Wheatley Homes South’s environmental teams got top marks from a leading charity – just a year after they started working. Neighbourhood Environmental Teams (NETs) were introduced by Wheatley Homes South last summer to help keep communities in Dumfries and Galloway clean and safe through
Keep Scotland Beautiful
Local residents, businesses, community groups and charities in Wester Hailes came together to clean up the area, delivering fantastic results as a community. Organised by Places for People Scotland, and with the support of partners including The City of Edinburgh Council, Police Scotland, Prospect C
Wheatley communities are looking their best thanks to a pioneering partnership with environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful. Wheatley Group teamed up with Keep Scotland Beautiful in 2017 to help improve neighbourhoods.
A community in Craigmillar came together and rolled up their sleeves last week, delivering spectacular results as part of the first week-long clean-up of neighbourhoods and surrounding areas.
National membership body Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has been awarded £33,164 from Scottish walking charity, Paths for All, to help it take steps to address the climate emergency. The funding has been awarded as part of the charity's ‘The Smarter Choices, Smarter
Working with Home Energy Scotland, environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful has developed and delivered bespoke Climate Emergency Training to staff, embedding carbon literacy into the expert practical advice they provide to help people reduce their carbon emissions and keep warm at home. Since
The chief executive officers from eight housing associations in Scotland have completed Keep Scotland Beautiful’s Climate Emergency Training. The training, which is tailored specifically to the housing association’s business needs, explores the key role of the housing sector in helping S
Fast-tracked funding to help local communities drive their green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic has been announced. The Community Climate Asset Fund will provide grants of up to £100,000 for projects supporting community climate action including those that boost energy efficiency in co
Barrhead Housing Association secures over £99k from Keep Scotland Beautiful’s Climate Challenge Fund
Barrhead Housing Association (BHA) has secured £99,804 from the Keep Scotland Beautiful Climate Challenge Fund for a new two-year project focusing on Dunterlie, Auchenback and the Sheltered Accommodation Complex in Barrhead. The Climate Challenge Project will be run by BHA, with their partners
Keep Scotland Beautiful has presented Queens Cross Housing Association with a silver level National Award for Environmental Excellence - the business standard that enables organisations to benchmark their environmental achievements and improvements.
Derek Robertson has stepped down from his role as chief executive of Keep Scotland Beautiful. Having led the environmental charity for more than eight years, Mr Robertson said he is ready for a "short break".
Inverclyde-based housing association River Clyde Homes has been awarded the Silver Level National Award for Environmental Excellence from Keep Scotland Beautiful.
Tenants from two housing associations have helped steer their communities to a five-star award. Environmental teams from Dunedin Canmore and West Lothian Housing Partnership (WLHP), both part of Wheatley Group, worked with residents to spruce up their neighbourhoods and keep them looking spick and s
Cube Housing Association’s Broomhill estate in Glasgow has been given a five-star award by environmental experts at Keep Scotland Beautiful. They carried out an inspection of the high-rise blocks, tenements and open space in the area over the summer.
Tenant William O’Brien, Cube’s George Thomson, tenant Robert Dickson and Keep Scotland Beautiful’s Colin Hegarty join actor Paul Riley at Collina Street Still Game actor Paul Riley has given a Cube Housing Association high-rise in Glasgow the ultimate seal of approval.