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Paid placements at Believe Housing break down barriers to work

Paid placements at Believe Housing break down barriers to work

Two paid work placements have been created by believe housing, and they are offered exclusively to customers of the housing association. The part-time administrative roles are open to people aged 24 or older, who have no prior experience but are looking to start or...

Community projects have just days left to apply for large grants

Community projects have just days left to apply for large grants

Up to £90,000 in grants is up for grabs from believe housing’s latest round of its community investment programme. Not-for-profit organisations in County Durham have one week left to apply to the housing provider for a Large Capital Community Grant, of between £10,000...

Healthy dinners on the menu thanks to family cooking classes

Healthy dinners on the menu thanks to family cooking classes

Families in two County Durham communities are learning how to cook healthy meals on a budget, thanks to believe housing. The housing association provided funding to the Family Dinners project, a five-week course taking place at ,Seascapes Primary School in Peterlee,...

Funding helps young people of Seaham find their wings

Funding helps young people of Seaham find their wings

A Royal Air Force Cadets squadron in Seaham is helping the town’s young people get a flying start to their careers, thanks to funding from believe housing. 1338 (Seaham) Squadron ATC, a voluntary youth organisation within the RAF Air Cadets, was awarded a £1000 grant...

Customers can help Believe Housing award community grants

Customers can help Believe Housing award community grants

A housing association with 18,000 homes across County Durham and beyond is inviting customers to help it allocate grants to community projects. Throughout the year, believe housing supports projects and activities that make a difference to people’s lives and wellbeing...

Local lad Lewis helps get work started on new homes in Peterlee

Local lad Lewis helps get work started on new homes in Peterlee

Work to regenerate disused land on the edge of a County Durham town with almost 60 new affordable homes is underway. Housing association believe housing is working with Partner Construction to deliver 59 high-quality homes in Peterlee, an area where it sees some of...

Believe Housing pledge to plant almost 600 trees around the region

Believe Housing pledge to plant almost 600 trees around the region

Almost 600 trees are being planted in North East England, as part of a housing association’s environmental pledge. This Earth Day (Friday, April 22, 2022), believe housing is paying for a native tree to be planted on behalf of each of its 568 employees. The trees will...

Believe Housing teams up with children to help wildlife in their school

Believe Housing teams up with children to help wildlife in their school

Children have given the wildlife in their school grounds a helping hand as part of a construction week led by believe housing. The not-for-profit County Durham-based housing association held a series of activities for more than 230 pupils at Catchgate Primary School,...

Dozens of affordable homes coming to East Durham

Dozens of affordable homes coming to East Durham

Almost 200 high-quality, affordable homes are set to be delivered across County Durham. Durham County Council has teamed up with housing providers to meet demand, with the building of properties all over the local authority area now close to completion. The council...

Housing association extends support to victims of domestic abuse

Housing association extends support to victims of domestic abuse

One of the region’s leading home providers has reconfirmed its support to anyone who has experienced domestic abuse. County Durham-based believe housing has become one of the first Accredited Members of the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance. The new membership scheme is...