Northern Region Shortlist and Winners 2016

Wednesday 4th of May 2016

Tpas proudly announces the winning individuals and teams for the Northern Region in the 2016 Tpas Awards, England’s most prestigious tenant involvement awards.

Tpas Chief Executive Jenny Osbourne said:

“The shortlisted finalists for this year’s Northern Tpas awards were exceptional.  Every single nomination demonstrated how landlords and tenants working together can achieve fantastic, positive results for their communities. Our huge congratulations to the Northern region winners, and we wish the best of luck to all as they look forward to the National finals in July”

Take a look at the national finalists

The Northern Regional Winners are:

Excellence in Community Action Award

  1. Dewsbury Craft Club – Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing
  2. Offerton Community Kitchen – Your Housing Group
  3. ORG (Overton Road Group) – Community Gateway Association
  4. Proud to be a Tenant – Berneslai Homes
  5. St.Ann's Luncheon Club & Homework Club – Leeds & Yorkshire Housing Association
  6. The Place at Platt Lane – One Manchester

Winner: Offerton Community Kitchen – Your Housing Group


Excellence in Youth Involvement Award

  1. Girl Talk/Boy Talk – One Manchester
  2. Liverpool East Youth Consortium – Riverside Group
  3. PHSE Schedule 2015-16 Schools Partnership Trust Project – St Leger Homes of Doncaster – Stacey Lynn
  4. Student Rescue Scheme - Evolve Part of the Riverside Group
  5. Winckley Square Project – Community Gateway Association

Winner: Liverpool East Youth Consortium – Riverside Group


Excellence in Digital Involvement Award

  1. Adactus500 – Adactus Housing Group
  2. Chesham Digital Hub – Six Town Housing
  3. Click and Connect – Your Tung Sing (Part of Your Housing Group)
  4. Digital Board – First Choice Homes Oldham
  5. Getting online with Ongo – Ongo
  6. Victoria Musgrove / Time to Get Online Project – County Durham Housing Group

Winner: Adactus500 – Adactus Housing Group


Excellence in Scrutiny Award

  1. Customer Inspection and Improvement Panel - East Durham Homes
  2. Customer Scrutiny Panel (CSP) – Stockport Homes
  3. Manningham Housing Association’s Customer Scrutiny Panel – Manningham Housing Association
  4. One Vision Housing Scrutiny Team – One Vision Housing
  5. Riverside Scrutiny Group – Riverside Group
  6. The Multi Storey Living (MSL) Focus Group – Hull City Council

Winner: The Multi Storey Living (MSL) Focus Group – Hull City Council


Excellence in Annual Reports Award

  1. Berneslai Homes' Annual Report 2014/15 A Picture of Berneslai Homes – Berneslai Homes
  2. Blackpool Coastal Housing, Annual Report, 'Looking Back' – Blackpool Coastal Homes
  3. Customer Annual Report 2014-2015 – Gentoo Group
  4. Great Places Housing Group Customer Annual Report – Great Places Housing Group
  5. Ten Reasons Why We Feel Like Celebrating – Community Gateway
  6. What a Difference a Year Makes - Annual Report for Tenants 2014/15 – One Manchester
  7. Yorkshire Coast Homes Annual Report & 2016 Calendar – Yorkshire Coast Homes

Winner: Great Places Housing Group Customer Annual Report – Great Places Housing Group


Excellence in Equality & Diversity Award

  1. Dramatic Action – Bolton at Home
  2. Housing Academy for the Learning Disability Focus Group (LDIS) – Hull City Council
  3. Rapid ROCA – First Choice Homes Oldham
  4. Together Group Art Against Hate Crime "Say No to Hate Crime" – Mosscare Housing
  5. We Stand Together – The Gateshead Housing Company

Winner: We Stand Together – The Gateshead Housing Company


Excellence Employment, Skills & Training Award

  1. Birchwood Work Club – Your Housing Group
  2. Building Futures – Wates Living Space & St Leger Homes
  3. Customer Training Programme – East Durham Homes
  4. North Manchester Works – Northwards Housing
  5. Progress Futures – Progress Housing Group
  6. Steps 2 Success – One Manchester
  7. The Job Club – South Yorkshire Housing Association

Winner: Progress Futures – Progress Housing Group


Team of the Year Award

  1. Affordable Living Team – South Liverpool Homes
  2. Customer & Community Engagement Team – Stockport Homes
  3. Customer Involvement Team – Bolton at Home
  4. Customer Services and Engagement Team – Berneslai Homes
  5. Opportunities Team – One Manchester
  6. Tenant Led Scrutiny Panel – Acis Group

Winner: Opportunities Team – One Manchester


Excellence in Contractor Engagement Award

  1. B4Box – Stockport Homes
  2. Creating a New Pendleton – Keepmoat & Together Housing
  3. Creative Van Art – Eden Housing Association
  4. Housing Investment Fund – Wates Living Space & Manchester City Council
  5. Byker Wall Refurbishment – Byker Community Trust & Keepmoat
  6. Manchester Engages Its People – Manchester Working

Winner: B4Box – Stockport Homes


Young Tenant of the Year Award

  1. John Shone -
  2. Sarah Webster – Housing Leeds (Leeds City Council)
  3. Xavier Schuller – New Bury Vision Group – Bolton at Homes

Winner: John Shone - Marsden TRA and Youth Group & Communities Who Can


Tenant of the Year Award

  1. Bill Berry – Liverpool Housing Trust
  2. Hilary Lomas – Contour Homes
  3. Jim Smart – Together Housing
  4. Jo Hourigan – Housing Leeds (Leeds City Council)
  5. Joyce Locke – East Durham Homes
  6. Judith Hodgson – Communities Who Can
  7. Margaret Willcock – Bolton at Home
  8. Michelle Greenwood – St Leger Homes
  9. Norman Tooth – Six Town Housing
  10. Selina Haye – One Manchester


Winner: Hilary Lomas – Contour Homes