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Last few days to apply for Electrician vacancies in Nithsdale/Annandale & Eskdale! Apply now

Are you – or someone you know – an Electrician looking for an exciting new opportunity? We are looking for skilled Electricians to join our In-House Repairs team! You would be responsible for delivering repairs in customers’ homes and in properties being prepared for re-letting. We are looking for people who want to help us […]


Wheatley Group steps up its support for homeless people

WHEATLEY Group has helped hundreds of homeless people put a roof over their heads throughout the coronavirus crisis. Scotland’s largest housing, care and property management group has worked with the Scottish Government, local authority partners and other agencies to help tackle homelessness and rough sleeping. Since the start of the pandemic, Wheatley has: handed over 442 homes to […]


Here for you in difficult times

Please remember we are here to support you and your family during these extraordinary times. Thanks for your patience as we continue to operate a restricted range of services, in line with government guidance. Although many staff are still working from home, we are here to help you. As restrictions begin to be eased, we’ll […]


We’re hiring! Electrician vacancies available now (Nithsdale/Annandale & Eskdale)

Are you – or someone you know – an Electrician looking for an exciting new opportunity? We are looking for skilled Electricians to join our In-House Repairs team! You would be responsible for delivering repairs in customers’ homes and in properties being prepared for re-letting. We are looking for people who want to help us […]


A message to our Stakeholders

Update from Wheatley Chief Executive Martin Armstrong I hope you and your family are well. Wheatley, which DGHP joined last year, is continuing to do all we can – adhering strictly to Scottish Government health-and-safety guidance – to support the people we work for across central and south Scotland. Their wellbeing, and that of Wheatley […]


“It was like magic”: Wheatley Foundation gives people the chance to study at college and university with 80 new bursary awards

These are some of the faces of people who are taking the next steps in their education, thanks to financial support from Wheatley Group. Wheatley, Scotland’s leading housing, property management and care organisation has given bursaries to 80 people in its communities across Scotland to support their dreams of studying at college and university, including […]


DGHP launches search for housing officers to ‘make a difference’

DGHP launches search for housing officers to ‘make a difference’ DGHP, part of Wheatley Group, is on the lookout for housing officers who can make a difference – as part of a commitment to bring 500 new jobs to the region. As part of the partnership agreement with Wheatley, Scotland’s largest housing, care and property-management […]


Want to make a difference in your community? We’re hiring! Housing Officer positions (Stranraer) now available – find out more

Want to make a difference in your community? Are you passionate and committed to making homes and lives better? Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of people in the community? Sound like you? DGHP is hiring enthusiastic and caring Housing Officers. Based in Stranraer, our housing officers will help support customers […]


Wheatley extends apprentices’ contracts for another 6 months

Scotland’s leading housing, care and property-management group is extending the contract of its second-year Business Admin apprentices whose learning and development has been affected by the pandemic. The young people were due to complete their apprenticeships at the end of September, but will now continue until the end of March 2021. The Group’s two-year Business […]


Work starts on new DGHP homes for Dumfries and Galloway

Work to provide more affordable DGHP homes for rent has started across Dumfries and Galloway as part of an £11million project. Work has started on the 49 properties at three sites across the region at Monreith, Sanquhar and Lincluden, in Dumfries. These projects are included in Dumfries and Galloway Council‘s Strategic Housing Investment Plan. DGHP, […]


Additional D&G places for Wheatley graduate programme

An additional two graduate opportunities have become available in Dumfries and Galloway for Wheatley Group’s 2020 Ignite Graduate programme. Following the launch of the programme by Wheatley, which DGHP is now part of, a further two places have been added for people across Dumfries and Galloway. Wheatley Group, Scotland’s largest housing, care and property-management group, […]


Wheatley graduate search for leaders of the future widens to D&G

Wheatley Group is on the lookout for 14 of Scotland’s brightest and best university leavers to join its graduate training programme. Scotland’s largest housing, care and property-management group, which DGHP is now part of, has launched its 2020 graduate recruitment drive – with 12 places available across the wider Group plus two graduates in the Dumfries […]


Covid-19 – update on Carlisle cases/advice for D&G

There is currently an ongoing situation in Carlisle in which an increasing number of cases of COVID-19 have been identified. Due to the close links between Dumfries and Galloway and the Carlisle area, this does put Dumfries and Galloway at increased risk of outbreaks. Find the latest updates, advice from NHS Dumfries & Galloway on […]


Appeal for used school uniforms and stationery

Dumfries and Galloway Council are currently looking for donations of uniforms and stationery as part of the Free School Uniforms project.  Due to Covid-19, to collect items this year a new online order form is available to complete. Deliveries will then be made to the home addresses to families throughout the region. Find more information on donation […]


DGHP’s EatWell service reaches 2,500 deliveries milestone

Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP), part of Wheatley Group, has delivered more than 2,500 emergency food parcels to customers across the region during the coronavirus pandemic. Overall, Wheatley Group has now delivered 25,000 food parcels through the EatWell service helping customers, their families and in some instances even their pets. Olly the whippet – […]


