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Looking for a home in Castlemilk?

We have 2 and 3 bedroom homes available for rent in the Holmbyre area of Castlemilk. Monthly rents are in the region of £352 - £388
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Financial Education Open day at CHLC 27th March between 10am and 3pm

Financial Education Session and Home Energy Scotland
Willie Sinclair will be running the Financial Education Sessions. While there is an element of budgeting, our main aim is to try and help you deal with any debt issues you have now, or may have in the future.

You may feel that this is not for you as you don’t have enough money to live on, never mind budgeting.

BUT BUDGETING IS WHAT YOU DO EVERY DAY BY TRYING TO MANAGE ON WHAT INCOME YOU HAVE
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Ne'erday Lunch Makes Everyone Feel Welcome

Calton Heritage and Learning Centre throws open its doors on New Year's Day Read more

Annual Rent Review

The Annual Rent Review has now been sent out to all tenants with the Winter Newsletter.

It contains information on what happens to your rent and how as an Association we strive to ensure we achieve value for money Read more

Winter Newsletter 2017

The winter newsletter is now available for you to read.

There are articles on the results of our recent Tenant Satisfaction Survey, the winter fuel allowance and the work we are doing with Home Energy Scotland Read more

Thenue Communities

Thenue Communities is a charitable subsidiary of Thenue Housing Association, and has been working to tackle social disadvantage through the management of two community facilities. It has been operating since the opening of Calton Heritage & Learning Centre on 1st November 2013. The 1st November is a special date for us because at about 5.15pm that evening in 1889, unusually high winds caused a large section of the new western extension of James Templeton’s carpet factory to collapse into the adjoining weaving shed. Read more

Universal Credit Freephone Number Commences Today

The new Freephone number is 0800-328-9344 available Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm

All DWP customer 0345 numbers are being replaced with new Freephone numbers.

• The changes will begin with Universal Credit lines, which will begin from today
• This will then extend to other numbers, with the process due to be completed by the end of the calendar year.

We will publish the new numbers as soon as they become available

Working Together to Build Bright Futures

Opportunities for jobless people to learn new skills have been given a £5000 boost from generous construction firm Cruden Building.

It has dug deep to deliver the cash injection to assist Thenue and Glasgow Kelvin College who work together to help unemployed people.

This week Cruden Building handed over a cheque which will now be used to fund Thenue Housing’s award-winning Learning Works initiative.
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£9.3 Million Housing Boost Under Way

A multi million pound transformation of a historic Glasgow building into new east end homes is under way.

Work begins this week on the exciting redevelopment of a former hotel in iconic Monteith Row close to Glasgow Green.
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Policy Review

We have recently reviewed the Rent Policy and Shared Ownership Policy which require consultation with tenants and sharing owners prior to final approval. Read more

Housing Benefit Self Service

Did you know that if you are in receipt of Housing Benefit you can deal with your housing benefit account online?

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Autumn Newsletter

The autumn newsletter is now available for you to read.

You can read about fire safety, the new homes we are building and our Annual Return on the Charter
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Thumbs up for Thenue!

We have been given a significant endorsement by our tenants in a wide-ranging opinion survey.

The sparkling set of results - with most approval ratings at 90 per cent or above - confirm the Association remains highly regarded by the people we serve.

The survey carried out by a research company with 1,123 tenants, found that a massive 92 per cent of people said they were very satisfied or fairly satisfied with the service we provide.
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Annual Landlord Report

On 31st August the Scottish Housing Regulator issued our annual ‘Landlord report’. You can read a short two page summary that shows how we performed in the year 2016/2017 as well as the Regulator's full report http://www.thenuehousing.co.uk/documents/view.php?documentID=827

Paintwork Contract

The paintwork contract for 2017/18 is underway. Novus Property Solutions will be on site over the coming months to complete the contract by March/April 2018.

Gutter Cleaning Contract

The Gutter Cleaning Contract is underway across all our areas and is being carried out by Patterson Safety Anchors. The contract will run until October/November 2017 as the works can be weather dependent.

Well Done Guys!

Brilliant result as charity golf day raises £2320 for Cystic Fibrosis charity
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Our Living Wage Commitment

We are pleased to announce that as well as being a Glasgow Living Wage accredited employer we are now accredited as a Scottish Living Wage Employer Read more

Tea is Served!

Older Cranhill and Blackhill residents get together in link-up between Thenue and Royal Voluntary Service
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Happy 20th Birthday Learning Works!

Milestone marked for successful students determined to beat unemployment
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Fire Safety Statement

We want to reassure all our residents that we have a robust safety approach in all our housing stock. We neither own nor manage any multi-storey blocks, however we understand some may want extra reassurance. The types of external cladding that we have used in our properties are shown below, together with a statement from the particular manufacturer and installer. Read more

Landscape Contractor - An Update

Land Engineering went into administration on 30th May 2017. A sale of part of the business to idverde was completed and employees relating to this part of the business transferred. The part of the business which was sold is the Services, Responsive and Winter Divisions and a number of separate projects. Read more

Housing for Older People in Bridgeton and Calton

Looking for housing in Bridgeton or Calton?
Interested in retirement housing?
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Read our Spring Newsletter

The Spring newsletter is now available for you to read Read more

Seeking Volunteers!

If you a tenant, 60 years or over come and join us!

We are looking for tenants to join our Older Persons Focus Groups. Contact Paola Doyle on paola.doyle@thenuehousing.co.uk or tel 550 9548 for more information.

£6.3m East End Homes Boost

A MULTI-MILLION housing boost for Bridgeton has been unveiled by Thenue Housing. Kevin Stewart MSP, Minister for Local Government and Housing, cut the first soil to mark the start of building work. Read more

Changes to our Allocation Policy

On 28 February 2017, our Board approved two draft changes to our Allocation Policy. See below for more information. If you have any comments or would like any further information on these two proposed changes, please contact Paola Doyle by emailing paola.doyle@thenuehousinhg.co.uk or telephoning 0141 550 9548 Read more

Getting Started in Castlemilk!

Lord Provost cuts first turf marking start of multi-million pound investment in Read more

Thenue's Procurement Strategy

Under the terms of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 a contracting authority which is likely to spend in excess of £5,000,000 in the next financial year is required to have a Procurement Strategy before the start of the year. This Strategy has been developed in line with the Guidance published by the Scottish Government in March 2016. Read more

Renewal of Main Electrical Supply

Dear resident you will be contacted in the near future by Quartzelec Ltd who have been contracted to renew the main electrical supply to your building by SP Energy Networks Read more