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News May 3rd 2018

Torus invests £13million in independent living homes for Fingerpost, St Helens

Designed to specifically meet the needs of older people, a new purpose built development in Fingerpost in St Helens, promises to increase the affordable housing…

News May 3rd 2018

Redevelopment of former restaurant site will increase housing choice for older people in Warrington

Construction of an £11million development for independent living on the site of the former Bayleaf Restaurant, in Padgate, Warrington, is now underway. The latest state-of-the-art…

News March 16th 2018

Torus plans to boost provision of homes for older people

Torus has received planning permission for extra care housing in St Helens, at the junction of Atlas Street and Standish Street, include 109 one bedroom and…

News February 19th 2018

New homes at Harrison Square unveiled

A little under a year since work began on the regeneration of Harrison Square, the first new homes are ready to move into. The redevelopment…

News December 19th 2017

Torus donates £4,000 to local Foodbanks this Christmas

Torus has made a £2,000 donation to the St Helens and Warrington Foodbanks to support them this Christmas. The Foodbanks are part of a nationwide…

News November 9th 2017

Torus achieves Van Excellence accreditation

Torus, has achieved the Freight Transport Association’s coveted Van Excellence operator accreditation. The Van Excellence scheme, which has more than 120 accredited organisations, promotes the…

News November 8th 2017

Creating opportunities for local builders

Small and medium sized contractors are being offered the opportunity to win work building new homes and other specialist works for Torus housing group which…

News November 8th 2017

Poppy Day tributes at Heald Farm Court

A group of friends from Helena Homes, Heald Farm Court extra care scheme in Newton have created 700 poppies to pay tribute to those who…

News October 27th 2017

Work experience leads to jobs

Two Warrington women have landed jobs on a new housing development after completing work experience with Northwest construction group, Cruden. The work experience was organised…

News October 13th 2017

Torus group beats tough opposition to be crowned housing association of the year

Torus is delighted to have been awarded Housing Association of the year at the National Energy Efficiency and Healthy Homes Awards 2017. Judges said: “(There…

News October 9th 2017

Helena broadens housing offer for older people

Torus group housing association, Helena Partnerships, has recently bought 7 sheltered housing schemes in St Helens and West Lancashire. The acquisition is part of a…

News October 2nd 2017

Torus Strengthens Fire Safety Governance in Partnership with Lancashire Fire and Rescue

Torus celebrates new partnership with Lancashire Fire and Rescue (LFRS) to strengthen its governance around fire safety for its tenants and staff. Torus has joined…

News July 12th 2017

Giving Torus customers a stronger voice together

Helena and GGHT’s new Community Consultative Forum (CCF) launched their first planning session with the promise that Torus customers will have a “stronger voice together”….

News June 1st 2017

Award winning technology from Torus group will reduce tenants’ energy bills

Torus and Wigan-based ground source heating specialists, Ground Heat, beat off stiff competition to win a coveted award for innovation at the British Renewable Energy…

News March 23rd 2017

Housing group opens the door to affordable homeownership in Latchford

Housing group, Torus, is giving home buyers an opportunity to snap up a spacious two or three bedroom home in Warrington through their affordable shared…

News March 15th 2017

Regeneration of Harrison Square, Warrington under way

Plans to transform Harrison Square have become a reality this week as Torus housing group began the construction of new homes and retail units. The…

News February 23rd 2017

Affordable home ownership comes to Northwich

North West housing group, Torus, is giving local home buyers with their eyes on the village of Davenham an opportunity to snap up a spacious…

News January 13th 2017

Torus housing group to build more than 1,600 new homes in North West

North West housing group, Torus, a partnership between Helena Partnerships and Golden Gates Housing Trust, has today unveiled ambitious plans to build more than 1,600…

News October 25th 2016

Torus appoints new housing and financial management system supplier

Following a procurement and tendering process that began in 2015, North West housing group, Torus is pleased to announce that Aareon QL has won the…

Blog April 11th 2016

Social housing can do commercial

As the latest member of the Torus team, I wanted to take the opportunity to introduce myself and provide a brief insight into my role….