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TLD SEPTEMBER 2021 2

Move it or lose it

Clutter and rubbish left in communal areas can block escape routes, hinder the work of the emergency services and potentially cost lives. So please don’t leave personal belongings such as buggies, bikes or furniture in walkways, stairwells or entrances. We will sticker and remove any items left unlawfully, and you will have to pay a fee to recover your item. You can leave bulky items next to the bin area but please ensure they do not block access to the bins or the fire exits.

As well as keeping communal areas clear, it’s also essential that fire doors are kept closed all the time so please don’t wedge or prop them open. If you spot a door that isn’t closing properly, or anything that needs fixing such as a broken window or light please report it.

Literary deliveries

Do you love reading, but find it hard to visit the library to borrow books? If health reasons or a disability mean you spend a lot of your time at home, you can sign up for our FREE home library delivery service. We will drop books to your front door and collect them when you’ve finished. The deliveries are all made on e-bikes, which makes the service kinder to the environment as well as being a convenient, hassle free way to borrow and return library books. To find out more or sign up for the service please email, call 023 8091 5605 or look online.

Harefield community fun days

Lots of residents in Harefield joined us for two successful pop-up Junior Neighbourhood Warden events earlier this summer which were run jointly with SO18 Big Local at Wavell Road and Vanguard Road. Keep up to date with future Junior Neighbourhood Warden community activities by liking our Facebook page and visiting our website.

Have your say about the future of Southampton sports centre

View the online proposals and submit your feedback on the draft masterplan of improvements for Southampton’s Outdoor Sports Centre. You can take part in the consultation and submit your feedback online or you can request hard copies of the documents at your local library. The online consultation will run until 31 October 2021.

Feature News

ASB Neighbour Nuisance 871X581

How to deal with nuisance neighbours

Everyone needs good neighbours, but unfortunately not everyone is lucky enough to have them. If your life is being made a misery because of the way someone in your community is behaving, then read our guide for useful tips on how to deal with the situation.

Bizzie Bees Garden 871X581

Creating a buzz at Leaside Way

There’s a real buzz about the new tenants who have moved into Leaside Lodge in Swaythling. The new ‘property’ is in fact a bug house and it takes pride of place in the community garden at Leaside Way

RTB Housing Fraud 871X581

Housing cheat loses home

Another housing cheat in Southampton has lost their council home after being found guilty of housing fraud. He’s the latest crook to be caught following a successful investigation by our specialist Tenancy Fraud Team

Text Repair 871X581

New texting reminder service for repairs

We recently made some changes to the repairs service to make it even more convenient for you to book and receive repairs in your home

Switch And Save 871X581

Now’s the time to switch and save!

From 1 October 2021, energy prices are going up, but you can avoid expensive bills by shopping around and switching to another supplier and a cheaper tariff

We Need You 871X581

We need you!

Tenants’ Link is YOUR monthly newsletter, so we need YOU to give us important feedback. We want to know what you enjoy reading about and how we could improve your experience of Tenants’ Link

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