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Housing News Residential

Wolverhampton Homes wins national award

Wolverhampton Homes which manages 23,500 properties including 1,800 leaseholds on behalf of Wolverhampton City Council recently scooped a national award for engaging with tenants. The £400 million Decent Homes programme won the National Housing Maintenance Forum’s ‘Best at Meeting Residents’ Needs’ award. The judges praised the time, energy and effort Wolverhampton Homes had put in to […]

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Useful recycling advice for the Christmas period

Christmas is fast approaching which means in a few days time many of us will have piles of wrapping paper, cardboard packaging and maybe even the odd wine bottle or beer can lying around waiting to be disposed of. Whilst Wolverhampton City Council has taken steps to make kerbside recycling relatively easy for residents, it […]

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Education News

Local School backs Community Centres

Phil Bateman, the Chair of Governor’s of Ashmore Park Nursery School and The Park’s Children Centre has recently written Wolverhampton City Council concerning their proposals to limit or curtail Community Centres in the Wednesfield area. You can read Phil’s letter to the Council on his website.

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Appeal Health News Residential

Residents fight meals on wheels charges

The Stirrer reports that over 1200 Wednesfield residents have signed a petition against Wolverhampton City Council’s plans to double the cost of Hot meals from it’s Meals On Wheels service. The price of hot meals is set to rise from £2.20 to £4.40 – with a free frozen alternative being offered at the lower price. […]

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Parking crackdown at New Cross Hospital

Double Yellow Lines photo by FreeFoto A storm is brewing as Wolverhampton City Council plan to increase the double yellow lines on roads near New Cross Hospital in an attempt to stop visitors from parking on the roadside. Council bosses are about to begin a consultation on extending the double yellow lines in order to […]

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Environment Housing News Residential

Rent decrease for Wolverhampton Homes tenants

Here’s something you don’t hear very often – council tenants will soon be notified of a decrease in their council rent! According to the recent Wolverhampton Homes ‘tenants update’ newsletter, the UK government announced in March this year that the national average guideline for rent increases for 2009/10 would be halved from 6.25% to 3.18%. […]

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Summer Activity Wall Planner

The ‘BBQ Summer’ promised by the Met Office may not have materialised, but that doesn’t mean there’s not loads for kids to do throughout the summer months in and around Wolverhampton. Wolverhampton.gov.uk has a summer activity wall planner which you can download (and presumably print out) detailing many of the events on offer during summer […]