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Our guide to shared ownership

by The Keelman Homes Team & filed under Help to Buy, Latest news, Owning your home, Shared ownership

How does shared ownership work? Basically if you can’t afford to buy a home outright, you could initially buy between 25% and 75% of one of our new homes and pay rent on its remaining share. Buyers are expected to buy the biggest share in the home that they can afford. You can then opt… Read the full article →

Double housing awards joy for Gateshead

by tac & filed under Awards, Gateshead Council, Keelman Homes, Kibblesworth, Latest news, The Gateshead Housing Company

A £14m major revamp of a village in the south of Gateshead has carried off a pair of awards for the new homes local families are now living in. The building of almost 150 new family homes to replace outdated 1940s prefabs in Kibblesworth, has picked up two prestigious housing awards in the space of… Read the full article →

Kibblesworth kids come to play

by tac & filed under Gateshead Council, Keelman Homes, Kibblesworth, Kibblesworth art and play, The Gateshead Housing Company

Gateshead youngsters can keep fit the fun way thanks to new play equipment. Children living in Kibblesworth can now make the most of newly installed play apparatus, designed to test their agility and endurance. Members of Kibblesworth’s Youth Club worked with registered charity Tyne & Wear Play Association, The Gateshead Housing Company and Gateshead Council to develop… Read the full article →

Fair play at Kibblesworth family fun day

by tac & filed under Community involvement, Keelman Homes, Kibblesworth, The Gateshead Housing Company

Residents of a south Gateshead estate recently took part in a free family fun day. Kibblesworth’s Autumn Fair at the village’s Millennium Centre, attracted more than 200 residents and was officially opened by the Deputy Mayor of Gateshead, Councillor Jack Graham MBE. Families took advantage of a bouncy castle, fairground ride, face painting, jewellery making sessions, martial arts demonstrations, health checks, live music and more, all… Read the full article →

Mosaic pieces together Kibblesworth’s colourful history

by tac & filed under Community involvement, Gateshead Council, Keelman Homes, Kibblesworth, The Gateshead Housing Company

The history of Kibblesworth has been colourfully depicted through a series of mosaics, created from a community art project supported by the housing company and local councillors. The eight panels each feature an element of the village’s heritage – from coal mining to the recently-built Millennium Centre. Pupils from Kibblesworth Primary School, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, helped create the mosaics with the school now displaying the finished mosaics. Work began back in October,… Read the full article →