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.
The Scottish Parliament’s Participation and Communities Team (PACT) are looking to inform the work of Committees between 2021 and 2026
PACT want to hear your views on the topics the Scottish Parliament should prioritise as Committees start working in Session 6.
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.
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service publish firework and bonfire safety advice
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) have published firework safety advice to keep you safe ahead of bonfire night on 5th November. With many organised public events cancelled due to Covid-19, people may be considering hosting their own fireworks display. SFRS have urged the public to follow the Government's advice, guidance and to follow social distancing. SFRS have published a fireworks code
Fire safety quiz helping you to stay safe at home
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) have launched a new fire safety quiz online to help you stay safe at home.
Happy Mid-Autumn Festival
ng homes wishes you and your families the very best for the Mid-Autumn Festival.
The Full Moon Festival has the meaning of family union and friendship among people. Over the last 5 years we have been very happy to share the Festival celebrations with you in North Glasgow.
Everything is very different this year, however it is still a good time to reflect on the importance of family and frien
North Glasgow community welcome an afternoon tea treat
ng homes have teamed up with Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS), Police Scotland and local community organisations to provide and deliver afternoon teas to elderly residents and those who are shielding in the North Glasgow community.
Kind Glasgow woman donates handmade facemasks to Angels of the North
In North Glasgow we have an incredible group of volunteers who are supporting their local community. Working alongside ng homes, these ‘angels’ have been providing food parcels, preparing and delivering hot meals, helping uplift prescriptions and a whole lot more! When Briege, a young Glasgow woman, heard about this she wanted to help and got in touch with Margaret Fraser, Head of Regeneration at
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.
ng homes is dedicated to supporting North Glasgow community during Coronavirus crisis
ng homes is working hard to support vulnerable tenants and families in North Glasgow during these unprecedented times.
ng homes awarded Customer Service Excellence Standard
A recent review has found that ng homes continue to meet the Customer Service Excellence Standard and "have a deep understanding of, and commitment to, Customer Service Excellence."
Age Scotland and Paul Sweeney MP urges local residents to claim Pension Credit and Housing Benefit now before UK Government changes rules
Age Scotland and Paul Sweeney MP are urging anyone who may be entitled to claim benefits to call the Age Scotland helpline on 0800 12 44 222 for a free benefit and entitlements check before the Government changes the rules on 15th May.
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.