Boost for Volunteers at Housing Options Scotland

Thanks to funding from The Bank Of Scotland Foundation, Housing Options Scotland is delighted to announce the appointment of a new role within the organisation. Ben Parker has joined the team as Volunteer Coordinator and will be working to develop the volunteer programme at Housing Options Scotland, to benefit disabled and older people in housing […]

Retirement properties available to rent in Peebles

  Are you looking for a new home in Peebles and over 60?  We have details of two 1 bed properties that are available to rent from Blackwood Housing. All the details are below.  If you’re interested phone Blackwood on 0131 317 7227 or email info@blackwoodgroup.org.uk   26 Whitestone Court: 1 bedroom property in private […]

Research project – housing for ex-forces community

The University of Stirling, funded by the Forces in Mind Trust, are undertaking a research project called Working Together.  The project aims to research housing for people who have left the armed forces.  Read on to find out more.   What is the research about? Housing for people who have left the armed forces The […]

A housing poem

  While you’re hanging your stocking and decorating your tree maybe you can spare a thought for me   My home doesn’t fit me. My home isn’t right. I wonder where I’m going to be sleeping tonight.   While you’re wrapping your presents, sitting down to eat food maybe you can spare a thought for […]

Graeme Revisited

  Christine, we’d love to hear how Graeme is getting on now.  Can you tell us a bit more about how he’s doing? It is 10 years since Graeme moved into his flat, it has been a wonderful success, he has grown in confidence and ability with the help of Joan his support assistant. Graeme’s life […]

Our Scottish Housing Day Q&A with Dianne Theakstone

We chatted to Dianne on Scottish Housing Day about her housing options and what she thinks of housing options for young disabled people in Scotland.  Find out more about Diane here: Dianne Theakstone Here’s what Dianne had to say when we put some questions to her on Facebook.   Q.Can you tell us as a […]

Scottish Housing Day

  The first person joining us today for Scottish Housing Day in our Q&A hot spot can now be revealed.  Claire will be joining us on Twitter today at 10am. Claire D’All is a 24 year old blogger and YouTuber of a Journey in My Wheels where she hopes to spread disablility and accessibility awareness […]