Hanover Scotland



Arklet and Hanover housing associations to discuss formal partnership

Arklet and Hanover (Scotland) Housing Associations have agreed to enter into detailed discussions about a potential formal partnership between the two organisations.

Published 13 April 2018

Blog: Launch of the Scottish Ethnic Minority Older People Forum

After the launch of an initiative which aims to give a new voice for Scotland’s ethnic minority older people, Hanover Scotland chief executive, Helen Murdoch, give her views on the Scottish Ethnic Minority Older People Forum.

Published 22 March 2018

Housing associations help give new voice for Scotland’s ethnic minority older people

A new Forum has been created to engage with, encourage and support ethnic minority older people to become effective leaders and advocates for themselves, their families and their communities.

Published 21 March 2018

Hanover residents win £2,000 grant to combat loneliness

A social group made up of residents from a Hanover Scotland housing development for older people in Dunfermline has been awarded £2,000 by Lintel Trust to support an exciting programme of events aimed at combating social isolation and loneliness.

Published 26 February 2018

Affordable housing scheme completes in South Ayrshire

Keepmoat Homes has been working in partnership with Hanover Scotland to deliver 10 affordable homes as part of the new 42 house Lyons Gate development.

Published 2 February 2018

Hanover Scotland retirees mark milestone anniversary

A celebratory lunch was organised for the residents of a Hanover Scotland sheltered housing complex in Fife to mark a major anniversary in the history of the site.

Published 12 January 2018

87-year-old Hanover Scotland resident inducted into Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame

The resident of a Hanover Scotland sheltered housing development in Stonehaven and one of Scotland’s greatest exponents of the tin whistler has been inducted into the prestigious Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame, alongside notable names including Billy Connolly and Gaelic singer-songwriter Cathy Ann MacPhee.

Published 6 December 2017

Pilot project ‘bridging the generation gap’ between young and old in Edinburgh

A six-week pilot project is aiming to bridge Edinburgh’s generation gap through organising weekly meet-ups between Gylemuir Primary School Nursery pupils and residents from a local housing association for older people.

Published 21 November 2017

Elgin dementia facility named Social Housing Development of the Year

Linkwood View, the new specialist facility in Elgin built by Springfield Properties, has been awarded Social Housing Development of the Year by Premier Guarantee.

Published 23 October 2017

Hanover Scotland launches safe candles campaign

Hanover Scotland has launched a new campaign in partnership with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) to reduce the number of fires caused by candles in its developments.

Published 19 October 2017

Local housing association residents hold third annual dance event

Residents from housing association sites across East-Central Scotland have come together for their 3rd annual dance and social event in Whitburn.

Published 6 October 2017

Children welcome first residents of new ‘housing with care’ in Elgin

The first retirees to move into a brand new housing complex for older people in Elgin received an extra special warm welcome when children from the local after school club visited for the afternoon.

Published 27 September 2017

Tarves retirees celebrate milestone anniversary

A celebratory lunch was organised for the residents of a Hanover Scotland sheltered housing complex in Tarves to mark a major anniversary in the history of the site.

Published 25 September 2017

North Lanarkshire’s green-fingered pensioner celebrates another fruitful season

A 74 year old pensioner who transformed a small disused patio area at his North Lanarkshire sheltered housing complex into an impressive garden producing everything from potatoes and leeks to tomatoes and strawberries is celebrating another successful season.

Published 8 September 2017

New housing accommodating varying needs of older people in Elgin complete

Hanover Scotland has taken delivery of a new development for older people in Moray, which has been purpose built to provide innovative, high quality services, including dementia, wheel chair adapted and Extra Care facilities.

Published 9 August 2017