Trafford Housing Trust

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Do you want to get out and about? Want to get to know more about your neighbours?  The following activities are ideal if you want to make a difference to where you live and might be right up your street! 

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One or two hours per month - regular commitment

There are five Community Panels in Trafford, one for each geographical area of the borough.  The Panels each have a budget of £140,000 which they allocate against an agreed set of priorities that are informed by Community Needs Assessments and a Neighbourhood Plan for each area. 

The Panels meet every 2 months in their area, the meetings last 2 hours with some Panels meeting in the daytime and others meet in the evening.

To learn more about Community Panels click HERE

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  Tenant and Resident Associations (TRA's) 

 

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One or two hours per month - regular commitment

We support a number of existing Tenant and Resident Associations (TRA's) and can assist with the development of new groups.  TRA's are elected bodies who organise a range of activities in a specific area. Groups that want to set up and get started are supported with advice from THT staff, help with promoting the group to local residents, developing a constitution, training, setting up bank accounts and applying for grant funding.

Tenants Associations operating in our neighbourhoods

Sapling Grove Sale
Broadheath Allotments  Altrincham
Woodsend TRA Flixton
GETRA ( Lyngarth House) Grosvenor Road
School Walk TRA Old Trafford
Possitive Partington Partington
Daresbury and Rostherne TRA Sale
Wardle Close TRA Stretford
Meadows TRA Stretford
Stretford House Stretford
Trees TRA Stretford
Newhaven TRA Timperley 
Lostock TRA Urmston

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Block Champions

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One or two hours per month - regular commitment

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Block Champions are our eyes and ears in the blocks of flats where they live.  The role of a Block Champion is to inform the Trust about any issues or concerns there may be with cleaning, grounds maintenance and  reporting any issues like graffiti, abandoned vehicles, bulk refuse and communal repairs in or around their block. 

Block Champions can be from high-rise or low-rise blocks and are given support and training to help carry out the role and meet regularly to share ideas.

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Neighbourhood Inspections

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One off-low commitment

neighbourhood inspection_217x145.jpgCustomers and our Housing Officers walk around an area to identify issues of concern and agree actions and a timescale for improvements.  The inspections are scheduled for the year and are listed HERE

  • Cleanliness
  • Litter & Graffiti
  • Vandalism
  • Untidy gardens
  • Illegal parking
  • Abandoned properties
  • Repairs

An inspection can be carried out on any estate or street.

Neighbourhood Inspections are carried out by the Housing Officers for each area.  Inspections are held on a planned and a request basis.  Attendees will be sent a copy of the actions agreed on the inspection. 

 To find out more about the Inspections happening in your area click HERE

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 Coffee Mornings

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One off-low commitment

coffee morning_207x138.jpgWeekly coffee mornings are held in each of our sheltered schemes to provide residents and the local community a chance to socialise and interact with others.  This is a way we can to talk to residents in a setting that they are comfortable with.

Come along, and grab a coffee and a biscuit! 

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Community Roadshows

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One off-low commitment

community roadshows_207x138.jpgEach year Trafford Housing Trust take part in a series of Community Road Show events across Trafford. These events allow THT staff and partners to meet with a large number of tenants and residents in the various neighbourhoods to discuss how they can get involved with the Trust and all of its activities.

 

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Registered in England and Wales Reg No 04831118. Reg Office: Trafford Housing Trust, Sale Point, 126 - 150 Washway Road, Sale, M33 6AG.
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