Featured news / 17.04.2020

Newydd donate high visibility vests to Barry Coronavirus volunteer group

Coronavirus Statement
The well-being of our tenants, partner organisations and our staff continues to be our absolute priority.
Investing in our Governance
Many housing associations have moved away from voluntary Board membership and now pay their Board members for their time and contribution.
Newydd donate high visibility vests to Barry Coronavirus volunteer group
Newydd Housing Association have sponsored a Coronavirus volunteer scheme, Barry Waterfront COVID-19 Community Group, by funding high visibility vests for all its volunteers.
Emergency repairs service
We have switched to an emergency repairs service to minimise contact and keep you safe. We do apologise for this inconvenience however it is essential that we follow Government guidance.
What has the Welsh Government said about us?
Housing associations in Wales are regulated by the Welsh Government and they publish an annual regulatory judgement.
Newydd Staff Donate £1000 to Local Foodbanks
This month, The Vale Foodbank and Pontypridd Foodbank received a cheque for £500 each from our staff charitable fund.
Newydd Celebrates our Longest Standing Tenant’s 100th Birthday
Meet Mrs Dorothy Watts, a passionate gardener who has the ability to make everyone smile and who also happens to be Newydd’s longest standing tenant. Mrs Watts celebrated turning the grand age of a hundred today. She has been a tenant with Newydd for a whopping 41 years, since 1979.
Our Rents & Service Charge
The Welsh Government said we must set rents and service charges that ensures our homes remain affordable and deliver value for money.
Ponty bench wins national Sustainable Academy Award
On 28th November, at an awards ceremony at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, it was announced that Wales’ first solar-powered digital bench, led by a Rhydyfelin Youth Group, won a Sustainable Academy Award.
Housing partners renew affordable housing agreement
The Vale of Glamorgan Council and its developing partners recently met to sign an updated version of the Affordable Housing Partnership Guide.
The Vale to pilot Wales’s first library tablet loan scheme
The Vale of Glamorgan Library Services is launching Wales’s first tablet lending service for its library members across the county.
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