News

The latest news and information from LJHA
Date : May 20, 2022

Opening of Cherry Tree House and Hillside

On Tuesday 10th May, Board members, staff, members of the Resident Consultative Group, contractors and partners were invited to a ‘soft opening’ of the our two new apartment blocks, Cherry Tree House and Hillside. At the event, Jayne Wynick, Chair of the LJHA Board, and Mark Grandfield, Chief Executive, praised everyone whose hard work over […]

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Date : April 12, 2022

Inaugural LJHA Shabbat takes place

The United Hebrew Congregation hosted the first Leeds Jewish Housing Association Sabbath Service on 9th April. The service also honoured the Brodetsky Early Years team. As part of the service, which was attended by various staff and Board members, Jayne Wynick, Chair of the LJHA Board, delivered an informative and inspiring speech. She kindly recorded […]

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Date : December 01, 2021

Brochures for new Sheltered & General Needs Blocks Now Available

Leeds Jewish Housing Association have now published their brochures for the new sheltered and general needs blocks, due to open in Spring 2022. Cherry Tree House is our sheltered scheme for over 55s. Cherry Tree House contains 51, one and two-bedroom self-contained apartments, complete with fitted kitchens and accessible bathrooms. Hillside is an apartment block […]

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Date : October 25, 2021

LJHA Annual Report 2020-21 Published

Leeds Jewish Housing Association have launched their Annual Report for the year 2020-21. The report reflects upon a year dominated by the Covid-19 pandemic, and the challenges and opportunities faced by LJHA as we provided support and advice to sheltered and general needs residents. LJHA Chief Executive, Mark Grandfield, said “Throughout the year we saw […]

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Date : September 13, 2021

Make a House a Home Mezuzah Campaign Launched

Leeds Jewish Housing Association have launched our Make a House a Home mezuzah campaign. As our residents approach their new apartment for the first time, the sight of a mezuzah on their front door can make them immediately feel safe and secure. The mezuzah will allow them to feel a part of community, a community […]

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Date : September 02, 2021

Film shows LJHA as Covid-19 Community Champions

Thanks to funding from Leeds City Council’s Covid-19 Community Champions Programme, and Simon Marcus from Addictive Media, LJHA have made a short film reflecting on experiences of residents, relatives and staff over the last 18 months. As we hopefully start to return to some sense of normality, we wanted to produce a video, reflecting upon […]

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Date : August 12, 2021

Re-opening of Queenshill Synagogue

We are delighted to tell you that the Queenshill Shul is planning to re-open again with an initial service on Shabbat 14th August. What is being termed a ‘test’ service follows detailed discussions with the Leeds Jewish Welfare Board, and the creation of a risk assessment. This means that there may be some small things […]

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Date : December 22, 2020

Thank You to LJHA’s Unsung Heroes and Heroines

As 2020 comes to a close, ENGIE Ltd, together with Leeds Jewish Housing Association, have been celebrating the inspirational work of residents who have made a contribution to the community during Covid-19. ENGIE, who are currently working with LJHA on the Queenshill Development, were keen to recognise those individuals who have gone the extra mile […]

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Date : December 21, 2020

Resident Poem – Love is in the Air

Monica Cooper, one of our sheltered housing residents, has written this inspirational poem. Called ‘Love is in the Air’. Thank you Monica for taking the time to write this and for offering hope and love!   At this time of year we should vibrate love And send it out on the wings of a dove […]

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Date : November 23, 2020

Gardening Tender

LJHA have written to all residents, inviting them for suggestions on potential gardening/landscaping contractors to approach to tender. The tender document can be accessed via this link.    

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Date : July 29, 2020

Tenant Survey

The first phase of the Tenant Satisfaction Survey has been completed and we are awaiting the results. This survey has been conducted in two phases – residents who didn’t complete the survey in September will be asked to complete it in March 2021.

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Date : June 26, 2020

Leeds Jewish Housing Association invite prospective residents to apply

There are a limited number of vacancies for older people to become Leeds Jewish Housing Association (LJHA) residents.  Around half of the association’s 500 existing homes in the north of the city are designed to cater for the needs of those either in or nearing retirement.  Alongside homes solely for rent, several are available to purchase through […]

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Opening of Cherry Tree House and Hillside
May 20, 2022

On Tuesday 10th May, Board members, staff, members of the Resident Consultative Group, contractors... more

Inaugural LJHA Shabbat takes place
April 12, 2022

The United Hebrew Congregation hosted the first Leeds Jewish Housing Association Sabbath Service... more

Brochures for new Sheltered & General Needs Blocks Now Available
December 01, 2021

Leeds Jewish Housing Association have now published their brochures for the new sheltered and... more