News & events

Keep up to date with all the latest news and events throughout the Hillcrest Group of Companies
03
Apr

Bright horizons for Hillcrest’s brand-new venture: Hillcrest Enterprises

A merger of two of Hillcrest’s companies has paved the way for the launch of a brand new venture – Hillcrest Enterprises. Northern Housing Company, which has offered mid-market affordable housing for many years, has merged with Hillcrest Enterprises Ltd, which managed the group’s commercial projects and businesses. Launched on the 1st of April, Hillcrest Enterprises brings a new look, new ideas and new offerings in the private rent market.…
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  • Hillcrest opens the doors at Derby Street to inspire careers in construction

    Posted: 15th March 2019

    Hillcrest is taking part in Open Doors Week 2019, giving members of the public a unique chance to see behind the scenes of its affordable homes development at Derby Street – tipped to become one of the finest affordable housing projects Scotland has seen. Tours will be available on Wednesday…

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  • Apprenticeship Week sees second chance given to stricken McGills trainees

    Posted: 8th March 2019

    Five apprentices of stricken building contractor McGill have been given a second chance, with Hillcrest offering not just employment but also the opportunity to continue their apprenticeships. Painter and decorator Lee Alan, plumbers Andrew Fenwick and Ian Crighton, and electricians Lee Brannen and Lewis MacKenzie not only lost their jobs…

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  • Reporting a repair to your home: changes taking place from April 1st

    Posted: 6th March 2019

    To help improve our repairs service we will be changing the number of categories we have for reported repairs from three (emergency repair – 4 hours, urgent repair – three working days, and routine repair – 10 working days) down to two categories. The categories will now simply be emergency…

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  • Hillcrest’s Aberdeenshire debut set to boost affordable housing provision

    Posted: 21st February 2019

    Hillcrest Housing Association with support from Aberdeenshire Council and the Scottish Government is set to create 91 new affordable homes in Stonehaven, bolstering Grampian’s stretched housing provision. The development of quality homes located on the Ury Estate will mark Hillcrest Housing Association’s debut in Aberdeenshire. The organisation also recently made…

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  • Hillcrest tenants – we need you!

    Posted: 14th February 2019

    We’re looking for your feedback to help improve how we look after you, your home and your community. To do this, our Tenant Participation team is holding an informal evening session where you can come along to meet staff and chat about the services you receive. We love to hear what…

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  • Tales of woe and magic – Hillcrest staff member returns from Syrian refugee aid trip

    Posted: 13th February 2019

    Amera Sajid, the Gowrie Care Money Support worker who recently travelled to Lebanon to help Syrian refugees has returned bringing with her stories and experiences – both heart-wrenching as well as warming. Amera returned from the Middle-Eastern country on January 29th following time in refugee camps in Beirut and the…

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