** Vacancy – Management Accountant ** Do you enjoy being part of a busy finance team? Do you have experience working with complex computerised accounting systems and preparing management accounts? We have a rare opportunity to join our busy Finance team as a Management Accountant where you will be responsible for providing management accounting information, […]
Staff from Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) will join more than 12,000 people in December as part of Social Bite’s ‘Sleep in the Park’. Ten members of DGHP, Scotland’s second largest housing association, will sleep out for the night in Glasgow on December 8. Anne Davies, one of the DGHP team taking part, said: […]
If you’re interested in a career in roofing, rendering, or window and door fitting – or have been thinking about a change – we’ve got a DGHP training course beginning this coming January at Dumfries & Galloway College. See the poster below for full details – once you’re ready to apply, click here to apply using the […]
Christmas gifts, break and treats. It’s getting to be that time of year when lots of us are online looking for THE perfect present. It’s also a time when fraudsters are busy looking to distract – these easy-to-follow safety tips from GetSafeOnline are here to protect you from falling victim to seasonal scams. Visit https://www.getsafeonline.org/christmas/ for […]
Live in/near Palmerston? Our friendly Neighbourhood Manager Susan is on site at the Queen of the South arena this morning for a drop-in event. Feel free to stop by with any questions or concerns – or even just to say hello!
The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) is recruiting to their Board to replace two members whose terms will end in March 2019. The SHR regulates around 160 registered social landlords and the housing activities of 32 local authorities. See the original post below : “Join the Scottish Housing Regulator Board to help safeguard and promote tenants’ […]
We will be posting out our tenant census called ‘Getting to Know You’ this week from the 8th of November to our tenants in the Wigtown/Stewartry area. This information will help us deliver excellent customer service as well as tailor our services, wherever possible, for our tenants and households. If you return your completed census form […]
Robert Higgins, from Stranraer, has been re-elected as Chairman of Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP). Bill Robertson has been re-elected as Vice Chairman. They both took up their positions last year and look forward to their second year. Robert is an independent member from Stranraer and Bill is a tenant member, from New Abbey. […]
A new development of Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) townhouses is complete in the centre of Dumfries. This week marked the completion of the works, and keys will be handed over to new tenants in the next few days. Along with other DGHP representatives, funders, local councillors and contractors, the development in Dumfries was […]
Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) began another region-wide improvement programme for existing properties recently, with the first installations of the new energy efficient windows going into properties in the Annan region. This marks the beginning of a contract DGHP signed earlier this year with Anglian Building Products Ltd worth almost £9million which will see […]
Back in April, ideas were gathered from local schools, Facebook @AnnanOnline, town centre businesses, and at a community ideas day in the Market Hall. The aim was to gather people’s opinions and ideas on what the priorities should be for Annan town centre. Since that consultation in April, lots of work has been done to […]
Just a quick reminder that the clocks go back this weekend – remember to change your clocks BACK by an hour before going to bed on Saturday.
Looking for something new to do? There’s a new walking club coming to Dumfries in November (Tuesday 6th – 27th) starting from the NW Community Resource Centre from 9.15-10.15. Please see the attached poster for details – contact details for info & to register interest listed below.
A very exciting and busy morning with lots of activity at Summerhill Community Centre earlier. This morning saw the launch of the next stage of Fareshare project welcoming 3 new members from Sandside, Lincluden and Lochside… This next stage will see the project help with the provision of surplus food to even more communities in […]
DGHP tenants, representatives and staff are continuing to carry out patch inspections around the region. We were lucky with the weather today … a crisp but sunny day for tenants, residents and staff who were in the Locharbriggs area looking at void properties and an area where DGHP had carried out upgrading work at Gledhill […]
Looking for somewhere smaller/larger? Closer to family, friends or work? DGHP’s available to let properties page has been updated today – you can view details & register interest by clicking here or by calling us on 0800 011 3447.
The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning for wind and rain for Friday into Saturday which covers D&G … The heavy rain will bring a risk of flooding and the winds could lead to disruption from debris – please check the latest if you are planning on heading out and about at the weekend. Follow updates […]
We have always shared our performance with our tenants. DGHP’s performance against key target areas is reviewed regularly – the information here tells you how tenants rate the services that are provided to them by DGHP as well as how we are performing against a number of key performance areas which our tenants have told us are important […]
Please note – our Nith Street office will be CLOSED on Wednesday 10/10/18 to allow some updates to the glass screen at reception to take place. Our Customer Service Centre will be open on 0800 011 3447 if you need to speak to us at any time on Wed … and our office at Nith […]
DGHP tenants, representatives and staff have started carrying out patch inspections around the region. This week was the first one and the location was Creetown, over in the west of Dumfries and Galloway. DGHP Technical Inspector, Phil Pironi; John Tarry, of Dickshill Reference Group; DGHP Neighbourhood Manager Raymond Barr and Dorothy Grant, secretary of the […]
DGHP’s 2018 Tenant Conference took place last week with around 150 people attending on the day. The event is put together by a volunteer tenant group, made up of tenants across the region, supported by DGHP staff. Tenants attended from all corners of Dumfries and Galloway – from Drummore to Langholm. There were some fabulous prizes […]
Challenge Poverty Week 2018 is taking place this week across D&G with a number of events planned – there are events on every day from a discussion on priorities to ‘doors open’ drop in events taking place in Stranraer, Kelloholm, Sanquhar, Castle Doulgas, Dumfries, and Annan so please take a look at the link below […]
Our 2017-18 annual report and report card is now available online under the ‘Downloads’ section of the DGHP website or by clicking here. If you’d like a print copy to read over, please let us know by contacting the Customer Service Centre on 0800 011 3447 or getting in touch here.
It’s AGM & Conference Day! We’re looking forward to welcoming all of you back to Easterbrook today for the 2018 DGHP Tenants Conference and of course our AGM … Just a reminder of the timings and what’s on today – it’s sure to be a fun day full of interactive activities … and of course, prizes to […]
Can you work independently as part of a small team? Able to deal with challenging situations? Understand the needs of homeless people and have a real desire to provide an excellent customer service? We’ve currently got exciting opportunities to join DGHP as a Temporary Accommodation Assistant at our Lewars Avenue, Dumfries and Springbells Road, Annan […]
The countdown is on! Our tenant conference & AGM is taking place this Thursday September 27th at Easterbrook Hall in Dumfries. We’re busy putting the finishing touches on the conference this week .. The exhibitors who will be joining us on the day are: Morgan Sindall Saltire I.D. Verde British Gas Scottish Fire and Rescue Service […]
Vacancy – Part Time Customer Advisor We have an exciting opportunity to join the busy Nith Street office as a Customer Advisor! You will be providing a comprehensive front line service to all customers visiting the busy Nith Street office whilst also providing an administrative service to the Neighbourhood Managers, Technical Inspectors and other staff […]
Our Customer Service Centre is currently receiving a large number of calls about power outages caused by the high winds from Storm Ali… please contact your supplier direct about this or call 105 if you are unsure who your supplier is – they will be able to offer advice. Our Emergency Repairs service is […]
** Emergency Repairs Service Running ** Please note our Customer Service Centre will be closed today from 11 am – 2 pm for a team meeting. Our Emergency Repairs service will still be open for calls should you need to get in touch with us during this time on freephone 0800 011 3447.
Have you recently received a letter from us advising you of tenancy right changes? These changes don’t come into effect until November 2019, however you may need to take action now if you do need to update us about any changes to your household. We’ve had quite a few contacting us already – if you […]