Hanover Scotland

Haymarket Group signs up to housing association scorecard pilot

Eighteen housing associations in Scotland - including the Haymarket Group of associations - have agreed to take part in a sector scorecard pilot to benchmark a range of business health and efficiency measures.

Published 3 April 2017

Link named in Top 100 companies for diversity

Link Group has been named 49th in the National Centre for Diversity’s UK Top 100 Index 2017.

Published 30 March 2017

Dunblane Primary pupils bridge generation gap with local pensioners

Pupils at Dunblane Primary School are bridging the generational gap by organising regular meet-ups with residents from a local housing association for older people.

Published 16 March 2017

Regulator publishes inquiry report into complaints handling

A national inquiry report into how social landlords handle complaints has found that while most landlords have accessible complaints policies and handle complaints well, some could do more to promote their complaints policy, and make better use of feedback.

Published 1 March 2017

Housing associations call for long-term plan for supported housing

Three of Scotland’s largest housing associations have joined together to urge the Scottish Government to find a long-term solution on how to fund supported housing to better meet the challenge of an ageing population and help with better integration of health and social care services across the country.

Published 27 February 2017

Ardrossan residents mark milestone anniversary with afternoon of celebrations

Residents at a sheltered housing complex in Ardrossan were treated to an afternoon of celebrations to mark a major anniversary in the history of the site.

Published 21 February 2017

Hanover Scotland chief executive appointed as first chair of HouseMark Scotland

Housing sector data and insight provider HouseMark Scotland has this week appointed its first chairperson.

Published 16 February 2017

Lottery grants fresh funding to older people project

An innovative project which helps disadvantaged older black and ethnic minority people has received lottery funding of £337,000, enabling the project which is supported by housing associations Trust, Hanover and Bield to continue improving older people’s lives.

Published 20 January 2017

Just A Minute with Karen McIntosh at Hanover Scotland

Concluding our series of Just A Minute profiles of housing association finance directors, run in partnership with our sister publication Scottish Financial News, is Karen McIntosh, director of strategic finance at Hanover Scotland.

Published 22 December 2016

Hanover residents mark milestone anniversary

Residents at a sheltered and owner occupied housing complex in Edinburgh were treated to a special lunch to celebrate a major anniversary in the history of the site.

Published 14 December 2016

West Linton residents celebrate milestone anniversary

Residents at a sheltered housing complex in West Linton were treated to a special lunch to celebrate a major anniversary in the history of the site.

Published 12 December 2016

New Moray homes ‘bring health care into the community’

A new housing development for older people in Moray which puts into practice the latest design and research to bring health care back into the community has been handed over to Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association.

Published 9 December 2016

Housing association launches new volunteering service to combat social exclusion

Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association has launched a brand new volunteering service to combat social exclusion among their residents, an issue that disproportionately affects older people.

Published 9 November 2016

Falkirk pensioners’ saga to rescue litter of abandoned kittens

Residents of a sheltered housing complex in Larbert have rescued an abandoned litter of kittens after a week-long drama to save the fluffy creatures when they were discovered hiding in the back garden of their Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association development, Sir John Graham Court.

Published 24 October 2016

West Lothian widow gets muddy to raise over £400 for Cancer Research

A 65 year old grandmother, living in a Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association development in Livingston, has raised £430 for Cancer Research by taking part in this year’s ‘Race for Life Pretty Muddy’.

Published 13 October 2016