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This page contains news stories that have previously appeared on the Vale Homes Page.


June 2021

Vale Homes launch their Hybrid retro fit project

Vale homes will be launching its Hybrid retro fit project in May - 57 properties will initially benefit from this scheme where a second form of heating will work alongside their existing systems, to find out more information please click here


Hybrid Retro Fit Project Q&A


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Vale Homes and the Vale Opportunity Knocks project has recently launched the Finances, Skills and Futures (FSF) project aimed at helping people manage money, develop skills and secure future employment. 

 Finances Skills and Futures - more info


September 2021


Local Sports Project gets community investment boost 

Sports Hut Sign & Shed

Sue Watts launched a free shop, Bootaful Sports 4 All, from her home in Barry in June 2020.


Bootaful Sports 4 All

Bootaful Sports 4 All has had support from Vale of Glamorgan Council and Pendragon, with it now moving from Ms Watt’s backroom to a specially designed shed.  



Gwenog Court Biodiversity Project

Gwenog Court


Vale Homes and Vale of Glamorgan Local Nature Partnership join forces to launch an intergeneration project working with All Saints primary school and residents of  Gwenog Court sheltered housing scheme to increase  Biodiversity and enhance the local green space


Gwenog Court Biodiversity Project


November 2021


Your Universal Credit is changing! 


From the 6th October 2021, your Universal Credit payment will drop by £86.67 each month. This was a temporary increase because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


Find out what you will get


If you find yourself financially struggling please do not hesitate to contact the Money Advice Team on 01446 709312 or 01446 709588.


Money Advice


National Safeguarding Week starts 15/11/21.

The COVID-19 pandemic and the social distancing restrictions resulting from it have taken a huge toll on people’s wellbeing and mental health. It is now more important than ever that we look out for each other.



If you are worried or have any concerns about yourself or a neighbour then you should seek help.



Find out who can help


Vale Homes launch their Tenant Profiling Project


Over the next 6 months all residents of the Vale will be receiving a telephone call from the Housing Teams in relation to the information we hold about them on our systems.


Having up to data on our systems about our residents is not only a legal requirement but also can aid us in planning for future unforeseen events such as the current Covid 19 pandemic.

 Tenant Profiling Project


Welsh Housing Quality Standard (WHQS) 2023 – Have your say!

We would like to bring to your attention that the current Welsh Housing Quality Standard (WHQS) is being reviewed and updated by the Welsh Assembly Government and will be named WHQS2023. 


The public consultation on proposals for an update to WHQS is now open and closes on the 3rd August 2022. Please click on the link for further information, to have your say and help shape the new Welsh Housing Quality Standard (WHQS) 2023.

WHQS 2023 Have your say