Angela Taylor has taken up her post as the new chief executive of Linstone Housing. Angela comes to the Renfrewshire association from Berwickshire Housing Association and succeeds long-serving Adele Fraser who retired after 14 years in the post.
Linstone Housing said it was “doing everything it can” to shield its tenants from the cost-of-living crisis as the Association held its Annual General Meeting, the final one attended by long-serving CEO Adele Fraser who has retired. Its AGM held in Johnstone Town Hall was told of the Ass
Moviegoers are being encouraged to take their seats for a cinema sensation being delivered with help from Linstone Housing. The entertainment package comes after an £8,295 cash windfall from the National Lottery Community Fund.
Linstone Housing has been honoured with a top award for all it did to help people during the pandemic. The association won Organisation Champion of the Year at TPAS Scotland's National Good Practice Awards.
Tenants of Linstone Housing are set to benefit from a new repairs contract with Renfrewshire business Consilium Contracting Services. Linstone Housing has appointed locally-based Consilium Contracting Services on a two-year contract, with the potential to be extended for up to five years.
Vacant and derelict land next to Bluebell Wood within the grounds of Johnstone Castle is set to provide 76 homes for social rent. The development will be managed by Link and Linstone Housing under new plans filed with Renfrewshire Council.
Tenants of Linstone Housing are being offered a helping hand to beat soaring energy bills. The housing association has launched a new service offering energy saving advice to tackle recent rises in fuel bills and has appointed its own community energy engager who is Angela Tyrrell.
In another in our COP26SHN series of spotlights on how the housing sector is doing its bit to tackle climate change, Scottish Housing News examines the efforts of Linstone Housing with its hugely-popular eco-friendly Car Club. The aim is to free tenants of the burden of car ownership and hire vehicl
The huge scale of the effort by six housing associations to deliver pandemic relief to their communities has been highlighted in a new report.
Tenants have been praised for their “support patience and understanding” which helped get Linstone Housing through the challenges of the pandemic. They were singled out for praise from chair Jamie Irvine in his address to Tuesday’s Linstone AGM which was held digitally.
Linstone Housing has delivered a new eco-friendly driving boost for motorists in Renfrewshire. The housing association has increased the number of vehicles in its popular Car Club to three in Linwood to cope with demand.
Flower power has come to the community of Sandyflats in Johnstone, Renfrewshire just in time for summer as residents, supported by Linstone Housing, have created a giant raised flower bed outside their local shop to bring a dash of colour to their community. It comes just months after they obtained
A successful collaboration between eight housing associations is helping to deliver value for money for tenants and provide a boost for communities.
Janis McDonald, George McDonald and Ilene Campbell have joined Linstone Housing's board of management as co-optees. The Association said the move brings fresh skills to the work of the board and further strengthens its work.
Linstone Housing has completed a tartan fundraising triumph for St Vincent’s Hospice in Renfrewshire after staff raised £5,000 to support the work of the hospice. Fourteen staff from the housing association took part in the recent Kiltwalk – held virtually across Scotland because o