Hillcrest Futures service user has bus named after him

Bus enthusiast Daniel Aberdein was left delighted when National Express Xplore Dundee named one of its buses after him.

Published 18 March 2020

Clutha helicopter survivor kick-starts rollout of Hillcrest’s mental health first-aiders

A talk about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from a survivor of The Clutha Vaults helicopter crash kicked off the launch of Hillcrest’s mental health first aiders, who will be available to support staff across the whole organisation.

Published 9 March 2020

In Pictures: Hillcrest unveils affordable apartments plan for disused Dundee mill

Hillcrest Homes has showcased its plans to transform a former Dundee jute mill into social housing.

Published 3 March 2020

Plans submitted to turn former Dundee jute mill into flats

Hillcrest Homes, in partnership with developer AG Akermo, has submitted plans to Dundee City Council to turn a former jute mill in Dundee into 69 "affordable" flats.

Published 11 February 2020

Hillcrest Futures brings warmth to vulnerable people in Dundee and Perth

A fundraising campaign set up by Hillcrest Futures has raised £771 to help keep vulnerable people in Dundee and Perth warm and safe during the harsh winter months.

Published 6 February 2020

Hillcrest welcomes Barclay Viewforth Church donation

Staff and residents at a Hillcrest Futures service in Edinburgh have extended their thanks to the Barclay Viewforth Church for a surprise donation of £208.

Published 4 February 2020

Dundee City Council approves Hillcrest flats plan

Dundee City Council has approved plans to build 14 new social housing flats in Lochee.

Published 30 January 2020

Housing minister opens new Hillcrest development in Edmonstone

Hillcrest welcomed housing minister Kevin Stewart MSP to officially open a new £7 million development in Edmonstone, Edinburgh of 47 affordable homes innovatively built into a historic wall.

Published 22 January 2020

Social housing plan for vacant Montrose textile factory

Plans have been submitted to transform a dilapidated Montrose textile factory into 26 flats for social rent.

Published 8 January 2020

Santa visits Hillcrest Futures grotto

Festive cheer and Christmas magic filled Hillcrest Futures’ activities hub in the Hilltown earlier this week when adults supported with learning disabilities and autism visited Santa’s grotto.

Published 19 December 2019

Former nurses cut turf Sunnyside Royal Hospital development

Over 40 ex-nurses of the former Sunnyside Royal Hospital near Montrose visited the iconic site on Friday to tour the grounds one last time and cut the turf to mark Sunnyside’s new lease of life as a housing development.

Published 17 December 2019

Caledonia and Hillcrest host festive tea part for older people

A joint project between Hillcrest and Caledonia Housing Associations which aims to remodel support to older people in Dundee has hosted Festive Tea Party for service users with over 90 older people at risk of isolation this Christmas attending the event.

Published 13 December 2019

Hillcrest Futures gets into festive spirit at annual party night

Over 250 people supported by Hillcrest Futures got into the festive spirit earlier this week when they attended the charity’s annual winter party night at Dundee’s Apex Hotel.

Published 12 December 2019

Kingdom Housing Association joins Perth & Kinross Common Housing Register

People who apply for social housing through the Perth and Kinross Common Housing Register (CHR) will now have more choice after Kingdom Housing Association joined the register.

Published 28 November 2019

Hillcrest Futures launches campaign to keep people warm this winter

Hillcrest Futures is urging people and companies to ditch the Christmas cards this year and instead use their money for a more charitable cause.

Published 28 November 2019