Wulvern scoops Housing Association of the Year Award

Crewe based affordable housing provider, Wulvern is delighted to have clinched a bronze award in the Housing Association of the Year category of the prestigious 2014 WhatHouse? Awards. The 33rd WhatHouse? Awards was the biggest-ever in its history with actor... View Article

CPRE figures don’t add up, says Turley

Headline figures quoted in a report from the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) over inflate the number of homes that could be built on brownfield or previously developed land (PDL), according to Turley. The national planning consultancy believes that... View Article

Nigel returns to head old (new) company

Nigel Parsons has been named as the founding managing director of newly-launched housebuilder Allison Homes (www.allison-homes.co.uk) by parent company Larkfleet Group (www.larkfleetgroup.co.uk). Allison Homes is the newest business within the group but the name has a history. Group CEO Karl... View Article

Transformed West Bromwich estate scores awards hat-trick

A multi-million pound redevelopment which has transformed a West Bromwich estate has scored a hat-trick as residents celebrate its third award win in the last year. Lyng Community Association (LCA), which has spearheaded the regeneration of the Lyng estate over... View Article

Resilience14: MPA The Concrete Centre announced as sponsor

BRE is delighted to announce that MPA The Concrete Centre is sponsoring Resilience14, the one-day, content driven conference, showcasing the technologies and solutions that can protect and mitigate against flooding, storms and extreme temperatures. Andrew Minson, Executive Director at MPA... View Article

Schoolgirls are encouraged to consider construction

Girls from six Plymouth primary schools were inspired to think about job opportunities in the construction industry at a thought-provoking careers workshop. Millfields Inspired, a charity formed by the Millfields Trust to encourage young people to make informed choices about... View Article

Pupils get their first taste of construction

Pupils from a primary school in Redditch donned hard hats and high visibility vests after being invited on-site by a leading housebuilder. Persimmon Homes South Midlands welcomed 30 children from Tardebigge CE First School’s reception class to the Pointers Way... View Article

The GGF supports HSE asbestos campaign

The GGF is fully supportive of the recently launched Health and Safety Executive (HSE) campaign to help tradespeople work more safely with asbestos and protect themselves from danger. The HSE estimates that 1.3 million tradespeople are potentially at risk of... View Article