News header

Decorative header image reading 'News'

News from Bolton at Home

Here you'll find news articles from across the organisation, from important tenant updates and new housing developments, to community events and activities.

Here's our latest news

  1. Preventing and tackling homelessness World Homeless Day 2020

    Preventing and tackling homelessness

    It’s World Homeless Day on Saturday 10 October. It’s a time to reflect on what’s being done to prevent and tackle homelessness, and recognise that more solutions will be needed to help as many people as possible.

    09 Oct 2020 11:00
  2. You can be confident in how we deal with domestic abuse and violence if you need help

    You can be confident in how we deal with domestic abuse and violence if you need help

    We’ve received a housing industry accreditation and been commended for the way we support victims and survivors of domestic abuse.

    08 Oct 2020 12:00
  3. Sharing social value impact on Housing Day

    The social value of Greater Manchester’s housing providers over the last financial year (April 2019 to March 2020) has been published to show the collective value of housing associations to local communities around Greater Manchester.

    07 Oct 2020 16:00
  4. Our Annual report 2019 - 20

    Our latest annual report is ready to read if you’d like to know about how our range of services performed this last financial year (April 2019 to March 2020) and some ways we’re looking to improve.

    It’s full of facts and figures that you can scan through, and it’s split into 16 sections so you can easily explore areas of interest in more detail.

    07 Oct 2020 08:00
  5. International Day of Older Persons 1 October 2020

    International Day of Older Persons

    Today (1 October) is the 30th International Day of Older Persons. It's led by the United Nations, is a day for awareness of wellbeing and contributions, and highlights the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. We say thanks to tenants and residents who've been part of the humanitarian response and we explain what we're doing to help. 

    01 Oct 2020 10:00
  6. Bolton’s Fund to invest in digital future

    Bolton’s Fund to invest in digital future

    Charities in Bolton can now bid for funding to help improve their digital skills and make their valuable services even more accessible.

    28 Sep 2020 15:00
  7. #HomesAtTheHeart of prosperous communities

    #HomesAtTheHeart of prosperous communities

    This week (commencing 28 September) the National Housing Federation led #HomesAtTheHeart campaign highlights the role of social landlords in ‘levelling up’ through employment schemes, championing diversity and helping communities to thrive.

    28 Sep 2020 09:00
  8.  #HomesAtTheHeart of settled futures

    #HomesAtTheHeart of settled futures

    This week (commencing 21 September) the National Housing Federation led #HomesAtTheHeart campaign highlights the role of social landlords in helping people have brighter and more settled futures, with a focus on preventing homelessness and providing accommodation.

    21 Sep 2020 07:00
  9. Shared ownership information for Shared Ownership Week 2020

    Shared ownership

    Shared ownership is a way of getting onto the housing ladder without taking out an overbearing mortgage or needing a huge deposit. As part of Shared Ownership Week (Thursday 17 to Wednesday 23 September), we’re explaining how the scheme could help you to own part of your home.

    17 Sep 2020 10:00
  10. Gas Safety Week 2020

    Gas safety

    This week (commencing 14 September) is Gas Safety Week. Gas safety is important all year round of course. Gas Safety Week is led by Gas Safe Register, which is the official gas registration body for the UK. It provides a gentle reminder, if needed, of what steps we should all be taking to protect ourselves and keep our loved ones safe.

    14 Sep 2020 10:00
  11. #HomesAtTheHeart of a greener country

    #HomesAtTheHeart of a greener country

    This week (commencing 7 September) the National Housing Federation led #HomesAtTheHeart campaign focuses on the role of social landlords in lowering carbon emissions and working to provide greener homes, which are increasingly important for people’s health and finances.

    07 Sep 2020 09:00
  12. Bolton's Fund

    New rounds of funding unveiled for Bolton’s volunteer sector

    The partners behind Bolton’s Fund have announced the upcoming rounds of funding that will help tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the community. Bolton’s Fund is a voluntary sector grants programme delivered by Bolton Council, NHS Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group, Bolton at Home and Bolton CVS.

