Subjects: Social issues, General
ng homes hosting a Community Information and Advice Open Day
ng homes are hosting their next Community Information and Advice Open Day this coming Thursday 23 March 2023 from 4-7pm at Saracen House, Possilpark.
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.
ACTIVATING POTENTIAL – POPULAR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COURSE CELEBRATES SUCCESSFUL RETURN
Students are celebrating having successfully completed Activate, a popular and widely recognised community development course, on its first session back following the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.
ng homes receives funding for new cycle projects
ng homes was delighted to receive funding from Glasgow City Council's ‘Go Cycle Glasgow’ Fund to support new cycling projects planned for 2023.
Back to School - Supporting the a 'Developing the Young Workforce' careers fair
ng homes attended a Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) careers carousel at All Saints Secondary earlier this month as part of our employability initiative.
Free wellbeing sessions on offer to Glasgow postcodes this February
Free online wellbeing sessions are available through Lifelink this February from motivation to relaxing, coping with change or stress, boosting self-esteem or financial wellbeing. Classes are free to those living within Glasgow City Council postcodes - visit https://www.lifelink.org.uk/wellbeing-classes/ for more info!
Supporting and connecting the community with Lottery funding
ng homes’ Community Regeneration team continues to work closely with the community, housing staff and community partners to help those in need with pre-loved good quality furniture and furnishings.
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.
Social Tariffs – Staying connected for less
An internet connection – broadband for most – has become essential for everyday life from communication to finding out information to entertainment. Social tariffs are special low-cost broadband deals available to customers receiving certain benefits - find out more.
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.
Local support and FAQs for the festive season
The festive period is nearly upon us! Find out more about local support available over the festive period and answer to FAQs including your nearest grit bin and changes to rubbish collection over Christmas/New Year. #festive #Christmastime #localsupport #festiveservices
Festive opening hours 2022-23
Christmas is coming - find out more about our 2022-23 opening hours and how to get in touch should you need us.
Support Scotland campaign offering help support, and advice during cost of living crisis
The Scottish Government is currently running a campaign to offer help, advice and support to help you through the challenges you may be facing during the cost of living crisis.
Join the Scottish Housing Regulator’s National Panel
Add your voice to the National Panel of Tenants and Service Users to help improve social landlord services - find out more about how to get involved!
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.
ng homes 2022 Landlord Report is now available
ng homes' Landlord Reportfor 2022, which highlights our performance over the past 12 months, is now available.
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service share 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.
Please attend an organised event if possible - you can find a list of local and national organised events on the SFRS website. The fireworks code and firework/bonfire safety guidance is also available on from the SFRS on their website.