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Tuesday, 2nd March

In these challenging times, a huge positive has been the way that people have supported each other. The anxiety and worry of coronavirus has brought out the best in many of us and the loneliness of social distancing has drawn neighbours closer together.

We love hearing great news about...

Thursday, 11th February
When Housing Plus Group and Stafford and Rural Homes joined together, we said that we would pool our resources to do more to make a positive difference for homes, lives and communities in this area.

One of the most important challenges we set ourselves was to create 100 apprenticeship places...

Tuesday, 24th November

The ongoing coronavirus restrictions haven’t stopped us from ensuring our customers remain safe in their homes.

We’ve had to look at new ways of working, but essential safety checks have continued throughout the lockdown and this has only been possible by working in partnership with our customers.


Tuesday, 3rd November

We are pleased to announce that Care Plus has completed the purchase of a south Shropshire nursing home, extending the wide range of support services available to Care Plus customers.

The Sandford Nursing Home provides accommodation for up to 35 residents in the market town of Church Stretton....

Monday, 19th October
Housing Plus Group chief executive, Sarah Boden

Housing Plus Group has marked the one-year anniversary of its merger with Stafford and Rural Homes with a progress report on its pledge to build more affordable housing in Staffordshire and Shropshire.

When the expanded Group was launched in October 2019, chief executive Sarah Boden promised that it would:...

Friday, 14th August
Hats off to a new beginning for The Burgesses – picture taken before social distancing guidelines were introduced

Construction work has commenced on our ambitious plans to build 20 new homes for older people, in Kinver.

The development is designed for people who want to live independently, with the reassurance of access to care and support provided by Housing Plus Group member Care Plus.

Bungalows on...

Tuesday, 4th August

Housing Plus Group has been named as one of the Top 50 Biggest Builders in the country in a new survey published by Inside Housing magazine.

This is the first time that we have been included in the annual ranking, placing us among the top three per cent of...

Thursday, 16th July

A customer who jumped into action to support neighbours in one of our retirement living communities near Wolverhampton during the coronavirus crisis, has been shortlisted for a top award.

Betty has always enjoyed helping people and in lockdown she found new ways to support her neighbours. Now she...

Monday, 13th July

Housing Plus Group sets out to make a positive difference to people and communities. We are proud that many of our customers do that, too.

Super-knitter Joan has donated dozens of hats, bootees and blankets to the maternity ward at New Cross Hospital to say ‘thank you’ to staff...

Thursday, 9th July

High levels of interest in newly-built homes released during Rural Housing Week have underlined strong demand for affordable housing in Coven.

We are marking the annual national celebration of rural housing by showcasing 26 new homes on a development in the village. Thirteen of the homes in Saredon...

Monday, 6th July

We are marking Rural Housing Week (6-10 July) by showing how one of our newest homes has improved the lives of its first tenants.

While we focus on our promise to build more affordable housing, we never forget that every house is someone’s home.

A newly-built bungalow...

Thursday, 11th June

In Carers Week we wanted to say a big ‘thank you’ to our families, neighbours and local communities for the incredible support that you have given us during the coronavirus crisis.

As Les Clarke, Executive Director of Care and Support at Care Plus , explains:

“We have...