Hillcrest Futures opens boutique charity shop in Broughty Ferry

Dundee-based charity Hillcrest Futures launched its first-ever boutique charity shop Broughty Ferry last week.

Published 13 July 2020

Hillcrest and Abertay awarded £175k to support local community through COVID challenges

Hillcrest Homes and Abertay Housing Association have been awarded £175k to help support the local communities along with key partners Dundee City Council through challenges that have arisen from the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 10 July 2020

Hillcrest plans 20 new homes on ‘tricky’ Arbroath site

A derelict site in Arbroath could be set for 20 new homes under plans submitted on behalf of Hillcrest Homes.

Published 26 June 2020

Hillcrest buys 15 apartments for affordable rent at Sandy Loan

Hillcrest has completed the purchase of 15 mid-market rent apartments in Broughty Ferry, securing long-term tenancies for the tenants who have been living in the apartments.

Published 4 June 2020

Hillcrest launches lockdown energy use survey

Hillcrest's Energy Advice Team (HEAT) has launched a single-question survey to find out what Scottish households’ experience of energy use has been over lockdown to help understand the impacts the lockdown may have had.

Published 3 June 2020

Hillcrest heaps praise on customer service team

Hillcrest has hailed the work of its customer service team amidst the current coronavirus pandemic.

Published 20 May 2020

Hillcrest hails its finance team

Hillcrest has hailed the work of its finance team during the current coronavirus pandemic.

Published 14 May 2020

Hillcrest video encourages people to ‘hang in there’

Hillcrest has created another montage video in which staff discuss what they are looking forward to once the lockdown lifts and encourages people to hang in there.

Published 5 May 2020

Hillcrest Homes named preferred partner for Hunters Hall Housing Co-op

Edinburgh-based Hunters Hall Housing Co-op has approved Hillcrest Homes as its preferred partner for the transfer of the organisation’s operations, including its homes and staff following a competitive bidding process.

Published 1 May 2020

Hillcrest celebrates Investors in People gold reaccreditation

Hillcrest has been re-awarded gold accreditation against the prestigious Investors in People (IIP) standard for the third time, placing the organisation amongst the best companies to work for in the UK.

Published 29 April 2020

Hillcrest hails efforts of health, safety and sustainability team

Hillcrest has hailed the efforts of its health, safety and sustainability (HSS) team for their work since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Published 21 April 2020

Hillcrest's fight against poverty generates £1.7m for tenants in single year

Fighting fuel poverty and assisting tenants with a range of welfare benefits has seen Hillcrest Homes’ Energy Advice and Tenancy Sustainment teams collectively generate an incredible financial gain of £1.7 million for tenants in a single year.

Published 17 April 2020

Green light to covert historic Montrose mill into affordable homes

Angus Council has granted planning permission to regenerate a B-listed disused former mill in Montrose into 26 affordable homes.

Published 16 April 2020

Dundee City Council issues plea for essential PPE

Dundee City Council has issued a request to the construction sector for any excess Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that may be available for purchase.

Published 15 April 2020

Video: Hillcrest says ‘thank you’ to key workers

Hillcrest has shown its appreciation for the work that keyworkers, carers and NHS staff have been doing during the coronavirus pandemic which the launch of a new video.

Published 14 April 2020