    25 Aug 2020 17:00
  13. Motiv8 awarded extra £4.3m funding to help people get back on track

    Motiv8 awarded extra £4.3m funding to help people get back on track

    Motiv8, a Greater Manchester programme to help people overcome barriers and move towards training and work, is celebrating the award of extra funding from The National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund so that they continue to deliver their award winning work.

    24 Aug 2020 14:00
  14. #HomesAtTheHeart of living well

    #HomesAtTheHeart of living well

    This week (commencing 24 August) the National Housing Federation led #HomesAtTheHeart campaign focuses on housing-based care and support, and the benefits of good housing for health.

    24 Aug 2020 09:00
  15. Grow, a film about people growing their own produce at community projects and allotments across Bolton

    Bolton growers star in new film

    A new feature length documentary film starring the people and communities in Bolton who grow their own plants, flowers and vegetables will premiere at this year’s Bolton Food and Drink Festival over the August Bank Holiday Weekend.

    21 Aug 2020 10:00
  16. Please be careful with claims companies

    Thanks to those who’ve contacted us and shared concerns about the behaviour of some people representing claims companies operating on our estates. We’ve had recent reports that people have claimed to be from Bolton at Home as a tactic to try to get inside your home. Others have previously claimed to be from Bolton Council.

    13 Aug 2020 10:00
  17. #HomesAtTheHeart of making ends meet, national housing campaign

    #HomesAtTheHeart of making ends meet

    This week (commencing 10 August) the National Housing Federation led #HomesAtTheHeart campaign focuses on housing organisations being able to provide more homes that are affordable and supporting tenants to become financially secure where needed.

    12 Aug 2020 10:00
  18. Launch of State of the Sector 2020

    Launch of State of the Sector

    Help showcase the work of Bolton’s voluntary and community sector through a new State of the Sector Survey.

    03 Aug 2020 14:00
  19. Support our campaign to #MakeSummerCount

    Support our campaign to #MakeSummerCount

    With the school summer holidays now underway, we’re launching a campaign to help Bolton’s tenants and residents make the most of summer without breaking the bank – and we’re asking for your help to do it!

     

    03 Aug 2020 13:00
  20. #HomesAtTheHeart for a stronger economy national campaign

    #HomesAtTheHeart for a stronger economy

    Social housing providers up and down the country are calling for a once-in-a-generation national investment to put quality affordable housing at the heart of plans for social and economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

    03 Aug 2020 10:00
  21. 30th anniversary of Hoot

    Bolton's credit union turns 30

    A Bolton-based credit union that started out as a way of helping local people become more financially independent is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Hoot, which now has over 6,000 members across Bolton and Bury, started 30 years ago as Johnson Fold Credit Union.

    20 Jul 2020 11:00
  22. Food donations drive launched to support Bolton families

    Food donations drive launched to support Bolton families

    An urgent appeal for food donations has been launched in Bolton to support families and individuals struggling because of the coronavirus crisis. The appeal is being led by local charity Urban Outreach with support from the public sector, voluntary and private organisations that make up The Bolton Family.

    25 Jun 2020 15:00
  23. Supporting the Homes At The Heart campaign

    Supporting the Homes At The Heart campaign

    COVID-19 and the potential economic impact of the crisis further highlights the need for high quality affordable homes and, for many people, support to live in them.
    As Bolton at Home and a member of the Greater Manchester Housing Providers partnership, we’re supporting the #HomesAtTheHeart campaign.
    25 Jun 2020 13:00
  24. Bolton Ladies FC sponsorship to boost community goals

    Bolton Ladies FC sponsorship to boost community goals

    Bolton at Home will be the official shirt sponsor of Bolton Ladies Football Club for the 2020/21 season. The partnership will see Bolton at Home, a community benefit society, featured on the front of the club’s shirts whereas the club and players will support community activities to help grow the women’s game in Bolton and promote health and wellbeing.

