Muir Group adds to board

Clare Babbs, a consultant in the voluntary sector, has joined the board of Muir Group Housing Association.

CWAC shortlists seven for housing contract

Cheshire West & Chester Council has invited housing organisations to submit tenders for the management of 5,600 council-owned homes in Ellesmere Port and Neston.

Work starts on Blacon tower blocks

Chester & District Housing Trust is spending £6m installing high performance thermal rendering as part of the refurbishment of six tower blocks in Blacon.

Uni plans new hall of residence

Chester University is planning to build a £10m student accommodation block at its campus off Parkgate Road on the outskirts of the city centre.

CWAC launches rural housing plan

Cheshire West & Chester Council has launched a new strategy aimed at identifying actions needed to ensure rural communities are vibrant and sustainable into the future.

CDHT refreshes board

Chester & District Housing Trust has appointed two board members from financial consultancy and public sector communications backgrounds.

Housing trusts begin merger talks

Chester & District Housing Trust is in talks with Cosmopolitan Housing Group in Liverpool to create an organisation with combined assets of £875m and 12,500 properties across West Cheshire, Merseyside and the North West.