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Customers at St Georges have their cake … and eat it!

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A cake decorating event in Stafford proved an ideal opportunity for older members of the local community to make new friends and enjoy a sweet treat to celebrate International Older People’s Day. Held at St Georges Road Independent Living Scheme, the event was one of a series of activities organised by Stafford and Rural Homes… Read more »

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Stafford and Rural Homes successfully converts to a Community Benefit Society.

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In the summer of 2018, we let you know that Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) was considering converting to become a Community Benefit Society (CBS). The results of the consultation during July and August demonstrated clear-cut and widespread support for the conversion to proceed. This process is now complete and SARH is officially a ‘Registered… Read more »

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SARH ‘Guardian Angel’ receives award

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Health and Safety consultant Lisa McCaulder has been named a ‘Guardian Angel’ for her work with Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH).

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Young gardeners recognised with awards

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The efforts of two young people to help others and improve the environment have been recognised by Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH).

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Cream Tea treats raise funds for local people

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Employees at Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) have served up more than 100 cream teas to colleagues in an effort to support vulnerable members of the local community.

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Couple prepare for new home in the country

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As the UK celebrates Rural Housing Week, a Staffordshire couple are preparing to move into their first home together with the help of the area’s leading provider of affordable homes for rent and shared ownership.

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SARH shares workplace best practice

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An award-winning provider of affordable homes that’s also one of the country’s top employers has been sharing its experience of successfully creating great places to live, work and grow.

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What is a Community Benefit Society (CBS)?

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A Community Benefit Society (CBS) enables housing associations to simplify the way they are run and to provide even better value for money. SARH is planning to become a CBS, in line with many other housing associations across the country.

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Celebrating the contribution of carers

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Carers Week, beginning on Monday, June 11, this year, gives us an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the invaluable contribution that carers make to families and communities everywhere.

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Roundhouse boost for neighbourhood

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A valuable community resource has been given a new lease of life as part of a successful regeneration project led by Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH).

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Housing Worx Open Evening – Tradespeople: We Want You

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If you are a Self Employed Painter, Plumber, Kitchen Fitter, Bathroom Fitter, Electrician, Tiler, Floor Fitter, Central Heating Engineer, Plasterer, or Multi-skilled Builder, we want to meet you!

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SARH installs life-saving technology

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Life-saving medical equipment is just minutes away for anyone who suffers a cardiac arrest whilst visiting a Stafford business estate thanks to the area’s leading provider of affordable homes, Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH).

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Royal appointment for Stafford couple

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A Stafford couple have received a very special invitation in recognition of their efforts to raise money for charity whilst helping to build a strong sense of community at the Independent Living scheme where they’ve lived for the past decade.

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Prestigious award for pioneering project

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An ambitious project, led by Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH), has scooped a prestigious award after helping to tackle loneliness in local communities.

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Grant boost for garden schemes

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Garden projects that will provide a haven for wildlife and healthy food have been given a £1000 boost.

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Severe weather advice

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Severe weather advice – Due to the bad weather, please be advised that SARH is experiencing high levels of calls.

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SARH Customers provides boost for nursery

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Youngsters at a Stafford nursery are one step closer to funding new outdoor play equipment thanks to the efforts of Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) customers.

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Party marks success of scheme to tackle loneliness

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Jeremy Lefroy MP and Karen Armitage, the Chief Executive of Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) were amongst special guests at a party to celebrate the success of a project that’s combatting loneliness in Stafford and surrounding areas.

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SARH parcels provide boost for food banks

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Local food banks have received a massive boost thanks to the efforts of staff at Stafford’s leading provider of affordable homes, Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH).

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Social Tenant Engagement Questionnaire

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