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Supporting Crisis, our corporate charity

December 23rd, 2016

YHN has supported Crisis, the homeless charity for single people that has a base on City Road in Newcastle, for several years. As Crisis is our current corporate charity, we organised a day of activities to help support them and the really important work they do at Christmas to help some of the most vulnerable […]

October 28th, 2016

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Kenton housing office (at the Kenton Centre) will be closed all day today. If you need to speak to anyone urgently please call our main number on 0191 278 8600. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

FREE Dog Chipping Event

October 28th, 2016

Free Microchipping and basic health check for your pooch! In partnership with the Dogs Trust come along to Walker Parish Church Duncan Street Walker NE6 3BS Wednesday 23 November, between 11am and 3pm. No appointments needed. Available to all residents, you don’t have to be a Council tenant.    


October 24th, 2016

1 November 4-5pm   This is an open meeting and members of the public are welcome to attend.  It will take place at our head office, YHN House, Benton Park Road, Newcastle, NE7 7LX

Festival of Lights

October 24th, 2016

Festival of Lights at Hodgkin Park Tuesday 01 November   No alcohol, no dogs. Family fun 5 – 6.45pm, Fireshow 6.40pm, Fireworks 7.00pm

Help us keep our estates safe this Bonfire Night

October 20th, 2016

The Autumn can be a really exciting time – as the nights draw in, events like Diwali, Halloween, Bonfire Night and even the Christmas holiday feel just around the corner. But Bonfire Night in particular can be very dangerous, cause damage to property and make people feel vulnerable. So, every year, we work with our […]

International Credit Union Day

October 19th, 2016

It’s International Credit Union Day on 20 October so it’s a great time to remind yourself about what credit unions are and how you might be able to benefit from joining one! What are Credit Unions? Credit unions are member-owned financial cooperatives which promote savings and provide credit and other financial services to their members.  […]

YHN asks customers “come and tell us what you think”

September 29th, 2016

As part of National Customer Service Week, we’re asking our customers to “talk to Tina” and tell our managing director how we can improve their experiences.   Our customers are invited to a series of events across the city throughout the first week of October where they can provide feedback on their recent experiences and they […]

The Main Event

September 20th, 2016

YOU need to be a part of this, DON’T MISS OUT! The Main Event, book now!   We are on a journey to improve customer service. We need you to come and tell us what we need to do to make the customer experience better. At the event you will have the exclusive opportunity to […]

FREE Construction Course with YHN

September 1st, 2016

Your Key to a Construction Career with YHN Are you interested in finding a job within the construction industry? YHN is working with Group Horizon to deliver a free, 13 day construction course which will give you insight into the industry, refresh any existing knowledge you may have and help you to develop multi-trade skills and experience. This […]

Lemington Community Clean Up

August 30th, 2016

Need to have a clear out after Christmas?   Clean up event in Lemington is happening on Friday 26th January, 09.30hrs – 11.30hrs.   Bulky rubbish will be collected free of charge from the bottom of Valley View, Kielder Road, Henlow Road.   Come and join us!

Walker Community Day

August 12th, 2016

YHN staff, Wor Hoose and the residents of Walker are having a community day clean up event involving a litter pick and garden tidy.There will also be a bouncy castle for the little ones and refreshments and barbecue.Come along to Wor Hoose on Hexham Avenue, Walker on Thursday 18th August 2016, 11.00am – 1.30pm. 

Slatyford Community Clean Up

August 10th, 2016

In Need of a Summer Clear Out? Bulky rubbish will be collected Free of charge from outside the blocks at Cartmel Green & Pooley RoadOn Fri 2nd Sept 2016 from 10am – 12pmHope to see you there!

Walker Youth Voice Summer Event

August 9th, 2016

Take part in a cycle ride, bike maintenance workshops, free ice cream, arts and crafts and a free smoothie making workshop.We want to celebrate with residents the upcoming International Youth Day as well as our new community action group ‘Walker Youth Voice’. Come along and get involved on Thursday 11 August 1pm till 4pm at Walker Park.The event […]

Benwell Community Day

July 27th, 2016

Customers are invited to a community day in Benwell which will feature a litter pick and garden tidy, face painting and free refreshments and food.There will also be representatives present from Northumbria Police, Eco Schools, the North Benwell Youth Project, and Love Your Lane Project.The event will take place 11 August between 11am-2pm at the Community Garden […]

Community clean ups

July 25th, 2016

Our YHN Housing Services @ Outer West have two community litter pick events planned for 4 August, both involving adult and children’s litter picks with bags and brushes provided. Local councillors will also be present.Why not bring the kids so they can do something a bit different in the school holidays?!Residents in Downham & Deighton […]

Community clean up

July 22nd, 2016

Clearing out during the holidays?There’s a Pendower Estate clean up event taking place on Monday 8 August with wagons available to collect items between 11am and 2pm on the green at the junction of Bertram Crescent and Aubone Avenue, just off Pease Avenue.For more information contact Andy Cartwright, enancy & Estate Officer, at YHN Housing Services […]

Edible Elswick Summer Events

July 19th, 2016

Edible Elswick, which is a partnership that supports people in Elswick to grow their own food and come together to learn, share and celebrate.They have various events happening across the summer where everyone is welcome to help clean up surrounding streets, share food and do some planting. Free refreshments will also be provided!Click here to […]

Universal Credit

July 14th, 2016

Community Event – Walker Learning Hive.  Universal Credit is happening now!It is replacing the six benefits; Housing Benefit, Child Tax Credit, Working Tax Credit, Income Based Job Seekers Allowance, Income Related Employment and Support Allowance and Income Support.Your Homes Newcastle is delivering an information session in your community to help you get to grips with it […]

Universal Credit

July 11th, 2016

Community Event – Simonside Community Centre.  Universal Credit is happening now!It is replacing the six benefits; Housing Benefit, Child Tax Credit, Working Tax Credit, Income Based Job Seekers Allowance, Income Related Employment and Support Allowance and Income Support.Your Homes Newcastle is delivering an information session in your community to help you get to grips with it […]