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.
Cut broadband bills in half with BT
4.6m households could take advantage of the ‘social tariff’ with BT and cut broadband bills in half
Take part in shaping the Tenant Participation Strategy
We are delighted to bring you this new updated Tenant Participation Strategy. We want our customers to be involved in designing the services they receive so that we create and deliver services that meet their needs, and our performance continually improves.
Vacancies to join ng homes Board
Interested in making North Glasgow a community where people can flourish and prosper? There are now vacancies to join ng homes' management Board.
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.
Remember remember... Safety first this 5th November!
Make safety a priority this Bonfire Night. There are no authorised Bonfire night events on across the city, due to the current government Covid-19 restrictions, but we want to highlight that the safety of our local community and front-line emergency services staff remains paramount this 5th November.
Glasgow City Council (GCC), Police Scotland and Scottish Fire and Rescue are working together,
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.
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 teams up with Manorview Hotels to challenge poverty and climate change in North Glasgow
ng homes and Manorview Hotels have come together to support members on the North Glasgow community who are finding themselves in hardship through distributing furniture and bedding from the Redhurst Hotel.
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.
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.
#TellUsYourWay success story for No Smoking Day
ng2 Estate Services Operative Foreman Mito Alvarez-Liddell took part in the #TellUsYourWay campaign on No Smoking Day at the Springburn Community Hub, and told us how and why he has stamped out the habit for good.