Focus on: Anthony Moye

With recent rises in fuel costs and the need for organisations to limit carbon emissions, we’ve seen a huge demand in fitting Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHPs) on our properties. ASHPs convert energy from outside into usable heat for the home, where it can be used to heat radiators and hot water. Special Project Surveyor Anthony Moye plays a key…

Claiming Pension Credit

News – 31 May 2022 Did you know some people may not be getting Pension Credit when they are eligible to receive it and it’s estimated around £1.8 billion is not being claimed! People of State Pension age may be entitled to Pension Credit even though they have some savings, a retirement income or own their home. Pension Credit can…

Small changes, big difference

News – 30 May 2022 Net zero carbon by 2050 is a headline that we have become used to seeing. Climate change is a complex global issue and it can seem difficult to understand what we individually need to do to achieve it. Key to becoming net zero we need to change our behaviours. Our behaviours don’t have to be…

Giving you a voice

News – 27 May 2022 Here at Grand Union, we believe it’s really important to hear ideas and opinions from all our customers. We asked you for your views last year and you told us we need to listen to you more and use your views to improve our services. That’s why we are launching Grand Union Voice, our new…

Environmentally friendly gardening

News – 25 May 2022 Our Wellbeing Coordinator, Emma Dagless, has been delivering therapeutic gardening sessions for the past five years and is currently delivering Gardening for Wellbeing sessions in Milton Malsor, West Northants, on Monday afternoons and in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, on Tuesday mornings. Emma says: “I know how good gardening is for me, and the people I garden with.…

Grand Union scoops Community Award

News – 20 May 2022 Work to transform a housing estate rife with drug-dealing and gang culture has been recognised with a national award. Grand Union Housing Group won the award at the Community Awards by Aico|HomeLINK in the category of Neighbourhood Transformation for their work on the Bilberry Road estate in Clifton, Bedfordshire. Residents on the estate were living…

Upcycling workshops – give your furniture a refresh!

News – 7 April 2022 Upcycling is a great way of transforming an item that’s unloved into something unique and special to you. It’s a way of being creative and sustainable, giving something a new lease of life for a fraction of the price of buying something new, and avoid throwing the old one into landfill. We’re planning to run a…

Working in partnership to improve public health services

News – 6 April 2022 We are excited to be working with regional public health teams across Bedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes to create a blueprint for a new way of working between health and housing. The approach is designed to help tackle health inequalities through partnership working to improve access to, and engagement with, a range of public…

Universal Credit and rent

News – 4 April 2022 Have you remembered to tell UC about your new rent? If you claim UC you need to make sure they know about your new rent, otherwise your benefit could underpay you. You should have received a to-do to complete on your online account. Open this up and follow the instructions. If you can’t see a to-do…

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