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Chance to make a difference to Chester community

11 February 2021

An opportunity has arisen for a member of the community to join Sanctuary Housing’s Chester and District Committee as an independent member.

The committee monitors the landlord services Sanctuary provides to its 6,500 homes in and around Chester, ensuring they are efficient and effective. It also has an important say on community priorities and how money is invested in the local area.

The committee is made up of two independent members, two local councillors and six Sanctuary residents. Applicants should have an interest in Chester as a place to live and work, housing needs and some commercial awareness, as well as a real desire to make a positive difference to the Chester community.

Ria Burns, Sanctuary’s neighbourhood partnerships manager, said: “We’re committed to listening to our residents and the Chester and District Committee is a really important way for them to share their views and have their say on the services we deliver.

“We’d love to hear from anyone who is passionate about their local community and interested in helping us make a positive difference.”

Committee Members are expected to attend quarterly meetings, currently being held virtually due to the pandemic. The position is unpaid but expenses and full training are provided.

Anyone interested in joining the Chester and District Committee, or who would like to find out more, should email ria.burns@sanctuary-housing.co.uk by 5 March 2021.