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On 1 July 2020, we merged with Greenfields Community Housing to form Eastlight Community Homes. You can visit the Eastlight website here.

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  • News

    Putting things right: the Housing Ombudsman Service’s new complaints code

    If you have an issue about Eastlight, then we want to hear about it! We take customer complaints seriously –...READ MORE

    How did we perform? Our key performance figures for 2019-2020

      Colne Housing has now merged with Greenfields Community Housing to form the 12,000 home housing association, Eastlight Community Homes. Visit...READ MORE

    New 12,000 home housing association created

    A trailblazing new housing association for the East of England has been formed following the merger of two Essex-based affordable...READ MORE

    Stronger Together: Colne Housing merger gets go ahead

    Colne Housing is pleased to announce that our merger with Greenfields Community Housing has been approved. Together...READ MORE

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    Anti Social behaviour Diary

    This diary is to enable us to obtain supporting evidence for the ASB you are experiencing. This information gathered will give us a good understanding of the issues you are facing and will allow us to address and hopefully resolve the situation. ...
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    Aids and Adaptations Policy

    This policy sets out Colne’s approach to dealing with requests for aids and/or adaptations to its properties....
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    Orchard Gardens

    Orchard Gardens is set in a beautiful complex of mature gardens, which comprises of 14 bungalows and 29 apartments....
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    Quay Courtyard and Compass Court

    Quay Courtyard and Compass Court are set in a beautiful complex of of 32 homes. We are adjacent to the River Stour and many properties enjoy a panoramic view....
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    Our regeneration work in Spalding Close, Braintree, is shortlisted for the @IHDevelopment awards! We: 🏡 Replaced p… https://t.co/FuFntWiDgV

    Last chance to apply for our Comms Manager role - a great opportunity to help the Eastlight brand to shine!… https://t.co/4uHcWwCMxg

    We are delighted to have seven new Mental Health First Aiders on hand to support colleagues if and when they need i… https://t.co/C2sx0EJDao

    We’re looking for a Communications Manager to take responsibility for delivering internal and external communicatio… https://t.co/F0xSvPHpwa

    @TheHiker13 Hello - thanks for your feedback. We will pass on both of your comments to the relevant teams. Glad everything is sorted now.

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Twitter

Our regeneration work in Spalding Close, Braintree, is shortlisted for the @IHDevelopment awards! We: 🏡 Replaced p… https://t.co/FuFntWiDgV

Last chance to apply for our Comms Manager role - a great opportunity to help the Eastlight brand to shine!… https://t.co/4uHcWwCMxg

We are delighted to have seven new Mental Health First Aiders on hand to support colleagues if and when they need i… https://t.co/C2sx0EJDao

We’re looking for a Communications Manager to take responsibility for delivering internal and external communicatio… https://t.co/F0xSvPHpwa

@TheHiker13 Hello - thanks for your feedback. We will pass on both of your comments to the relevant teams. Glad everything is sorted now.