Michelle Partington daughter Belbiesh and Six Town Housing staff Steph Brimelow and Jacqui Rutter

Social housing tenants and local residents living on Abbey Close estate attended a Community Action Day run by Six Town Housing on Thursday 30th March, where they were able to access information on housing issues, crime prevention, employment, mental health and more.

STH caretaker Craig Coote working on a new planter STH caretaker Alex Shenton finishing the planter

Six Town Housing, who manage housing stock on behalf of Bury Council, hosted an information trailer with members of Bury Council, Bury College, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and Greater Manchester Police. They also asked local people for their views on what could improve on the estate, cleaned walls and guttering, and installed a new large planting box.

/content/images/page/images/Alan Coop and Kenneth Sewell from the Bury Accomodation Team clearing up

Adam Greenhalgh, Business Manager at Six Town Housing, said, “The event was a way to meet with local people and find out what they see as the urgent issues are on their estate. It also provided us with an opportunity to refer some of the attendees we spoke to on to different services that may help improve their quality of life, such as our Steps To Success employment programme.”


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