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.
North Glasgow community leads the way in Climate Change at Awards Ceremony
Over 100 people gathered in Springburn for a special event to celebrate the excellent work supporting the Growing and Sustaining North Glasgow's Green Legacy project on the 21st March 2019.
Glasgow celebrates the Chinese New Year in style
ng homes helped to facilitate the colourful Chinese New Year celebrations in Glasgow's George Square on Sunday 10th of February alongside a host of dignitaries and other community organisations.
ng homes wins prestigious Climate Challenge Award for Youth Engagement
ng homes have picked up a prestigious Climate Challenge Award for their work in producing a comic book with young people in North Glasgow which highlights environmental issues.
ng homes Housing Trainees celebrate CIH qualification success
Three ng homes trainees are celebrating the achievement of their Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Level 2 certificates in Housing Practice.
North Glasgow Tenants Getting Ahead with Bridges out of Poverty
TENANTS of ng homes have recently completed the Getting Ahead programme with Scottish charity Bridges out of Poverty who help people in Glasgow move out of poverty and lead change in their communities.
Happy Healthy Hearts in North Glasgow
ng homes has teamed up with the NHS, AXIS Health Hubs and Active Schools to produce a unique health and fitness pilot project for P6 and P7 pupils in Saracen Primary School in the north of Glasgow.
African Challenge Scotland Celebrate International Women’s Day
African Challenge Scotland hosted an International Women's Day Conference recently at ng homes’ Saracen House in Possilpark.
Community Networking Breakfast is on the Menu for Success
MONTHLY Community Networking Breakfast run by ng homes continue to be a huge success in bringing a diverse range of people and organisations together to find out more about what they do and to share resources and experiences.
The Bob Allan Conference Centre
THE man who led the transfer of Glasgow’s council housing stock is to be remembered in a new initiative that bears his name.