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Housing news

Stamping out tenancy fraud

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Published 18th December 2015

It’s been a good week for local social landlords in the county as a second woman is prosecuted for fraud.

New agreement secures future for Cheltenham’s biggest landlord

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Published 4th June 2015

The next generation were out in force this week to help celebrate the future of Cheltenham’s biggest landlord, Cheltenham Borough Homes.

Cheltenham Borough Homes successfully 'stamping out' tenancy fraud

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Published 11th February 2015

Thanks to the hard work and tenacity of Cheltenham Borough Homes’ neighbourhood team and Cheltenham Borough Council’s (CBC) legal experts, two individuals who provided dishonest information to obtain a council owned homes have been prosecuted for tenancy fraud.

Housing figures in Cheltenham are on the up

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Published 3rd September 2014

The latest housing figures for Cheltenham show a significant increase in housing stock for the first time since the economic downturn began in 2008.

Nash Partnership project wins national planning award

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Published 30th June 2014

A project carried out by Bath-based built environment planning and design practice Nash Partnership has won a national Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Award for Planning Excellence.

Councils to consider future housing and employment development plan

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Published 31st March 2014

Members of three Gloucestershire councils putting together a plan to outline where future development will be located are set to consider moving it forward into its final stage.

Community heroes crowned at glittering event

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Published 7th February 2014

“Brilliant event, well deserved nominees and prize winners”, “Wonderful evening”, “It was awesome."

Cheltenham’s housing team one of best in country

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Published 22nd January 2014

Cheltenham’s housing options team is starting 2014 on a high after the latest set of national figures reveal the team is sharing the top spot in the country for successfully reducing homelessness.

Cheltenham’s housing team among the best in the country for reducing homelessness

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Published 15th October 2013

Cheltenham Borough Council's housing options team is one of the top performing local authorities for reducing homelessness.

Over 50’s taster day will be ‘Hub’ of activity

Published 11th October 2013

A reminiscence quiz, a seated exercise session, arts and crafts, a free lunch and top advice and information stands will be just some of the features visitors to Cheltenham Borough Homes (CBH)

Landlords launch campaign to stamp out tenancy fraud

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Published 7th October 2013

“Report tenancy fraud; it’s not right and it’s not fair” – that’s the message landlords across Gloucestershire are pushing this week as part of the national ‘Tenancy Fraud Awareness Week’.

Consultation on future housing and employment development given green light

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Published 13th September 2013

Members of the public will be asked for their views on a document that outlines where future housing and employment sites will be located in Gloucester city, and Cheltenham and Tewkesbury boroughs.

Heatwave warning – tips for keeping cool and safe

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Published 19th July 2013

Read Cheltenham Borough Homes' tips for coping with the heatwave...

Fido Fiestas come to Cheltenham

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Published 19th July 2013

Cheltenham’s top dogs will be crowned this summer at a series of special Fido Fiesta events that celebrate local dogs’ talents.

Doors open on fantastic new St Paul’s Community Hub!

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Published 22nd April 2013

“Wow!” just one of the exclamations from visitors to the new Community Hub in St Paul’s.

CBH celebrates ‘decade of delivery’!

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Published 1st April 2013

There will be celebrations at Cheltenham Borough Homes (CBH) this week as they mark the company’s tenth birthday and a decade of delivering top quality housing and support services.

Thumbs up to St Paul’s regen

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Published 8th February 2013

“A model ALMO” was the verdict of former Housing Minister Grant Shapps when he visited Cheltenham Borough Homes’ (CBH) fantastic new St Paul’s Walk development on Thursday 7 February.

Practical advice for frozen pipes

Published 17th January 2013

With cold weather gripping the country Cheltenham Borough Homes (CBH) has issued advice to let tenants know how to deal with frozen pipes.

CBH launches renewable energy pilot

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Published 18th December 2012

A group of tenants will soon be able to enjoy some free electricity thanks to the launch of a renewable energy pilot project by Cheltenham Borough Homes (CBH).

Crown your community heroes! Nominations now open

Published 7th December 2012

The search is on to find Cheltenham’s community heroes. Cheltenham Borough Homes (CBH) is calling on people to nominate the ‘unsung heroes’ in their community for a CBH Award 2012.

Tenant jailed for ASB behaviour

Published 7th November 2012

Residents relieved as ASB offender is jailed thanks to their bravery

Council helps to bring derelict property back to life


Published 10th August 2012

Cheltenham Borough Council has successfully ensured that a derelict and neglected property in Up Hatherley will be turned back into a family home.

Don’t miss Oakley Fun Day sporting extravaganza!

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Published 20th July 2012

Come along and enjoy some fabulous fun and FREE activities for all the family at the Oakley Fun Day on Friday 27 July.

Tenants invited to bid for new St Paul’s homes

Published 19th July 2012

Tenants can now put their name forward for one of the fantastic new homes being built as part of Cheltenham Borough Homes’ (CBH) large scale regeneration of St Paul’s.

Fido Fiesta comes to Hester’s Way!

Published 18th July 2012

It will be waggy tails all round at this year’s Fido Fiesta Day with top advice and fun on offer to dedicated dog owners and their cute canines.

Young Gloucestershire transforms Community House garden

Published 8th May 2012

St Paul's residents look forward to improved community green space.

Easter Egg Hunt postponed until 11 April 2012

Published 3rd April 2012

Due to the expected bad weather the Easter Egg Hunt due to be held tomorrow (4th) will now take place next Wednesday, 11 April

Hop along to ‘eggtraordinary’ free Easter egg hunt!


Published 28th March 2012

Wednesday 4 April 2012 is a date that all parents need to get in their diary to avoid disappointing the kids.

