Wheatley Group has helped tenants access an extra £9.4 million of unclaimed welfare benefits they were due. The group provides a free benefit advice service to ensure all tenants are getting every penny they are entitled to.
International housing expert Professor Paddy Gray and John McCraw, board member of Wheatley Group's newest subsidiary Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP), have joined the board of the Wheatley Foundation. The two been appointed directors of Wheatley Foundation.
A major drive is underway to involve young people in Wheatley Group's communities in the arts. Wheatley Foundation, the group’s charitable trust, is looking for artists to run activities ranging from graffiti art to music, dance and drama across central and south Scotland.
Wheatley Group has submitted plans to build 35 homes for mid-market rent on Shawbridge Street in Pollockshaws. If approved by Glasgow City Council, the homes would be built on the site of a former pub which has since been demolished and the existing disused Polloshaws Police Station.
Cube Housing Association tenants have voted overwhelmingly to join up with Wheatley sister organisations GHA and Loretto. No fewer than 85.5% of Cube tenants in Glasgow, who took part in the independent ballot, voted in favour of joining forces with Scotland’s largest Social Registered Landlor
Wheatley Group’s fuel advice service has helped tenants save over £1 million on their energy bills over the past year. The service offers expert support for tenants to help reduce gas and electricity bills and keep homes warm.
The efforts of frontline staff at Wheatley Group during the pandemic have been recognised with three honours at the prestigious Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland Excellence Awards. Wheatley picked up awards for:
Hugh Andrews is living testimony to Wheatley Group’s commitment to tackle homelessness in Scotland. The 37-year-old had been homeless for 13 years before moving into a Wheatley home in Clydebank as part of the pioneering Housing First partnership.
Despite not being able to gather with friends and family for a traditional Burns Supper, the staff at Wheatley Care’s Fullarton Service in Glasgow have been finding new ways to make sure the people they work for were feeling festive this Burns Night. Residents at the care home for adults
Tenants in a West Lothian community are being given the chance to decide how a £5,000 fund is spent in their area. West Lothian Housing Partnership (WLHP) and Dunedin Canmore, both part of Wheatley Group, are inviting people in Whitburn to put forward ideas online to make their community an ev
Wheatley Group has helped almost 1800 homeless people put a roof over their heads throughout the coronavirus crisis. The housing, care and property management group has worked with the Scottish Government, local authority partners and other agencies to help tackle homelessness and rough sleepin
Wheatley Group is to bring festive cheer to almost 17,000 vulnerable households across Scotland. The housing, care and property-management group will distribute through its six housing associations – GHA, Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership, Dunedin Canmore, Cube, Loretto Housing an