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Garden Competition – closes this week

DGHP is again running an annual garden competition for all tenants and entries close this week. The competition is open to all DGHP tenants and you can nominate your own garden or that of a neighbour or friend. With a trophy and some garden vouchers up for grabs for the winners, send your entries to […]


Getting to know the team at DGHP

DGHP is continuing the feature on getting to know the team at DGHP where we spend some time meeting the staff and helping you get to know more about their jobs and the role they play within the organisation This week we met up with Fiona Lynch, an Income Officer with DGHP, and asked her […]


DMC meetings held this week

Tenant members of DGHP’s District Management Committees (DMCs) have been meeting this week for their quarterly meetings. Committees covering Nithsdale, Annandale and Eskdale, Stewartry and Wigtown have met in Dumfries, Newton Stewart and Annan. During the meetings, members have the chance to look closely at DGHP’s performance information as well as focusing on local issues relevant to tenants. […]


Tenant Census competition winner announced

DGHP is currently carrying out a Tenant Census and we’ve had a great response so far. Everyone who returned their form to us by the end of June was entered into a prize draw and the lucky winner of a £50 voucher was Amanda Lamont, from Dumfries. Amanda, who completed her survey via email, is […]


Join us in Annan today for a “brew and a blether”

DGHP is holding a drop-in event today in Annan town centre. Come along and join us between 2pm and 4pm at The Anglers in Annan and find out more about getting involved with DGHP. We would also love to hear from you if you’re interested in joining the local Tenants and Residents Association (TARA) in Annan. Come along today […]


Getting to know the team at DGHP

We are continuing our feature focusing on meeting the staff at DGHP and letting you know more about their roles. This week we met up with Graeme McShane, Technical Inspector Team Leader (West and Stewartry) and asked him some questions – 1. What does your job involve Managing a team of four Technical Inspectors, who […]


Working in partnership

DGHP’s Neighbourhood Manager Team Leader Sharon Hay (seated far right), Councilor Scobie (seated middle), council and police representatives met with tenants and residents from the Sheuchan area of Stranraer last night o tackle the issue of dog fouling in the area. Everyone working together for a positive way forward


DGHP supports Stranraer Scottish Week

DGHP is proud to be involved with the Stranraer Scottish Week celebrations, which start this weekend. Keep up with details of the events by visiting their website at www.stranraerscottishwee.co.uk or visit their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/stranraerscottishweek/ Here’s hoping the weather stays good for everyone – but if not, we’ve sent some DGHP rain ponchos – just […]


Another property ready to let

DGHP, and our contractor Morgan Sindall, work on many properties across the region every week. Pictured here is Graeme McShane, DGHPs Technical Inspector Team Leader, receiving keys back for a property in Stranraer from James Miller, Morgan Sindall Foreman. Morgan Sindall had completed works to the property after a former tenant moved out and it’s […]


DGHP Garden Competition – still time to enter

There’s still time to enter DGHP’s Garden Competition for 2017. Entries must be in by Friday August 4th. The competition is open to all DGHP tenants and a trophy and some garden vouchers will be awarded to the winners. There will be two categories this year again – best garden and best plot/allotment. All entries […]


Improvement works praised

DGHP, along with contractor Graham Ross Groundworks, recently completed improvement works to an area in Newton Stewart. Cree Valley Community Council, who were involved with the initial talks around the works, are delighted with the improvement made. Here are some photos of the works before and after. The works included sorting trip hazards caused by tree […]


Last few days to register interest to join our Board of Management

You have until Monday (July 17) to note your interest in becoming a tenant Board Member with DGHP. We are currently recruiting for new tenant Board members across the region. We are not looking for any qualifications – all we require is your knowledge and experience as a tenant of DGHP. Call us on 0800 […]


Magnifying sheets to help with reading

Did you know we have large magnifying sheets available in our open offices, available as part of a trial for tenants who struggle to read standard size print? We have already sent these out to tenants who have told us they require large print and we’ve had a great response. One tenant told us: “I […]


Available properties

Visit www.dghp.org.uk/available-properties/available-homes-to-let/ for our most up-to-date list of properties and garages to rent. Call us on 0800 011 3447 for more information


SHAX & DGHP competition winner announced

Following the excellent response to our recent SHAX furniture project competition, pictured here is winner Kelly McTaggart receiving her voucher from David Wilson. David, from Lochmaben, is a DGHP tenant member of our newsletter editorial group, who came up with the original idea for the competition and project. Kelly, who lives in Dumfries, said: “I […]


Getting to know the team at DGHP

Getting to know the team at DGHP – meeting the staff and getting to know more about their jobs and the role they play. This week we met up with Johanne Wilson, Customer Advisor (Nith Street office) and asked her some questions – What does your job involve? Providing an excellent front-line service to our […]


Fire safety – working together to reassure tenants and residents in Dumfries

DGHP, working in partnership with Dumfries and Galloway Council and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, have been visiting people in Dumfries this week to issue fire safety advice. Tenants and residents in our highest blocks of flats (at 5-storeys) at Dunlop Road and Newton Road in Lochside, and in St Michael’s Street in Dumfries […]


Here if you need to contact us

We hope you are all enjoying the nice weather and making the most of the sunshine. Remember, whatever the weather, we are here if you need to speak to us. You can call our Customer Service Centre between 8am and 7pm, Monday to Friday, on Freephone 0800 011 3447 or via email at anytime – […]


Partnership working with the fire service

Tenants and Board Members heard today about the work being carried out in partnership with DGHP and the Scottish Fire Rescue Service. During their information gathering, some good advice was shared. One of the key messages being shared was simple and clear – remember to keep your stairwells clear. Call us on 0800 011 3447 […]


Raising awareness of mental health

Tenant members of our District Management Committees, along with Board Members, met with the Mental Health Association recently as part of DGHP’s 2017 campaign to raise awareness. All staff at DGHP will undergo basic awareness training this year as part of our extended campaign to make people aware.  


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