New job club will help residents into work

Published 12th March 2012

Top notch job advice and support will be on offer to residents thanks to the launch of a new work club by Cheltenham Borough Homes (CBH).

The Joint Core Strategy consultation is now closed

Published 14th February 2012

The consultation on options for housing and employment land in Cheltenham, Gloucester and Tewkesbury Borough closed on Sunday.

Only a few days left to comment on proposed options for the future

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Published 10th February 2012

Members of the public only have a few more days to have their say on the future development of Tewkesbury Borough, Gloucester and Cheltenham.

New officer will give tenants top money and benefits advice

Published 2nd February 2012

Tenants facing financial difficulties will be able to get the help they need to get back on track thanks to the creation of a new role at Cheltenham Borough Homes (CBH).

Meet new friends and help shape your neighbourhood

Published 23rd January 2012

Come along to your CBH neighbourhood meeting.

Get top tips at money advice roadshows

Published 2nd December 2011

Come along to Cheltenham Borough Homes' free financial advice events

Practical advice for frozen pipes

Published 1st December 2011

Cheltenham Borough Homes issues essential tips for dealing with frozen pipes.

Helping tenants banish condensation

Published 24th November 2011

Cheltenham Borough Homes issues top tips to beat condensation

Barclays go MADD for Cheltenham Borough Homes!

Published 17th November 2011

Bank staff roll up their sleeves to give communal garden a facelift

Hester’s Way safer thanks to ASB injunction

Published 11th November 2011

Success for CBH as local man is banned from Hester's Way.

Tenants asked to give thumbs up to new St Paul’s streets

Published 30th August 2011

Residents asked to approve street names with royal theme

CBH housing support officially ‘top quality’!

Published 23rd August 2011

Housing support team at CBH awarded prestigious Code of Practice accreditation for excellent services

Scott House community garden unveiled

Published 8th July 2011

Residents delighted with new green space

Meet new friends and help shape your neighbourhood

Published 6th July 2011

Come along to your CBH neighbourhood meeting.

Meet new friends and help shape your neighbourhood

Published 6th July 2011

Come along to your CBH neighbourhood meeting.

“We’ll help our communities face financial challenges”, pledge new local partnership

Published 4th July 2011

CBH launches local partnership to tackle financial exclusion

Residents ‘thrilled’ with Hester’s Way revamp

Published 24th June 2011

Transformation of Hester's Way a huge success.

Hester’s Way: green and proud of it!

Published 8th June 2011

Local residents creating wildlife on their doorstep

Cheltenham Borough Homes launches new 24/7 ASB support line

Published 6th June 2011

24 hours a day, seven days a week ASB support line now available to customers.

Summer fun, fun, fun at Oakley: 3 June 2011

Published 25th May 2011

Don't miss out on the fantastic family fun on offer at this year's Oakley Fun Day!

CBH junior wardens scoop top award!

Published 23rd May 2011

CBHs’ innovative junior warden project picks up top award

CBH signs up to home swap scheme

Published 18th April 2011

Tenants get FREE access to home swap service.

MP visits Brighton Road to view progress

Published 18th April 2011

New eco homes taking shape.

CBH tenant report gets top marks!

Published 11th April 2011

“One of the highest rated reports” – that was the verdict from the National Tenant Organisations (NTOs) on Cheltenham Borough Homes’ (CBH) tenant led annual report.

Don’t miss ‘eggtraordinary’ free Easter egg hunt!

Published 8th April 2011

Children of all ages invited to enjoy ‘eggcellent’ fun at FREE Easter Egg Hunt, Wednesday 13 April, Pittville Park.

CBH junior wardens celebrate success

Published 8th April 2011

CBHs community junior warden scheme is going from strength to strength after the successful graduation of its newest batch of recruits.

Cheltenham Borough Homes short-listed for two top national awards

Published 5th April 2011

It’s fingers and toes crossed at Cheltenham Borough Homes (CBH) after they received the fantastic news that they have been short-listed in not one but two categories in the top national awards from TPAS (Tenant Participatory Advisory Service).

Hester’s Way revamp making great progress

Published 31st March 2011

Residents of Scott House and Edward Wilson House are looking forward to a new and improved look for their community after the start of the next stage of the extensive makeover of the area by Cheltenham Borough Homes (CBH).

Young people invited to apply for Cheltenham Borough Homes' bursary

Published 3rd March 2011

To encourage younger tenants into further education and training Cheltenham Borough Homes (CBH) has set up a bursary scheme to help towards the cost of studying.

Cheltenham Borough Homes' guide helps tenants to get ‘switched on’ to digital

Published 24th February 2011

“Make sure you’re ready for the digital switchover”

Cheltenham Borough Homes brightens neighbourhoods with new trees

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Published 23rd February 2011

Neighbourhoods managed by Cheltenham Borough Homes (CBH) are enjoying a fresh new look this Spring after the addition of ten new trees of various species planted in communal areas across the borough.

Cheltenham Borough Homes goes extra mile for tenants this winter

Published 24th January 2011

A phone call to the local supermarket turned out to be a real lifeline for some of Cheltenham Borough Homes’ (CBH) sheltered housing tenants during the recent extreme winter weather.

St Paul ’s project cooks up (old) new friends!

Published 17th January 2011

A walk in the country, a game of bowls, a go on the Wii and a healthy cooking demonstration were just some of the activities older tenants from St Paul’s enjoyed as part of a community project run by by Cheltenham Borough Homes

Come dine with friends!

Published 6th January 2011

A new generation of masterchefs in the making may be about to spring out of Cheltenham thanks to a new community project run by Cheltenham Borough Homes (CBH).

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