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Now Hiring – Management Accountant Vacancy

We’re got a rare opportunity to join the busy finance team at DGHP! Are you experienced in providing management accounting information, support and advice for group companies? Are you familiar with complex computerised accounting systems, preparing management accounts and best practice approaches in financial reporting? If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! This […]

Our grounds maintenance contractor is hiring! Information Days today/tomorrow (Jan 22/23) …

We’ve got news you’ll not want to miss!  Our grounds maintenance contractor, idVerde is hiring! They are looking to hire a number of key seasonal workers – and will be holding info days near you soon. Join us Tuesday January 22nd in the DGHP offices in Annan and Stranraer 11am – 3pm or Wednesday January 23rd […]

How We Are Doing – Monthly Update for December 2018

Curious to know how our tenants felt about neighbourhood management, repairs service or even rent last month? We have always shared our performance with our tenants. Our performance against key target areas is reviewed regularly – against a number of key performance areas which you, our tenants, have told us are important to them. Our […]

New Years & Direct Debit Payments

A quick reminder if you pay by direct debit with the payment due to come out on 1st or 2nd January … Due to the bank holidays, any direct debits normally taken on these days will have the funds taken on the Thursday (3rd January). Also, if you’re making payments over the bank holiday period, these […]

DGHP’s Advent Calendar Door #15

It’s our very last door today – which means it’s nearly Christmas! Spending time together can be the very best gift and best of all, doesn’t have to cost a penny. Behind the last door is one more special prize – a Love to Shop voucher donated by the Federation of Tenants and Residents. Visit to […]

DGHP’s Advent Calendar Door #14

Always worth planning ahead – this tip works year round! We’re ready to open our penultimate door – we’ve got a voucher from Shax ready to be posted to one lucky winner! Will it be yours? Visit to enter online if you’ve not done so – don’t forget to like & share too! You can also enter […]

* Christmas/New Year – Bin Collection *

Do you normally receive a weekly refuse collection service on a Tuesday or Wednesday? Please see the following from Dumfries and Galloway Council regarding collections over Christmas and New Year’s: Over Christmas/New Year, the collection days will change to: Tuesday 25 December – Saturday 29 December Wednesday 26 December – Sunday 30 December Tuesday 1 […]

DGHP’s Advent Calendar Door #13

The very best of gifts come from the heart – why not be creative and make some of your gifts this year? Time to peek behind door #13 – we’ve got a Tesco voucher ready to help with any last minute essentials! Will it be yours? Visit to enter online – don’t forget to like & […]

Reminder – Direct Debits & Christmas/New Year Bank Holidays

A quick reminder if you pay by direct debit with the payment due to come out on 25th or 26th December (Christmas or Boxing Day) … Due to the bank holidays, any direct debits normally taken on these days will have the funds taken on the Thursday (27th December). Also, if you’re making payments over […]

DGHP’s Advent Calendar Door #12

Be prepared for winter – take five minutes today to remind yourself where your stop valve is or how to react if there’s a cold snap… Time for door #12 – and the last of our Winter Warmers! Will it be heading to you? Visit to enter online if you’ve not done so already – don’t […]

Anti-Poverty Participatory Budgeting Funding – Making Ends Meet

Dumfries and Galloway Council has made £250,000 of Tackling Poverty funding available to help local people ‘make ends meet’ and tackle the causes and effects of child poverty. Funding will be available to local people, groups and organisations who want to stand up to poverty and do something positive in our local communities. Grants from […]

DGHP’s Advent Calendar Door #11

Remember it’s the thought that counts with gifts – especially at Christmas! Time for door #11 – we’ve got a delicious treat awaiting one lucky winner today. You and 3 guests will dine in style with a dinner for 4 at the Holiday Inn Dumfries! Will it be yours? Visit to enter online – don’t forget to […]

Winter 2018 Open Door – out now

DGHP’s Winter 2018 Open Door will be hitting your doorsteps shortly –  and here’s an electronic copy for you to have a read through in the meanwhile. Inside you’ll find lots of information about the handover of several new build developments, how to stay safe and save money over winter plus several competitions with lots […]

DGHP’s Advent Calendar Door #10

Heading up the high street to pick up your Christmas gifts, decorations or anything for Christmas dinner? Leave the cards at home … you’ll be less tempted by any ‘extras ‘ and find it easier to stick to your budget. Time for door #10 – we’ve got our penultimate Winter Warmers treat today. Will it be […]

DGHP’s Advent Calendar Door #9

From turkey to tinsel there’s lots to think about when preparing for Christmas dinner … instead of bringing a gift for the host, why not ask your guests to lend a hand and bring something for the table? Time to peek behind door #9 – we’ve another extra special treat today! A FREE one hour […]

