Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 5°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Snape: Partnership project unlocks affordable homes

09:30 27 February 2014

Megan and Mark Stevens have now moved into their new affordable housing in Snape, provided by a partnership project between the East of England Co Op, Orwell Housing and Hopkins and Moore. L-R Greg Dodds, Megan and Mark Stevens, Nick Denny (Co Op), Simon Bryan (Hopkins).

Megan and Mark Stevens have now moved into their new affordable housing in Snape, provided by a partnership project between the East of England Co Op, Orwell Housing and Hopkins and Moore. L-R Greg Dodds, Megan and Mark Stevens, Nick Denny (Co Op), Simon Bryan (Hopkins).

Archant

New tenants of affordable homes in Suffolk picked up the keys to their properties after a three-way partnership made the project possible.

The East of England Co-op, Orwell Housing Association and developer Hopkins & Moore joined forces to build, buy and lease eight new homes in an effort to address the need for housing and keep local families in Snape.

The homes, in Pryor Close, were built as part of Hopkins & Moore’s St Benedicts Place development. In December, the Co-op bought the properties and leased them to Orwell Housing for rental to those on the local housing register.

Snape Parish Council named the street Pryor Close in memory of John Pryor, who served his community as a parish councillor and volunteer for more than 30 years.

Nick Denny, Co-op property executive, said that buying the homes had secured affordable housing for the parish and allowed the Co-op to extend its property portfolio.

0 comments

The grandparents and father of missing Corrie McKeague at a press conference to announce a five figure reward for information regarding his disappearance.

Grandparents Oliver and Mary McKeague and father Martin

A five-figure reward has been offered for information which helps to find missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague.

The scene of a killing in Wivenhoe, Essex

A drug addict has admitted killing a man in Wivenhoe during a relapse.

The Rudolph Run starts in Ipswich tonight. Pic: Simon Parker.

Father Christmas and his friends from the Ipswich Round Table are preparing for the 2016 Rudolph Run but what route will they take this year and when will they visit your street?

Chris Grayling is due to unveil changes to the rail industry today.

Through trains from Ipswich and Norwich to Oxford and possibly Swindon or even Bristol could be running within 15 years under a new rail model being flagged up by the government today.

Ravenswood Primary School has opened its new library and has also introduced their rainbow reading scheme, 
where siblings and parents can come and
 spend time reading.
Head teacher (in red) Karen Mills with the school council enjoying their new library.

She’s strutted her stuff across the world’s stages as the Queen of Country and now Dolly Parton has inspired an Ipswich school more than 3,000 miles from her home in Tennessee to carry on her work giving free books to youngsters.

Anne Dobson, 39, of Cressing Road, Witham

A woman who defrauded more than £201,000 from a care home where she worked has been ordered to pay back just £34,000.

Suffolk County Council has published a new report on mental health in Suffolk

One in seven adults in Suffolk has a common mental disorder such as depression or anxiety, according to a new report.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

MyDate24 MyPhotos24