News & Events

Get Online Newcastle – New courses for the New Year!

December 4th, 2019

Free basic computing courses! Click HERE to visit our new webpage which tells you all about our free basic computing courses. Read some of our learners’ stories and follow the easy booking instructions. Why wait? You can book your place today!.

YHN Proud To Be A Sponsor Of The Glass Slipper Awards

November 25th, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) are sponsors of this year’s Glass Slipper awards. Now in its 8th year, the Glass Slipper Awards, held by the Sunshine Fund, celebrate inspiration women from across the North East, recognising their achievements in their communities, in business and in charity. YHN are sponsoring the […]

Changes at our Outer West hub

November 22nd, 2019

As part of our commitment to providing excellent customer service, we have made some changes to how we deliver services at the Outer West hub. From Monday 25th November, customer service advisers will be on hand in the Outer West to answer customer queries and signpost to services. The customer service advisers can also schedule […]

YHN appoints new Chair and Board members

November 15th, 2019

Housing provider Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) has announced the appointment of Tony Gates as their new Chair, who will take up the post from 1st January 2020. Mr Gates has worked in landscape and heritage management for over 19 years and is an experienced senior executive and non-executive director, currently serving as Chief Executive of […]

Belvedere House Open Day – Sheltered Housing

November 11th, 2019

Tuesday 3rd December & Thursday 5th December from 1pm to 4pm Join us for a sneak peak of Belvedere House ahead of it’s official reopening following extensive refurbishment work. Take a tour of our spacious one & two bedroom apartments, perfectly suited for older individuals or couples looking for comfortable independent living within a safe […]

Techy Tea Party

November 11th, 2019

Do you have a tablet, iPad or smartphone that you want to get more out of? Or, are you interested in getting one but would like to have a practice first? Is there something specific that you want to use your mobile device for, but aren’t sure how to go about it? Come along to […]

100 years of the Hexham Avenue estate

September 11th, 2019

Hexham Avenue estate in Walker celebrated its 100th anniversary last month. Wor Hoose, a community project based in the area, celebrated the 100th birthday of the estate by hosting a carnival party for those who live in the area. Newcastle City Council bought the land that would become Hexham Avenue in July 1919 after the […]

Community Investment Fund – back for year two!

September 6th, 2019

Community Investment Fund – back for year two! Great news! The Community Investment Fund is back for another year – with another £100,000 to invest in local communities.  The fund is open for voluntary and community organisations to bid for up to £10,000 to deliver projects that will focus on: Building stronger communities Strengthening community […]

Changes at your housing office

August 27th, 2019

We’re constantly looking to improve how we deliver services to you so that you have the best possible experience as our customer. With this in mind, we have reviewed our Housing Services team. From September 2nd, there will be a new Housing Services Manager based in each local YHN Housing Office. Each manager will be […]

Problems with YHN phone lines

June 17th, 2019

We’re sorry to report that we’re experiencing issues with our phone lines so it may be difficult to contact us until that’s resolved. We’re working with our telephone provider and hope to have a resolution soon. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Issues with telephone contact – 11 June 2019

June 11th, 2019

Unfortunately we’re experiencing problems with our phone lines and calls are not connecting to any of our numbers, including our main switchboard. We are working with our telephone provider to provide a solution and will give an update as soon as we’re able. We’re very sorry for any inconvenience caused. Please be aware that intercoms […]

East End Office Reopens Following Refurbishment

June 6th, 2019

YHN’s office on Shields Road, Byker will reopen on Thursday 17th October following recent refurbishment work.   Usual services and opening hours will resume at the office.   Contact information for our East End team:   In person: YHN Housing Services @ East End 83-85 Shields Road Byker NE6 1DL by telephone: 0191 278 1566 […]

Seven new apprentices for National Apprenticeship Week!

March 4th, 2019

Our latest apprentice recruits will officially start their new roles on the first day of National Apprentice Week, in a range of roles including marketing, construction and gardening. One of the new gardening recruits, Jamie Learmouth, is already pretty familiar with the organisation as his girlfriend, Bethany Marr, has been doing a gardening apprenticeship with […]

Read the latest issue of Homes & People!

January 18th, 2019

Our latest newsletter has been sent to all Newcastle City Council tenants this month and includes information on some fantastic community projects that we’ve recently funded, as well as easy ways to report repairs online and support to get online for anyone who isn’t very confident. There are also answers to questions posed to our […]

Community funding spreads Christmas cheer

December 24th, 2018

Christmas cheer and craft sessions are in full swing in Walker thanks to one of our community funding projects. The Happy Mondays social group for people aged over 55, which is supported by KeyRing – Chain Reaction, secured £500 in funding from YHN’s Positive People Positive Places fund to run a series of sessions, including […]

Football projects kicks off!

December 17th, 2018

Hat-Trick coach Michelle Monk (left) and Stacy Burrow (right) A project welcoming women and girls into football and fitness has kicked off thanks to funding from housing provider Your Homes Newcastle (YHN). West End-based charity Hat-Trick secured £8,000 of YHN’s new Community Investment Funding pot to host sport and fitness sessions across the city. The […]

Homes and People Autumn 2018

October 9th, 2018

Homes & People Autumn 2018 The brand new issue of our newsletter is available to read online now. Dedicated to excellent customer service, this issue rounds up the latest news from the community projects that won some of our Positive People Positive Places funding, a review of our year in numbers and information about how […]

The Government wants your views on how to improve social housing

October 9th, 2018

The Government wants your views on how to improve social housing The Government has recently published a green paper consultation document called ‘a new deal for social housing’ and wants to hear your views on their plans, which are based on the following principles. Principle 1: a safe and decent home The Government wants to: […]