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    Hanover Housing staff and residents raise £50K for Macmillan

    Hanover Housing staff and residents raise £50K for Macmillan

    Staff and residents at retirement housing estates managed by Hanover Housing Association were celebrating today after the organisation’s Chair, Dr Stuart Burgess, presented Macmillan Cancer Support with a cheque for £50,000 thanks to fundraising efforts from a number of their estates across the country.   This year residents from Hanover Court in Dorking were among […]

    9th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    New artwork commemorates the Second World War fallen

    New artwork commemorates the Second World War fallen

    A six foot tall backdrop depicting a scene from the Second World War has become the centrepiece of a new display to help commemorate this year’s Armistice Day at a Hanover Housing Association estate in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.   The striking background scene – which has been inspired by images from during The Blitz – […]

    12th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Extra care residents commemorate Remembrance Day

    Extra care residents commemorate Remembrance Day

    Almost 100 years on since marking the end of the Great War, residents at an Extra Care Housing estate in Stifford Clays, Essex have welcomed a new colourful display to help commemorate Remembrance Day.   The display, which has been made for older residents at Hanover Housing Association’s Elizabeth Gardens development, is thanks to the […]

    11th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    HenPower initiative helping improve wellbeing and reduce isolation in Hertfordshire

    HenPower initiative helping improve wellbeing and reduce isolation in Hertfordshire

    As organisations across the country look at ways to reduce loneliness and isolation among older people, a group of residents from a Hanover Housing Association retirement estate in Hertford have found a unique way to socialise with friends and neighbours whilst improving their general wellbeing.    A few months ago Gary Clark, the estate manager of […]

    30th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Barnard Castle thrill seeking residents take to the skies

    Barnard Castle thrill seeking residents take to the skies

    Thrill seeking residents from a Hanover Housing Association development in Barnard Castle, County Durham, have been ticking things off their bucket list with an adrenaline-fuelled experience aboard a helicopter in the skies above the North East. The unforgettable flying treat was another event organised by Julie Fawcett, their estate manager, who in the last few […]

    18th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Dorking retirement estate shortlisted for Tesco award

    Dorking retirement estate shortlisted for Tesco award

    A retirement housing estate owned by Hanover Housing Association has been shortlisted for community funding as part of Tesco’s national Bags of Help scheme. Located in the picturesque town of Dorking, Hanover Court is close to the iconic Box Hill and boasts stunning views of the rolling landscape of the Surrey Hills.   The nomination […]

    31st July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Extra care housing development combats loneliness

    Extra care housing development combats loneliness

    An extra care housing development in Clapton Common known for its high quality apartments and health and wellbeing activities for the over 55’s is combatting loneliness and isolation with a new befriending initiative. Hanover Housing Association has joined forces with the Compassionate Neighbours Project at Limetree Court to help bring joy to the lives of […]

    21st July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Paralympic hopeful helps Darlington residents out of the starting blocks

    Paralympic hopeful helps Darlington residents out of the starting blocks

    After narrowly missing out by the slimmest of margins for a place at this year’s World Para Athletic Championships to be held in London, a competitive wheelchair racer has taken time out of her hectic training regime to give Hanover Housing Association residents in Darlington an exercise master class. Born with cerebral palsy, Robyn Lambird has […]

    17th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Housing association resident sets sail against the odds

    Housing association resident sets sail against the odds

    When John Solomon’s car collided with a lorry in Germany, his doctors told him that he was unlikely to be able to drive or walk again. Now the Hanover Housing Association resident in Cornwall is venturing into the world of sailing.   Whilst setting up his own business in Germany, the former computer programmer and […]

    12th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Mayor opens new sensory garden in Bicester

    Mayor opens new sensory garden in Bicester

    There’s a new green spot for older people in Bicester to enjoy, after Cllr Les Sibley unveiled a garden oasis at a Hanover Housing Association estate near the town centre.   During a special afternoon tea – which coincided with The Great Get Together – residents at the appropriately named Hanover Gardens were joined by […]

    27th June 2017 | By | Reply More
    New community defibrillator unveiled in Haywards Heath

    New community defibrillator unveiled in Haywards Heath

    A retirement housing development owned by Hanover Housing Association and known for its commitment to the health and wellbeing of its residents and strong community spirit has unveiled a community defibrillator at Mill Hill Close.   Earlier this year residents at the Haywards Heath estate successfully gained a local authority grant to install a defibrillator. […]

