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Calton Gardening Project: Making a Real Difference

Our “Calton Gardening Project” has resulted in a dramatic reclaiming of the local neighbourhood by residents. It has led to significant improvement in the physical appearance of the local area which has drawn much praise from local people.

The project employs a community gardener to work directly on increasing the ability of residents to take responsibility for their environment. Meanwhile, tenants will now have received a copy of “Your Rent – Time to Have Your Say” - a special update inviting you to give your views on our rent proposals from April 2019.
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Join the Scottish Housing Regulator Board to help safeguard and promote tenants’ interests

Scottish Ministers are recruiting two new members to the Scottish Housing Regulator’s Board to replace members whose terms will end in March 2019. Read more

Free Handy-Person Service

Did you know that we offer a Handy-Person Service?

If you are over the age of 65 years or have a medical condition which affects you on a daily basis, irrespective of your age, you can benefit from this FREE service! Find out more in our leaflet by clicking on the 'download document' link below. Read more

Membership vote for Board members for first time in a decade

Our members went to the polls at this September’s AGM to choose new members of the Board.

It was the first time in TEN YEARS that demand for places on the Board outstripped the number of vacancies.
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New Carers Allowance Supplement

Carer’s Allowance Supplement is an extra payment to help carers in Scotland who get Carer’s Allowance.

Eligible carers in Scotland are starting to receive the first payments from now.

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Volunteers’ Work Takes to the Stage

Talented women will have their work performed at the Tron Theatre Glasgow
in September

A group of women from Glasgow’ East End are to have their creative writing showcased on stage in Glasgow. Read more

Twenty year wait is over as Castlemilk says hello to its new £1 million hall

It was a long time in coming but when it finally opened its doors this month, the new Netherholm Hall was well worth the wait.

The Netherholm community in Castlemilk is now celebrating its long-awaited showpiece hall a brand new £1 million hub designed to bring the community together.

Campaigners fought tirelessly for nearly 20 years to create the community facility refusing to give up and never allowing setbacks to knock them off course.

In 2016 it was revealed the campaigners had successfully won funding of almost £1 million from the Big Lottery Fund Scotland.
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A Saintly Vision!

A STUNNING mural depicting the mother of Glasgow’s patron saint and whom Thenue Housing is named after has been revealed.

This week we welcomed the unveiling of the mural not far from the city centre which shows St Thenue cradling and nursing her infant son.
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Summer Newsletter

The summer newsletter is now available for you to read. You can read about the £327,000 funding that we have received for projects, our latest housing development and more by clicking on the download document button Read more

£6.43m East End Homes Boost is Complete

We have unveiled a multi-million housing boost for Bridgeton this week. it marked a welcome return to the east end for Local Government and Housing Minister Kevin Stewart MSP who got the building work under way just over a year ago.

Around half the families have now moved into the impressive £6.43 million development as we continue our drive to create much-needed new homes. More will receive their keys in the next few weeks. Read more

Blackhill Jobs Fair

In conjunction with Springburn and Shettleston JC+ offices we are holding a Jobs Fair at the Molendinar Community Centre, Blackhill on the 27th of June 2018.

A range of employers have been invited to attend on the day.
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By now, you will have received a letter from us containing a ‘Fair Processing Notice’, and you may be wondering what the “GDPR” is all about Read more

Spring Newsletter

The spring newsletter is now available for you to read.

You can read about our new web portal, how we're making sure Thenue is well run and news for older residents by downloading the document below
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You can now pay your rent at any time

We are pleased to announce that our payment lines are now available 24 hours a day.

When calling our main telephone number 0141 550 3581, option 4 will put you directly through to Allpay's 24 hour payment line

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.

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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

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.