0800 011 3447
Board & DMC Members

Grierson House
The Crichton
Bankend Road
Dumfries, DG1 4ZS

0800 011 3447 (Freephone)
0345 606 3447 (Network rate)
01387 242 509 (Fax)

Stranraer Office Closed TOMORROW – Wed 21 March

** STRANRAER OFFICE – CLOSED TOMORROW ** Just a quick heads up – our Stranraer office will be closed all day tomorrow (Wednesday, 21st March). It will re-open as normal on Thursday 22nd March (from 1pm)… If you do find yourself needing to get in touch with DGHP tomorrow, our Customer Service Centre will be […]

Time for a benefit health check?

It’s always worth asking the question!  Get in touch on freephone 0800 011 3447  – we may be able to help.

Maxwelltown Memories Event – 24 March

Plans for the 24th March? Why not pop along to the upcoming Maxwelltown Memories event at the Abbey Inn! Full details on the poster below.

Met Office Yellow Warning – Snow/Ice

The Met Office has issued weather warnings for this weekend – most of the forecast snow/ice appears to largely miss Dumfries & Galloway with the east of the region anticipated to see the most. Remember to take care & plan ahead if you’re heading out as conditions can change quickly. Met Office statements: Friday – “A band […]

Annan drop-in event

Our exhibitors are all set up and we’ve had a number of folk stop by with questions already! In Annan today? Drop into The Anglers anytime – we’re here until 3pm…      

Come & Meet DGHP – Tenant Drop-in event today (The Anglers, Annan)

Today’s the day – we are going to be in Annan for a free drop-in event which starts at 11am – you’ll find us in The Anglers. Come and chat to DGHP, ask questions or raise concerns…we’re here to help! We’ve got a number of exhibitors who will be joining us as well – see […]

Reminder – Annan Drop-In Event Tomorrow

Just a wee reminder – DGHP will be in Annan tomorrow from 11am at The Anglers for a free drop-in event! Come & meet DGHP, ask questions or raise concerns…we’re here to help! Citizens Advice, British Gas and more will also be on hand … Tea, coffee, sandwiches and more will be available throughout the […]

DMC Chairmanship Training

Another busy day for DGHP’s District Management Committee (DMC) chairs and vice-chairs. They’ve gathered in Dumfries this morning for a training session with Frays Lees of North Star Consulting and Research. Lots of interesting discussion taking place! Looking to volunteer with DGHP? Our DMC’s are just one of many ways to get involved – get […]

Leave your electronics/appliances on stand by?

Time for another tidbit as part of our Money Matters Mondays… From games consoles to televisions and DVD players, many people are used to leaving their electronics/appliances on standby. But did you realise that these still use energy when in standby? While it is less than when they are in use, the costs do stack […]

Nith Street Office – Closure – Wed 7 March

Please note – our Nith Street office will be closed on (tomorrow) Wed morning from 9-11am. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

Customer Service Centre – CLOSED this morning

Our Customer Service Centre (CSC) will be briefly closed this morning from 10.30am through to 12noon. An emergency repairs service will be running during this time on the freephone number 0800 011 3447; if you have a query, please email the Customer Service Centre on customerservice@dghp.org.uk. All messages left while the CSC is closed will […]

Reminder – ‘Getting to Know You’ Tenant Census now out

Just a quick reminder – Tenants in Annandale & Eskdale should have received DGHP’s ‘Getting To Know You’ census either by email or post … if we have your email, please remember to check your spam just in case it’s popped in there! All entries which are completed and returned by the 26th March will […]

Nith Street office OPEN

Our Nith Street office has now re-opened – please take care if you’re making the journey in. Roads and conditions are still tricky – many minor roads are still covered in snow and strong winds are making it feel very chilly indeed!

Weather Updates – Friday 2nd March

Travel and road conditions in the east of Dumfries & Galloway – especially ‘B’ roads – remain challenging. Dumfries and Galloway Virtual Operations Support Team remains active this morning and has issued the following advice: “those living, working or traveling in Annandale and Eskdale this morning remains, delay your journeys and do not travel. Although […]

Customer Service Centre – Emergency Calls Only

Due to the continuing wintery weather and adverse conditions, our Customer Service Centre is currently operating on a skeleton staff. As such, we are only able to deal with emergency calls at the moment – please bear with us during these challenging conditions. We will get full service up and running as soon as possible. […]

Nith Street CLOSED

Due to the continuing adverse weather conditions, our Nith Street office will remain CLOSED today (Thursday 1 March). Emergency service will continue as normal on our Freephone number 0800 011 3447.

