Parkes Street Community Speed Watch

Parkes Street Tenants and Residents Association joined forces with Brierley Hill Neighbourhood Police, local Councillors and the Participation Development Team to carry out a Community Speed Watch Operation.  During the 45 minute speed watch in Moor St, Brierley Hill the group recorded 4 vehicles travelling in excess of 35mph. The vehicle details were recorded and passed to the Police for warning notices to be sent.  The TRA will be holding more Community Speed Watch events in the...

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Help with condensation

An average family produces over 2 gallons of moisture ever day which can lead to condensation in the home. Dudley Council’s housing services now provides free advice to help residents combat this issue. Anyone experiencing a problem with condensation can now download an advice leaflet and view an innovative video on the Dudley Council website (www.dudley.gov.uk) . These tools, produced for Dudley Council housing tenants, provides information about how to deal with the issue of condensation which can cause problems in the home. Find out more:...

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Housing services community funding

A new community initiative is providing a great success following the allocation of a pot of money to help housing related projects. Dudley Council’s housing services have set aside a yearly budget of nearly £0.5m to fund community projects identified by communities and approved by volunteers from the housing board and Dudley Federation of Tenants’ and Residents’ Association. Find out more:...

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aerial income fund

Flatted estates across the Dudley borough are enjoying additional community identified improvements – thanks to the aerial income fund. Blocks receive additional money when they lease out rooftop space for aerial installation to telecommunication companies. The income generated is ploughed back into the block of flats where the equipment is located, allowing residents to commission projects on top of the usual Dudley Council housing services expenditure. Find out whether your local block in one of them:...

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