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19/11/19

Sanctuary Homes to build 120 new homes in Great Wakering

Sanctuary Homes has been given the green light to deliver 120 new homes in the Essex village of Great Wakering. Planning permission has been granted to construct a range of...

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19/11/19

Sensory garden coming to Rayleigh

Plans are under way to transform an outdoor space at St Michael’s Church in Rayleigh, Essex into a sensory garden for people with autism and learning disabilities. Funded by Sanctuary...

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19/11/19

Councillors view new housing development

Members of Rochford District Council have enjoyed a tour of the site of a new £17.9 million housing development in the Essex village of Hockley. Beech Grove Homes has started...

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19/11/19

Ancient woodland to be preserved in Hockley

An ancient woodland in the Essex village of Hockley is to be bestowed to the people of Rochford by Sanctuary Housing. Sanctuary Housing will be ceremonially passing on ownership of...

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19/11/19

Residents receive keys to new village homes

A new £7 million housing development in the Essex village of Canewdon has welcomed its first residents. Sanctuary Homes has been putting the finishing touches to 35 affordable homes at...

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15/11/19

Sanctuary funding helps food go further in Rochford

A voluntary group that helps feed vulnerable people by redistributing food and cooking meals using surplus items from local supermarkets has received a boost from Sanctuary Housing. With funding from...

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13/11/19

Successful Remembrance Day Service at the newly located Laindon War Memorial

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An uplifting and successful Remembrance Sunday Service was held yesterday afternoon in Laindon at the newly located temporary War Memorial site. The event, organised by Ken Porter and local community...

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22/10/19

Protocol to reduce homelessness in ex-prisoners now in operation in Essex

A new agreement which aims to reduce homelessness in ex-prisoners is now in operation across Essex. The Essex Prisoner Release Housing Protocol has recently been launched by Essex Prevents, the...

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14/10/19

Celebrating Excellence in the Essex Housing sector

The inaugural Housing Essex Excellence Awards 2019 took place on the evening of 10 October at the County Hotel, Chelmsford. Celebrating the best individuals, projects and developments in housing within...

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30/08/19

Housing association to build 74 affordable homes on derelict site in Braintree

Essex housing association CHP has started work to transform a derelict brownfield site in the centre of Braintree into 74 new high-quality affordable homes. The East Street development is CHP’s...

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