Blackwood



Top industry experts named as judges of Blackwood design competition

A who’s who of top industry experts has been revealed as the panel of judges for a competition which aims to find the best new innovations to help people with disabilities.

Published 7 March 2018

Business booming for Blackwood award winner following worldwide success

The designer of a pioneering spoon which allows people with disabilities to eat without spilling has paid tribute to housing care and housing provider Blackwood for the honour which propelled his invention into worldwide success.

Published 21 February 2018

River Clyde Homes set for record year of housing development

2018 is shaping up to be a record year of housing development for River Clyde Homes as the foundations of a new £2.6 million 20-home investment in South West Greenock begin to rise from the ground.

Published 14 February 2018

Blackwood awards event to recognise designs that help people with disabilities

Housing and care specialist Blackwood has launched its annual search to find the brightest and best new innovations to help those with disabilities.

Published 30 January 2018

Pensioner heads to Asia for first holiday using Blackwood’s digital care system

An Ayrshire woman has gone on her first holiday at the age of 65 to Vietnam after she was able to research her destination through an innovative, digitally enhanced care system.

Published 17 January 2018

Blooming success for Blackwood tenant

A green fingered Blackwood tenant is celebrating after winning the housing and care provider’s ‘Best Garden’ award.

Published 15 December 2017

Blackwood care home customers have no time to paws with therapy pet visit

Customers at a Greenock care home have become the latest group to showcase the healthy benefits of pet therapy.

Published 11 December 2017

Blackwood tenant goes into extra time with CleverCogs

An Ayrshire man has shared how his life changed after being kitted out with an innovative, digitally enhanced care system.

Published 5 December 2017

Blooming success for Blackwood tenants

A group of green fingered tenants have been rewarded for their skills by winning a Blackwood’s ‘Best Community Garden’ award.

Published 28 November 2017

North East tenants and landlords to host first ever house party

A partnership of North East social landlords is holding a house party event tomorrow to allow all residents in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire to speak to a host of organisations about a range of housing related issues.

Published 24 November 2017

Blooming success for Blackwood tenant

A green-fingered Blackwood tenant has been rewarded for his skills by winning the housing and care provider’s prestigious gardening award.

Published 14 November 2017

Blackwood chief named as one of Scotland’s housing leaders

The head of one of Scotland’s leading housing and care providers has been named as one of the most influential people in the sector.

Published 8 November 2017

Blackwood invests £2m in housing stock

Customers at a leading Scottish housing and care provider have benefited from an investment of over £2 million in its housing stock over the past year.

Published 31 October 2017

Link helps find out ‘What do Citizens want?’

LinkLiving Ltd has joined a number of housing organisations by participating in the Carnegie UK Trust's ‘What Do Citizen's Want?’ project.

Published 23 October 2017

Blackwood staff hear Scotland’s Wheelchair Rugby League captain’s inspirational story

Scotland’s Wheelchair Rugby League captain has urged people with disabilities to realise the positive impact sport can have on their lives.

Published 16 October 2017