Housing
Salix Homes’ chief executive retires after 34-year careerSalix Homes’ chief executive retires after 34-year career
The chief executive of Salix Homes has announced his retirement, marking the end of a 34 year career in the housing sector.Joe Willis has been with the Salford-based ALMO (Arms Length Management Organisation) since its launch in 2007 and in December 2012 he took on the role of chief executive. Mr Willis stepped down from the helm this month and has been succeeded by Sue Sutton, the former director of customer and neighbourhood services at Salix Homes. Mr Willis said: “I’ve had a long...
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City West have opened the doors to the third regenerated block at there flagship high rise project in Eccles.
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Taylor Wimpey Manchester is announcing the introduction of a range of one and two bed apartments at its Hayes Green development in...
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City West’s contractor Bardsley Construction, developing 78 new build homes at Amblecote, has been awarded a certificate demonstra...
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Salix Homes has launched a new project to get tenants online.
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Two ageing Salford tower blocks are undergoing a dramatic transformation as part of a multi-million pound development programme.
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More than ten families from across Salford are set for a Christmas to remember after City West handed over the keys to our new bui...
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Salix contractors Emanuel Whittaker have now completed the major refurbishment works to 22 Salix Homes at Greengate.
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A social housing provider is backing a new initiative to help its tenants beat expensive hire purchase shops.
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City West Housing Trust is helping to kick-start house building in West Salford with more than 293 new properties set to be delive...
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A social housing provider is helping to bring empty properties back in to use after branching out into the private sector rental m...
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An innovative scheme designed to prevent anti-social behaviour (ASB) in Salford has been recognised with an award from a leading i...
Salix Homes helps elderly residents keep warm and wellSalix Homes helps elderly residents keep...
Salix Homes are ensuring their elderly and vulnerable tenants keep warm and well this winter.
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New family homes are now for sale in Pendleton – spelling the end of a 10 year wait for the community.
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Broughton residents raise a cup to refurbished homeBroughton residents raise a cup to...
Broomedge residents join representatives from Salix Homes and Emanuel Whittaker to plant the Salix tree.
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Work is underway on a new £360,000 community centre which will provide a place to meet, learn and have fun for hundreds of west Sa...
New-look tower block transforms Salford skylineNew-look tower block transforms Salford skyline
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 Gas Safety Week in City West properties Gas Safety Week in City...
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Residents at a sheltered housing scheme in Little Hulton have been laying down new roots, by giving a summer spruce-up to their co...
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