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Welcome!

We hope you will find our website a source of useful, interesting, and easy to access information. We are always keen to receive feedback so we can continue to improve its profile.

Vectis Housing Association manages just under 400 properties throughout the Isle of Wight. We are a responsive, resident-focused association providing high quality, general needs, homes and service to match.

Our key messages for our colleagues and service users are:

  • We are the Isle of Wight’s housing association
  • We aim to provide and maintain excellent homes that local households can afford
  • We look to support financial and social independence amongst our current and future tenants
  • We are community-based
  • We are good partners to work with

News

Keats Walk official opening!

VHA are pleased to mark the completion of four new homes at Keats Walk, Bembridge...


Woodland Safari


SEN survey will help build a true picture of needs on the Isle of Wight

If you are a parent or grandparent of a child with additional needs, please take...


Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust - apprenticeships available

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust now have opportunities to train as a woodland...


Hullabaloo

This weekend we took our Down to the Town and New Views artists to set...


Wild About Wight Fossil Walks

What a beautiful weekend for exploring two Island beauty spots with fossil experts from Dinosaur...


Wild About Wight Art Workshop

Our Wild About Wight art workshop this month was focussed specifically on exploring the wildflowers...


VHA Complaints Policy

We are about to undertake a review of our complaints policy and procedure to ensure...


Universal Credit Website

If you are about to move on to Universal Credit, then you may find the...


Wild About Wight's Green Army Continues To Inspire

The Green Army is a nature conservation volunteer group for 16-25 year olds living on...


Down to the Coast Newsletter

Follow the link below to see the latest Down to the Coast newsletter.  http://www.peppercreative.net/.....


Vectis Fruit Tree Deliveries

The Vectis Maintenance and Communities Team enjoyed a day out in the van just before...


Stop Loan Sharks

The Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) are launching a new social media campaign as part...


Sycamore Drive Hedgerow Planting

Last week residents from Vectis's newest housing development came out to help us put the...


Down to the Town Art Workshop

Wild About Wight’s exciting new arts project in association with Quay Arts, got off to...


Wild About Wight - Isle of Wight Zoo Trip

As part of the Heritage Lottery funded Wild About Wight programme we have been able...


Welcome to our new Chair!

Following the standing down of George Hibberd, our long-standing Management Board Chair, we are pleased...


VHA in the news

Following her successful appointment as a full-time member of the Vectis Housing team, the Isle...


Fridge Freezer Recall Following Grenfell Tower fire

The Metropolitan Police have announced that a Hotpoint FF175BP fridge freezer has been identified as...


Acorn Gardens Neighbourhood Day

Unfortunately, due to the bad weather forecast for this afternoon, today's neighbourhood event at Acorn...


New Homes

We were delighted to be able to mark the completion and occupation of our new...


Working Class workshops

We currently have a programme of workshops to provide employment support over three days in...


Walk the Wight 2017

Huge congratulations to the team of young people from the Foyer, including our Green Army volunteers, who...


Green Army member, Will Phillips is off to pastures new

CONGRATULATIONS & Bon Voyage to one of our longest-standing volunteers, award-winning Will Phillips who starts...


Your Outdoor Spaces - Cowes and East Cowes

Vectis staff continued to visit Vectis neighbourhoods last week as part of our Awards for...


Wild About Wight - Mapping the East Wight

As part of Vectis Housing's Heritage Lottery funded Wild About Wight project, the Communities team...


Your Outdoor Spaces

Vectis staff visited two of our neighbourhoods last week as part of our Awards for...


Green Army Win High Sheriff Awards

Young conservation volunteers celebrated in High Sheriff’s Awards for Children & Young People A group...


Goals Course

“Enlightening - great tools to take away to use in your own life. Uplifting!”...


Responsive Repairs Review

Responsive Repairs Review Over the past 12 months we have undertaken a responsive repairs review...


​ New Gas Servicing Contractor

New Gas Servicing Contractor We have recently completed a tender for our Gas Servicing...


Our Planned Maintenance Programme for 2017 to 2018

Our Planned Maintenance Programme for 2017 to 2018 As a part of our ongoing programme...


Easier to Pay Your Rent

From 14th July you will be able to pay your rent online 24/7.   You...


Family debt on the IoW highest in the SE

New report from the Childrens' Society indicates that families on the IoW are struggling with...


Start the New Year with better money management

Christmas is always a difficult time to balance what you have coming in with all...


Made of Money - managing your finances

We are working with Southern Housing Group and Spectrum to support residents who are finding...


Browsealoud

We are currently trialing the Browsealoud app on our website.  This is a very flexible...


Opportunity to join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission aims to make young people part of the...


Communities Team are Wild About Wight

VHA's new Communities Team are now settled into their new office at Branstone Farm, pictured...


