NEW: Sancerre Grange, Eccleshall

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NEW affordable Shared Ownership properties on Sancerre Grange, Eccleshall, available now for viewing. Nine spacious, two bedroom homes situated near the beautiful town of Eccleshall. For more information about the homes and the Sancerre Grange site, please click here.

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SARH spreads Christmas spirit

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Employees at Stafford’s leading provider of affordable homes recently enjoyed the festive spirit while raising money and donating presents for worthy causes in the communities it serves.


SARH Launches NEW ‘How To’ Videos

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SARH have launched NEW ‘How To’ videos to provide guidance on things that fall under customer’s responsibility. These videos are designed to help you. If you do not feel confident, please seek further advice from our Customer Services Team. The full list of videos can be seen here.

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SARH Christmas Opening Hours

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SARH wishes customers and very Happy Christmas and New Year period. We are pleased to confirm that SARH will operate a 24/7 emergency call service throughout the festive period in addition to normal office hours opening on 27th and 28th December.


How will I know which homes I can apply for?

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Due to increasing demand for Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) empty homes, SARH has reviewed how it calculates how many bedrooms customers are able eligible for. When your application to SARHomes has been accepted you will be notified of this and the number of bedrooms you will be able to apply for. The following permanent… Read more »

Taking to the stage with Claire Duffell and Lizzie Burder from the Northeast Producers are SARH BeConnected customers Dorothy Gibbons and Judy Stubbs (right).

Can’t get to the Panto? Oh yes you can!

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Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without a good panto, and older members of the community recently enjoyed the chance to sing along with Alice, the Mad Hatter and other Wonderland characters at an event organised by Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH)

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Schoolboy names latest SARH affordable home project

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A £1.3 million Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) project to build affordable homes for rent in a village on the edge of the Potteries has been officially named with the help of local school children.


Attention Tradespeople – We Want You!

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Attention Tradespeople – Housing Worx Open Evening! If you are a Self Employed Tradesperson and can deliver high quality home improvements and maintenance work, we want you! We are holding ‘Find Out More’ drop in sessions in Stafford (12th Nov) and Stoke (21st Nov). For more information click here or email:

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Inspiring story the highlight of SARH conference

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The story of a Stafford woman who overcame deafness and progressive sight loss to enjoy a successful career in nursing provided one of the highlights of a special conference organised by Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH).

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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 »


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).


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.


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.


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).


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!


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.


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.


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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