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Salford housing providers join the call to end the housing crisis (02/03/2015)

City West Housing Trust and Salix Homes are taking part in the North West leg of the Relay to the Rally, which will see housing providers from across the country run, walk and cycle the roads to Westminster in time for the Homes for Britain Rally on March 17.

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Salford care facility residents enjoy £1.2 million upgrade (26/02/2015)

Residents at the Sindsley Court sheltered scheme in Salford are celebrating the completion of a £1.2 million upgrade to their homes.

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City West shortlisted for the UK Housing Awards 2015 (20/02/2015)

City West has been shortlisted for “Outstanding Landlord of the Year” in the UK Housing Awards 2015.

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Breakfast club gives get up and go to pupils and parents (19/02/2015)

A new initiative is enabling primary school children in Salford to tuck into a free breakfast – while their parents benefit from expert career advice.

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City West secures planning for second new extra care scheme (12/02/2015)

We have secured planning permission to build a 56-apartment extra care facility in Salford.

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City West selected to deliver Salford health projects (05/02/2015)

City West Housing Trust is in line to deliver more services that will improve care for older people and encourage healthier lifestyles across Salford after securing a place on a new council framework. 

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Hate Crime Awareness Week (26/01/2015)

City West is supporting Hate Crime Awareness Week which takes place this week (26th January - 1st February 2015).

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Charity worker given a new lease of life thanks to City West (21/01/2015)

A Salford grandmother has made the move from unemployed pensioner to business owner thanks to a programme from City West aimed at helping people dreaming of setting up their own company.

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Group Structure Update (20/01/2015)

In the summer we consulted with you about our plans to establish a formal group structure.

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City West re-accredited for income management (13/01/2015)

City West has become the first organisation in the country to be re-accredited by the Housing Quality Network (HQN) for continued best practice in income management.

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City West helps to build new talent (12/01/2015)

City West is building skills and experience in young students to give them a head start in construction and help plug the industry’s skills gap.

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Loan shark campaign launched (05/01/2015)

City West is supporting a new awareness campaign which highlights the dangers of borrowing from illegal money lenders.

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City West's £23,000 Christmas GIFT to Guide Dogs (15/12/2014)

A national sight loss charity has received an early Christmas present after City West Housing Trust donated £23,000 through its Get Involved Find Time (GIFT) fundraising scheme.

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City West helps homeless charity to branch out (08/12/2014)

A Manchester-based charity helping homeless and marginalised people has opened a new store in Salford with help from City West.

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Pioneering sheltered scheme celebrates 60 years (03/12/2014)

A sheltered scheme in Salford which was one of the first of its kind in Britain is celebrating its 60th birthday.

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City West to build new homes in Salford (28/11/2014)

Planning permission has been secured for a development of 80 new affordable homes on a former industrial site in Salford.

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City West delivers social value to Salford (24/11/2014)

City West has pumped more than £3.6 million back into local neighbourhoods through 16 landmark community initiatives and support programmes, a new report has revealed.

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New issue of LIFE IN Salford now available (24/11/2014)

The latest issue of LIFE IN Salford Magazine will soon be coming through your letter box and is available to read online.

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City West celebrates national award success (20/11/2014)

Staff at City West are celebrating after winning a suite of national industry awards and gaining a top business accreditation.

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Cyber savvy competition launched by young City West customers (18/11/2014)

A group of youngsters will mark the launch of Anti-Bullying Week with a competition aimed at stamping out cyber bullying in Salford.

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City West remain accredited following HQN assessment (18/11/2014)

City West Housing Trust and City West Works have retained the Housing Quality Network’s (HQN) Direct Labour Organisation (DLO) and repairs and maintenance accreditation, which recognises the first-class service we provide to our homes.

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A third of people are planning to take out short-term credit to pay for Christmas (17/11/2014)

Latest research findings revealed today by My Home Finance, a national social lending organisation, and City West Housing Trust show that one third of people are planning to take out some kind of short-term credit to pay for Christmas. 15% of these people had no idea of the actual costs involved.

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City West helps to turn business dreams into a reality (12/11/2014)

A Salford social landlord has helped to turn a beautician’s dream of owning her own salon into a reality.

Linda Cartwright, a City West Housing Trust customer living in Irlam, took part in the landlord’s Don’t Keep It Under Your Hat initiative which helps local residents to set up and develop their own businesses.

 

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City West’s Skills Programme wins national award (07/11/2014)

A Salford housing association has scooped a national award after its construction training programme helped more than 250 into employment. 

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City West’s shop regeneration is the recipe for success (07/11/2014)

Business owners in Salford have welcomed a dramatic transformation to three shopping parades thanks to a £1million investment from City West.

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