Universal Credit

July 11th, 2016

Community Event – Millin 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 because […]

YHN apprentices score slam dunk for local charities

July 5th, 2016

Four local charities will benefit from a cash boost after Your Homes Newcastle’s apprentices raised money selling merchandise for the Newcastle Eagles basketball team.The “Eagles Enterprise Challenge” saw the apprentices split into two teams who battled it out to turn the biggest profit in a challenge befitting of Alan Sugar and his dynamic “candidates”.Several weeks […]

Community clean-up – Slatyford

July 5th, 2016

Our Housing Services @ West Denton office has organised a clean-up for the flats in Tebay Drive and Whitbeck Road for Monday 18 July between 9am – 12.30pm.Customers are encouraged to dispose of bulky items by leaving them outside the blocks to be taken away by the City Council caged wagons. Community pay back will […]

Community Clean up – Daisy Hill

June 29th, 2016

Our Housing Services @ Walker office has organised a clean up for 5 July from 10am-12 pm in the Daisy Hill area. Cage vans will be there to collect rubbish, and staff can assist those who need help. Please contact the office with any queries –  you can find their details here.

YHN supporting Orlando

June 17th, 2016

We’ll be lighting the Riverside Dene blocks in rainbow colours to coincide with the Northern Pride vigil in allegiancewith the people of Orlando this Saturday at the Civic Centre.They’ll be lit as they are in these photos, which were taken when they were lit in support of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia this […]

A new Managing Director for YHN

June 16th, 2016

From cash desk to Director as Tina takes over at YHN!Your Homes Newcastle, the housing management company owned by Newcastle City Council, has been joined by a new Managing Director.Hailing from Kenton in Newcastle, Christina Drury started her career in 1982 as a clerk at the City Council’s housing department. Since then she has developed […]

Clean up in Walker!

June 8th, 2016

Our Housing Services @ Walker office has organised a clean up for 21 June from 10am-12 pm in Wigmore Avenue, Lichfield Avenue, Burnham Grove and Springwell Avenue. Cage vans will be there to collect rubbish, which should be brought to Wigmore Avenue at the usual spot, away from neighbours’ drives. Please contact the office with […]

Warning to tenants around Right to Buy and life insurance agents

June 8th, 2016

Your Homes Newcastle is warning tenants to be wary of private companies operating across Tyneside and encouraging them to apply to buy their council properties and take up discounted life insurance offers. We have received a significantly increased number of “Right to Buy” applications, which were submitted by a private company. Jen Vinton, head of assets […]

Universal Credit

May 27th, 2016

Community Event – Cowgate 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 […]

Universal Credit

May 27th, 2016

Community Event – ACANE. 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 because it could […]

NITV drop in

May 27th, 2016

The new Newcastle Independent Tenant Voice service is holding a drop in event on Wednesday 1 June to help connect council tenants and leaseholders to the council, neighbours and local communities.You can read more about it here. Representatives from YHN will be there to answer any questions you might have too.

Universal Credit

May 27th, 2016

Community Event – Pendower Estate. 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 because […]

Family fun day: scoot, step and cycle into summer!

May 27th, 2016

There’s all sorts of family fun going on at Hodgkin Park on Thursday 2 June, including a bike ride, free games, sports, arts and crafts, nature trails and a host of other activities! Read more here: http://issuu.com/yourhomesnewcastle/docs/hodgkin_park_fun_day?workerAddress=ec2-54-164-154-101.compute-1.amazonaws.com

YHN Noise app

May 27th, 2016

Do you have a problem with excessive noise, loud music and similar issues? Your Homes Newcastle has now got a noise app so you can record the evidence!Click here to find out more.

Pride 5k run – your chance to get involved!

April 20th, 2016

As part of Newcastle Pride, the Northern Front Runners will be holding their fifth annual 5k run on Friday 15th July, starting on the Town Moor.There are some keen runners here at Your Homes Newcastle, including members of our LGBT and Allies staff network groups, many of whom will be participating to celebrate Newcastle Pride. […]