SAVED News 2016

SDC shelter housing 4.6m

Work on £4.6m council project to modernise sheltered housing… more

SDC elderly person video

Video from 2010 about Sheltered Housing residents fighting cut backs to site wardens. Play Video

dursley sheltered housing anger

Anger over state of sheltered housing in Dursley… more

SDC sheltered housing rep

Sheltered housing resident from Stroud district set to take seat on… more

Recent responses from the Council, to the Sheltered Accommodation residents questions

1. Why will the council not permit any sheltered residents to participate in the future housing plans in which they are involved?
The response from SDC Spoke-person: All meeting from now on will be on a one to one bases, we not allow representatives to attend from other Sheltered Housing sites… more

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SAVED would like your thoughts on ARRIVA Transport Solutions

We at SAVED, would like residents to air their thoughts and opinions on how ARRIVA Transport Solutions is helping to make sure you arrive at your medical appointments on time. Please fill in your thoughts section provided… more

What is happening to our Sheltered Housing in the Stroud Area?

In recent months a few articles have appeared in local newspapers with regards to in-fighting between a couple of Stroud District Councillors. Residents of sheltered housing are becoming concerned about what is exactly is going on and how it will affect them. If the councillors concerned would be willing to get in contact, it would go some way to help allay the residents fears about what it is being reported……read more

WEMWB Scale Surve

The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS) for SAVED members….read more

Local Council’s opposing views about planning permission

A recent article in a local newspaper showed that a Local Council has a different attitude towards private sector development plans compared to their own public sector housing. The Sheltered Accommodation in the local area will soon be undergoing a series of redevelopments over the coming months which will affect all residents involved… more

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Latest response from the DCLG,
to Christopher Smith.

‘…Government wants to see all social landlords offer opportunities to tenants to get involved. Under the Homes and Communities Agency’s national involvement and Empowerment Standard, registered providers are required to offer opportunities for tenants to get involved, including… more

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