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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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    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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    Welcome to All In! We’re launching a network of local people to support our communities as we emerge from the pand… https://t.co/WDTNCqObK7

    We don't have all the answers when it comes to decarbonisation, but we are on a journey to be greener! Thanks to… https://t.co/9gagBq8o0a

    RT @tpasengland: Today for #NetZeroWeek, join us at 10am and 1pm for our ‘Good Practice Showcase’, and hear from @EastlightHomes, @RavenHT

    We feel proud and lucky to have our trained team of Mental Health First Aiders on hand to lend a listening ear, sho… https://t.co/hcBx72M009

    Amazing @MJBaker247! Richly deserved! Congratulations from everyone at Eastlight. 🎉🥳🥳🎉 https://t.co/otrcoAH9ej

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Twitter

Welcome to All In! We’re launching a network of local people to support our communities as we emerge from the pand… https://t.co/WDTNCqObK7

We don't have all the answers when it comes to decarbonisation, but we are on a journey to be greener! Thanks to… https://t.co/9gagBq8o0a

RT @tpasengland: Today for #NetZeroWeek, join us at 10am and 1pm for our ‘Good Practice Showcase’, and hear from @EastlightHomes, @RavenHT

We feel proud and lucky to have our trained team of Mental Health First Aiders on hand to lend a listening ear, sho… https://t.co/hcBx72M009

Amazing @MJBaker247! Richly deserved! Congratulations from everyone at Eastlight. 🎉🥳🥳🎉 https://t.co/otrcoAH9ej