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Colne housing CEO Sara Thakker on taking up challenges to provide housing

Tuesday 19th of July 2016

ASK Colcestrians what is the worst thing about their town and most will say it is the amount of new housing.

Colchester earned the dubious title of the second fastest growing borough in the country with an average of 850 homes being built every year.

But the town's infrastructure - its roads, schools and hospitals - are buckling under the strain of the demands of the booming population.

Ask Sarah Thakkar, the chief executive of the north Essex housing association Colne, the worst thing about Colchester, however, and she will answer differently.

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Topics: Customer Insight


Celebrating 10 years of transforming tenants' lives

Monday 4th of July 2016

July marks 10 years since Teesdale District Council transferred the homes it owned to Teesdale Housing Association.

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Topics: Measuring Value