Blackwood tenants to test ground-breaking new wheelchair design

Tenants at a housing development in Edinburgh are to be among the first to try out and provide invaluable feedback on a pioneering new wheelchair.

Published 1 March 2017

Blackwood unveils progress of innovative new Dundee homes

The construction of six pioneering homes set to transform the lives of those with disabilities is well underway in Dundee.

Published 21 February 2017

Dundee event to explore health and social care ‘revolution’

The next five years in digital health and social care is a key topic at this year's Dundee SmartCare Convention, a free event in the Caird Hall tomorrow.

Published 14 February 2017

Ground-breaking designs for people with disabilities win Blackwood awards

Digital glasses which assist people who have lost the use of their arms and a wheelchair that goes up and down steps have been crowned the winners of a ‘Dragons’ Den’ style design competition by housing provider Blackwood.

Published 31 January 2017

Judges announced for Blackwood’s innovative design awards

A number of top industry experts have been officially revealed as the panel of judges for a ‘Dragons Den’ inspired event for aspiring designers, engineers and inventors.

Published 18 January 2017

Ingenious inventions shortlisted for Blackwood Design Awards

Glasses for computer users who don’t have the use of their arms and a wheelchair that goes up and down steps are just two of the shortlisted entries battling it out in a ‘Dragons' Den’ inspired event to find the next rising star of design.

Published 9 January 2017

New boilers installed in Blackwood homes

Work to install new boilers at properties in Port Glasgow, Edinburgh and Falkirk is now complete.

Published 14 December 2016

Angus Council opens housing allocation policy consultation

Angus Council has started a five-week consultation about changes it is proposing for its Common Housing Allocation Policy.

Published 13 December 2016

Edinburgh Napier graduate nabs top HR award

A digital skills trainer with housing and care provider Blackwood is celebrating his success having scooped a prestigious industry award, after just one year in the job.

Published 7 December 2016

Campaigners warn of lack of homes for disabled people

Ministers have been urged to take urgent action to tackle a “dire” shortage of accessible homes in Scotland.

Published 5 December 2016

Last call for 2016 entries to Blackwood’s innovative Design Awards

Aspiring designers, engineers and inventors have just one week remaining to enter a ‘Dragons Den’ inspired event which has become a magnet for global talent.

Published 25 November 2016

Major progress at new Dundee housing site

Construction works at a new housing development in Dundee is progressing at pace as the first homes near completion at Lochlee Wynd, according to the site’s developers CCG (Scotland) Ltd.

Published 16 November 2016

CCG to begin boiler upgrade project for Blackwood

CCG is to begin upgrading 65 homes in Edinburgh for Blackwood.

Published 27 October 2016

Blackwood installs new lift to improve accessibility at Edinburgh development

An Edinburgh housing development has unveiled its brand new, modern and stylish lift, which will boost the independence of residents as well as the accessibility of the building.

Published 19 October 2016

Blackwood scores hat trick with third interactive AGM

Housing and care provider Blackwood scored a hi-tech hat trick by creating a show-stopping annual event to show how it is helping to transform lives.

Published 3 October 2016