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Jan

Gowrie’s drama group put on a “snow”-stopping performance!

A group of talented performers with support needs wowed the crowd with their rendition of the classic fairy tale Snow White in Dundee last week. Supported by Gowrie Care, the Glee Club Drama Group performed Snow White and Friends to an audience of over 50 people at Gowrie’s community hub in the Hilltown. Julie Horan, Gowrie’s improvements coordinator was one of those involved in organising the show. She commented: “Everyone’s…
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  • Hillcrest survey suggests 52% of households may be in fuel poverty

    Posted: 29th January 2019

    New research has suggested that 52% of households have been plunged into fuel poverty as a result of crippling energy prices, with the research also revealing the lengths people are going to in order to keep warm. The survey carried out by Hillcrest Housing Association, which was open to the…

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  • Gowrie’s drama group put on a “snow”-stopping performance!

    Posted: 28th January 2019

    A group of talented performers with support needs wowed the crowd with their rendition of the classic fairy tale Snow White in Dundee last week. Supported by Gowrie Care, the Glee Club Drama Group performed Snow White and Friends to an audience of over 50 people at Gowrie’s community hub…

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  • Energy supplier Our Power falls into administration

    Posted: 28th January 2019

    As of the 24th of January, energy supplier Our Power has gone into administration following a number of attempts to rescue the company from financial difficulty. If you are an Our Power customer, what does this mean for you? For our tenants with Ourpower, your energy supply will not be…

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  • Get a 50% bonus on your savings with Help to Save

    Posted: 18th January 2019

    Help to Save is a new government saving scheme to help working people on tax credits and Universal Credit build their savings. Here are the key things you need to know. With Help to Save you get a 50% bonus on your savings. So you can earn 50p for every…

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  • Hillcrest staff-member packing her bags for Lebanon to help Syrian refugees

    Posted: 8th January 2019

    A member of staff from Hillcrest’s Gowrie Care is set to pack her bags for Lebanon, to help refugees fleeing the ongoing conflict in neighbouring Syria. Amera Sajid, a money advice worker for Gowrie Care, which is part of the Hillcrest Group of Companies, will travel to the Middle Eastern…

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  • School pupils pave career pathways with Hillcrest work experience

    Posted: 28th December 2018

    Two Dundee school pupils have cast their gaze firmly on their future careers, completing eight-week work experience programmes with Hillcrest Group of Companies. Declan Coughlin from Harris Academy and Graeme Cosgrove from Craigie High School – both fifth year pupils, got hands-on in their chosen areas of the company supported…

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  • Gowrie Care’s toiletry appeal sees hundreds of items gifted to homeless people in Dundee

    Posted: 20th December 2018

    An appeal set up by Gowrie Care’s community recovery service has accumulated hundreds of toiletry essentials for homeless and people in recovery in Dundee and the surrounding area this Christmas. The items, which include shampoo, body wash, toothpaste and toothbrushes, have been sorted into toiletry bags with a total of…

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