‘Fed Up’ Café Christmas Dinner – Friday December 21st

‘Fed Up’ community café – located at the Baptist Church on Bellevilla Road in Stranraer –  will be hosting a Christmas dinner on the 21st December at 1pm.  If you know someone who would appreciate a home-cooked Christmas dinner, please share this information with them.  All are welcome. The café operates Mon/Thurs/Fri from 9.30am – 2.30pm  and […]

DGHP’s Advent Calendar Door #8

Looking for something to keep the young ones – and the young at heart – busy over the holidays? Check for what’s going on for FREE round you – there’s always lots on this time of year! We’ve got another cosy Winter Warmers hiding behind door #8 – could it be heading to you? Visit to […]

DGHP’s Advent Calendar Door #7

Time to take a leaf out of Father Christmas’ notebook… and time to peek behind door #7! What’s better than a ‘movie night’ in winter? We’ve got a treat donated by Morrisons to give away today. Will it be yours … visit to enter online – don’t forget to like & share too! You can also enter […]

DGHP’s Advent Calendar Door #6

Frosty mornings are a sign Old Man Winter is here to visit! Help take care of your home by keeping the heating on at a consistent temperature… Time for door #6 – we’ve got another set of cosy ‘Winter Warmers’ to go out today. Is it headed to you? Visit to enter online – don’t forget […]

DGHP’s Advent Calendar Door #5

We all love ‘free’ things – make sure to check it twice before signing up this Christmas. Time for door #5 – we’ve got a fantastic ‘Love to Shop’ voucher donated by the Dumfries and Galloway Federation of Tenants and Residents! The voucher could be headed your way! Visit to enter online – don’t forget to […]

DGHP’s Advent Calendar Door #4

Making a list and checking it twice – don’t forget about your home too! Make sure you’re covered should the unexpected happen… Time for door #4 – today we’ve got a tasty treat courtesy of M&S – a voucher to spend on something extra special for Christmas. The voucher could be headed your way! Visit to […]

DGHP’s Advent Calendar Door #3

Is your Christmas countdown started? While waiting for Santa, why not us a call on freephone 0800 011 3447 and ask one of our Welfare Benefit Advisors for some advice? Our phones are open Monday – Friday 8am – 7pm. Time for door #3 – we’ve a very special treat today. You and 3 guests […]

DGHP’s Advent Calendar Door #2

Getting into that Christmas spirit? Time for door #2! Easy to get drawn in by all the sparkle and fancy displays of the shops at the holidays … stay high street savvy this Christmas! We’ve got a cosy treat ready to go today – a winter warmers package to cosy up with on those cold […]

Final Week – Applications close this Friday Dec 7th for training course

DGHP is committed to using the company’s investment and regeneration programmes to stimulate employment and training opportunities in disadvantaged communities. As a result, DGHP has teamed up with Dumfries and Galloway College to offer a training course starting this January in roofing, rendering as well as window and door fitting. The course is perfect for anyone […]

DGHP’s Advent Calendar Door #1

Welcome back to DGHP’s Advent Calendar! It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas! Time to open Door #1! Your turn to cook? Make the heat from the kitchen work for you … We’ve got a fabulous wee treat to start off your Christmas countdown … a delicious festive hamper courtesy of Tesco. The hamper could […]

DGHP’s Advent Calendar returns Monday December 3rd!

Exciting news! The final few touches are being put in place and we’re getting ready to open the first ‘door’, which will be opened this coming Monday, 3rd December. Remember to visit our Facebook or here on the DGHP website every day for tips and advice to help with taking care of your budget and your […]

Switch team visits

Steven, from our SWITCH team, will be at Dumfries Job Centre TODAY (Nov 28) between 10 and 12:30 if you or anyone you know want to speak to us or get assistance with their UC claim or to see if there are any other benefits that they may be entitled to. Can’t make it today? […]

EAC Housing Awards 2019 – Voting Now Open

Do you have family or friends who live in DGHP’s sheltered housing? Voting for the 2019 EAC (Elderly Accommodation Counsel) Housing Awards 2019 has now opened – anyone can nominate a sheltered site for one of the awards so please take five minutes and vote @  voting is open between 15 November 2018 and […]

Award for DGHP’s new Lochfield Road development

DGHP’s new housing development in Dumfries has received a prestige award – the first of its kind in Dumfries and Galloway. The ‘Secured by Design Developers Award’ – presented to DGHP by Police Scotland – is a certificate given to building programmes which meet ‘Secured by Design’ guidelines. This follows consultation with the local police […]

Winter fire safety

Spotted the first of the Christmas lights up this weekend … never too early to pop this up as a wee reminder! Here’s a few tips to keep in mind – remember, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service offer free home safety visits. To arrange a free home visit, call 0800 0731 999 or […]

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