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£54 million invested into homes

South Lakes Housing (SLH) has completed its ‘promises’ to tenants as a result of a £54 million pound investment into the housing stock following the transfer of homes from South Lakeland District Council five years ago. The company will celebrate its 5th year anniversary on the 5th March. The independently run local housing association was […]

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Voluntary Position: Non-Executive Director

South Lakes Housing is approaching its 5th anniversary as an independent Housing Association and has ambitious plans for its future. We are looking to appoint forward thinking Directors to our Board to help drive our ambitions. We are particularly looking for directors with high level commercial/management experience and those with experience/expertise in finance and treasury, […]

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Queen Katherine School tea party

Students at Queen Katherine School, hosted a festive Tea Party for South Lakes Housing’s sheltered housing tenants and students from Sandgate School. The staff and students at Queen Katherine School had been busy preparing for the event for several months by making decorations, crackers and learning how to host an afternoon tea. Tea was served […]

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One year after the floods

The ‘Storm Desmond’ event of the 5th December 2015 led to 60 SLH homes being flooded from a range of sources including; surface water run-off from the fells, river flooding and ground water flooding. 39 households required alternative temporary accommodation with Kendal being the worst affected area. Two sheltered schemes were also badly affected including a […]

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£1,030 raised for Growing Well Charity

SLH organised a gin tasting evening to raise money for Growing Well, a local charity who work with people who are in recovery from mental health. The event took advantage of the growing popularity of gin and managed to raise money through selling tickets to the event and also holding a raffle on the night […]

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