Archive: Residents

Our new ‘Diolch’ recognition initiative is now open to our communities

Written by / 16th May, 2022 / Residents

Community Diolch: Nominate a neighbour

We are thrilled to share the news that we will be expanding our successful ‘Diolch’ recognition initiative into our communities across South-east Wales. This means that Melin residents will now be able to nominate their Melin neighbours for a Diolch reward as a way of saying thank you for making their community a better place.

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Written by / 6th May, 2022 / Residents, Staff

Mental Health Awareness Week

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and we caught up with Julie, Chair of our Board who has kindly shared her mental health journey.

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Service charges review – resident consultation feedback

Written by / 5th May, 2022 / Residents

Illustration of some houses

Last year, we consulted our residents on how we could ensure that the cost of rent is affordable for all of our residents. Here we share the outcome of this consultation – including the views of our residents and the actions Melin has taken in response.

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Homes for Ukraine

Written by / 14th April, 2022 / Residents

An illustration of some houses with one painted in the colours of the Ukraine flag

Like many other housing associations, we already provide housing and support for refugees from other parts of the world, and we are ready to help again. We are working with our local authority partners about the support we can offer as a housing association.

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Garndiffaith Community comes together to begin Platinum Jubilee celebrations

Written by / 1st April, 2022 / Residents

Communities Team Officer Helen Seymour helping two children plant a new tree with other residents in the background.

On Thursday 31 March, the volunteers of Garndiffaith Millennium Hall in Torfaen launched their season of celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Working with local schools, the community held a tree planting ceremony in the grounds of the Millennium Hall, with two new blossom trees funded by Melin’s Communities Team.

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