People First Fest 2019

  On Friday 18th October, we held our first ever People First Fest – a day to reflect on the ways in which we work in our communities, and to celebrate the efforts of our colleagues. The day focused on the launch of the new we are aspire Corporate Strategy Guide, which outlines our pledge … Continued

Family Fun Day

As we approach the end of another fantastic year at we are aspire, we felt that it would be nice to thank our hard-working colleagues with a day of festivities. So, on Saturday 21st September, we fenced off a section of the Brampton Park in Newcastle and hosted a Family Fun Day especially for our … Continued

Tribute to former Aspire Housing Chair

  An art installation has been unveiled on Whitmore Roundabout, Newcastle, in recognition of a former Chair of Aspire Housing, who sadly died last year. The metal cycling sculpture, featuring six cyclists in motion, was inspired by the late Brian Tomkins, former Newcastle Borough Councillor, Chair of Aspire Housing and member of Newcastle Triathlon Club. … Continued

Aspire’s Money Advice team wins national award

  Aspire Housing’s Money Advice team has scooped a national award win at a leading industry awards ceremony. The team took home the prize for Debt Team of the Year at this year’s Money Advice Awards, which was hosted by the Institute of Money Advisers (IMA) in Manchester. The award recognises Aspire Housing’s commitment to … Continued

Finding special people – Anglo Dutch Directors Club

Sustainability Dutch housing executives taking part in a study visit to Staffordshire met young people whose lives and prospects are being transformed by the vocational and life-skills training provided by PM Training. Part of  we are aspire, the Newcastle-under-Lyme based social enterprise helps around 2,500 people each year to prepare for and find work. In … Continued