Category: Stafford and Rural Homes


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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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Tackling the rural housing crisis – new national guide highlights success of Stafford and Rural Homes

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Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) has offered its support for a new guide promoting affordable rural homes. Launched by the Rural Housing Alliance and Rural Services Network, the guide is aimed at parish councils across England, promoting the benefit of affordable rural housing developments and the role that local community groups like the parish council… Read more »

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SARH services extend to the North Pole

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Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) is helping to make dreams come true for children this Christmas – by forwarding their letters to Santa. Wish lists are departing daily for the North Pole from Stafford as the big day draws near, with the community-minded housing association happy to do its bit to ensure seasonal requests reach… Read more »

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Clothes collection for hospice

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Kind-hearted Stafford and Rural Homes customers living at Lichfield Court have been busy collecting clothes to help fund nursing care at a local hospice. Together they collected 15 bags of clothes, with each bag equating to three hours of nursing care at Katharine House. Lichfield Court in Stafford is one of 19 Independent Living schemes… Read more »


Opening Doors – Spring 2014 Issue

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Welcome to the Spring 2014 edition of Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) Customer Magazine. Download: Opening Doors – Spring 2014


Opening Doors – Spring 2013 Issue

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The Spring edition of Opening Doors is out this week. Customer copies are in the post now. Look out for yours! Download: Opening Doors – Spring 2013

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More spooky goings on in Stafford

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Stafford and Rural Homes customers got into the spirit of Halloween at a special fancy dress party at its community resource centre on Greyfriars.


Opening Doors – Autumn 2010 Issue

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Stafford and Rural Homes has a regular customer newsletter , “Opening Doors to Better Homes”, which aims to keep you up to date on key issues. Download your copy of the latest edition now following the link below. Download: Opening Doors Autumn 2010 The Christmas edition will be published in December 2010


Opening Doors – Summer 2009 Issue

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The summer edition of Opening Doors to Better Homes customer magazines is out now.  The magazine is intended to inform and entertain  and covers a wide range of issues that we believe are important to our customers .We have made a few changes to the magazine and would welcome your feedback on these changes. Download:… Read more »


Opening Doors – Spring 2009 Issue

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The latest edition of Opening Doors to Better Homes (ODTBH) customer magazine is out now. ODTBH is published quarterly and is full of interesting and useful information for our customers.  If you would like to comment on the magazine or having ideas for future articles please contact Elaine Denney Communications Manager Download: Opening Doors Spring 2009

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