Mears Group

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Teams of highly skilled tradespeople from Mears Group, in partnership with North Lanarkshire Council, have worked throughout the pandemic, maintaining and repairing the council’s tenanted properties and 1,200 public buildings, allowing communities to function as best they can during a period o

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The staff of housing services provider Mears have been praised by a prominent leader in the Scottish asylum community after a year in which the company and staff helped fund goods and services worth more than £430,000 to a leading Scottish charity. As a result, more than 160 children from the

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A COVID-19 case has been confirmed at the McLays Guest House in Glasgow. Three others staying at the Guest House are symptomatic and coronavirus tests are being arranged. Residents at McLays Guest House have told Positive Action in Housing (PAIH) that Mears will not test them for COVID-19 unless the

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Scottish Greens councillor Kim Long has launched a new campaign for asylum seeker housing to be operated by the local authority and the third sector. The #WelcomeHome campaign comes after the death of two people in the past two months and mounting concerns about living conditions for asylum seekers

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A coalition of charities has called on Mears, Serco and the Home Office requesting an end to evictions from asylum accommodation during the COVID-19 crisis. In order to protect everybody during this time, the #StopLockChangeEvictions coalition is seeking assurance that alongside no evictions, that t

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Housing and social care provider Mears Group has launched an independent scrutiny board to be chaired by former Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) CEO, Terrie Alafat. The board, one part of a new resident engagement model, will have the right to roam across Mears, will sit equally alongside the PL

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