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You may find the following websites useful. Please remember that Wulvern has no responsibility or control over the content of these sites. If you have any complaints or comments about linked sites, please direct them to the site controller/owner, and not to Wulvern.

If you have any ideas for other useful links, please let us know by emailing voicebox@wulvernhousing.org.uk.


With local businesses, jobs, cars for sale, houses for sale, community events and news Activ Crewe offers everything you need in and around Crewe.

Age Concern

Anchor Staying Put and Safe As Houses Project

Anchor Staying Put carry out repairs and adaptations for the private sector. Working with Community Occupational Therapists they carry out major adaptations to help people with mobility and health difficulties to stay in their own homes. They also have a Home Safety and Small Repairs service which carries out home safety checks and small repairs. Anchor also carry out grant work and help clients to access finance for building work from other sources when possible.

Central Government

Most government departments can be accessed via this address, as well as councils, Housing Associations and other national organisations.

Chartered Institute of Housing

This site gives information about the CIH and its views on housing issues.

Cheshire East

Cheshire Police

Lots of useful information on topics including Crimestoppers, street safety, hate crime and home safety including Homewatch.

Cheshire Victim Support

Citizens Advice Bureau

Detailed advice and information on your rights.

Cheshire East Citizens Advice Bureau


Confidential advice, support and information for 13-19 year olds.

The Crewe and Nantwich Talking Newspaper

The Crewe & Nantwich Talking Newspaper is a group in the local area that can help people who have reading difficulties. The Crewe and Nantwich Talking Newspaper has been developed for the Visually Impaired.

Crewe YMCA

Providing single persons' accommodation and training.

Deafness Support Network

Exchange Online

Online forum for people wishing to exchange their council or Housing Association home.


The ExtraCare Charitable Trust is a UK charity which offers retirement housing for older people.


For information about drugs:www.talktofrank.com


Software for UK grant seekers, including "Apply Yourselves", a software program that helps to write a grant application. This program is free and can be downloaded from the Funder Finder site.

Grants Online

Information on financial resources and other assistance available to help support the development and regeneration of local economies and communities.

Gresty Community Group

A friendly Community Group based in the Alexandra Ward of Crewe, Cheshire.

Help the Aged

H.O.M.E.S (Housing Mobility and Exchange Service)

Homes and Communities Agency

Housing Options

Housing advisory service for people with learning disabilities, and those who work with them.

Independent Housing Ombudsman

Deals with disputes between landlords and tenants

Inside Housing magazine

International Union of Tenants

Information on membership, conferences, news etc., and interesting world-wide housing and tenure statistics.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Mediation UK

Helps to deal with conflict and anti-social behaviour

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust

National Council for Voluntary Organisations

Covers nearly everything you would need to know about the voluntary sector. 

National Housing Federation

Has a web site which includes a breakdown of housing statistics for every area of England as well as information on waiting lists, empty homes, homelessness acceptances, etc. It tries to keep up to date with analysis of recent government policy that is relevant to its members.

Neighbourhood Statistics

Website from the Office of National Statistics that uses the 2001 census to provide people living in England and Wales with detailed statistics about their postcode area. Statistics available include crime, health, housing and population.

New Start magazine

The magazine about community regeneration and social renewal

North West Tourist Board

Priority Estates Project (PEP)

PEP is a national, not-for-profit company working with statutory and voluntary agencies and local communities, to improve services and make sure they meet the needs of local people.

Property People

Weekly housing magazine.


Guidance, practice standards and examples of innovation in tackling neighbourhood racial harassment and racist attacks.

Reaseheath College


Information, support and advice for people with sight problems.


Online housing information service which has advice on a wide range of housing issues, including renting a property from a council or housing association.

South Cheshire College

Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS)

Tenant Services Authority

The Tenant Services Authority, are the new regulator for affordable housing. They look to raise the standard of services for tenants.Information on tenant participation for social housing tenants and landlords in England

Telephone Directory Enquiries

This is Cheshire

Up My Street neighbourhood guide

Wrenbury Village website

Young People Now magazine

For anyone working with young people

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