A volunteering initiative to engage older people in craft-based activities has been hailed a big success. The ‘Creative Ageing Volunteer Development Programme’ run by arts organisation Impact Arts in partnership with Linstone Housing aims to promote creativity among older tenants of the
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Barrhead Housing Association has joined housing providers across the UK in signing up to a pledge to tackle domestic abuse. The governing Board committed to the Chartered Institute of Housing’s ‘Make a Stand’ campaign during its meeting last month.
Living Wage Scotland has announced the accreditation of Barrhead Housing Association as a Living Wage employer. The commitment will see everyone working at the Association, regardless of whether they are direct employees or third-party contracted staff, receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.00.
David McCready Barrhead Housing Association held its 32nd AGM at the Foundry this week and elected a new chairperson, vice chairperson and sub group conveners.
(from left) Barrhead’s director of asset management, James Ward, along with multi trade operative, Brian Miller, and contracts manager Gareth Thomson from Turners Barrhead Housing Association and Turner Property Services have entered into a new contract which will see Turners provide responsive re
Barrhead Housing Association hosted its first Community Choices event at The Foundry in Barrhead earlier this month. The event was part of a commitment to engage the community through Particapatory Budgeting (funded by the Scottish Government) and received a “wonderful response” from the residen
An aerial view of East Renfrewshire A commitment to deliver almost 693 affordable homes across East Renfrewshire over the next five years has been approved by councillors.
(from left) James Ward, Barrhead Housing Association; Kate Christie, Lintel Trust and Clive Feeney, Scottish Procurement Alliance Lintel Trust and Scottish Procurement Alliance (SPA) have presented a cheque for £10,000 to Barrhead Housing Association towards its Digital Community Project.
The good work of two housing associations has been highlighted in Parliamentary motions by MSPs ahead of a debate on housing in the Scottish Parliament today. Renfrewshire South MSP Tom Arthur congratulated Barrhead Housing Association on its 30th anniversary, praising the exceptional work in provid
Birthday celebrations got under way last week for Barrhead Housing Association which is celebrating 30 years working within the local community. Kicking off the celebrations with local radio station Pulse FM and music provided by the excellent duo The Moonlighters, local residents were entertained w
Stewart & Shields Ltd has become the latest contractor to be appointed to a framework agreement for eight housing associations based in Inverclyde, East Renfrewshire and Renfrewshire. The I-FLAIR consortium includes Arklet HA, Barrhead HA, Bridgewater HA, Cloch HA, Linstone HA, Oak Tree HA, Pais
Multi-sector firm Campbell & Kennedy (C&K) has been selected by the Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire and Inverclyde housing association consortium I-FLAIR to join its social housing property maintenance framework. C&K will have opportunities to carry out electrical maintenance work for me
A £1.6 million development of 15 new homes by Barrhead Housing Association has been formally opened by minister for housing and welfare Margaret Burgess MSP. The homes in Rankin Court, Barrhead, were built on the site of the former St John’s primary school. The land was successfully transferred f
Margaret Burgess Minister for housing and welfare Margaret Burgess MSP will mark the start of Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2016 (February 29–4 March) by launching a national challenge for housing apprentices.
Chairman Rena McGuire (left) with good neighbour award winner Mrs Sweeney Barrhead Housing Association held its 29th Annual General Meeting this week at the Barrhead Foundry.