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News 2014

Chief Executive to leave Paradigm

Paradigm Housing Group today, December 15, 2014, announced that its Chief Executive, Alison Hadden, has…

Have you got chemistry?

The Prince’s Trust and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) are offering training in January 2015 for unemployed young…

Want cheaper bills?

With the cold weather well and truly here, now is the perfect time for you to look at switching energy…

Merger talks called off

Merger talks between Paradigm and Aldwyck Housing Group have been called off. Aldwyck announced yesterday…

Paradigm supports gas safety campaign

Paradigm is supporting a national campaign aimed at giving housing associations more powers to carry out…

Lea Bridge gets a makeover

Residents at Lea Bridge in East London have said a big thank you to 20 volunteers from local construction…

Get into railway customer service

The Prince’s Trust and Govia Thameslink Railway are offering a free four-week course which gives you work…

Fire kills – test your smoke alarm

When you change your clocks this weekend on October 26, test your smoke alarms too. Last year, more than 200…

Save on energy bills

Big Energy Saving Week has started and has kicked off with drop-in sessions for residents to find out how…

Jack’s delight as he is awarded Russian medal

Proud Paradigm resident Jack Plumridge was delighted to be awarded a medal by the Russian Embassy for his…

Paradigm residents help to develop online guide

A ground-breaking partnership between Paradigm Housing Group and NHBC has seen the development of an…

Paradigm kits out sports project

A youth sports project has been able to expand and buy new equipment and sports kits thanks to the Paradigm…

Helping Paradigm residents get online

Our Get Online with Paradigm courses have helped residents shop around for their energy and connect with…

Did you know? Digital facts

More than seven million people in the UK have never used the internet and more than 11 million lack basic…

Need help getting online?

Events to mark Get Online Week 2014 are taking place at libraries and community meeting places across the…

Charities get funded

Paradigm Foundation has given grants totalling £5,000 to a charity and a voluntary community group who go out…

New Garden City launched

A superb new village was launched to potential new homeowners and occupiers in West Drayton on Saturday,…

Mayor and cakes for Macmillan

The Mayoress of Hillingdon, Councillor Catherine Dann, joined residents at Jameston Lodge for a special…

Fire door safety week

This week is Fire Door Safety Week (September 15-21) and Paradigm Housing’s health and safety manager, Peter…

Small Steps, bigger strides

The Foyer's Small Steps scheme, which supports young struggling parents, will now provide outreach help to…

Trustee needed to make a difference

The Paradigm Foundation is looking for an additional trustee to join the trust and help make a difference to…

Timmy the Panda finds a new home

Timmy the Panda has found a new home after two-year-old Callum guessed the toy's name during the Asheridge…

Play day fun

Children and parents learnt the importance of play during a community event held at The Foyer earlier this…

Communal Cleaning

The new cleaning contractor, Ocean, started on 1st July 2014 and, as some residents have experienced, the…

Litter pick success

A team of Paradigm volunteers joined a two-hour litter pick in Chesham organised by the Asheridge Vale &…

Lindsay celebrates 25 years at Paradigm

Congratulations to Lindsay Oakes who has clocked up 25 years working at Paradigm Lindsay, who joined shortly…

Get online with Paradigm

Do you know your hashtags from your hyperlinks? What about your Google from your gigabytes? If this all means…

Merger talks for Aldwyck and Paradigm

Aldwyck Housing Group and Paradigm Housing Group can confirm that they are currently at the early stage of…

Summer holiday fun for families

A free event for families will be held at the Welwyn Hatfield Foyer on August 6 as part of National Playday.…

New cleaning contract to deliver improved service

Customers will be getting a better cleaning service as we welcome Ocean Integrated Services into the Paradigm…

Counselling service delight at Foundation grant

Life-changing counselling services will be available to more people across the Wycombe district thanks to…

Grounds Maintenance Update

Our new Grounds Maintenance contract with John O'Conner started in April 2014 and we are already seeing the…

Road victims charity gets £5,000 boost from Paradigm Foundation

A charity that supports people affected by fatal road traffic accidents across three counties has received a…

Foundation offers help to unemployed

Are you living in the Watford area, unemployed and looking to get back into work or training? A new project…

Boost for gardening project

The healing nature of gardening will be used to help people in Bucks with mental health issues thanks to a…

Henry's a Hero!

While most eight-year-old boys are free to kick a ball around, or play computer games without a care in the…

Families celebrate Foundation grant

Families with autistic children are celebrating after a support group that organises social activities was…

Kelly's delight at new home

Mum-of-three Kelly Wright says moving in to her new Paradigm Housing three-bedroom home in Broxbourne was…

Paradigm tops housing survey

Paradigm Housing Group was the fastest growing large housing association in 2012/13 adding almost 7% to its…

Buckinghamshire Business Awards

We were proud to attend the Buckinghamshire Business Awards as finalists in the Apprentice Employment and…

Prince's Trust - The Team programme

Are you aged 16-25, living in Hertfordshire and looking for work? You may be eligible to join a free course…

Job opportunities for Hillingdon residents

Are you living in the Hillingdon area and looking to get a foot on the career ladder? Would you like to train…

Revamped website highlights shared ownership homes

Do you dream of owning your own home but think you can't afford it? Take a look at our newly revamped…

Youngsters in Chesham skated in to action

A new skate park in Chesham that was part-funded by the Paradigm Foundation has been unveiled. The park,…

Luton development recognised as being one of the best

A brand new affordable housing development in Lewsey has been recognised as being one of the best in the UK.…

Top 50 Affordable Housing list for Hackney development

A brand new affordable housing development on Seven Sisters Road has been recognised as being one of the best…

Paradigm signs new ground maintenance contract

A new grounds maintenance contract that will make savings of around £800,000 has been agreed between Paradigm…

School children thank Paradigm for building new shed

Children at a Chesham Primary School showed their appreciation for the work done by staff from Paradigm who…

Paradigm Foundation rolls out the blue carpet

Visitors to the Little Chalfont Community Library have been casting their eyes over a brand new blue carpet…

Steve Schollar appointed by Paradigm Housing Group

Steve Schollar has been appointed to the newly created role of Leasehold Services Manager at Paradigm Housing…

Training and education providers are sought in Watford and Three Rivers

The Paradigm Foundation is looking to launch a pilot training and work programme for its residents in Watford…

£35,000 grant from Paradigm Foundation helps former homeless parents

A vital service for former young homeless parents in Hatfield has been given a life-line after it received a…

Paradigm Foundation supports the Space project in Hatfield

A project in Hatfield that gives local people access to information and advice, foodbank vouchers and a…

Street dancing funding from the Foundation

Youngsters in the Chilterns will get the chance to learn street dance in a brand new purpose build sports and…

Job club proves its worth

A job club for Paradigm Housing Group residents at Lea Bridge House is proving its worth with more and more…

Paradigm increases stock numbers

St Annes Court in High Wycombe
An additional 40 properties have been added to Paradigm's growing stock levels.

Management training at Paradigm

Manager successfully completes Management Fundamental training
Sixteen managers from across Paradigm have completed a five-day modular management training programme that…

Multi-million pound loan helps Paradigm build homes

Andrew Main
An additional 594 new affordable homes will be delivered by Paradigm Housing Group following a loan from the…

Residents cook up festive treat in new communal kitchen

Ladies that lunch
A group of Paradigm residents in Iver have been cooking up some festive treats thanks to a new kitchen they…