Category: Stafford and Rural Homes


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SARH staff step in for Santa

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Kind-hearted staff at SARH have been stepping in for Santa, donating Christmas gifts for distribution by a local charity.

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SARH CEO named as Most People-Focused

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A prestigious magazine has named the Chief Executive of a Stafford-based housing association as the most people-focused CEO working in the not-for-profit sector. Karen Armitage from Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) was recognised at the HR Excellence Awards 2015, organised by HR Magazine, the leading trade publication for human resources professionals. On scooping the honours… Read more »


Free safety event for local business

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A social landlord has joined forces with a wide range of organisations to help local businesses and their employees protect the health of workers. As part of Health and Safety Week (June 15-19), Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) is hosting a free ‘drop in’ event at its headquarters in Parker Court, Staffordshire Technology Park tomorrow… Read more »

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Residents gather for community clean up

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Dozens of residents from across Stafford, Stone and Blythe Bridge braved the unseasonal weather during the half-term holiday to take part in a series of community clean up events at local allotments.

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SARH appoints new Strategic Board Chair

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Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) has appointed Alison Hadden as the new Chair of its Strategic Board. Alison has taken up the position at the Midlands-based housing association from Paradigm Housing where she departs from her role as Chief Executive. Alison replaces current chair Kevin Upton as he comes to the end of his tenure…. Read more »


Sasha urges more youngsters to earn as they learn with an apprenticeship

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A 17-year-old girl from Stafford is urging more young people to consider earning as they learn with an apprenticeship – after proving you can build a successful career outside the classroom. Sasha Turnbull, who is studying a 12 month apprenticeship in Business Administration at housing association Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH), says the chance to… Read more »


SARH celebrates International Women’s Day

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Stafford and Rural Homes is proud to be celebrating International Women’s Day in 2015. SARH will be celebrating the achievements and contributions of women throughout the business in the wake of its Top 10 Sunday Times Best Not-for-Profit Companies award. Observed since the early 1900s, International Women’s Day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women… Read more »

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SARH jumps into top ten of the Best places to work

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A Stafford-based housing association has leapt 10 places to number 10 in a prestigious list of the best not-for-profit places to work. The top ten result for Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) in latest Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work marks a remarkable achievement for the social landlord that made its debut… Read more »

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SARH in the running for awards hat-trick

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A Stafford-based housing association is on course for a hat-trick of prestigious awards from an organisation representing the customers of social landlords. Organised by the Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS), the awards showcase successful partnerships between landlords, contractors and their customers. Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) has been shortlisted in three separate categories at the… Read more »

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