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Posted on: Tue 28 May, 2019

Do you have green fingers? Do neighbours stare enviously at your marigolds? If this sounds like you then this is your chance to enter our Customer Involvement Panel’s (CIP) Gardening Competition and win a £25 shopping voucher!

The CIP Gardening Competition is open to all South Shropshire Housing Association and Meres and Mosses Housing Association customers. There are 4 prize categories this year:

  • Front garden
  • Back garden
  • Hanging baskets
  • Potted... Read more
Posted on: Thu 23 May, 2019

South Shropshire Housing Association (SSHA) are celebrating success as their Independent Living Centres won accolades at not one, but two prestigious awards ceremonies. Beech Gardens in Ludlow received a highly-prized Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Regional Award, following SSHA’s recognition as the Best Older People’s Landlord at the UK Housing Awards 2019.

15 buildings were originally... Read more

Posted on: Wed 8 May, 2019

Together With Tenants is a groundbreaking new initiative from the National Housing Federation that aims to create stronger relationships and clearer communication between social housing landlords and their customers. While we always work hard to ensure that your voice is heard, however, we do understand that we do not always get it right for everyone, all of the time.

Earlier this month our Customer Involvement Panel (CIP) headed to Birmingham for the first Together With Tenants... Read more

Posted on: Mon 29 April, 2019

Examining the work of our Prevention Support Workers

The issue of homelessness in the UK is often incorrectly assumed to be an issue unique to large towns and cities, but a recent headcount showed a significant increase in the numbers of rough sleepers in Shrewsbury. The total number of homeless across Shropshire is likely to be far higher, with temporary accommodation available... Read more

Posted on: Mon 29 April, 2019

What is Curious Shoes?

A beautiful and thought provoking collaborative performance for people living with dementia and their loved ones. 

If you or someone you know is living with dementia or have the onset of dementia you are invited to attend the show. If you would like to attend please come along with a relative or carer.

The production company say: Curious Shoes provides an opportunity for somebody with dementia to share the... Read more

Posted on: Wed 20 March, 2019

South Shropshire Housing Association has been shortlisted for the Best Older People’s Landlord award at the UK Housing Awards (UKHA) 2019.  The short-listing recognises SSHA’s innovative Independent Living schemes across Shropshire and Herefordshire, which help residents enjoy their home environment for as long as possible while providing reassurance about safety and security.

When UKHA 2019 judges asked SSHA colleagues to travel to London and pitch for the prize, Ludlow resident... Read more

Posted on: Mon 4 March, 2019

On Friday 8th March, Amy aka The Ukulele Lady, will be at our Independent Living Centre Lambeth in Community Room, Craven Arms at 10:30am. 

Tickets are £6.50 which includes a buffet lunch. All welcome so feel free to invite friends and family 

Want to come along to see The Ukulele Lady and be entertained with music?

Let Elaine know on 07975 234059 by Wednesday 6th March. 


Posted on: Wed 27 February, 2019

The Connexus Customer Involvement Panel (CIP) has donated £200 to The Shrewsbury Ark, a charity that supports homeless people throughout the county by providing warm clothes, bedding, hot meals and face-to-face chats.

The money was raised at a coffee morning and cake stall held at The Gateway, Craven Arms that also included a prize raffle.

Ian Somervaille CBE, treasurer of The Shrewsbury Ark, came along and accepted the cheque from the CIP which he said would be very helpful in... Read more

Posted on: Mon 11 February, 2019

The Pheasant at Neenton, Bridgnorth has been highlighted today (11/02/19) in the House of Commons as an example of how successfully communities and housing associations can work together. Christine Duggan, Connexus Director of Housing and Wellbeing, travelled to the House of Commons, describing to MPs at the All Party Parliamentary Group's Rural Vulnerability Day event how the innovative partnership between South Shropshire Housing Association (SSHA), part of Connexus, and Neenton Community... Read more

Posted on: Tue 2 October, 2018

Free Firework Display

Gallows Bank, Ludlow

On 29th October 2018 at 7.00pm

Refreshments at the Rockspring Centre

Donations collected on the night go towards next years display.

Volunteers needed to help before the event and steward on the night

Call Mike Cotton on 0300 303 1190 or email info@... Read more