The gateway to Stockland Green

A busy gateway to one of Erdington’s key districts has been given a revamp thanks to a community effort, including youngsters from a nearby primary school.
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Get on Board – elections to the board of Castle Vale Community Housing!

Would you like to take a place on the Board of Castle Vale Community Housing? This is your opportunity to be a community member and have a direct say in how your neighbourhood is run.  
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Google bus comes to Castle Vale Stadium

On Wednesday 6th June, Castle Vale Stadium was excited to welcome the Google Digital Garage Bus to the estate.
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Simon Wilson appointed as new CEO of The Pioneer Group

Birmingham, UK, April 2018. The Pioneer group has announced the appointment of Simon Wilson as their new CEO. Simon, currently Housing and Customer Services Director at Castle Vale Community Housing (CVCH), will assume responsibilities on 25th May and will succeed Peter Richmond who is moving to take up the Chief Executive role at Bournville Village Trust.
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Clarity Procurement appointed to implement Procurement Strategy

We are delighted to announce our appointment by the Pioneer Housing and Community Group to develop and implement their Procurement Strategy. Pioneer owns and manages approximately 2,500 homes in Castle Vale and surrounding areas within Birmingham.
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Introducing Alan Crawford – our new Head of Neighbourhood Fundraising

Alan will take forward, for us and our Castle Vale third sector partners, the Endowment Trust Fund (ETF) legacy project over the next three years.
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Residents and SGOHT Get Their “Hands Dirty” in Community Clean-up

When residents in Stockland Green grew fed up with the eyesore and nuisance created by illegal dumping in an alleyway between George Road and Neville Road, rather than bemoan the injustice of illegal fly tipping, they rolled up their sleeves and literally got their hands dirty.
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Falcon Lodge creates vision of future

The community in Falcon Lodge came together for an afternoon of discussion about the future of the estate on Friday 12 January. In the first Community Conference in the area, residents, Councillors and representatives from key agencies (including BCC Housing, BMET college, YMCA, local schools, the Youth service, Sutton Coldfield Children’s Centre, MUBU, Job Centre Plus, local […]
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Wates Living Space Repairs and Voids Maintenance Services Contract – Update 3

Dear residents and colleagues I write further to my last update and to confirm that The Pioneer Group is now in contract with L Daniels Property Maintenance Services Limited (LDPML) for the provision of responsive and voids maintenance services. The contract will go live at 5.00pm on Friday, 5 January 2018. WLSL will continue to […]
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New repairs Contractor for the Pioneer Group in the New Year

We are pleased to announce that L Daniels Property Maintenance Ltd have been appointed as the new repairs and maintenance services to deliver a 2 year contract for Pioneer customers from January 2018 . This includes repairs for customers who live in our homes managed by any of our partner organisations, CVCH, SGOHT and Pioneer Places […]
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The Pioneer Group are leading the YPP East Locality Delivery

Youth Promise Plus is a Birmingham and Solihull Employment Pathway Project supported by the European Social Fund and Youth Employment Initiative. The Pioneer Group are leading the YPP East Locality Delivery, working with a consortium of organisations to support nearly 3000 young people aged 15-29 who are not in employment, education or training aiming to […]
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Tenants Content Scheme

Below you can find information regarding your policy which you may have taken out during the sign-up process. Once you have completed the interactive application form, please send it to: datamanagement@ryandirectgroup.co.uk Policy document Interactive application form Paper based application form
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Birmingham City FC Ladies players join local MP to unveil new all-weather pitch

Jack Dromey, MP for Erdington, officially opened Compass Support’s state-of-the-art new all-weather pitch in Birmingham recently (Friday 27 October), thanks to a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. Birmingham City Ladies FC players Emily Westwood and Emma Follis, who have both represented England, were also in attendance. 
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Cyclical Painting Programme 2017-2020

The link below will open up a PDF document of our most current Cyclical Painting Programme Schedule. Cyclical-Painting-Programme-2017-2020
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Fact Sheet and Important Fire Safety Message

You will be aware of the tragic fire that took place at Grenfell Tower, a London high rise this week. Whilst there are on-going investigations into this incident, it is important we remind all residents living in tower blocks of our fire safety message and offer reassurance as to how important your safety is to […]
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Hate Crime Reporting Online

All hate crimes and incidents should be reported. By reporting incidents, you will enable the police, local councils, housing associations etc to build up patterns of behaviour locally, and highlight areas of concern within your community. But more importantly, you can get the support you may need and help ensure that offenders are brought to […]
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Scrutiny Panel – reviewing your services!

The Scrutiny Panel is a chance for tenants to review the performance of our contractors for the Repairs, Gas, Cleaning and Landscaping services. The Panel meet four times a year to question CVCH staff and the contractors themselves over two meetings. If you would like to get involved, please contact Laura Hallet on 0121 748 […]
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CVCH Major Works Programme

The renewal schedules are based on the original schedule of regeneration of the estate – so the properties which were completed first last time round will be in the early stages of the schedule this time, to ensure that the oldest elements are replaced or refurbished first. You can find the schedule for the Kitchen […]
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