Changes to data protection and you

March 13th, 2018

The Data Protection Law is changing. With effect from 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force in the UK. What is GDPR? The Data Protection Act 2018 (known as GDPR) is the UK law that offers more rights and freedoms to individuals about how personal data is used by organisations. Organisations have to […]

Are you worried about someone with dementia?

March 6th, 2018

If you have concerns about how a family member or friend might be coping with their dementia while still living in their own home, then you might be interested in the Leazes Homes bungalows in Dinnington. Set in a new housing estate in the peaceful village of Dinnington, the bungalows at Holmes Close provide safe […]
Chair of Leazes Homes, Bill Midgley

Our Chair calls on government to make affordable rent more affordable

February 13th, 2018

Bill Midgley, Chair of Leazes Homes, is calling on the government to address the concerns of social housing tenants around the country on the affordability of so-called “affordable homes”, and to consider a new rent model for tenants like his.  Mr Midgley, who has chaired the Newcastle-based affordable housing provider since its inception in 2009, […]

Read all about us!

February 1st, 2018

We’re approaching our tenth year of business and we have exciting plans for the future,  so we’ve created a short document that provides a summary of our achievements over the past nine years and our hopes for those to come. You can read it here. 

We’re looking for a new Chair and two new Trustees!

January 5th, 2018

Leazes Homes has three vacancies to fill on its Board; we’re looking for a Chair, and two new Trustees. Read on for more information about the roles: Chair role In October 2018 our current Chair’s third term of office will come to an end and we need to recruit a new Chair who will also […]

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 […]