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Weekly Customer Engagement Round-up: Sixth Edition

Welcome to our Customer Engagement Round-up!

Each week, we'll gather a variety of opportunities for you to explore, ranging from training and customer surveys to recruitment for customer panels.

The Garden Competition is now live 

Our Garden competition is live, and whether you’ve got a backyard jungle, or a cute balcony display, we want you to enter! 

There are four categories to choose from:

• Individual garden
• Community space
• Floral displays
• Micro garden 

Enter here  - Applications close 17th July 

For inspiration, check out last year's winners for each category here 

Only one entry per household. Maximum of 5 photos. Full rules can be found here.

Good luck to all our green-fingered friends, we’re rooting for you! 

Looking to boost your career? Our Employability workshops start next week.  

This series of three workshops will be led by employment skills experts, and designed to help you unlock your potential. So, if you’d like to gain confidence that’ll help you land a new job or take your next step in your career, register today. 

Session One: CV's, Job Searching and Interview Prep  

Thursday 30th May, 10 am-12pm  

Session Two: Resilience  

Thursday 6th June, 12 pm-2pm  

Session Three: Recognising Your Skills  

Thursday 13th June, 4 pm-6pm 

With only 12 spots available per session, you can choose to attend one, two, or all three sessions based on your needs. Secure your spot today filling out the form at the bottom of this page 

Join our Longleigh Q&A - Facebook Live and Direct next week 

On Thursday, 30th May, from 6-7pm, we’ll be hosting a Facebook Live event on our Facebook page, with Longleigh - a charitable foundation set up to support Stonewater customers.  

You’ll have the chance to hear about the support Longleigh can offer you or someone you know. The Longleigh team will also be on hand to answer your questions.  

If you can’t attend, don’t worry—the event will be recorded so you can watch it back at your convenience.  

Visit Longleigh's website to find out more about Longleigh grants and how to apply here.  

We look forward to seeing you there! 

TPAS are looking for tenants from ethnic minority backgrounds for Focus groups 

Kai Jackson, a social tenant and an associate at TPAS – the Tenant Engagement Experts - is on a mission to make a difference and is undertaking an exciting research project to boost diversity and inclusion in social housing. 

Kai is looking for people, particularly from ethnic minority backgrounds, to take part in online Focus Groups.  

These will be relaxed and informal and will explore in more detail the participation of tenants from ethnic minority backgrounds in their landlord’s influencing structures.  

This is a fantastic opportunity to have your voice heard. 

The dates and timings for the sessions: 

Tues 18th June 10.30am – 12.00pm 

Weds 19th June 1.00pm – 2.30pm 

Thurs 20th June 5.30pm - 7.00pm 

Don’t miss out on being part of groundbreaking research – spaces are limited so to book your spot, simply click on the link for the best date that works for you. 


Stay tuned for our next round-up, where we'll bring you more in-house and national engagement opportunities. In the meantime, take a look at our customer engagement guide. Created based on your feedback, it's packed with ways for you to shape Stonewater's services. If any of the opportunities grab your attention – get in touch on the form at the bottom of the page. 

If someone in your home needs help getting online or wants to brush up on their IT skills, we partner with We Are Group to offer remote sessions tailored to your online needs, completely free of charge. Find out how to get started here.