FCHO 02

19/05/2020
This week the Housing Minister has written a letter to all social housing tenants in England to update them on the steps regarding coronavirus that the government is taking to prepare to reopen society and support social housing tenants to move on with their lives. As your landlord, our priority...

First Choice Homes And Casey Group Team Up To Make A Difference To Local People

13/05/2020
Colleagues from our development partner Casey Group, are helping us make a difference to customers and local people affected by the coronavirus pandemic. After being furloughed from their usual roles, staff are volunteering with us to provide important support to vulnerable people in our borough...

Emma Cafferky On Phone 2

10/05/2020
“I’m really getting to know my lady and I love my conversations with her. When I get off the phone my cheeks are aching from smiling so much – it’s just wonderful,” says Emma Cafferky, our Stronger Communities Manager, talking about her role as a befriender for Age UK Oldham. Emma is one of a...

Becky And Jack

07/05/2020
An unlikely friendship between First Choice Homes Oldham’s (FCHO) Becky and 94-year-old Oldham resident Jack has blossomed during the coronavirus outbreak. The pair, who chat every day, were acquainted when Becky volunteered to become a ‘befriender’ in the Oldham area with Age UK. The ‘befriender...

VE Day Image To Use

30/04/2020
“My dear friends, this is not victory of a party or of any class. It’s a victory of the great British nation as a whole." “Advance Britannia. Long live the cause of freedom.”Sir Winston Churchill, 8 May 1945 On Friday 8 May 2020, the nation should have been coming together to celebrate the 75th a...

Old Hands

28/04/2020
Our Independence Service does what it says on the tin. Our team of fantastic advisors spend their working week giving support, advice and guidance to customers who need a little bit of help to stay living independently. We help a range of people, including a 73-year-old gentleman who is supported...

For Intranet

28/04/2020
Lots of our colleagues are taking time out from their day jobs to do their bit and make a difference to local people during the coronavirus pandemic. This time we hear from electrician Marc Flynn, from our Property Care team who's been spending time supporting Oldham FoodBank and being part of th...

Dahlia

27/04/2020
Do you know your Hyacinths from your Hydrangeas? Your Busy Lizzies from your Begonias? As we can’t go out at the moment, we know lots of you have been putting your green-fingers to good use in your gardens so we’re joining in with the National Gardening Week fun by holding a customer gardening co...

Latest Update Square

21/04/2020
View all the latest information and answers to your questions about the impact of coronavirus on your tenancy Message from Emma Davison, Customer First Executive Director at First Choice HomesHello everyoneHope yo...

Joint Working News Release Web Image

19/04/2020
We’re proud to be playing a role in helping to keep key public services going through the coronavirus pandemic. A number of customer volunteers and our colleagues have swapped their usual day jobs to help support Oldham Council’s critical frontline services in the borough and ensure that the most...

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