Gardens in Wednesfield presented apprentices from LEAP with certificates to thank them for their hard work.

The apprentices had carried out external works earlier this year, putting up fences and building patios. The residents presented them with certificates at the recent Castlebridge Gardens fun day.

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