Elderpark Housing

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Elderpark Housing has paid tribute to a much-loved colleague who has passed away after a long battle with illness. Angela Lee spent 23 years as Elderpark’s finance and IT officer before being diagnosed with ill health in 2019.

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Elderpark Housing has appointed established property maintenance business Timetra as its new reactive repairs contractor. The company will take over the reactive repairs contract from June 1.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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,

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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