    25th May 2017 | By | Reply More
    Indian music extravaganza delights older Bradford residents

    Indian music extravaganza delights older Bradford residents

    Residents at a local Bradford Extra Care estate were treated to an Indian musical masterclass when the QED Foundation (QED) visited the Dove Court development as part of its musical memories initiative.   The young-at-heart occupants of the Hanover Housing Association property couldn’t believe their eyes and ears when they were greeted by the delightfully […]

    19th April 2017 | By | Reply More
    Extra care complex previews Tour de Yorkshire Trophy

    Extra care complex previews Tour de Yorkshire Trophy

    With less than a month to go before the Tour de Yorkshire gets underway, older people from Tadcaster were treated to a special visit of the cycling event’s golden trophy. development earlier this week.   The trophy, which takes the shape of the famous Yorkshire ‘Y’, paid a visit to residents at Hanover Housing Association’s […]

    4th April 2017 | By | Reply More
    Gloucestershire extra care housing up for national housing award

    Gloucestershire extra care housing up for national housing award

    An extra care housing development in the historic market town of Cinderford has been shortlisted for a major honour at this year’s National Housing for Older People Awards.   The Hanover Housing Association facility, Hanover Court, has been shortlisted in the ‘Best UK housing with care for 44 – 52 units’ category. The awards, which […]

    21st March 2017 | By | Reply More
    Tesco customers vote to develop residential sensory garden scheme

    Tesco customers vote to develop residential sensory garden scheme

    A group of Cambridge residents living at Hanover Close in Bar Hill have been awarded £3000 from Tesco to help transform their outdoor communal area into a sensory garden that will be beneficial to older people who have sensory processing issues.   The awarding of the funding is thanks to shoppers from Tesco stores in […]

    20th March 2017 | By | Reply More
    Three Hanover estates awarded top five standing by The Cinnamon Trust

    Three Hanover estates awarded top five standing by The Cinnamon Trust

    Three retirement housing estates owned and managed by Hanover Housing Association have won a national awards for being one of the most pet friendly housing estates in the UK.   Bishops Court, Teignmouth in Devon, Dornden Gardens, Chatham in Kent and Rope Walk in Bradford –upon-Avon were joined by estates from Wales & West Housing […]

    2nd March 2017 | By | Reply More
    Hanover staff and residents raise over £13K

    Hanover staff and residents raise over £13K

    Staff and residents from 60 retirement housing estates owned by Hanover Housing Association were celebrating today after the housing group’s Chief Executive Dame Clare Tickell presented Michelle Muir from Macmillan Cancer Support a cheque for over £13,000.   Residents from Maple Court, Consett in County Durham were part of a regional estate based initiative where […]

    4th January 2017 | By | Reply More
    Residents keep fit thanks to the Leyton Orient Trust

    Residents keep fit thanks to the Leyton Orient Trust

    Older people living at a supported housing development in Hackney, which is owned by Hanover Housing Association, are staying fit and healthy after the retirement housing provider joined forces with Leyton Orient Trust to provide exercise and wellbeing classes for residents.   The new initiative at Averley Court is largely thanks to Support Assistant Tunde […]

    21st December 2016 | By | Reply More
    Residents celebrate as Eddie ‘The Eagle’ lands in Stroud

    Residents celebrate as Eddie ‘The Eagle’ lands in Stroud

    Residents living at Hanover Lodge have welcomed a new communal space after their landlord, Hanover Housing Association, unveiled a new lounge area where residents at the Stroud estate can relax and unwind.   The purpose-built common room provides a warm environment where residents can meet up with their neighbours for coffee mornings and enjoy social […]

    2nd December 2016 | By | Reply More
    Newnton Close residents join Caribbean Nurses to celebrate Black History Month

    Newnton Close residents join Caribbean Nurses to celebrate Black History Month

    Residents from Newnton Close, a Hanover Housing Association estate in Hackney, were treated to a cultural event with a difference when they played host to the Retired Caribbean Nurses and NHS travelling exhibition as part of Black History Month.   The exhibition celebrates the achievements and contributions of retired Caribbean nurses, chronicling their experiences from […]

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