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A WHA Tenants Poem

One day the world stopped working.   One day the world stopped working, In the way we know it should, Coz we found a virus lurking, In the darkness there it stood.   It took away our privilege, The right to go outside, It stopped us visiting family and friends, Inside we must stay and […]

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WHA residents celebrate VE with socially distanced celebrations!

Our WHA residents didn’t let lockdown stop them celebrating the 75th Anniversary of VE Day! All our retirement schemes held socially distanced outdoor parties, while LifeTime members and WHA residents enjoyed a Live Virtual Concert by singing trio ‘The Fabulous Females’ who through the power of modern technology,  performed a range of songs from the […]

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Anyone for cake?

The residents at Lowry Close will often enjoy a catch up with each other over a brew and cake, regularly attending the weekly coffee mornings and popping round to each other’s flats for a catch-up.  However, the current situation has put a pause on these get-together’s but, Margaret Whitley hasn’t let this stop her neighbours […]

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Partnership work is vital to provide support

Despite the country being in lockdown and many of our own WHA residents and LifeTime members being in self-isolation, the kindness of strangers has continued to surprise our residents. Food parcels deliveries to those most vulnerable are vital during this time to ensure that they can continue to have some of the most basis things […]

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How we are working Together With Tenants to make WHA policies even better

We have been an early adopter of the National Housing Federation’s Together with Tenants Charter – but we found you may not have all the answers if you are not asking the right questions. The “aim of creating a stronger, more balanced relationship with tenants and residents” is something we historically held dear and is even more […]

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Our residents are learning new skills

Self-isolation and social distancing can be a great time to learn new skills, as proven by one of our Lowry Close resident’s, Margaret Whitley.  As an avid baker, Margaret regularly bakes sweet treats for her neighbours, aswell as helping to supply the Lowry Close Coffee mornings and LifeTime’s Cake Club.  However, she had never baked […]

Money Matters – Anonymous Resident

“I was 19, a single mum with a baby, estranged from my parents and my ex-boyfriend threw me out. I didn’t know where to turn. Luckily I managed to get into temporary accommodation with Warrington Council, and was fortunate enough to be offered a permanent home with Warrington Housing Association. When I received the keys […]

Money Matters – Bob and Doris’ Story

We were referred to Steven for a benefits check after using the services of Warrington Home Information & Improvement Agency for advice about a number of minor repairs to our home. Steven came to our house and looked at our income to see if there was anything else we could claim. He realised that Doris […]

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Teenage apprentice happy he took the plunge – a year into his job role

This time last year Jordan Mahoney was a 16-year-old pupil, studying at St Gregory’s High School, and revising for his GCSE exams. What a difference a year makes! You may remember that Jordan secured an apprenticeship with Ashley & McDonough Ltd – our heating contractor. The teenager wanted to follow in his Grandad’s footsteps, as he […]

Testimonials

“Thank you so much for your help in getting me set up in my new home” 

Anonymous – WHA Resident

“We’re really grateful for the excellent service we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser and the extra money has made a big difference, helping us hire a gardener and be able to go to LifeTime more often where we enjoy singing in the choir”

Mr & Mrs Holland – WHiA Customers

“I’m so grateful to Warrington Housing Association for reaching out to me to make sure I’m claiming my full benefit entitlements”

Ms Heseltine – WHA Resident

“We couldn’t have navigated the benefits system without the fantastic help we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser”

Andrew & Eileen – WHA Residents

“I felt like a big weight had been lifted off my shoulders and that I had somebody on my side”

Barbara, WHA resident

Warrington Housing Association 

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Tel: 01925 246810
Fax: 01925 246814
Email: admin@wha.org.uk

Warrington Housing Association, the Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR

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