News and events

News and events

Learn about the latest from Eastlight and what’s happening in your community.

  • Jun302020

    Welcome to Eastlight Community Homes!

    On 1 July 2020, Greenfields Community Homes and Colne Housing merged to form Eastlight Community Homes. Forming one organisation will…

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  • May282020

    Eastlight Community Homes name approved by shareholders

    As a Community Gateway Association, Greenfields residents are invited to become shareholders and have a say in key decisions. Shareholders…

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  • Apr232020

    Stronger together: Greenfields and Colne merger approved

    Two Essex housing associations are to merge and create a new 12,000 home social landlord on 1 July 2020. The…

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  • Apr222020

    Greenfields shareholder vote on proposed new name

    More than 5,000 Greenfields residents have been sent invitations to take part in a Special General Meeting to vote on…

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  • Apr062020

    Update on Colne merger consultation

    Our resident consultation on our proposed merger with Colne Housing concluded on Sunday, 22 March. Chief Executive Emma Palmer has…

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  • Mar172020
    Greenfields and the Police at event

    Consultation events focus on improving neighbourhoods

    Greenfields Community Housing joined forces with partners to ask residents in Braintree what action they want taken in their neighbourhoods.…

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  • Mar172020

    Coronavirus advice: updated 1 June

    We understand there is a wealth of information and speculation out there about the coronavirus. Our priority is to maintain…

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  • Feb252020
    Group of people at Hope House

    “I am really happy that the money has gone to such a worthwhile cause”

    Thanks to funding from Greenfields Resident Group (GRG) North, a homeless shelter in Braintree was able to install CCTV and…

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  • Feb132020
    Julie Bradd

    “Smoke alarms may have saved my family’s lives”

    A grateful Greenfields resident is urging others to check their smoke alarms after they saved the lives of her family…

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  • Feb102020

    Proposed merger with Colne Housing: have your say!

    Update 23 March, 2020: This consultation period has now closed. Thank you for your feedback. We will be in touch…

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