Category: Housing

64 Housing posts found.

Host of events to mark Refugee Week 2019

Refugee Week

A series of events to mark Refugee Week (17 June – 23 June 2019) are happening. The theme of Refugee Week 2019,…

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STAR Housing wins Best Project award for Operation Whistle

An image of three Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing staff with the award for Best Project 2019.

Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing (STAR Housing) have won the award for ‘Best Project’ 2019 at the Resolve Anti-Social Behaviour Awards. STAR Housing…

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Building homes that people need: housing company gets Council go-ahead

A row of houses

Shropshire Councillors have unanimously agreed to progress with the creation of a company to meet housing need and generate income, at a…

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Council awarded more than £300,000 to boost economy and provide homes


Two important projects were given a boost yesterday (Thursday 14 February 2019) after receiving £305,000 from the Government as part of its One Public Estate (OPE) programme.

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Shropshire’s best architecture and building conservation to be recognised at annual design awards

Number 4 Butcher Row, Shrewsbury

The quality and diversity of design and construction in Shropshire will be celebrated next week (Monday 4 February 2019) when the Shropshire…

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Councils win funding to help tackle fuel poverty with Warm Homes Fund

Warm Homes Fund logo

Over 300 households across Shropshire and Herefordshire are set to benefit from affordable heating thanks to funding from the Warm Homes Fund.…

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Shropshire Council scoops first prize at 2018 Build It Awards

Build It Awards 2018

Shropshire Council has been named ‘Best Council for Custom and Self Builders’ at the prestigious 2018 Build It Awards. The council, which…

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Significant change in legislation about Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs)

A row of houses

When it comes to housing standards within the private rented sector, houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) are often the properties which require…

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News from our partners: Oswestry residents group continues to flourish and grow

Trees Estate Residents Group, Oswestry

News from our partners Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing (STAR Housing) The Trees Residents Group is celebrating a string of recent successes…

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Chief executives commit to working together for the benefit of their communities


The newly-appointed Interim Chief Executive of housing association Connexus, Duncan Forbes, met with Clive Wright, Shropshire Council’s chief executive, and Alistair Neill,…

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