Update: Covid-19 Guidance for D&G

Updates – the local guidance for DG1, DG2, DG11, DG12, DG13, DG14 or DG16 postcodes has been lifted today (July 7th). Remember – 😷 face coverings will be mandatory in all shops from later this week (July 10) and must be worn on any public transport – please continue to follow social distancing too if you do […]


Covid-19 localised restrictions in place – DG1, DG2, DG11, DG12, DG13, DG14, DG16

Local restrictions are now in place for parts of D&G following the daily update and announcement from The Scottish Government earlier. Please see areas on the map area below in pink 👇 A joint statement from NHS Dumfries & Galloway & Dumfries and Galloway Council can be found at https://crowd.in/q9reDn. Please follow the updated restrictions and stay safe.


Final day for applications for Wheatley bursaries to help DGHP customers go on to further education

As a result of joining Wheatley Group, applications for education bursaries are now available to people living in DGHP homes for the first time – and people who live in a home factored by DGHP or who are renting with Novantie. . Bursaries, worth up to £1500 for full-time students and £750 for part-time studies, […]


DGHP provides extra peace of mind to older customers during pandemic

Older customers in Dumfries and Galloway are getting extra security and peace of mind in their homes during the coronavirus crisis. DGHP, part of Wheatley Group, is running a six-month pilot for 34 older tenants in mainstream housing across Dumfries and Galloway. The service is already offered through Wheatley, Scotland’s leading housing, property management and […]


Reminder – Universal Credit & Updating Changes to Your Rent

There has been lots on over the last few weeks – it can be difficult to remember everything that needs to get done. Are you on Universal Credit and claiming housing costs to pay your rent? It’s important your rent information is up to date in your Universal Credit journal. We can’t do this for […]


Gas safety checks during the coronavirus crisis

Are you due your annual gas safety check?  Rachael, from our heating team, explains what you’ll need to do – and what the next steps are – if you are due to have your annual gas safety check soon here > Key information for your gas safety check: Annual gas safety checks are important to ensure […]


Doorstep callers – how to stay safe

As we have been experiencing better weather recently, you’ll perhaps have been enjoying more time outside and in the garden. You might also have had some visitors to your door offering to do odd jobs around your property and garden. If you’re not expecting someone make sure to always – Ask to see identification (ID) […]


Fund provides support to DGHP households in Dumfries and Galloway

More than 400 vulnerable DGHP households across Dumfries and Galloway have been helped by an emergency fund set up by Wheatley Group. DGHP, part of Wheatley Group, has been supporting customers through Wheatley’s Emergency Response Fund which provides extra help to those in financial hardship, who are ill or self-isolating to buy essential items. That […]


GHA tenant chair calls for ‘urgent and radical’ welfare action

The tenant chair of Glasgow Housing Association has renewed calls for “urgent and radical” change to Universal Credit as the coronavirus crisis continues. Bernadette Hewitt today called on the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) to take immediate action on five fronts, including ending the five-week wait for a first Universal Credit payment. Her plea has been supported by all […]


Wheatley bursaries to help DGHP customers go on to further education

DGHP, part of Wheatley Group, is now able to help make dreams of going to university and college a reality for customers across Dumfries and Galloway. As a result of joining Wheatley Group, applications for education bursaries are now available to people living in DGHP homes for the first time – and people who live […]


DGHP customers hail ‘amazing’ staff over benefit claims help

Customers have praised ‘amazing’ DGHP staff for their help with benefits claims during the Coronavirus crisis. DGHP, which is now part of Wheatley Group, has an expert team of two welfare benefits advisors who have helped almost 100 customers with Universal Credit (UC) advice in the last seven weeks – almost three times as many […]


Wheatley unveils major boost to tackle homelessness in Scotland

Wheatley Group has announced a significant boost to tackling homelessness and rough sleeping in Scotland. The country’s leading housing, care and property management group has pledged an additional 100 homes to Housing First as part of a package of measures to help vulnerable people during the coronavirus crisis. Housing First is a partnership set up to tackle […]


Wheatley hits 10,000 milestone in drive to help people in crisis

Wheatley Group has now delivered over 10,000 emergency food parcels to people in need across Scotland through its lifeline EatWell service. Scotland’s leading housing, care and property-management group hit the milestone just six weeks after it expanded the service in response to growing demand from people in crisis as a result of coronavirus. EatWell provides […]


Here for you – A message from Martin Armstrong, Wheatley Group Chief Executive

  We are here for our customers during this crisis etc and we’ve recently sent a letter out to customers keeping them informed on what we are doing during this time and how to contact us. Your copy should be with your shortly if you have not yet received it. If you prefer to read […]


DGHP delivers 1000 food parcels to customers in need

DGHP’s new EatWell Service has now delivered more than 1000 emergency food parcels to customers in need across Dumfries and Galloway. DGHP, part of Wheatley Group, hit the milestone just five weeks after the EatWell service was introduced in Dumfries and Galloway. EatWell provides emergency food each week to people who are self-isolating or facing […]


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