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Award shortlisting for Mediation Team

Derwent Living’s in-house mediation team has been shortlisted for the Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS), Central Region, Excellence in Tenant Engagement award. The nationally accre...
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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

IN PICTURE: Derwent Living sponsor local youth football team.  GEMMA TROWBRIDGE IS TO PROVIDE ALL NAMES FOR CAPTIONS: CONTACT 07837 608958.
STORY: Derwent Living sponsor football team and provide a new kit for the season.

Derwent Living helps youth team kick off season in style
Created on October 21, 2016

ALLENTON UNITED FC’s under-8s team are all kitted out thanks to sponsorship from a local housing provider. The grassroots youth football ... Read more

Kathryn Shaw

Make your own Bonfire toffee
Created on October 19, 2016

Bonfire toffee is an absolute favourite at this time of year, writes involved resident Howard Walton. A few days back I was regaling my grandchildren with how my father used to make toffee for me when I was a kid – especially “ Read more

Kathryn Shaw

Worried about energy bills this winter?
Created on October 11, 2016

Are increasingly expensive energy bills making you worry about keeping your house warm this winter? Nottingham-based Derwent Living resident, Howard, has kindly put together this article full of great advice about ways to avoid the choice between hea... Read more


High Sheriff of Derbyshire visits Henmore Place
Created on October 7, 2016

RESIDENTS at a Derwent Living housing scheme were joined by a VIP guest at its last tea party of the summer last week. The High Sheriff of Derby... Read more


Holding out for a hero
Created on August 31, 2016

It's nice to be appreciated and each year Derwent Living likes to recognise residents who go out of their way to help or be a representative for ot... Read more


Car boot consultations
Created on August 10, 2016

Derwent Living's resident involvement team are ready to hit the road again! Harriet and Mitch will be visiting sites in Milton Keynes, Leicester an... Read more


Summer burglary risk
Created on July 26, 2016

As temperatures start to rise, so too can burglary rates – people hoping to tempt in a breeze are leaving windows and doors open, then forgetting to close them when going out or sitting in the back garden. Here are a few things that the police ... Read more


Fun in the sun – BBQ advice
Created on July 19, 2016

Hold up – where did that giant, yellow thing in the sky come from?! It’s not been the best summer so far, but now that the weather has finally warmed up it seems a good time to remind people of the rules around having barbecues on Derwent... Read more


Derwent Living Eurotekkers Challenge
Created on June 10, 2016

This week, to celebrate the start of UEFA Euro 2016, we're launching a competition designed to encourage people to get out and get active. We... Read more

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