Our new Chair

October 25th, 2018

We’re pleased to announce that our new Chair is Dawn Keightley! Ms Keightley joined the Leazes Homes as an independent Trustee in August 2017, became Vice Chair in October of the same year, and has now succeeded Bill Midgley as Chair. Mr Midgley had served his maximum term as Chair, having led the organisation from […]

Jubilee Court clean up!

July 1st, 2018

The beautiful summer weather this year has meant that residents at Jubilee Court could spend much more time in their communal garden recently. So that it would be as pleasant as possible for residents to relax in and children to play in, we had a big clean up! We were joined by staff who are […]

Hadrian School trip to Leazes Homes building site

June 10th, 2018

23 pupils from Hadrian School in Newcastle got the opportunity to go behind the scenes of a building site and partake in dedicated activities with Leazes Homes and regeneration specialist ENGIE. Hadrian School caters for pupils aged between two and 11 years, with a range of additional needs, including complex, severe learning difficulties and profound […]

Our latest newsletter is out now!

May 30th, 2018

Read all about changes to data protection rules, changes to our Board, new properties and Leazes cafes serving a host of delightful dinners! Click here for the full version.

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 […]