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14Feb

Fundraising for North Devon Hospice's 'Pitch in a Pound'

On Friday 10th February we held a dress down day to support North Devon Hospice's 'Pitch in a Pound' event raising £69.20. North Devon Hospice nurses look after 3,000 patients a year and cover over 800 square miles. They can only provide this vital care through the support of the North Devon…

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10Feb

Royal British Legion Devon Outreach Drop-ins

The Royal British Legion run regular Devon Outreach Drop-Ins. Their Area Welfare Team are here to help with lots of things including financial grants, benefit help, handyman services and care homes for example. The sessions are part of the Legion's extensive Poppy Support services. If you are…

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08Feb

Customer Consultation – moving to a skills based Board

Today we have launched a formal consultation with all customers around some proposals on the way that North Devon Homes will be governed in the future. We have worked with the Customer Forum, Customer Board Members and the Customer Scrutiny panel to develop a new way in which customers can…

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02Feb

NHF Home Truths report findings show extent of housing crisis in South West England

A combination of high house prices and low wages is putting home ownership beyond the reach of local workers in the South West of England, according to a new report by the National Housing Federation. Only those earning upwards of £58,527 a year can now afford the average mortgage in the South…

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31Jan

Donations help Community Centre kitchen makeover

The kitchen at Whiddon Valley Community Centre has recently benefitted from a makeover thanks to donations from Jed Mason Plumbing and James Electrics. A brand new range cooker, a fridge freezer and a dishwasher have been installed, replacing the old appliances that were in need of updating, giving…

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17Jan

Installing and maintaining stairlifts

North Devon Homes service and maintain all lifts, including stairlifts in communal areas and stairlifts within customers homes which were in place when the current customer moved into the property. If you have installed a lift within your home either directly or via Care Direct once the warranty…

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17Jan

Legionella monitoring update

IWS were appointed as our new Legionella monitoring contractor in December 2016. IWS will be working with us to ensure we comply with our duties and responsibilities regarding controlling the risks associated with Legionella. This includes monthly monitoring of water temperatures, cleaning and…

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13Jan

Good Neighbour Awards winners announced

On Wednesday 11th January Chair of North Devon Homes' Customer Forum, Dawn Ash, presented two good neighbour awards to customers.   A Good Neighbour Award was presented to Mr Preece for helping his 89 year old neighbour, Mr Sloan with his water bill and for being an amazing and caring neighbour…

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04Jan

North Devon Homes shortlisted for Excellence in Youth Involvement Tpas award

North Devon Homes has been shortlisted for an Excellence in Youth Involvement Award at the Tpas Awards 2017. The Tpas Award for Excellence in Youth Engagement recognises projects and initiatives that have helped to address youth needs and facilitate change as well as recognising the commitment and…

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03Jan

Fundraising for Encompass Southwest

We recently presented Encompass South West with a cheque for £450. The money was raised from our staff raffle and tuck shop in December. Encompass Southwest is an independent charity that provides a range of advice, information and support services in communities, concentrating on financial…

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