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The Hillcrest Foundation has awarded £150,000 to 31 charities and community groups from across Scotland to help improve the lives of individuals and communities experiencing hardship or other disadvantages. The beneficiaries of the grants hail from right across the country, from the ACVC Hub i

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A fashion show organised by the Past Present Futures boutique charity shop has raised £2,618 for Scottish support charity Hillcrest Futures. The ‘Putting on the Glitz’ event was held in Woodlands Hotel in Broughty Ferry on November 13, with over 100 guests in attendance.

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Aberdeen-based Cater Group has partnered with Hillcrest Homes to demolish and convert a former Aberdeen printworks into residential properties. Full planning permission for the redevelopment of the site of the former Scottaspress printworks on Maberly Street was granted last month following previous

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Energy-usage tracking of Hillcrest’s first ultra-low carbon homes, which were delivered in Alyth earlier this year, have shown savings of 40% in comparison to average household bills over the first six months. This new level of energy-efficiency was achieved in the homes through implementing a

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Three years after a trio of fuel-poverty fighting superheroes first battled big bills and the villainous Coldemort, the Heroes have returned once again – in Hillcrest’s HEAT Heroes Vol. 2 comic activity book. Following the success of the first comic book, and in the face of spiralling en

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Four blocks of modern energy-efficient apartments have been completed at Perth’s Goodlyburn Terrace, with the 39 properties boosting the Fair City’s provision of affordable housing. The £4.3 million development, which is managed by Hillcrest Homes, consists of one and two-bedroom a

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Two new applications for housing developments have been proposed for Alyth in Perthshire, totalling more than 50 homes. The planning applications have been submitted for 34 houses on grazing land near Meethill Road and 20 homes on a field next to Losset Road.

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As the public continues to face an unrelenting cost of living crisis, Hillcrest has secured 300 SIM cards from Vodafone, preloaded with 20GB of data per month and unlimited calls and texts to help digitally excluded people get online and stay connected with friends and family. The SIM cards were sec

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Scottish technology and gaming entrepreneur Chris van der Kuyl is to become a charity ambassador with Hillcrest. As a volunteer ambassador, Mr van der Kuyl will play a key role in raising awareness of the Hillcrest Foundation while supporting fundraising initiatives.

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Hillcrest's £6 million affordable housing development on Edinburgh’s Warriston Road has formally opened, adding a further 45 affordable homes to the city’s affordable housing provision. To mark the opening, delegates from City of Edinburgh Council visited the Canonmills Garden deve

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Hillcrest has been accredited as a real Living Wage employer with all of its employees now receiving a minimum hourly wage of £9.90. The real Living Wage is an independently calculated rate based on the cost of living and is paid voluntarily by employers. The rate is calculated annually by The

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With household energy bills expected to rise even further in the autumn - to an average of £2,800 a year - Hillcrest's Energy Advice Team (HEAT) has offered some advice on how to cut the cost of energy bills.  Coupled with the news that the inflation rate on everyday shopping has hit its

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