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4th January 2018

DWP has invested £3.5m in the last twelve months creating over 50 new affordable homes to help address the local housing need

In the next year it estimates that it will invest a further £2m to develop more units of accommodation including houses and flats as well as retail units for local businesses….

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19th December 2017

DWP Housing Partnership helps spread joy to families with cancer

DWP are one of the latest local firms to become a ‘Secret Santa’ for families facing cancer this Christmas….

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17th October 2017

Big Boost For Boscombe Business

A row of retail units in Boscombe built by DWP Housing Partnership is now completely occupied – and boosting the local economy….

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5th May 2017

The changing face of Boscombe

An entire street block in Boscombe that was torn down and rebuilt has been officially opened. The vast new building on Christchurch Road contains 51 flats for the over-50s and seven shops….

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2nd December 2016

You’re Hired

We have taken on seven apprentices this academic year – more than ever before. They are all on day-release or at night school studying for qualifications in plumbing, electrical installation, plastering and carpentry…..

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12th October 2016

Plucky pedalers rise to challenge

A challenge laid down by Poole Pirates’ speedway boss Matt Ford led to £14,000 being raised for Julia’s House, the Dorset and Wiltshire children’s hospice charity. Steve Wells from DWP Housing Partnership accepted the challenge….

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22nd July 2016

Raising Funds for Kevin’s Family

Staff at Dorset’s biggest private landlord have been raising money for the family of a colleague who passed away – allowing them to go on a dream holiday.

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30th June 2016

Universal Credit is Leading to Evictions

The Universal Credit (UC) system that replaced six means-tested benefits and tax credits is causing people to be unnecessarily evicted, according to Dorset’s biggest private landlord.

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13th May 2016

If it’s Old, it’s Sold

A business selling authentic vintage items has celebrated its second anniversary, proving that there is profit in nostalgia.

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14th March 2016

HMOs Remodelled to Meet New Demand

Dorset’s biggest private landlord has turned another of its ‘houses of multiple occupancy’ (HMOs) into self-contained flats as it continues to remodel its housing stock to meet local need.

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