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Our annual gardening competition is open and we're encouraging customers, community groups and local schools to show off their gardening skills and share their green spaces to be in with a chance of winning a prize. 

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Gentoo to invest £42.9 million to improve nearly 6,000 homes in Sunderland

8 May 2024

Nearly 6,000 homes and 140 buildings across Sunderland are set to benefit from home improvements as part of Gentoo’s multi-million-pound investment plan for 2024/25.

The £42.9 million plan will see 6,644 customers benefit from home improvements, ranging from loft insulation top-ups to new ......

Latest news

4 people stood on scaffolding next to roof tiles
16 May 2024

Topping out marked at new affordable housing scheme

We are marking a milestone in the construction of our new affordable housing scheme, Penshaw Gard...

16 May 2024

You're invited to The Greener Big Lunch

Taking place on Wednesday 29 May 2024 at Farringdon Youth and Community Centre from 11am to 2pm, ...

Gentoo colleagues and customers sitting at a table during a meeting
2 May 2024

Customer engagement update

We recognise changes to our services can have a significant impact on our customers. It is theref...