First Minister Humza Yousaf has seen first-hand how diversity and the celebration of different cultures is alive and well in Govan.
Elderpark Housing Association
Elderpark Housing this week played host to a fascinating exhibition focusing on a project from the No.1 Befriending Agency. The housing association has strong links with the agency with both committing resources and energy into tackling isolation and loneliness among tenants and the wider community.
Elderpark Housing has completed a tartan fundraising triumph for a Govan- based inspiring radio charity. Three members of staff from the housing association took part in Sunday’s KiltWalk to raise money for near neighbour – Sunny G Radio.
Elderpark Housing has appointed City Technical Services (UK) Ltd as its new gas contractor. The company will take over the contract to service tenants’ boilers, respond to repairs and carry out gas safety checks from April 1.
Elderpark Housing has gone back to school to find out what matters to young people living in the community. It has launched a trailblazing initiative called 'Junior Community Voice' with two Govan schools to more fully understand what young people want to see from their neighbourhood.
Elderpark Housing welcomed back its traditional tenants’ Burns Supper for the first time in three years. Because of the pandemic, the traditional highlight in the community’s social calendar could not take place but those who came along to Elderpark Community Centre more than made up for
Elderpark Housing has unexpectedly managed to double the number of goodie bags with a festive flavour distributed to tenants from 300 to 600. And it is all thanks to generous suppliers to the housing association who have rushed to support the initiative.
Elderpark Housing has paid tribute to one of its serving management committee members Barbara Wilson who has died. In common with so many servants of the housing association movement, Barbara gave many years of commitment to housing,
A huge operation to hand out 300 festive food goodie bags to Elderpark Housing tenants is underway. Over the next nine days the Association will distribute the festive helping hand in time for Christmas.
Four primary schools have been given a sporting boost thanks to a link-up between Elderpark Housing and one of its partners. The schools – all in Govan – have been given vouchers for a leading sports retailer to purchase sports equipment to support their health and wellbeing activities.
A new mural has been completed to brighten up a gable end in Govan in the latest mural from Elderpark Housing. This artwork by artist “KMG” is built around the themes of migration and new families arriving in Glasgow and depicts two birds cradling their young.
Janitor's daughter Joyce McCrae made a happy homecoming last week – returning to the school where her father once worked. Joyce spent many years living in the house attached to the former Hill’s Trust School - now home to Elderpark Housing.
Govan households have been given financial aid to deal with staggering energy costs to the tune of £350,000 over the past 18 months. The community's three housing associations – Linthouse, Govan and Elderpark – joined forces to launch the Govan Energy Advice Project.
Three new board members have been appointed to support the work of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) in Scotland. Kerry Clayton, governance and compliance manager at Elderpark Housing, Helen Merriman, housing services manager at East Ayrshire Council, and Paul Scott, director of operations at
Elderpark Housing has been given a positive endorsement of its role in the community by the tenants it serves, the Association’s AGM was told this week. The wellbeing of its customers ranked highly in the Association’s three-yearly satisfaction survey. Over eight out of ten tenants - whe