All Noticeboard Stories
28 Sep New Prison to replace Barlinnie The new prison, HMP Glasgow, will be based in Germiston
14 Sep Free Sim Cards Blochairn Housing Association is working with Vodafone’s charities to help tackle digital exclusion in the Royston area and to support individuals and families get online and get connected.
24 Jun Tenant Satisfaction Survey
08 Apr Dont accept fly tipping on your doorstep, report it! You can now use the MyGlasgow app to report fly tipping and help keep your community clean.
10 Jan Scottish Housing Regulator Seeks Tenant Advisors The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR), with the support of the Tenants Information Service (TIS), has launched a Scotland wide advertising campaign on 10 January to recruit 12 new independent, voluntary Tenant Advisors to help inform the work of the SHR.
Men's Group Wednesday 11.00 - 13.00 at Rosemount Lifelong Learning, 102 Royston Road
Glasgow City Centre Transformation Plan - Public Consultation Glasgow City Council will hold a 7-week consultation on the draft CCTP. Drop-in - 1pm and 7pm, Thursday 18 August 2022 - University of Strathclyde, 99 George Street, Glasgow. Exhibit open to all members of the general public. Online survey is now live at: https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/city-centre-transformation-plan.
17 Nov HMP Glasgow Public Consultation Event SPS & Kier Strategic Alliance team are taking the opportunity to hold a public consultation event to discuss the new HMP Glasgow prison development proposed for the former National Grid site off Royston Road, Glasgow. The event will be run as a ‘drop-in’ session, where the public can attend between 2pm—6:30pm at your own convenience.
23 Aug Interested in working in Early Years? Rosemount Lifelong Learning have teamed up with Kelvin College and are running a 10-week accredited training course for over 16’s with a basic understanding of English.
23 Aug Free Community Learning Opportunities There are opportunities to increase your skills and knowledge.
25 Jul July Newsletter Now Out The latest edition of the Blochairn newsletter is available to view now.
04 Jul Opera Comes to Royston The Opera Comes to Royston
16 May Podcast: Affordability with Michael Carberry and John Blackwood Michael Carberry and John Blackwood discuss Affordability in housing.
16 May Black’s Blog: ‘Affordable’ Scottish Housing News Podcast co-host Jimmy Black rounds up a lively debate on the topic of housing affordability from the latest episode.
06 Apr Royston Community Orchard Planting Day Royston community orchard planting day is Tuesday 12th April, find more information here.
08 Feb Public Consultation on National Litter and Flytipping Strategy for Scotland Launches The Scottish Government public consultation on litter and flytipping in Scotland, supported by Zero Waste Scotland, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and Keep Scotland Beautiful, has launched today.
10 Nov Young Person's Guarantee Not currently in employment, education or training? Interested in a volunteer placement with ongoing support?
22 Sep Latest update from Scottish Housing Regulator This years National Report from the Regulator is now available and you can access here.
26 Aug Measures to protect our community, our staff and our maintenance contractors Ongoing Measures to protect our community, our staff and our maintenance contractors from Covid-19.
11 Jun Blochairn Newsletter June 2021 Our office remains closed. You can call us on 553 1601 or email email@example.com. (We can’t discuss business at the office door). We will take longer to deal with some issues until lockdown is lifted. We
12 Feb Rent Review consultation Rent Review consultation newsletter
06 Jan Coronavirus/COVID-19 UPDATE 6 JANUARY 2021
24 Dec Festive Period Office Closure We are closed between Friday 25 December 2020 and Wednesday 6 January 2021. In an emergency, call James Frew Ltd on 01294 468 113 or 0870 242 5037 (for heating/hot water) or City Building on 0800 595 595 (for all other repairs).
13 Nov Covid-19 – URGENT MESSAGE Our staff members are now out of isolation. • Our office is not open to the public. Please do not come to the office • We will carry out only essential home visits • Maintenance contractors will wear PPE and exercise Physical Distancing All of our operations are subject to change depending on the health of our staff and our maintenance contractors and on guidance from the Scottish Government. Thank you for your co-operation and support at this difficult and worrying time.
11 Sep NHS Scotland Test & Protect Scotland App The Protect Scotland app from NHS Scotland’s Test and Protect is a free, mobile phone app designed to help us protect each other, reduce the spread of coronavirus and avoid further lockdowns.
09 Sep Dolly Parton Imagination Library - Parent Survey 2020 Blochairn has been a Community Champion for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library since 2016, delivering a free book, personally addressed to every child from birth to their 5th birthday.
08 Sep Annual General Meeting successfully held on the Zoom on line conference system Annual General Meeting successfully held on the Zoom on line conference system, read more here.
31 Jul Covid-19: Update following the Scottish Government announcement on 30 July 2020 Covid-19: Update following the Scottish Government announcement on 30 July 2020
30 Jul COVID-19 Scottish Government Update 30th July The latest update to the COVID-19 route map from the Scottish government can be accessed here.
16 Jul Letter to tenants from the Housing Minister Please find the latest update from the housing minister here
19 Jun COVID-19 Free Support Latest update regarding free support available
19 Jun COVID-19 Scottish Government Update Scotlands route map through and out of the crisis
15 Jun Royston Covid Response Group Video Please watch and share this video from Royston Covid Response Group
15 Jun Mobile Phone App Our mobile app is now available!
28 May Coronavirus - Latest View this post to see the latest information regarding the Coronavirus.
02 Apr Royston Coronavirus Response Group receives Lottery Funding Royston Coronavirus Response Group receives Lottery Fundig
St Roch's Primary Parent Group Thursday 13.30 - 15.30. SHOP FOR FREE!!
11 Feb MacMillan Cancer Support Tuesday 11.00 - 15.00. Support and information at Royston Library.
Bereavement Support Group Monday 10.00 - 12.00 at Blochairn Housing Association