Wheatley Group

Maureen Dowden announced as new DGHP chair

Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) has appointed Maureen Dowden, one of Scotland’s most experienced housing professionals, as its new chair.

Published 30 April 2020

Wheatley draws down £72m of Euro funding to invest in communities

Wheatley Group has drawn down £72 million of funding from the European Investment Bank (EIB) at a "highly-competitive" rate to build and improve more homes across Scotland.

Published 29 April 2020

Wheatley delivers 5800 emergency food parcels in a month

Wheatley Group’s lifeline EatWell service has delivered more than 5800 food parcels to vulnerable customers in the past month – and is on course to distribute thousands more.

Published 23 April 2020

Our Housing Heritage: John Wheatley - Red Clydesider and founding father of social housing

As part of Scottish Housing News’ new Our Housing Heritage series, Lauren Brown considers the impact of John Wheatley on social housing.

Published 20 April 2020

Emergency free meals delivered through £70m Food Fund

More community food projects will receive funding to provide emergency free meals to those most in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 20 April 2020

Wheatley expands lifeline food delivery service with new distribution hubs

Wheatley Group’s emergency food service EatWell is expanding further with three new distribution hubs being created across Glasgow.

Published 17 April 2020

Wheatley delivers hundreds of eggs to help families enjoy happy Easter

Wheatley Group has helped hundreds of families in Glasgow enjoy a happier Easter as staff from Glasgow Housing Association (GHA), Cube and Loretto Housing distributed hundreds of chocolate eggs to people in their communities.

Published 16 April 2020

New emergency response fund helps Wheatley customers

Vulnerable families across Scotland are receiving extra help to combat the coronavirus crisis by Wheatley Group.

Published 14 April 2020

Social Bite praises Wheatley’s £100,000 emergency food donation

Wheatley Group is pitching in to provide emergency food to homeless people during the coronavirus crisis with a £100,000 donation to help fund Social Bite’s emergency delivery service in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen.

Published 9 April 2020

Wheatley delivers 1,600 emergency food parcels

Wheatley Group has delivered more than 1,600 emergency food parcels to vulnerable customers in the past two weeks. 

Published 7 April 2020

Wheatley Group provides first 100 homes to councils for homeless accommodation

Wheatley Group has provided more than 100 empty homes to local authorities as temporary accommodation for homeless people.

Published 6 April 2020

Wheatley Group appeals for lifeline food donations to help most vulnerable

Wheatley Group is appealing for businesses to donate food to help people struggling with the impact of coronavirus.

Published 30 March 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group convened to tackle coronavirus

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has convened a group of key organisations in order to respond to the evolving and significant challenges which the social housing sector is experiencing as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.  

Published 27 March 2020

Wheatley Group offers empty homes as temporary homeless accommodation

Wheatley Group has announced that it will make empty homes available to local authorities as temporary accommodation for people experiencing homelessness.

Published 25 March 2020

Loretto Care bridges generation gap with music

A musical project run by Loretto Care is breaking down the generation gap in Knightswood.

Published 11 March 2020