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Fire safety guidance for customers

Following news of a major fire in London this morning, we firstly want to offer our sympathies to all those affected by this devastating incident. In light of today’s events, we would like to rea...
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Fire safety guidance for customers
Created on June 14, 2017

Following news of a major fire in London this morning, we firstly want to offer our sympathies to all those affected by this devastating incident. ... Read more

Kathryn Shaw

The Herbert Protocol
Created on June 7, 2017

Do you care for someone who has dementia, or a similar vulnerability, and worry that they might go missing? For people living with or caring for someone else, this is quite common. The Herbert Protocol is a national scheme being introduced by Derbysh... Read more

Make some noise for ‘The Noise App’
Created on May 26, 2017

Derwent Living customers now have access to The Noise App, a new way to monitor and record incidents of noise nuisance. The Noise App is availab... Read more

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

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 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

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

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

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