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Chantelle Dann

Phoenix resident Chantelle Dann lives in Downham with her 12-year-old son. Chantelle became the new Construction Technician at YouthBuild, a Leadership and Construction skills training programme.

I received a YouthBuild flyer in the post when I was 29, and I was surprised...

Emma Thirkill Kirk

Phoenix resident Emma Thirkill Kirk lives in Downham with her husband and two children. Emma is a freelance illustrator and designer who recently took on a muralism project in her area as part of the Lewisham School of Muralism and with help from fellow Phoenix residents. Emma explains...

Samantha Benton

Samantha Benton has been a Phoenix resident for three years and shares how she took control of a challenging time by seeking advice through the Phoenix Financial Wellbeing service.  

My circumstances a few years ago were very different to how they are now. I was made...

Lia Green

Lia Green has been a Phoenix resident from the very start and recently joined the Phoenix Building Safety Programme Board as a Tenant Member. Lia shares why she decided to apply as a Tenant Member on the Building Safety Programme Board and what it involves.  

I’ve always...

Denise Fowler

Phoenix Community Housing are pleased to introduce our new Chief Executive, Denise Fowler. We caught up with Denise to find out more about her. 

I’m beyond delighted to be joining Phoenix as your new Chief Executive. When the role was advertised I knew I had to go for it...

Monique Chang

Phoenix resident, Monique Chang, recently joined the TPAS Health and Safety Week panel to educate others on the importance of involving residents in matters of health and safety. Monique encourages everyone to familiarise themselves with the safety procedures for their home and to always...

Carmen Simpson

Phoenix resident and previous Vice Chair of the Board, Carmen Simpson, has recently stepped as Chair and has taken the time to reflect on her next steps with Phoenix.

I have worked in social housing for over 25 years. My last job was as a Resident Engagement Officer for...

Sharon O'Connor

Sharon is a Phoenix leaseholder and has been our Energy Champion since November 2017. Sharon explains how you can navigate the rise in energy prices.

Price rises are worrying, however, there are things you can do to minimise the effect, besides reducing the amount of...

Hilary Newton

Hilary Newton has been a Phoenix resident since we formed in 2007 and has lived in Bellingham for over 26 years. In December 2020, Hilary was made redundant from her job and discovered the support available through Phoenix after reporting a leak in her roof.  

December...

Sharon O'Connor

Sharon is a Phoenix leaseholder and has been providing energy advice remotely during the pandemic. Sharon shares her tips to keep cool during the hot weather, without increasing your energy bills!

My last article was about keeping the warmth in and this one is about...

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