Christmas Hamper Appeal
Please help north Manchester’s more elderly and vulnerable residents this festive season!
Death Threat Couple Evicted after Making Life “Hell” for Neighbours
A couple have been evicted after threatening to kill their neighbours, spouting racist abuse and regularly causing a commotion with noisy arguments.
Come along and get involved!
We are developing new ways to consult with tenants and we want you to come along and have your say.
Changes to the Wardens Service
We are making some big changes to the Northwards wardens service.
It all ‘clicks’ into place as Dave goes digital
A 56-year-old student is looking forward to digital learning after winning an Amazon Kindle Fire HD at our digital drop-in with yes.
School girl’s drawing used as evidence for eviction
A woman has been evicted from her home after her noise became so bad that her neighbours’ children had to wear earmuffs to get to sleep.
Charity of the Year gets Royal Approval!
The votes are in – the winner of our Charity of the Year 2014 is the Factory Youth Zone in Harpurhey, and our choice got a Royal thumbs-up after the Queen and Prince Philip had a tour of the building!
Northwards has a new Chair of the Board!
Sue Abbott, the former vice chair, has been elected as chair of the Northwards Board.
A New Play Area for Collyhurst!
A forgotten football spot has been transformed into a fun new place for local kids to play.
Northwards makes a splash at community charity
Employees from Northwards Housing spent a day sprucing up the Lalley Centre, our charity of the year, by giving it a new splash of paint!
Our Facebook Swap Shop
Looking to move? Check out our Facebook Swap Shop - an easy way to advertise your home and find swaps in your area.
Our Andrea is a ‘homo hero’!
By day, she’s a housing manager looking after our tenants. But in her spare time, Andrea Worrall is one of the country’s top women footballers.
Your chance to quiz the board!
Our annual general meeting is a round-up of everything that’s been happening at Northwards this year – and you are invited!
ASBOs for gang who hounded pregnant woman
A gang of youths who hounded a heavily pregnant woman out of her own home have been banned from a housing estate in Manchester.
Who should be our Charity of the Year 2014?
Do you know of a charity or community project that needs our support? Nominate a local charity or community project to be our Charity of the Year.
Winter's coming - check your boiler!
We want to make sure that all our tenants stay toasty-warm this winter, so please give your boiler a try to make sure it's working properly.
Caring Caretakers Cycle 100 Miles for Charity
A 100-mile bike challenge awaits two Northwards Housing caretakers as they ride to raise money for a children’s charity.
Play the NorthRewards Video Game!
Watch our infographic and learn what benefits are in store when you join the Northwards team!
Northwards Housing on national telly!
We’re going to feature in a new Channel 4 programme called ‘How To Get A Council House’.
Knitters needed for record-breaking scarf!
An artist is calling for knitters to help him complete possibly the biggest scarf Manchester has ever seen!
Overgrown garden creates misery for neighbours
A man has been evicted from his home for letting his garden grow into an ‘eyesore’.
Our five year plan
We’ve produced a business plan which sets out what we want to achieve over the next five years.
Stay safe and sound off the ground!
We're relaunching the 'Safe and sound off the ground' scheme to remind our high rise residents of three easy ways they can prevent would-be burglars from striking.
Peak performance raises over £2,000 for charity!
A team from Northwards Housing has raised over £2,000 for charity by walking a whopping 27 miles over the highest hills in the Peak District.
Awards success for schoolboy’s fruitful ideas
A primary school pupil’s great green ideas have propelled him to awards ceremony success!
Tenants get in on the act as Macbeth comes to Ancoats!
We've teamed up with the Manchester International Festival to bring some spooky Shakespeare to tenants!
Get a good look at Tenants' View(June 2013)
Are you interested in having a say on how Northwards' services could be improved?
Enjoy a FREE trip to the cinema with free popcorn too!(June 2013)
Want to watch a film for free? With free popcorn? Come down to A Small Cinema in Moston on Monday 17 June.
Over £20K goes to charity thanks to Robin(June 2013)
Our chief executive Robin Lawler has raised over £20,000 for youth charity The Foyer Federation!
Blow the whistle on fouling(June 2013)
Dog dirt is one of the most disgusting types of litter on our streets. It spreads diseases and can be really unpleasant. That’s why we’ve launched a big crackdown on dog fouling in your area.
Fire Chief’s Commendation for Northwards Staff(June 2013)
Northwards staff have been praised by fire chiefs for going the extra mile to help a family whose home was destroyed in a fire.
Northwards staff go the extra mile (and then some!) for charity(May 2013)
A team of employees from Northwards are boldly ‘trekking’ where they’ve never gone before to raise money for a fantastic cause.
We'll miss you, Jean(May 2013)
It's with great sadness that we've heard about the passing of Jean Crompton, a tenant who contributed a lot to Northwards and her community.
Goodbye Pat!(May 2013)
One of the jewels in the crown at Northwards Housing has retired!
Learn more about the internet!(April 2013)
Do you or your family or friends want to learn more about the internet and email? Go ON Manchester is coming to Harpurhey to help!
The search is on...(April 2013)
...for the magnificent six! We're taking on SIX new apprentices to help us deliver brilliant services to tenants in north Manchester.
Benefit changes(March 2013)
A message from Robin Lawler, our Chief Executive.
Wanted: local hero!(March 2013)
We’re looking for a local hero to join the Northwards board! We currently have vacancies for two tenant board members.
Become an Apprentice & earn while you learn!(March 2013)
To celebrate National Apprentice Week 2013, we've been shining a spotlight on some of those that work for us and the great jobs that they do!
Northwards saves lives with ‘Ban the Pan’ Campaign(March 2013)
Fire chiefs say lives have been saved after our ‘ban the pan’ campaign!
Simply the Best!(February 2013)
We are delighted to announce that Northwards Housing has been named one of the top 50 not-for-profit employers in the UK!
Heroic 12-Year-Old Rescues Family Thanks to Fire Alarm(February 2013)
A schoolgirl saved her family from a devastating blaze after their smoke detector alarm went off.
Take a look at the real 'people like us'...(February 2013)
Want to know about the real ‘people like us’? Then head to Apprentice Court, a retirement scheme in the heart of Harpurhey.
The Lalley Centre is our Charity of the Year!(February 2013)
We're proud to announce that the Lalley Centre in Collyhurst is our official Charity of the Year and will receive our support throughout 2013.
"Is there a ghost in the house?..."(February 2013)
...That’s what TV star Yvette Fielding asked when she presented our staff awards this year!
Bright idea saves thousands of pounds a year at high rise block(January 2013)
A new lighting system is set to save thousands and cut carbon usage by 85% at one of our high rise schemes.
Stonewall Honour for Northwards!(January 2013)
We've been named as one of the top employers for gay people in Britain!
Hate Crime Awareness Week(January 2013)
Northwards are calling on tenants to "Stand up to Hate!”
Crumpsall Residents Adopt an Actor(January 2013)
Tenants at George Halstead Court have once again "got in on the act" and taken one of Manchester Library Theatre's stars under their wing.