Featured news / 13.03.2018

First residents throw open their doors in £42m Land for Housing scheme

Welsh housing association shortlisted for UK diversity award
Newydd Housing Association, based near Cardiff in south Wales, has been shortlisted in the prestigious UK Housing Awards 2016 for its outstanding approach to leadership and diversity.
£745,000 refurbishment of Rhydyfelin housing starts
Communities and Tackling Poverty Minister, Lesley Griffiths, launched the start of refurbishment work to flats in Rhydyfelin, near Pontypridd on Thursday 21st January 2016.
Natural Resources Minister visits St Athan housing development
Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant visited Newydd Housing Association’s development in St Athan on Monday 23rd November together with the Finance Minister Jane Hutt, Councillor Bronwen Brooks and Community Councillor Acott.
Exceptional tenant group wins another accolade at scrutiny Oscars
A tenant group from south Wales has reached the Oscars of scrutiny not once but twice this year, winning two prestigious awards.
Upcycling course in Gibbonsdown
Barry Community Garden is offering residents the opportunity of creating furniture at an upcycling course on 21st November.
Free construction course gives Barry people chance of employment
Men and women from the Barry area were recently given a boost into construction following a free course.
South Wales’ most inspiring young surveyor competes for prestigious national awards
One of South Wales’ most talented property professionals, Kathryn Morris from Cardiff, has made the shortlist for this year’s RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards.
Barry Community Garden thanks Waitrose customers
Barry Community Garden would like to share their delight and thank Waitrose and their customers for a donation of £430 from their Community Matters fund.
Gibbonsdown community garden raises £50 for Macmillan
Nearly 30 people attended and £50 was raised at the Barry Community Garden coffee and cake morning on Friday 25th September in Gibbonsdown.
Housing at Llantwit Major Sorting Office now named
Building work is now well underway at Newydd Housing Association’s £2.1 million housing development on the site of the former Royal Mail Sorting Office in Llantwit Major.
Newydd awarded 2 stars for over 55 accommodation
Newydd Housing Association has been awarded 2 stars by the Centre for Housing Support for its independent living schemes for people aged over 55, this on its first attempt at gaining the prestigious award.
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