Oak Tree Housing Association

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Oak Tree Housing Association has announced plans for the development of more than 200 new homes across four locations in Greenock. The developments represent an investment of £33 million, including £18m funding from the Scottish Government.

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Voluntary organisations, community groups and schools in Greenock, are amongst the applicants to Oak Tree Housing Association’s £35,000 Our Community Our Future fund, which is now open to a public vote. Aimed at communities across Branchton, Bow Farm, Fancy Farm,

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The chief executive of Oak Tree Housing Association has paid tribute to the organisation’s vice chairperson who was awarded an MBE in recognition of her voluntary service to social housing in Inverclyde. Jackie McKelvie was bestowed the honour in the Queen’s 2019 honours list.

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Oak Tree Housing Association is set to move into a new Inverclyde headquarters having out-grown its present office space. In an attempt to stay as close to the town centre as possible, the Association has purchased the former Greenock Registry Office building at 40 West Stewart Street from Inverclyd

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Jacqueline Robertson McKelvie, who is the voluntary vice-chair of Oak Tree Housing Association, has been bestowed an MBE in the Queen’s 2019 honours list.

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Future Skills Inverclyde has launched a brand new budgeting service for residents of Inverclyde called Total Money Makeover which looks at practical ways to save money. The advice given is tailored to individual needs, regardless of income. The scheme can also benefit Universal Credit claimants who

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Sean Duffy, chief executive of Wise Group Inverclyde residents are set to benefit in the ongoing fight to eradicate fuel poverty after one of Scotland’s biggest social enterprises won two key contracts to deliver vital services for three of the region’s main housing associations.

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Link Group Ltd, in partnership with Oak Tree Housing Association, has confirmed its plans to build 198 high-quality, energy efficient homes on the site of the former Ravenscraig Hospital in Greenock. The £24 million development will include a mix of terraced houses and cottage flats for social rent

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(from left) Eleanor Robertson, Paul McVey, Nick Jardine, Lisa Lees, Duncan Wilson, Liz Bowden, Hazel Aitken, Sam MacGregor The culmination of six month’s worth of art work by four local communities in Greenock has been displayed at an exhibition in Auchmountain Community Hall.

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Cloch Housing Association has welcomed Lisa Lees to her temporary post as community development arts worker, thanks to funding from the Scottish Government’s Aspiring Communities Fund. Lisa will be working with two artists who are engaged by local arts community group, Rig Arts in the areas of Mau

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Oak Tree Housing Association (OTHA) has been awarded gold accreditation against the Investors in People Standard for demonstrating a commitment to high performance through good people management. The award, which follows a re-assessment, sees OTHA join the top thirteen per cent of accredited organis

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(from left) Maurice Corry – regional MSP West Scotland, Malcolm MacLeod – regional director NHBC Scotland, John McColgan – senior site manager (Keepmoat) Conservative MSP for West Scotland, Maurice Corry, visited a new build housing development in Greenock to assess the measures being taken by

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Tyrone McIntyre A talented trainee from Port Glasgow has landed his dream job in construction, after approaching Action for Children at a job fair and impressing his bosses on a 13 week work placement.

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Stewart & Shields Ltd has become the latest contractor to be appointed to a framework agreement for eight housing associations based in Inverclyde, East Renfrewshire and Renfrewshire. The I-FLAIR consortium includes Arklet HA, Barrhead HA, Bridgewater HA, Cloch HA, Linstone HA, Oak Tree HA, Pais

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Ardenglen Housing Association is sad to announce the sudden but peaceful death on 18th May 2016, of its friend and former colleague Tommy Gray. Tommy was maintenance manager at Ardenglen for eight years and previously worked for Oak Tree and Whiteinch & Scotstoun housing associations, as well as

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