Green Army goes Wild About Wight

New Vectis project Wild About Wight gets off to a fine but foggy start with...


Picnic at the Paddock

Yesterday Vectis Housing held the first in a series of summer 2016 neighbourhood events at...


Green Army Update - from Bees to Borthwood

The Green Army is a volunteer group for young adults aged 16-25 and part of...


East Cowes Neighbourhood Day

We had a fantastic time yesterday at the East Cowes Neighbourhood Day. Held at the...


Wroxall Neighbourhood Day

Vectis are holding a neighbourhood day for residents of Wroxall and Upper Ventnor. All residents...


Events

FREE - Lift The Lid Dance Club 25 July 10am-midday

Lift the lid on your creativity and enjoy collaborating with like-minded young people and devising...


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Kingston Garden Safari - Sunday 8th July 2018


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Evening Sky

Summer Evening Bat Walk


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Sandown Pier

Beach Sketches & Splashes, Friday 6th July 10am-1pm


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Over 60s Summer Safari - 3 July 2018

Join Wild About Wight on our summer safari for the over 60s on Tuesday 3 July 10.30am-2.00pm. We...


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Evening Walkers

Summer Evening Bat Walk - 29th June 2018

Join Wild About Wight on one of our summer evening bat walks in the East...


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Wild About Wight Clay Impressions - Friday 1 June 2018

Join us on a fun art walk through Ryde, making clay impressions of our built...


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Sandown Heritage Walk 12 June 2018

As part of the Down to the Coast, Wild About Wight project, we are very...


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Vectis Housing Residents' Panel Meeting 18th May

Vectis Housing Association are holding the first of our new regular Residents' Panel meetings on...


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Woodland Walk Borthwood Copse Monday 7th May


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Hullabaloo 12-13 May 2018

Hullabaloo is a FREE discovery & exploration event happening in Sandown Bay on 12th-13th May...


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Sandown Bay Sunset

Guided Fossil Walks 5th & 6th May

Join us on one of two FREE guided fossil walks taking place as part of...


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Learning Links

Junk to Funk course


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Wetland Wander - 27 April 2018

The next in our Wild About Wight art workshops is coming up on Friday 27th...


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Adult Community Learning Summer Programme

The Isle of Wight Adult Community Learning team are running a comprehensive programme of courses...


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Painting Materials

Street Plants - FREE Art Workshop


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Neighbourhood Walkabout

Neighbourhood Walkabouts 2018

Staff from Vectis Housing will be conducting neighbourhood walkabouts throughout the spring and summer of...


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Wildbeach Tots

Wildbeach Tots - St Helens, Tuesday mornings in March

This is an event run by Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. Tuesdays 13th...


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Sandown Bay Sunset

Discovery Bay - Free Family Event Saturday 17th March


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Quickstart

Fully Funded Retail Training - City & Guilds Retail Knowledge Level 1

This City & Guilds training course is designed to improve your knowledge of the retail...


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Quickstart

Door Supervisor Training

Fully Funded Sia Flyer Door Supers Iow Feb 2018 Please see link above for full...


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Down to the Town - Clay Impressions

Join us on a fun art walk ‘Down To The Town’ through Ryde town to...


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Card Art   Sandowns Dinosaur Heritage And Beach Life Present

Wild About Wight - Winter Willow Wander


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Vectis Over 60s Friendship Group Christmas Outing

Saturday 16th December 2.00pm Vectis Housing Association presents: A festive outing to Quay Arts Newport for...


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Mind Your Own Business! - 2 day course, setting up your own business.

Starting a business should not be complicated We can help you start your business the...


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Down to the Town - Creative Workshops


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Guided Heritage Walks

We are planning a series of guided heritage walks in towns of the East Wight...


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Wild About Wight Zoo Safari

Isle of Wight Zoo & Beyond Sunday 1st October 2017  Prehistoric landscapes, wide blue seascapes...


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FREE Health and Safety in The Workplace course

If there is enough demand, Vectis Housing Association will fund a one day course covering Health...


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FREE Food Safety in Catering Course

Vectis Housing are funding a one day course which will result in a NOCN Level...


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GOALs Courses 15th and 16th June Quay Arts, Newport

Are you looking for a new direction in life, unemployed, under-employed, interested in training or just...


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Quay Arts FREE Family drop-in - East Cowes Saturday 27th May 10am-12.30pm

Working in partnership with the Quay Arts’ Family Drop-in programme, Vectis Housing are delivering activities...


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Goals Courses

The purpose of the GOALS course is to increase self-esteem and help create a positive...


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Your Outdoor Spaces

This spring the Vectis Housing Communities Team will be visiting some neighbourhoods to look at your outside...


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