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Monday 21st October 2019

WISH South West - Autumn Newsletter

Read the latest WISH South West newsletter!


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Tuesday 15th October 2019

Glad rags on for Women In Housing

WISH support the annual WIH Awards Now in its seventh year, the Women In Housing Awards held in Manchester in early October is getting bigger and bigger and was an amazing opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women in the sector from all over the UK.


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Saturday 20th July 2019

Sponsors Spotlight

At WISH we are hugely grateful to our National Sponsors who support us every year and help us to keep delivering a great service to our members.


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Thursday 27th June 2019

WISH South West - Managing the challenges and impact of Universal Credit

In June WISH South West held an event all focusing on managing the challenges and impact of Universal Credit.


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Latest News Archive

WISH South West Spring Newsletter 2019

WISH South West have had a great start to the year delivering a successful Development biased event in February 

WISH South West - Winter Newsletter 2018

WISH South West are excited to be re-launching the region at their event on Wednesday 14th November! 

WISH South West Networking Event

On May 16th WISH South West held a networking event in Horts, Bristol to coincide with the CIH South West conference. 

WISH South West Spring Newsletter

The South West region began 2018 with enthusiasm and a lively board meeting at the offices of Clarke Willmott in Bristol at the end of January.

WISH South West Winter Newsletter

WISH SW have a new Board Member, Faye Galvin, from Merlin Housing who has lots of PR, Social Media and Marketing experience which we are grateful for. Sadly, we say goodbye to two of our longest standing BMs, Dee O’Neill and Wendy Murphy, who are moving on to pastures new. We wish them both well and thank them very much for all of their commitment and hard work over the last years.

WISH South West – Summer News

WISH SW’s first event of early summer was held in Bristol to coincide with the CIH Housing Conference. The venue was the excellent and historic Horts Pub in the city centre and around 30 ladies (plus a few brave men!) came along for lunch and networking. We on the SW committee have already decided to repeat this next year as it was such a success!

WISH SW – Spring Newsletter

WISH SW has continued its run of holding informative and entertaining events. We held a Networking Skills event on March 23rd, kindly hosted by sponsors, Blake Morgan Solicitors in Southampton. WISH SW board members Michelle Thomas and Dee O’Neill provided hints and tips on how to ‘read’ a room when you first walk in so that you can approach individuals or groups of people with ease; explained what a good ‘networking suit’ is and how to follow up on leads to ensure business success.Michelle and Dee both have backgrounds in the male-dominated world of development and construction and have around fifty years of networking experience between them! The event was well attended by women who are both new to the world of social housing and those who were looking to brush up their skills.