Hillcrest Group

Local charities benefit from Hillcrest’s gift of giving

Three Scottish charities working hard to support their local communities - two of which are based in Dundee – have been bolstered with a share of £500 funding courtesy of Hillcrest Group.

Published 28 November 2018

Hillcrest and partners talk money at Angus event

An event aiming to put money matters firmly on the tip of the tongue and get people talking was held in Arbroath last week, organised by the Angus Financial Inclusion Partnership.

Published 22 November 2018

Hillcrest signs UK Armed Forces Covenant

Hillcrest Housing Association has become the latest organisation to sign the UK Armed Forces Covenant – a commitment to support the Armed Forces community wherever and whenever it can.

Published 19 November 2018

Hillcrest’s Gift Aid initiative is the gift that keeps on giving

A Dundee-based charitable group has distributed over £700k of funding to set up services and projects that benefit people and communities across Scotland.

Published 16 November 2018

Dundee advice team scoops top award for fight against fuel poverty

An energy advice team that aims to reduce fuel poverty and keep housing association tenants warm over winter were delighted to scoop a top industry award.

Published 9 November 2018

Constructive site visit for D and A College students

A group of Dundee and Angus College construction students recently had the opportunity to see a development in action, with a site visit to Hillcrest’s Eliza Street construction project.

Published 1 November 2018

Hillcrest staff take part in Health and Safety Day

Staff from across Hillcrest Group gathered at its Dundee HQ last week to take part in a number of health and safety themed activities.

Published 31 October 2018

Gowrie Care helps adult learners celebrate achievement in Dundee

Five Dundonians proved you are never too old to learn new skills when they were awarded employability skill-based accreditations in Dundee this week.

Published 31 October 2018

Gowrie Care services get together to raise money for cancer charity

Two Gowrie Care services recently held a coffee morning in Dundee to raise over £200 for Maggie’s Dundee.

Published 26 October 2018

Job success for Hillcrest apprentice joiners

Two young apprentices have secured full time employment with Hillcrest Maintenance Services (HMS) after completing modern apprenticeships.

Published 25 October 2018

Local MP supports Gowrie Care’s campaign to tackle drug deaths in Dundee

Stewart Hosie MP visited Gowrie Care’s harm reduction service in Dundee to find out more about the charity’s overdose awareness campaign.

Published 1 October 2018

Housing minister visits Hillcrest and Bield on Scottish Housing Day

Hillcrest Housing Association and Bield Housing & Care celebrated Scottish Housing Day yesterday with a visit from Kevin Stewart MSP.

Published 20 September 2018

Blog: Time to reflect but not time to stand still

The housing sector has come a long way in its efforts to provide safe, warm and affordable homes but Scottish Housing Day also provides an opportunity to see what more can be achieved, writes Hillcrest chief executive Angela Linton.

Published 19 September 2018

Developers secure loans for Edinburgh residential developments

Around 350 flats are to be delivered across two sites in Edinburgh after developers secured more than £40 million in loans.

Published 13 September 2018

In pictures... SHN editor sets off on West Highland Way walk

Kieran Findlay, editor of Scottish Housing News and Scottish Construction Now, has set off on a 154 kilometre walk along the world famous West Highland Way to raise money for charity.

Published 5 September 2018