Customer Service Centre – weather update

Due to the adverse weather conditions please only contact our Customer Service Centre with emergency calls. Due to the conditions our contractors are struggling to reach calls due to snow and ice on the roads. As more snow is expected to reach the region tonight our Customer Service Centre may be closing at 5pm. Emergency […]

Snow Warnings – Updates

The most recent update from the Met Office has Dumfries and Galloway under Yellow/Amber warnings for snow – areas to the east have so far seen the heaviest of the snowfall and travel is being strongly discouraged especially with areas to the north under Red warnings. The Met Office statement reads “Heavy snow showers are […]

Nith Street Office CLOSED

Due to the weather conditions today (Wednesday, 28 February) we unfortunately have had to CLOSE the Nith Street office. We will let you know as soon as possible once the office is able to re-open. Thank you in advance – if there is an urgent matter, DGHP’s emergency repairs service is still running on 0800 […]

Be Aware – Property Related Scams in D&G Area

DGHP is aware that there are a number of property related scams doing their rounds at present. It’s become clear that a DGHP address has been used by people acting as fraudulent landlords in order to try and trick people into paying deposits and rent to phantom bank accounts. Police Scotland have been notified of […]

‘Design Your Dream House’ – Local Primary School Winners

Students at Laurieknowe PS in Dumfries had a visit from Ashleigh Building & DGHP recently to learn about construction projects nearby and how to stay safe round them. As part of the presentation, students were invited to design their ‘dream house’ – many congratulations to Calum and Olivia on their winning designs!

Cold Weather Ahead – Met Office Warnings

The Met Office has issued yellow/amber warnings for snow for Tuesday-Thursday of this week. Although the worst of the conditions look to be towards the east of D&G, temperatures are likely to be very cold for this time of year making ice/slippery conditions likely. Please make sure to check for updates before heading out – […]

Saving money? Don’t forget your (food) shopping list …

Shopping list or no shopping list? That is the question… Making a shopping list before heading out for the weekly shop is a great way to help stick to your budget … here’s a few tips to help: *Take the time to plan your meals – and make a list so that you only buy what […]

Tenant Census – Annandale & Eskdale – Starting Soon

We’ve been busy at DGHP HQ lately getting ready to Get To Know You! Tenants in Annandale & Eskdale will shortly be receiving DGHP’s ‘Getting To Know You’ census either by email or post … if we have your email, please remember to check your spam just in case it’s popped in there! All entries […]

Gas Engineer Apprenticeships – Saltire

DGHP’s heating & maintenance contractor Saltire is looking to recruit Apprentice Gas Engineers for the forthcoming intake in July / August 2018. Saltire has provided the following information on the apprenticeship: Gas Engineer Apprentice Information  3 Year Apprenticeship Attend local college for 38 weeks and on job training for all other times Earn whilst you […]

Saltire/idVerde Vacancies

Two of DGHP’s contractors – idVerde who take care of the landscaping and grass cutting and Saltire, our heating and maintenance contractor – are looking to fill positions based in Dumfries & Galloway. See below for details of the available positions and information on how to apply: idVerde Dumfries – 3 x grass cutting ride-on […]

TPAS Visit to Dumfries

Busy morning for members of DGHP’s District Management Committees and the Board tenants along with members of the Federation of Tenants and Residents Association. They came together this morning to hear from Lesley Baird – the chief executive of the Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS) Scotland – about changes to the Housing Scotland Act 2014.

Change of Hours – Annan Office – Friday 23 Feb

* Change of Hours – Annan Office – Friday 23 February * Just a quick note for anyone planning on stopping by the Annan office this coming Friday … the office will be open 1-5pm on Friday, rather than the usual 9am-1pm. As always, if you need to speak to DGHP but cannot make it […]

Great British Spring Clean 2018

The Great British Spring Clean 2018 is coming up quickly… across the country, thousands of #LitterHeroes will be helping to clean up the country for the Great British Spring Clean, 2-4 March! The Great British Spring Clean is the perfect way to get started! Every little bit helps…for more information on how you and/or your community can get […]

Preparing for Universal Credit – gov.uk Verify

Universal Credit is due to be rolled out in Dumfries and Galloway this coming May – take a moment now to set up http://gov.uk  Verify … one less thing to worry about when the changes take place! What is it? It’s a new system which has been introduced to help ease access to government services […]