Ribbons and rejoicing – a festive launch for Throckley’s Dewley House

December 20th, 2017

New accommodation for older people in Throckley has been officially opened by the Lord Mayor of Newcastle to lots of festive cheer – with mince pies, Christmas music and twinkly lights helping to provide a very merry atmosphere. Dewley House and neighbouring older person’s bungalows, which are part of the wider new community of The […]

Read the latest issue of Leazes Homes and People!

October 27th, 2017

Our latest newsletter will be arriving on your doormats and day now but you can also read it here. In it you’ll find details of our two new Trustees, information about new developments across the city and lots of useful advice around fire safety.  You’ll also see our annual review for the last financial year […]

We’ve appointed a tireless community campaigner as our tenant trustee

October 16th, 2017

Mick Brady, a former bus driver who has held various important positions in his local community, has joined our Board as a tenant trustee.   We invited all of our tenants to apply for a position on the Board and Mick, who has lived in a bungalow owned by Leazes Homes in Pendower for four years, was […]

Roman remains found on new housing site

September 11th, 2017

Remains discovered at a Leazes Homes and Newcastle City Council housing development have been described as “perhaps the most significant find in the region for over 50 years” by Richard Carlton, the archaeologist who unearthed them. When work on the new development in the Benwell area of the city began it was no surprise when […]

Leazes Homes appoints housing and care specialist as trustee

August 4th, 2017

We’re very pleased to welcome Dawn Keightley as a Leazes Homes trustee! Leazes Homes is a charity and has over 500 properties throughout the city, providing a large amount of supported housing, including specific developments for those with extra care needs, learning and physical disabilities, and dementia.  It was formed as part of Your Homes […]

“Putting” Friendship First

April 26th, 2017

Newbiggin Hall residents of all ages come together through golf – and an understanding of the aging process! Pupils from Cheviot Primary School and residents of Trevelyan Court, an extra care development managed by Leazes Homes, have been spending an increasing amount of time together following an important science project studied by the children. Miss […]

Tenant Satisfaction Survey 2016

April 11th, 2017

What is the tenant satisfaction survey? Between November 2016 and January 2017, we sent a survey to our tenants asking them to tell us what they think about the services that Your Homes Newcastle and our repairs and maintenance provider, Newcastle City Council, provide to them. 150 surveys were completed and returned, providing a response […]

Walker residents grow their own

March 31st, 2017

Fruit grown in their own garden will provide the icing on the cake – and the crumble, and a whole host of other sweet treats! – for residents with learning disabilities in Walker. Station Court, which is a development of flats and bungalows in the Walker area of Newcastle, is owned by Leazes Homes and […]

Shared ownership properties at City Edge, Blakelaw

March 21st, 2017

Are you interested in buying your own home but not sure whether you’ll be able to afford it? You may be eligible to buy one of our new properties in Blakelaw through a shared ownership scheme! This means you only buy as much as you can afford, but you can increase your share over time […]