May bank holiday closure

Derwent Living's head office will close at 4.30pm on Friday 28th April 2017 and will re-open at 9am on Tuesday 2nd May 2017. You can still report repairs or make a payment during this time here on our website, or by using the Derwent Living app or your MY Derwent Living account. To report an emergency repair over the bank holiday weekend, please call 0116 257 6727.

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Derby duo complete hair raising stunt for charity

TWO Derwent Living employees received the ultimate haircut – all in the name of charity. Paul Rymer and Simon Cooke ‘braved the shave’ in front of more than 20 spectators, as part of their fu...
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Kathryn Shaw

Six top tips to spring clean your finances
Created on April 10, 2017

The clocks have sprung forward and with it we’ll see lighter nights and – hopefully – warmer weather. With the new financial year here too, there’s no time like the present to spring clean your finances. We’ Read more


Places for People Landscapes – FAQ
Created on March 30, 2017

Following on from the article about contractor changes in the spring edition of Derwent Life, please see below a set of frequently asked questions ... Read more

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Derwent Living WINS tenant engagement award
Created on March 9, 2017

Derwent Living is celebrating success after winning the Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS) Central Region award for ‘Excellence in Tena... Read more

Derwent Living, an affordable housing providers staff and residents from Ruston Way, Lincoln take part in the Keep Britain Tidy Great British Spring Clean.
Leff to right Resident Involvement Manager Mitchall Allseybrook and  neighbourhood Services Officer James Kerry

  01 March 2017
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Derwent Living combats fly tipping in Lincoln
Created on March 6, 2017

A street in Lincoln prone to fly-tipping received a much needed spring clean this week thanks to a ‘clean-up day’ organised by housing associat... Read more

Darren Corke

Be flippin’ careful!
Created on February 28, 2017

Making pancakes can be lots of fun for the whole family, especially the kids. And let’s be honest – they are absolutely delicious! However, over half of all accidental fires in the home start in the kitchen. As the resident health and safety ... Read more


Great British Spring Clean at Ruston Way
Created on February 27, 2017

In support of Keep Britain Tidy’s “Great British Spring Clean”, Derwent Living are arranging a clean-up day on Wednesday 1st March between 9.30am and 2.30pm. One large skip will be in place in the car park at Ruston Way, Lincoln, for you to dis... Read more


Important contractor announcement
Created on February 27, 2017

Since joining the Places for People Group, talks have been taking place regarding maintenance services currently provided by contractors Liberty Ma... Read more

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David Proud Award winner announced!
Created on February 24, 2017

Derby resident, Steven Millward, is bursting with pride after being presented with the David Proud Award for Resident Involvement from Derwent Livi... Read more

Kathryn Shaw

Friendship blooms for Julie Robley
Created on February 6, 2017

Congratulations to Derwent Living resident manager Julie Robley, on winning an All Things Local ‘Friendship Blooms’ nomination. All Things Local is a community magazine and its editor, Karyn Milner, surprised Julie with a lovely bouquet of flower... Read more


Award shortlisting for Mediation Team
Created on January 31, 2017

Derwent Living’s in-house mediation team has been shortlisted for the Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS), Central Region, Excellence in... Read more


Air ambulance flying high thanks to Derwent Living donations
Created on January 19, 2017

More than £6,000 has been raised by Derwent Living, in support of the Air Ambulance – to help save more lives across Derbyshire, Rutland and Lei... Read more


Derwent Living joins the Places for People Group
Created on January 16, 2017

Derwent Living has officially joined the Places for People Group as a subsidiary organisation. The move will see the Group become one of the UK’s... Read more

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Is my repair a winter emergency?
Created on January 12, 2017

As winter is here, it’s a good idea to know what repairs are defined as ‘emergency’ by Derwent Living. A repair might seem like an em... Read more


Severe weather warnings – stay prepared
Created on January 12, 2017

As the temperature falls, accident rates go up – snow and ice means a dramatic increase of trips, slips and car accidents.  Even a minor acciden... Read more

Darren Corke

Winter driving: is your vehicle ready?
Created on January 4, 2017

Winter is here and many of us rely on our vehicles for getting to work, doing the school run and other day-to-day tasks. Some people might not realise that your car will need a little extra TLC over winter and so I’ve written this list of handy tip... Read more


Christmas Cheer at Norbury Court
Created on December 22, 2016

Residents at Derwent Living’s Norbury Court in Allestree were given the gift of song this festive season, when children from Lawn Primary Sc... Read more


Government delays Right to Buy extension until 2018
Created on November 28, 2016

Housing minister Gavin Barwell has confirmed that the roll-out of voluntary right to buy (VRtB) will not now take place until after April 2018 at t... Read more


Success as Derwent Living achieves CSE compliance plus
Created on November 25, 2016

Derwent Living is celebrating success after being awarded Customer Service Excellence (CSE) accreditation for the sixth year in a row and the CSE ... Read more

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An interview with Take 1 Studio
Created on November 23, 2016

Courtney Rose from the Meadows, Nottingham is a 49-year-old with a passion for giving young people the chance to express themselves, learn and succ... Read more

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