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Watchmeal Crescent improvements start with site clearance and creating community art

Watchmeal Crescent improvements start with site clearance and creating community art

The improvement works at Watchmeal Crescent in Faifley started in October and the contractor has completed site clearance works preparing the area for the new look.

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Watchmeal Works Ready to Start

Watchmeal Works Ready to Start

Following our consultation events last year, and the design work that we have undertaken, Knowes Housing Association’s application to the Big Lottery Community Spaces was successful. This means that funding was awarded to undertake a complete transformation of the communal space to the rear of Watchmeal Crescent. In addition to this, we were successful with […]

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Pulses are up in Taynuilt (and our first SCIO)

Pulses are up in Taynuilt (and our first SCIO)

Pulses are rising in Taynuilt where volunteers of the dedicated and hard working Taynuilt Sports Council (TSC) are finally about to see the site start for the build of their new sports pavilion. For a small village 12 miles outside Oban, Taynuilt punches above its weight when it comes to sport.

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Activities and Courses at Clydebank’s Centre 81

Activities and Courses at Clydebank's Centre 81

Clydebank Housing Association (CHA) has been awarded £152,387 from People and Communities Fund to deliver activities in Centre 81, Whitecrook. Owned and managed by Clydebank Housing Association, the centre is a major milestone in the future regeneration of Clydebank and in the aim to combat multiple deprivation issues including high levels unemployment in the area.

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Clydebank Welfare Rights Outreach Project

Clydebank Welfare Rights Outreach Project

The need to support tenants affected by low income, multiple debt and arrears has been a recurring priority for housing associations and with the current prevailing economic recession and planned reforms to the welfare system this has become even more of a priority, both for social landlords and their tenants. We have supported 4 housing […]

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Watchmeal Crescent – Work Goes On

Watchmeal Crescent – Work Goes On

Working on behalf of Knowes Housing Association and a project steering group comprising of local residents, we have submitted our first Stage 2 Community Spaces Application for a project based within Watchmeal Crescent in Faifley that hopes to transform a currently neglected communal space into a vibrant community garden and provide local residents with space […]

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Trees, Trellis and Training

Trees, Trellis and Training

Neglected areas within Port Glasgow are getting a new lease of life thanks to the Inverclyde Green Team. The project was developed in partnership with River Clyde Homes, Inverclyde Community Development Trust (ICDT) and In-Works and is now in its second year. Since the establishment of the project in 2010, 50 unemployed residents of Greenock […]

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Students Soon to Qualify

Students Soon to Qualify

One of the most innovative projects we were asked to manage this year is a new college course designed to help give students the skills, knowledge and capabilities needed for employment in community development. This project has been Dunbritton Housing Association’s biggest Wider Role project for 2011 – 2012 and they are delighted with the […]

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Making Our Mark in Castlehill

Making Our Mark in Castlehill

Dunbritton Housing Association is delighted with the installation of a new sculpture in Castlehill, Dumbarton.  Seventeen young people from Castlehill took part in a 13 week programme of activities to learn about wider context and impact of public art. Working with two artists, young people focused on the many roles it takes from the concept […]

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Centre 81 Opens for Public

Centre 81 Opens for Public

The newly refurbished Garelochhead Centre 81 opened its doors to the community this weekend. Community Links have worked with Route 81 Youth Project since 2006 when an options study and a business plan for a new centre were prepared. This led to the former East Dunbartonshire Council Outdoor Education Centre being identified as a suitable […]

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