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Best Kept Garden 2017

8th August 2017 | posted in News

Railway Housing Association residents are being invited to enter our 2017 best kept garden competition.

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Good Neighbour of the Year 2017

29th June 2017 | posted in News

A woman described as "the backbone" of the communty has won our Good Neighbour of the Year competition.

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Fire safety advice

26th June 2017 | posted in News

In the light of the Grenfell Tower fire in London, Railway Housing Association would like to offer reassurance to our residents about the fire safety of our homes.

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Railway People - Anne Rowlands

9th May 2017 | posted in News

In the first of series of features looking at people who work for Railway Housing Association, we ask our Chief Executive Anne Rowlands to share a typical day in her life.

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£6m investment in new homes

15th March 2017 | posted in News

Railway Housing Association has received funding of £1.75 million to put towards a £6 million investment in new homes.

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Stuart joins the Board

10th March 2017 | posted in News

Railway Housing Association is pleased to welcome its newest Board member, Stuart Blackett.

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Good Neighbour of the Year 2017

24th February 2017 | posted in News

We are seeking nominations from Railway Housing Association residents for our 2017 Good Neighbour of the Year award.

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Garden of the year

8th February 2017 | posted in News

One of our residents from York has won our 2016 Best Kept Garden competition.

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Grand Day Out

24th January 2017 | posted in News

We are inviting our residents to join us at our annual conference in York.

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Chief Executive blog

24th January 2017 | posted in News

Railway Housing Association's Chief Executive Anne Rowlands has written her latest blog for 24 Housing magazine.

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Maintenance newsletter

16th January 2017 | posted in News

We have published our annual newsletter, Maintenance Mail, which goes out to all our residents.

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Toy donation

14th December 2016 | posted in News

Staff from Railway Housing Association have donated toys for an appeal to help disadvantaged children this Christmas.

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Top rating from regulator

28th October 2016 | posted in News

Railway Housing Association has maintained its top rating from the national housing regulator.

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Work starts on new homes

27th October 2016 | posted in News

Railway Housing Association has begin work on a new, 73-home development in Darlington.

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June joins the Board

26th October 2016 | posted in News

June Grimes is the newest member of the Railway Housing Association Board.

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New board member sought

7th October 2016 | posted in News

Railway Housing Association is inviting people to join its Board.

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New payment methods

16th September 2016 | posted in News

Railway Housing Association has teamed up with 'Allpay' to introduce new ways for residents to pay their rent/charges.

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Amy graduates to permanent role

12th September 2016 | posted in News

Three years of hard work have paid off for Amy Jones after she became the second apprentice to be permanently employed by Railway Housing Association.

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Social value

12th September 2016 | posted in News

Railway Housing Association is creating over £6 million of social value for its residents through its work providing affordable homes and services, a new report reveals.

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Good Neighbour of the Year

16th August 2016 | posted in News

A handyman has become the first person to win Railway Housing Association's good neighbour of the year award twice.

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Value for money strategy

3rd August 2016 | posted in News

Railway Housing Association's Value for Money Strategy for 2016-2021 has been published.

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New Chair of Board

1st August 2016 | posted in News

Berni Whitaker is the new Chair of the Railway Housing Association Board.

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Every cloud has a silver lining

6th June 2016 | posted in News

Railway Housing Association has been awarded the Investors in People (IIP) Silver Accreditation, demonstrating the organisation’s commitment to high performance through the way it manages its staff.

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Best Kept Garden Competition 2016

6th June 2016 | posted in News

Entries are now open for the 2016 Railway Housing Association Best Kept Garden Competition.

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Residents' stories

6th June 2016 | posted in News

Read about the people living in our homes who lead some very interesting lives.

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Out of hours telephone number

25th April 2016 | posted in News

From 3rd May 2016, we will have a new out of hours telephone number for residents to report emergency repairs.

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Edna is still shouting House!

8th March 2016 | posted in News

Our oldest resident has just celebrated her amazing 104th birthday.

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A trip down memory lane

8th March 2016 | posted in News

One of our residents has just celebrated his 101st birthday.

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Good Neighbour of the Year 2016

11th February 2016 | posted in News

We are seeking nominations for our 2016 Good Neighbour of the Year Award.

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Darlington plans unveiled

9th February 2016 | posted in News

Railway Housing Association has received the go-ahead to build its biggest development in recent history, which will include the conversion of an historic railway building in Darlington.

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2016 Residents' Conference

9th February 2016 | posted in News

Our 2016 Residents' Conference will take place on Wednesday 22nd June and if you live in a Railway Housing Association property, you are welcome to attend.

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Is a £450,000 home affordable?

21st January 2016 | posted in News

In her latest blog, Railway Housing Association Chief Executive Anne Rowlands wonders how a £450,000 home can be classed as affordable.

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New Chair of Board sought

21st December 2015 | posted in News

Railway Housing Association is seeking a new Chair of its Board.

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Christmas office closure

20th December 2015 | posted in News

Our head office will be closed from noon on 24th December 2015 and will re-open at 8.30am on Monday 4th January 2016. If any of our residents have emergency repairs please ring the out of hours number 01429 298988, and use your pull cords if needed.

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Top rating

20th December 2015 | posted in News

Railway Housing Association has achieved the highest possible rating from its regulator, the Homes and Communities Agency.

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High satisfaction levels

17th November 2015 | posted in News

People living in our homes are among the most satisfied tenants in the UK, a new survey has revealed.

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£1.5 million home investment

13th October 2015 | posted in News

Hundreds of homes are to be upgraded as part of a £1.5 million modernisation programme being undertaken by Railway Housing Association.

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Jon gets on Board at Railway

10th September 2015 | posted in News

Railway Housing Association is hoping to get value for money from its newest board member.

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New homes in Darlington

7th September 2015 | posted in News

A new £1.3 million affordable housing scheme for older people has opened in Darlington.

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Good Neighbour of the Year

1st September 2015 | posted in News

A man's tireless efforts to help others has won him the 2015 Railway Housing Association Good Neighbour of the Year award.

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The Matchstick Man strikes again

22nd June 2015 | posted in News

A 92-year-old man who spends his days making intricate models of his favourite trains – using matchsticks – has unveiled his latest labour of love.

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Friends pay tribute to Anne

20th June 2015 | posted in News

People living in a Railway Housing Association sheltered housing scheme have raised money for the hospice that supported their friend who sadly died of cancer.

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New homes in East Riding

19th June 2015 | posted in News

Railway Housing Association has officially opened a £3.9 million, 26-home affordable housing scheme in East Yorkshire.

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