Ingenious inventions shortlisted for Blackwood Design Awards

Glasses for computer users who don’t have the use of their arms and a wheelchair that goes up and down steps are just two of the shortlisted entries battling it out in a ‘Dragons' Den’ inspired event to find the next rising star of design.

Published 9 January 2017

New boilers installed in Blackwood homes

Work to install new boilers at properties in Port Glasgow, Edinburgh and Falkirk is now complete.

Published 14 December 2016

Angus Council opens housing allocation policy consultation

Angus Council has started a five-week consultation about changes it is proposing for its Common Housing Allocation Policy.

Published 13 December 2016

Edinburgh Napier graduate nabs top HR award

A digital skills trainer with housing and care provider Blackwood is celebrating his success having scooped a prestigious industry award, after just one year in the job.

Published 7 December 2016

Campaigners warn of lack of homes for disabled people

Ministers have been urged to take urgent action to tackle a “dire” shortage of accessible homes in Scotland.

Published 5 December 2016

Last call for 2016 entries to Blackwood’s innovative Design Awards

Aspiring designers, engineers and inventors have just one week remaining to enter a ‘Dragons Den’ inspired event which has become a magnet for global talent.

Published 25 November 2016

Major progress at new Dundee housing site

Construction works at a new housing development in Dundee is progressing at pace as the first homes near completion at Lochlee Wynd, according to the site’s developers CCG (Scotland) Ltd.

Published 16 November 2016

CCG to begin boiler upgrade project for Blackwood

CCG is to begin upgrading 65 homes in Edinburgh for Blackwood.

Published 27 October 2016

Blackwood installs new lift to improve accessibility at Edinburgh development

An Edinburgh housing development has unveiled its brand new, modern and stylish lift, which will boost the independence of residents as well as the accessibility of the building.

Published 19 October 2016

Blackwood scores hat trick with third interactive AGM

Housing and care provider Blackwood scored a hi-tech hat trick by creating a show-stopping annual event to show how it is helping to transform lives.

Published 3 October 2016

CCG begins work on new Dundee homes

CCG has started work to deliver a new residential housing development in Dundee which will see bespoke smart technology used to enhance the care and support of its tenants.

Published 26 September 2016

Blackwood housing support service given five star review

A housing support service by Blackwood has been heavily praised by the Care Inspectorate after it received a five star review for its services.

Published 14 September 2016

Blackwood enhances its Design Awards for 2016 entries

Aspiring designers, engineers and inventors are set to battle it out in a ‘Dragons Den’ inspired event which has become a magnet for global talent.

Published 6 September 2016

Blackwood residents test ground-breaking cushion for wheelchair users

Residents at a Glasgow care home have been among some of the first to try out and provide invaluable feedback on a unique and innovative invention for wheelchair users.

Published 17 August 2016

JAMtastic fundraiser for Edinburgh care home

A regional manager at housing and care provider Blackwood who is renowned for her fundraising efforts is using her skills to host social community activities for residents.

Published 3 August 2016