Help us honour local history by naming this street in Cefn Cribwr

Published on: In the categories:Kenfig Hill, Cefn Cribwr and Pyle

We are looking to apply to Bridgend County Borough Council for a street name for our development in Cefn Cribwr, and we are eager to hear your ideas.  Located on the junction of Cefn Road and Bedford Close in Cefn Cribwr, Bridgend, the site has a rich history as both the former athletics club and […]

New benches for residents to enjoy local nature spots

Published on: In the categories:Porthcawl

Three new benches have been installed in Pwll Y Waun, Porthcawl, as part of the community benefits commitments in their contract with United Living. United Living won the contract to carry out structural repairs on our balconies and walkways, plus make improvements to drainage.  The benches, two of which are facing onto Pwll y Waun […]

Going ‘Live’ to Wildmill

Published on: In the categories:Bridgend

Our new online event will explore ideas for open spaces in Wildmill, book your place now. While the pandemic means we can’t get out to our estates at the moment it doesn’t mean we can’t meet together virtually, so this month we are inviting residents of Wildmill to meet with us online in a new […]

Dangers of Common Hogweed

Published on: In the categories:General

A recent article on Wales Online told the story about a man that was hospitalised after strimming Common Hogweed, getting sap on his legs, and showed the dangers of not treating damaged skin.  Common Hogweed (aka Cow Parsnip) is found everywhere at this time of year in fields, verges and hedgerows. However, it is not […]

We have been shortlisted for Service Business of the Year

Published on: In the categories:General

This year we have been successfully shortlisted for Bridgend Business Forum ‘strictly’ Business Awards 2018 and the award we have been selected for is Service Business of the Year 2018. It recognises businesses that are customer-focused and doing something different for the local economy and community. We provided evidence of customer testimonials of exceptional customer […]

Tips to prevent fires at home

Published on: In the categories:General

As we know, electrical appliances can be a cause of fires in the home. We have been advised that some electrical fires were believed to have been caused by mobile phone chargers – other rechargeable items could also be at fault. A Fire Chief has warned that mobile phone chargers should not be plugged in […]

We have retained the Green Dragon Accreditation for another year

Published on: In the categories:General

Achieving the Green Dragon Standard demonstrates our commitment to improving energy efficiency, reducing our carbon footprint and improving environmental sustainability. We have held this accreditation for a number of years now. Here are just some of our achievements. Increasing waste recycling levels within our Housing Repairs Service. 92% of all our waste was recycled in […]

We raised £100 for Tŷ Hafan

Published on: In the categories:General

On Friday 3rd August we held a fundraising event for Tŷ Hafan, our chosen charity for the year, upon hearing about Tŷ Hafan’s own open day on August 4th. We followed the same theme and turned our office in Tremains into a wild west setting with homemade, recycled props and décor.  Colleagues were welcome to […]

We have appointed a new Chair for our Board

Published on: In the categories:General

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Anthony Whittaker as our new Chair of the Board of Directors, succeeding current Chair, Neil Harries.  Anthony was officially appointed as Chair on 22nd October 2018. Anthony has been a Chief Executive of one of the leading housing associations in Wales, United Welsh, until recently retiring, and […]

Servicing your boiler

Published on: In the categories:General

The clocks have gone back; the nights are dark and the weather is getting colder. So make sure your boiler is in good working order so that you stay safe and warm this winter. We service all our boilers free of charge every year, the service includes; Making sure the boiler is safe. Making sure […]