Magic was in the air and wands were at the ready as Hillcrest hosted its Harry Potter themed staff conference titled ‘Hillcrest Group and the Chamber of Excellence’ at the Apex Hotel in Dundee. For one day only, Hillcrest’s provision of houses grew to include Hogwarts’ very o
Robertson Partnership Homes is giving members of the public a unique chance to see behind the scenes of its affordable homes development for Hillcrest in Dundee. Tours at the Derby Street site will be made available on March 20 as part of Open Doors Week 2019.
Five apprentices of stricken building contractor McGill & Co have been given a second chance after Hillcrest offered them employment and the opportunity to continue their apprenticeships. Painter and decorator Lee Alan, plumbers Andrew Fenwick and Ian Crighton, as well as electricians Lee Branne
Hillcrest Housing Association is set to create 91 new affordable homes in Stonehaven, bolstering Grampian's stretched housing provision.
Hillcrest Housing Association has received a go-ahead from Dundee councillors for a new 130-home development at Ellengowan Drive. The social housing landlord plans to demolish the existing 128 cottage flats on the site to make way for 39 houses and 91 flats.
Amera Sajid, the Gowrie Care money support worker who recently travelled to Lebanon to help Syrian refugees, has returned bringing with her stories and experiences - both heart-wrenching as well as warming. Amera returned from the Middle-Eastern country on January 29 following time in refugee camps
A brand new affordable housing development in Aberfeldy has already won its first accolade after being granted a Secured by Design (SBD) Gold Award by Police Scotland. Secured by Design is a national police initiative that encourages developers to create new and refurbished housing projects with a v
Kind-hearted Hillcrest staff have raised over £12,000 last year for a range of local charities and projects. The money was raised through various initiatives taking place throughout 2018 to support a number of charities working to make a difference.
A group of talented performers with support needs wowed the crowd with their rendition of the classic fairy tale Snow White in Dundee last week. Supported by Gowrie Care, the Glee Club Drama Group performed Snow White and Friends to an audience of over 50 people at Gowrie’s community hub in th
More than half of Scottish households have been plunged into fuel poverty as a result of crippling energy prices with people going to astonishing lengths in order to keep warm, new research has revealed. A survey carried out by Hillcrest Housing Association, which was open to the general public and
A Dundee woman is set to pack her bags for Lebanon, to help refugees fleeing the ongoing conflict in neighbouring Syria. Amera Sajid, a money advice worker for Gowrie Care, which is part of the Hillcrest Group of Companies, will travel to the Middle Eastern country for a week on January 24 with the
Two Dundee school pupils have cast their gaze firmly on their future careers, completing eight-week work experience programmes with the Hillcrest Group. Declan Coughlin from Harris Academy and Graeme Cosgrove from Craigie High School – both fifth year pupils – got hands-on in their
An appeal set up by Gowrie Care’s community recovery service has accumulated hundreds of toiletry essentials for homeless and people in recovery in Dundee and the surrounding area this Christmas. The items, which include shampoo, body wash, toothpaste and toothbrushes, have been sorted into to
Santa with John Haliburton Over 250 Gowrie Care service users and staff got into the festive spirit last week when they attended the charity’s annual winter disco at Dundee’s Apex Hotel.
(from left) Gowrie Care chairperson Janet Lynch, Lord Provost Ian Borthwick and Gowrie Care service user Allison Douglas Dundee’s Lord Provost Ian Borthwick opened Gowrie Care’s new accessible holiday home in the Coldside area of Dundee yesterday.