Housing and social care provider Mears Group has launched an independent scrutiny board to be chaired by former Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) CEO, Terrie Alafat.
Published 7 February 2020
Development specialist Mears New Homes has won a new contract with North Lanarkshire Council.
Published 28 November 2019
Tenants and residents from across North Lanarkshire came together for North Lanarkshire Council's annual tenants' events earlier this month, held at Clyde Valley High School, Wishaw and Coatbridge High School.
Published 26 November 2019
Mears has promised that it will not subject Glasgow-based asylum seekers who are waiting to receive a decision on their right to stay in the UK to lock-change evictions.
Published 17 September 2019
Castlemilk’s memorial garden has been given a fresh new paint makeover thanks to Ardenglen Housing Association.
Published 5 September 2019
New Gorbals Housing Association has promised to reverse any attempt by Serco to change locks on its properties as part of efforts to prevent the eviction of asylum seekers in Glasgow.
Published 19 July 2019
Housing associations have responded to calls for them to take action against the private housing contractors providing accommodation for asylum seekers in Glasgow.
Published 11 July 2019
Scotland’s tenants’ union Living Rent has called for “mass public resistance” to stop the 300 lock changes to be rolled out by Serco in Glasgow.
Published 18 June 2019
Senior citizen tenants got their dancing shoes on this week to celebrate 40 years of Thenue Housing.
Published 31 May 2019
Glasgow could become the first city in the UK to pilot changes to the asylum process after a multi-agency taskforce recommended a number of proposed reforms.
Published 6 March 2019
The private housing provider at the centre of controversy over its plans to evict hundreds of asylum seekers and refugees in Glasgow has lost its asylum accommodation contract for Scotland.
Published 9 January 2019
Mears Group has agreed to buy Mitie’s social housing repairs and maintenance business for £35 million.
Published 19 November 2018
North Lanarkshire Federation of Tenants and Residents (NLF) visited the Mears repair service to see its North Lanarkshire wide operation in action.
Published 8 March 2017
The leader of North Lanarkshire Council, who was reported to a watchdog for not declaring his friendship with executives at a company at the heart of a multi-million-pound council housing repairs deal, has been cleared of any wrongdoing.
Published 22 October 2015