    18 Jun 2020 12:00
  25. Valuing and respecting individuality

    Valuing and respecting individuality

    A message from Lubna Taj Malik, our Director of HR and People Development

    12 Jun 2020 17:00
  26. Black Lives Matter

    Black Lives Matter

    A message from Ibrahim Ismail, Deputy Chair of our Board

    12 Jun 2020 16:00
  27. GM Mayor joins housing providers to provide extra support for care leavers

    GM Mayor joins housing providers to provide extra support for care leavers

    Greater Manchester’s largest affordable housing providers have joined forces with the Mayor of Greater Manchester to improve opportunities for young people who have previously lived in care.

    02 Jun 2020 10:00
  28. Starts with you Managing Director, Hayley Hulme, announced as member of Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Group

    Starts with you Managing Director, Hayley Hulme, announced as member of Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Group

    We are delighted to share that Hayley Hulme, Managing Director of Starts with you, our social enterprise, has been selected as one of sixteen representatives of a new advisory group that will support the Mayor of Greater Manchester and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) leaders to include the social enterprise agenda in the delivery of the Greater Manchester Strategy and Local Industrial Strategy.

    28 May 2020 17:00
  29. £20,000 donated to COVID-19 fund

    The Sir James and Lady Scott Trust have made a generous donation of £20,000 to support Bolton’s Voluntary Sector COVID-19 Resilience Fund. The Bolton’s Fund is a voluntary sector grants programme delivered in partnership by Bolton Council, NHS Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group, Bolton at Home and Bolton CVS.

    22 Apr 2020 17:00
  30. A variety of casual, short contract roles with Bolton Council

    We’re supporting Bolton Council's efforts to recruit as the council calls for more people to join them while our country battles through its worse health crisis of a generation. The council is looking for people to fill a variety of care roles within Adult Services. Please visit https://greater.jobs/search-and-apply/job-details/BN-37610/ to register and apply.

    09 Apr 2020 18:00
Page 1 of 10 Next page Total results: 297

Bolton at Home on air!

Bolton FM logo

We've partnered with Bolton FM to bring exclusive interviews from our staff live on-air!

You can learn more, and listen to previous broadcasts by clicking here.

Media enquiries

We’re happy to comment on current housing and related issues.

For more information contact Andrew Pilkington, Marketing and Communications Manager, on 01204 329714 or email andrew.pilkington@boltonathome.org.uk

Tap4 issues

Tap4 Latest Issue - released 14 September 2020

Click here to read the latest issue of Tap4 (links to www.readtap4.online/tap4-issue-5/cover/)

Tap4 is our digital publication for tenants and is released every quarter. It keeps you clued-up on the things we do to build and support our communities, puts a spotlight on the people and organisations that make Bolton brilliant, and is inspired by you.

Past Issues:

Click here to read Tap4 Issue 4 (released 4 June 2020)

Click here to read Tap4 Issue 3 (released 26 February 2020)

Click here to read Tap4 Issue 2 (released 18 July 2019)

Click here to read Tap4 Issue 1 (released 10 April 2019)

Quarter Turn issues

Decorative image of the Quarter Turn issue 5 cover

Quarter Turn Latest Issue - 13 July 2020:

Quarter-Turn-issue-5-[pdf]-3MB

Quarter Turn is dedicated to raising awareness of interesting activities, relevant services and inspiring stories from in and around our communities, celebrating those involved in community activities. A new issue is printed and posted every quarter. From April 2020, we've increased the distribution so it now goes to Bolton at Home tenants aged over 70 who live in general let without Careline, as well as to those living in extra care schemes, sheltered housing and in general let with Careline. 

Past Issues:

Quarter-Turn-issue 4-[pdf]-1MB

Quarter-Turn-issue-3-[pdf]-2MB

Quarter-Turn-issue-2-[pdf]-2MB

Quarter-Turn-issue-1-[pdf]-2MB