ng homes hosts University College Cork visit to Possilpark
Students from University College Cork (UCC) visited ng homes and community partners at Saracen House, Possilpark earlier this week as part of a study visit to Glasgow hearing about community building, community empowerment and the challenges and issues facing community groups.
Action in Glasgow’s Possilpark hailed as national inspiration
The people of Possilpark, in the north of the city, have created the UK’s first Community Improvement District, spearheaded by the group Remaking Saracen. This work - and more - is the beginning of what supporters hope will be an ongoing drive to build on community pride and tackle anti-social behaviour while improving the look, feel and fortunes of the area.
Community Networking Breakfasts continue to build partnerships
The popular Community Networking Breakfast programme takes place monthly at ng homes' Saracen House office in Possilpark. The ‘breakfast’ is open to organisations, community groups, entrepreneurs, and others interested in connecting and building partnerships to support community members.
Allied Vehicles staff give underprivileged Glasgow youngsters 500 bags of Christmas gifts
Santa’s sleigh bells have been ringing throughout Glasgow as festive elves stored up hundreds of Christmas gifts for disadvantaged youngsters.
North Glasgow strategy to boost public transport and help communities thrive
Plans and designs of how towns centres in North Glasgow could be improved - including Possilpark, Maryhill and Springburn - have been shared as part of a draft North Glasgow Strategic Development Framework.
Thank You to local businesses and organisations for your support to the North Glasgow community
As we head into the festive season, businesses and organisations have been working hard to make it a happy one for the community. There are so many wonderful people and organisations out there and we would like to say a BIG community Thank You to you all.
McDermott Group and M-Four bringing festive cheer to North Glasgow residents
This week, Christmas came early to Springburn in Glasgow, as the McDermott Group and M-Four presented over 100 gifts to the children and residents at ng homes’ Balgrayhill Multi-Storey Flats.
Opportunities for 16-26 year olds across Glasgow on a 6 month funded programme
Remade Network and our community partners ng homes, Cranhill Development Trust, Parkhead Housing Association and DRC Employability are searching for 20 IT trainees (FTE) to participate in a vocational training programme at Remade’s new Repair Academysupported by the UK Government Community Renewal Fund.
Trainees will work with Remade Network and their partner organisation to support the de
Heating our homes, reducing bills, creating new jobs - and saving the planet
By Jacqueline McLaren
Councillor for the Canal Ward
This week I had the privilege to attend a COP26 event here in the North of Glasgow, organised by our very own ng homes.
The visit was to see first-hand a newly installed District Heating System that ng homes have installed for their tenants in two tower blocks on Balgrayhill Road.
ng homes have housing stock across the North
Furniture donation made to North Glasgow primary school
ng homes partnered up with SHARE to assist with a donation of furniture to Saracen Primary School in North Glasgow.
John Devine appointed as ng homes’ new CEO as Robert Tamburrini retires
Following the recent recruitment process John Devine, former Deputy CEO (Regeneration) at ng homes, will take on the role of CEO in September 2021 as Robert Tamburrini retires after 28 years of service.
Glasgow Lord Provost thanks businesses and volunteers supporting North Glasgow community during pandemic
Glasgow Lord Provost, Philip Braat, recently visited North Glasgow to meet with some amazing businesses, groups and volunteers to say ‘Thank You’ for supporting the community throughout the pandemic.
Multi-Storey Flats to benefit from highly efficient new heating system
Tenants in 6 of the Association’s Multi-Storey blocks in Springburn will soon benefit from a new heating system which will be more environmentally friendly, energy efficient and more cost effective. This project is partially being funded by the Scottish Government and Energy Savings Trust, and the contractor carrying out the works is Easy Heat Systems Ltd. We are replacing the existing heating
Barclays support North Glasgow through the Pandemic
Barclays give a welcomed boost to North Glasgow with a funding award of £100,000 to support the community through the pandemic.
ng homes were chosen by a selection committee from Barclays for the meaningful work they are doing in supporting the immediate needs of people in communities, including low income families, those facing financial hardship, isolated elderly people and key workers.
Possilpark Traders rise to the Covid Challenge
Work has been ongoing over the past year on plans for Possilpark to become a Business Improvement District through funding and support from Scotland’s Towns Partnerships and hosted by ng homes. Driven by local traders, a steering group to take this forward has been formed with funds made available through the Scottish Government. One of the team’s early successes has been to secure funds from Glas
North Glasgow community supported by incredible Angels of the North
Do you believe in Angels? At ng homes we certainly do. During these challenging times there has been evidence of ‘Angels’ living amongst us who have been giving their time to support members of the North Glasgow community.
Chinese community host an afternoon of culture for their Scottish neighbours
Members of the Glasgow Chinese Recreation Centre hosted a fantastic afternoon of music, dance and food at the Hawthorn Bowling Club.
ng homes celebrates Remarkable Investors in Young People Gold Award
ng homes has been awarded Investors in Young People (IIYP) Gold status after a two day review in March 2019.