Hillcrest Group

Adults with learning disabilities enjoy first ever visit to Santa

Festive cheer and Christmas magic filled Broughty Ferry’s Scout Hall this week when adults supported with learning disabilities met Santa for the first time.

Published 16 December 2016

Hillcrest officers go mobile

After 12 months of planning by a staff working group with input from tenants, Hillcrest Housing Association went live with its mobile working solution last month.

Published 15 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

Hats off as trainees take big step towards new career

Eight candidates from Dundee have successfully completed an intensive three week programme designed to improve their chances of employment within the Scottish housing sector.

Published 6 December 2016

Silver success for Hillcrest Housing Association

Hillcrest Housing Association has achieved the TIS in partnership with Scotland’s Housing Network Scrutiny Approved Accreditation Silver standard.

Published 8 November 2016

Care charity Gowrie Care celebrates staff successes in style

A dapper Oor Wullie was on hand to welcome the care and support teams and staff from across Scotland who attended a glamorous awards ceremony to Dundee last week.

Published 25 October 2016

Housing minister visits Dundee affordable housing development site

Housing minister Kevin Stewart was in Dundee yesterday to see progress on an affordable housing development in the Hilltown area of the city.

Published 21 October 2016

Homes plan submitted for site of demolished Dundee multis

Plans have been submitted for up to 166 new homes on the site of the former Derby Street multis in Dundee.

Published 13 October 2016

Scrutiny Gold for North Ayrshire Council

North Ayrshire Council has achieved a Gold accreditation standard for scrutiny from TIS in partnership with Scotland’s Housing Network.

Published 16 September 2016

Dundee companies cook up support for local charity

The team at Tayside MS Therapy Centre, and the people who benefit from the service, have spoken of their delight at the efforts of four Dundee businesses who cooked up a new kitchen for the centre earlier this month.

Published 26 August 2016

Become recognised as a leader in tenant scrutiny

Three leading figures within the Scottish social housing sector who piloted the TIS in partnership with Scotland’s Housing Network, Scrutiny Approved Accreditation framework will share their experiences of the process at a free launch event in Glasgow this autumn.

Published 22 August 2016

Hillcrest Group begins formal talks with Cair Scotland

Support services organisation Cair Scotland has entered into formal discussions with a view to becoming part of the Hillcrest Group.

Published 18 August 2016

Hillcrest Group releases chart topping annual report

After a chart topping twelve months, Hillcrest can now announce the release of its record of the year.

Published 12 August 2016

Hillcrest to review supported housing ASB policy following SPSO report

Hillcrest Housing Association has vowed to “quickly resolve” any outstanding issues after the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO) found that there was no anti-social behaviour policy in place for the association’s supported accommodation.

Published 3 August 2016

Dundee development offers tenants the future of affordable housing today

An innovative new housing development is giving people in Dundee the chance to benefit from life enhancing and money saving features which could become common place in affordable housing in the near future.

Published 28 July 2016