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October 2020

Families asked to think twice before buying fireworks or building bonfires

October 27th, 2020

Fireworks loving families are being warned not to buy fireworks off the internet ahead of a bonfire night with few, if any, organised displays. As November 5 approaches trading standards officers and police have seen an increase in adverts for rockets, Roman candles, sparklers and other pyrotechnics on websites like Facebook and Gumtree. Cllr John-Paul […]

YHN works with Brambledown Landscapes to support for Benwell lunch club

October 27th, 2020

Vulnerable residents benefit from improved access to free lunch club thanks to partnership between Your Homes Newcastle and Brambledown Landscapes. Broadmead Way Lunch Club, which is ran by volunteers at Broadmead Way Community Church, has been providing free lunches on a Monday for 18 months. Offering a menu of soups and salads to local residents, […]

Safe ways to celebrate bonfire night at home

October 26th, 2020

With organised firework and bonfire night displays cancelled due to Covid-19, bonfire night is going to be very different for everyone this year – but there are still plenty ways to bring sparkle to your celebrations. A good reason to avoid having your own fireworks display or bonfire at home is because of the safety […]

Interested in Warehousing or Manufacturing jobs?

October 20th, 2020

Why not enrol onto our Employment training programme that is being jointly run by FareShare North East and Gateshead College? The programme is approximately 6 weeks long with an induction session before the programme starts and a job search day/week at the end of the course. All training will be held at FareShare North East, […]

Launching our Think Big customer consultation

October 7th, 2020

We know that understanding our customers is important in helping us deliver high quality customer services. That’s why we’re excited to announce the launch of our new Think Big consultation! What is Think Big? Think Big is all about you – we want your experiences and your views as a Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) customer […]

NHS job vacancies and support to apply

October 7th, 2020

The NHS has created 600 new jobs to support the new testing centre that will be opening near Gateshead Stadium. The job involves labelling, registrations and sample preparations, posts will be fixed term for 12 months. The full-time salary is £18,500 but there will also be part time positions and different shift patterns available. The […]