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South Lakes Housing Appoints New Director of Customer Experience

South Lakes Housing (SLH) has appointed Niki Stockton as its new Director of Customer Experience. Niki is joining SLH from Warrington Housing Association where she was the Executive Director of Operations. She has 30 years’ experience in social housing as well as serving as a board director at Irwell Valley Homes in Greater Manchester. Niki […]

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2022 Gardening Competiton

Whether you are a beginner or amateur gardener with a garden, allotment, window box, tubs or share a space with a neighbour we would love to hear from you. The competition is open to SLH Tenants, Leaseholders and Lune Valley Tenants Prizes: 1st Place: £100 voucher donated by Tyson Construction 2nd Place: B&Q voucher donated […]

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Cumbria Choice – Choice Based Lettings – Update 27th April 2022

Cumbria Choice – Choice-Based Lettings Scheme PLEASE NOTE:  As part of changes to the Choice Based Lettings process, the Cumbria Choice website is being updated today so customers will not be able to access it. The website should be back up and running tomorrow (Thursday) with a new more user-friendly look. Unfortunately, this means we won’t […]

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Shaun Gagie joins South Lakes Housing as Head of People and Culture

Shaun Gagie has been appointed as Head of People and Culture at South Lakes Housing (SLH) to help develop and deliver continuous improvement and growth. Shaun has over 10 years of experience delivering HR, Organisational Development and Safeguarding across a variety of sectors which include Sport, Housing and Education. He has an MSc in Human […]

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South Lakes Housing appoints new Director of Finance

Richard Morris has been promoted to the role of Director of Finance at South Lakes Housing (SLH). Richard joins the Executive Team from within the organisation, where he has been the Head of Finance for the last 3 years providing key financial support to teams and senior leaders across the organisation. Richard, a Fellow of the […]

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Work to begin shortly on Sedbergh affordable housing scheme

Picture caption: On the site of the planned scheme, from left to right, is Gail Teasdale, Broadacres’ Chief Executive, Will Kay, Regional Managing Director at EQUANS, Ian Munro, Chair of South Lakes Housing, Helen Simpson, Chair of Broadacres, Mark Dutton, South Lakes’ Head of Development, and Martha Shields, South Lakes’ Development Manager. Work is set […]

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Changes are coming to Cumbria Choice this spring!

We wish to provide our customers and applicants with an overview of the changes to the Cumbria Choice Policy and system that we will be making in 2022. During consultation with customers and our stakeholders in 2020, we were informed that our customers wanted an easy-to-understand policy and a simple system that would function on […]

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New Team in Town

South Lakes Housing (SLH) are pleased to announce that we will be working with our newly approved contractor, Ultracare Property Management (UPM), to carry out our neighbourhood cleaning services. Residents who pay a service charge for the cleaning of communal areas will start to notice the UPM team in and around your blocks and communal […]

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Supporting Ukraine: Homes for Ukraine

South Lakes Housing (SLH) shares the concern and sympathy expressed by many residents about the war in Ukraine and the growing refugee crisis. SLH will enable tenants who wish to take part in the ‘Homes for Ukraine’ scheme to assist people living in the UK to host Ukrainian individuals or families for six months. SLH is hoping […]

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Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service launch new online home fire safety check tool

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service have launched a new online home fire safety check tool, which is live on Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service’s website: www.cumbria.gov.uk/safetyathome The site has been developed by the National Fire Chiefs Council, FireKills and SafeLincs and currently, Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service are 1 of 7 Fire and Rescue Service’s nationally […]

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South Lakes Housing Celebrates 10th Anniversary

South Lakes Housing (SLH) celebrates its 10th anniversary as an independent social housing provider this month. SLH will mark the milestone with a series of events later in the year with their customers and communities at the heart of it all. Since 2012, the organisation which manages over 3,500 homes, delivered all its original promises to tenants […]

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Here to Help

With energy prices set to soar and other household bills increasing we understand that many of our customers will be having money worries. SLH have a knowledgeable Income Team who can provide you with advice, support and can signpost you to help available. We are here to help so don’t delay getting in touch. Our […]

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Changes to your rent- April 2022

This last year has been a difficult one for everyone and we appreciate that many of you will have been financially impacted by the pandemic. SLH has worked hard to put special measures in place to give support to those who need it most. The health and wellbeing of our customers continues to be a […]

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Yewbarrow Lodge, Grange-over-Sands

New affordable homes are planned to be built to replace Yewbarrow Lodge. After many months of looking at a range of options, including reconfiguring the current building, it is now likely that the previous sheltered scheme will be replaced by new energy efficient homes. Many Grange residents have been anxious to hear about the plans […]

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