A CGI of the planned Bankbury development Keepmoat are carrying out

Keepmoat secures £11m contracts with Your Homes Newcastle

Housing and regeneration specialist Keepmoat is working on three new projects across Newcastle

Homeless person

Joyce McCarty: How we are trying to help people before they end up on the streets of Newcastle

On any one night four or five people sleep rough on the streets of Newcastle. The council is working hard to put a roof over their heads

David Henry from YHN and Lois Warne from Zero Carbon Futures

Your Homes Newcastle signs up to My Electric Avenue

The Arms Length Management Organisation, set up by Newcastle City Council in 2004, has signed up to the My Electric Avenue project

Left to right, Kenny Lowe, Steve Hayes and John O'Hare of Time4 building and maintenance

Contract win for Time4 Building & Maintenance

A sister brand of Coast & Country Housing has won a lucrative contract

Demonstrators protested against the library cuts

Newcastle libraries open again with help of partners

Fenham Library is one of 10 centres that were put at risk by budget cuts at Newcastle City Council, but it will re-open today thanks to a partnership scheme with Your Homes Newcastle

Joyce McCarty, Stuart Campbell, Nick Brown MP, Felicia Hetherington, John Lee

Your Homes Newcastle and Newcastle City Council project promotes value of apprenticeships

Your Homes Newcastle and Newcastle City Council aim to get more Walker residents back into work

Staff at Gentoo

Sunderland-based Gentoo named country's most gay-friendly employer

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service, Newcastle City Council and Your Homes Newcastle also make Stonewall Top 100

Your Homes Newcastle apprentices

Apprentice numbers to triple at Your Homes Newcastle by 2015

Housing organisation Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) responds to the impact of welfare cuts by expanding its apprenticeship scheme

Bedroom Tax protesters in Newcastle City Centre

Newcastle council warns families can't afford to live in two-bedroom flats

Local authority plans to "re-designate" tower blocks full of two-bedroom flats so that households avoid the bedroom tax

Jim Hardy, David Wakenshaw and Colin Howey

Hodgson Sayers wins £2.4m of local work

Building and roofing contractor, Hodgson Sayers, is on track for another year of growth, after securing two local contracts worth a total of £2.4m

Shadow DWP Minister Liam Byrne, at Jarrow Shopping Centre

Labour will repeal controversial bedroom tax if it forms next Government

Ed Miliband has announced that Labour will repeal the Coalition's controversial bedroom tax if it forms the next Government

Revolutionary Byker Wall takes a new turn

CONTRACTOR Mansell has begun work on the Byker Wall estate in the first scheme since the homes received Grade II* listing.

Americans involved in Cuthbert film

THE US company that created the special effects for the Batman Begins film has joined forces with a North-East business to produce a “road movie” based on the death of St Cuthbert.

Can we find a better way?

THE construction partners working for Your Homes Newcastle and the Gateshead Housing Company are looking for ways of minimising the impact of the waste generated in the improvement of the social housing stock.

Free insulation saves hundreds of pounds in bills

THERE are a number of measures you can take around your home to make it more energy efficient and reduce your carbon emissions.

Career built on firm foundations

Ian Cuthbertson explains the pressures and pleasures of his job as construction manager.

MFS expects North work to hit £100m

A SOCIAL housing business expects to double its annual sales from the North-East to £100m over the next two years.

142 homes are to go

The reshaping of a Newcastle suburb will gather pace as plans are tabled next week for the demolition of 142 homes.

Three key appointments are made to strengthen the team

Mansell has announced three new appointments at its North-East office, taking the total number employed in the region to more than 120.

Charitable teenagers focus on helping needy

Enterprising students have raised £26,500 to pay for a charitable trip to Costa Rica this summer.


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