Salix Homes supports Empty Homes Week

25 September, 2019

This week is Empty Homes Week and Salix Homes is supporting the initiative by helping to bring more empty buildings back into use as affordable housing.

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Furniture recycling scheme diverts 200 items away from landfill

23 September, 2019

Tonnes of pre-loved furniture in Salford destined for landfill sites has been donated to families in need.

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Salix Homes supports campaign to bring Lowry-inspired workshops to Salford schoolchildren

18 September, 2019

Salix Homes is once again supporting a campaign to bring creative art workshops to Salford schoolchildren.

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New Customer Committee will keep tenants at heart of Salix Homes

12 September, 2019

Salix Homes is changing its governance structure to give tenants more responsibility and ensure they remain at the heart of the organisation.

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Salford lunch club to expand thanks to helping hand from Salix Homes

11 September, 2019
Rev Christine Threlfall serves up lunch in the new kitchen.

A lunch club and food pantry which feeds hundreds of people on the breadline every week can now expand its provisions thanks to a helping hand from Salix Homes.

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Salix Homes staff team up to support Riding for the Disabled and Salford Lads and Girls Club

5 September, 2019

On Sunday, 1 September 2019 two teams of Salix Homes colleagues took part in the Racecourse Relays at the former Manchester Racecourse at Kersal Wetlands last weekend.

The Prestwich Athletics Club organised the event to raise money for Riding for the Disabled and Salford Lads and Girls Club.

Team one, made up of Maria Lester, Matt Moore, Dayle Flannigan and Steve Finbow, completed the course in 26th place with a time of 42.49 minutes.

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The people of Salford show their love for where they live

28 August, 2019

Proud Salfordians have been ‘loving where they live’ as part of our annual Love Your Neighbourhood Week celebrations.

Communities came together for an action-packed week of activities and celebrations to mark Salix Homes’ third annual event, which took place from August 19 – 23 and aims to encourage people to take pride in their neighbourhoods.

From family-fun days, community clean-ups and our first ever Youth Conference hosted by our Boost4Youth panel, the week of action has been a great success.

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Swinton care home hailed as ‘heroes’

23 August, 2019
The Fountains residents and staff holding a cheque

A Salford care home which supports people living with dementia has been voted the winner of Salix Homes’ annual Springboard Heroes Awards.

The Fountains in Swinton are this year’s winner of the coveted award organised by Salix Homes to recognise community groups and initiatives that are making a difference in our neighbourhoods.

Someone is diagnosed with dementia every three minutes, and symptoms include memory loss, confusion and for some, forgetting their own loved ones.

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Salix Living in line for top award for its efforts to tackle homelessness

22 August, 2019

Ethical lettings agency Salix Living is in the running for a prestigious award in recognition of its efforts tackle the homelessness crisis in Greater Manchester.

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Knife crime and mental health top of agenda at Youth Conference

8 August, 2019
Salix Homes' Boost4Youth Panel

Knife crime, mental health and drug abuse will be top of the agenda at a Youth Conference taking place in Salford later this month.

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Salix Homes calls upon Salfordians to ‘Love their neighbourhood’

7 August, 2019

The people of Salford will show their love for their neighbourhoods later this month.

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Customer Satisfaction Survey - Have your say!

26 July, 2019
Thumbs down and thumbs up

We are now undertaking our annual customer satisfaction survey for our tenants and leaseholders.

The survey consists of key questions that allow us to find out what you think of the services provided and enable us to benchmark against other housing providers.

We have appointed a company called TLF to conduct the survey via telephone with the interviewers introducing themselves as calling from TLF on behalf of Salix Homes.

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Tributes paid to former Board member and tenant Mike Copple

23 July, 2019
Mike Copple

Tributes have been paid to Mike Copple - a long-standing supporter and tenant of Salix Homes who sadly passed away last week.

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Salix Homes tenancy support officer makes TV debut after heroic actions

18 July, 2019

The heroic actions of Salix Home’s very own tenancy support officer Keeley Jeng were featured on prime-time BBC series – Ambulance.

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Vote for your Salford community heroes

17 July, 2019

The finalists for the second annual Springboard Heroes Awards have been announced.

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Salix Homes named among top 50 landlords in the UK

16 July, 2019

Salix Homes has been named amongst the top 50 landlords in the UK for the second year running.

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Salix Homes officer helps snare fly-tipper

12 June, 2019

A Salford man’s good deed turned bad left his furious father in law refusing to speak to him for two days.

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High rise safety update

11 June, 2019

Latest update from Salix Homes' executive director of operations Sue Sutton on our building safety programme

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New Building Safety Charter launched

6 June, 2019

A group of developers, contractors and housing associations, including Salix Homes, have today launched a new Building Safety Charter in a call to action to raise the bar for building safety.

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Salix Living scoop award for efforts to tackle housing crisis

4 June, 2019
Pic credit UKBE and Joe Gardner Photography

Salix Living has scooped a prestigious award in recognition of its efforts to help tackle the housing crisis.

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