Need some energy support this winter?

We know energy bills are likely to increase at this time of year with the temperatures dropping. If you’re struggling to meet costs, we’re here to help you find support. LEAP and Pocket Power are services that can help you keep warm and reduce your energy bills. LEAP LEAP is a free service which can…

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Could you be the next FutureCoder?

FutureCodersSE are a community interest company with a mission to increase access to learning of software development and data analysis through project-based learning programmes. They currently have an exciting opportunity for a learning data analyst to join their team as an intern working a minimum of 7 hours per week on a variety of data…

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Disposing of bulk household items

Do you have bulk household items you’re looking to dispose of? Councils won’t collect large bulky household items during their weekly rounds, instead you’ll need to either dispose of them yourself or request a bulk item collection. Please don’t leave large items in bin stores, as they cause blockages and potential hazards. Disposing of bulk…

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A year’s roundup of social value with TCH Repairs

It’s been just over a year since TCH joined forces with Fortem to create TCH Repairs. Part of the shared values of the new partnership is ways we can work together to give back to our communities.  Here’s some highlights from the past year:

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Help shape our domestic abuse services

Our Community Safety Team is constantly reviewing the support it offers to residents. Following a conference in December, the team is now looking at how it could help those with past experience of domestic abuse. Find out more in this blog from Eleanor Randall, our Community Safety Manager: The Town & Country Housing Community Safety…

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12 Days of Christmas

We were delighted to open up our Tunbridge Wells office on Saturday as a donation point for Nourish Community Foodbank’s 12 days of Christmas campaign. The campaign saw supporters buying up to 12 items (or fewer) across the first 12 days of December, and then dropping them off to designated collection points on Saturday 16…

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Fire Safety this Christmas

As we approach the festive season, we wanted to share some fire safety tips to keep you safe in your home. How you can stay fire safe this Christmas Please be aware of the following advice during the festive period: If you decide to have a live tree, remember that they can dry out and…

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16 Days of Activism

We’re proud to support the United Nation’s 16 Days of Activism – a global campaign to end violence against women. We’ll be posting to our social media channels during the campaign to raise awareness. We’ve also caught up with Eleanor Randall, Community Safety Manager, to show how Town & Country Housing (TCH) supports residents who…

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Do you receive legacy benefits?

The government has recently announced its plans to resume the process of helping any remaining legacy benefit claimants move to Universal Credit (UC), following a brief postponement due to Covid-19. This will apply to you if you currently claim any of the below legacy benefits: Anyone receiving a legacy benefit will need to move to…

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New laws on XL Bully dogs

New laws are set to come into effect for anyone who owns an XL Bully dog. To help current owners adapt to the laws, these changes will come into force in two stages. From 31 December 2023, it will be against the law to: And from 1 February 2024, it will be a criminal offence…

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