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  • Help us shape the services we deliver

    We want to know what you think about our repairs service, and how we can improve it going forward. 

     

    If you have received a repair within the last six months and we hold your telephone number on our database, then you could receive a call over the next two weeks asking you to complete a five-minute survey. 

     

    We have appointed a company called Beaufort Research to carry out the survey on our behalf. Their telephone number is 029 2037 6745 so please, if you can, answer their call and help us shape the services we deliver.

     

    Thank you.

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  • We have homes for sale at 70% of their market value

    We are part of an exciting scheme that allows us to offer low-cost homes to purchase at 70% of their market value. 

     

    We have seven properties available on the recently developed Clos Derwen site in Coity, Bridgend. The first two homes are complete and we are looking for potential buyers for these two and three-bedroom homes.

     

    Criteria needed to buy these homes include:

    • Over 18 years of age
    • A UK or EU / EEA passport holder, or have ‘indefinite leave to remain’ stamped in their passport
    • Able to meet the long term financial commitment of homeownership
    • Be able to raise a mortgage for the value of the property
    • Have access to a deposit; usually 5-15% of the property value
    • Meet the affordability criteria and not exceed the maximum income threshold.

     

    The potential purchaser will be buying 100% of the sales value. In addition, we will register the equitable interest of 30% by taking a second legal charge registered with the land registry. This loan does not get paid back, and there is no interest on the 30%. However, the purchasers will not be able to sell the property for the first three years. Read more about the Homebuy-Wales scheme.

     

    How can you enquire?

    If you know someone who might be eligible and interested in living in one of these homes, then please ask them to get in touch with:

     

    Shirley Thomas

    Email: Shirley@imperialsales.co.uk

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  • Valleys to Coast welcomes four new Board members

    We are pleased to announce that we have appointed Sharon Lee, Derek Hobbs, Joy Ogeh-Hutfield and Tara King to join our Board. The Board approved the decision at the end of September, and our new members will be joining us from November.

     

    The recruitment process involved our customers, who were invited to help shape our questions and form a tenant panel as part of the interview. Customers shared their views with the wider recruitment panel on who they thought would be the best fit for the role, looking for the right people who will listen and ensure that the customer voice is heard around the Board table.

     

    With skills and experience in a number of areas including people and communities, digital transformation, diversity and inclusion, plus renewable energy, Valleys to Coast is looking forward to welcoming our new Board members to the team.

     

    Meet our new Board members:

     

    Sharon Lee is currently the Chief Executive of Aelwyd Housing, a faith-based housing association operating across South Wales. Sharon is originally from Merthyr Tydfil, but has called Bridgend home for over 20 years. She is actively involved in her local church, volunteering for a range of community projects.

     

    Derek Hobbs is the Director of Digital Transformation Relationships Ltd. A resident of Bridgend, Derek has excellent knowledge and experience in technical, practical and legal aspects of modern digital, marketing plus insight techniques within the public, private and voluntary sectors.

     

    Joy Ogeh-Hutfield is an accomplished, high-performance international trainer and coach. Joy has a dynamic record of success delivering diversity and inclusion, leadership development, executive coaching, and women empowerment initiatives at the senior management level across a broad range of organisations.

     

    Tara King is a Director at KingShipp Sustainable Solutions, an independent advisor for circular procurement, material resource management and renewable energy projects. Tara also volunteers as Chair to a Board of Trustees for a local charity, Sustainable Wales in Porthcawl, plus the Red Cross. 

     

    Chief Executive, Joanne Oak said “We are really looking forward to being joined by our new Board members. Having recently launched our Corporate Strategy which maps out our path as an organisation, we’re excited to welcome people with fresh ideas who can help us achieve our Corporate Objectives to create Safe and Happy homes, customers, places and colleagues.” 

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