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Check out the latest news about Loretto Care and our parent company, Wheatley Group.

Loretto tenant David Allan picked up an award from Enable

A Loretto tenant was one of the stars of the show at the recent Enable AGM in Glasgow.

our environmental teams are hard at work over the winter

Steven Gray, Wheatley Group's neighbourhood services manager, explains what your environmental teams do when the winter sets in.

Livingwell helps people get creative with street art

Older people in Glasgow have discovered their inner Banksy - with a little help from Wheatley Group’s Livingwell Service.

Loretto customer David Gibson

A supported tenant at a Loretto Care service in Grangemouth has started his own radio station.

Jamie Hepburn launches Wheatley's graduate programme

Graduates on a new graduate training scheme in housing got to work as the sector celebrated Scottish Housing Day.

Brian Cox is supporting Suicide Prevention Week

Hollywood actor Brian Cox is joining forces with Wheatley Group to help prevent suicide.

Cabinet Secretary Aileen Campbell helps mark the first year of Wheatley Works

A pioneering programme to tackle unemployment in some of Scotland’s most disadvantaged areas has created nearly 800 jobs and training opportunities in its first year.

Pauline Gilmore and her pet pooch Reggie are loving MySavings

Tenants and their families – and even their pets – are benefiting from MySavings.

Art exhibition painting of horse in a field

A community arts group hopes to expand thanks to a £3,000 cash boost from the National Lottery.

Wheatley news page logo

Wheatley Group has launched a search for 22 graduates to join its new two-year programme – and kickstart a great career in housing.

Ensemble wins SSSA

Loretto Care’s music project ‘The Ensemble’ wowed judges at the prestigious Scottish Social Services Awards (SSSA).

Loretto Care News

Read Your News to find out what's been happening across Loretto Care.

Glasgow FHOSS foodbank

Loretto Care staff at the Glasgow Flexible Homeless Outreach Support Service have set up their own foodbank to help people in need.

Record player

A project helping people improve their mental health is hitting all of the right notes.

Follow our advice to stay safe from white goods fires

Did you know fire crews were called to 327 white goods fires in Scotland last year?

Loretto Housing and Loretto Care held a Christmas party at Quarrywood Avenue, Glasgow

People  from Loretto got together to celebrate Christmas – and plans for a community garden.

Wheatley's Modern Apprentices are getting to work

Young people with disabilities are taking their first step on the career ladder, thanks to a commitment by Wheatley Group to tackle exclusion in its communities.

Housing Minister backs new employment programme

Scotland’s Housing and Communities Minister Kevin Stewart came face to face in Glasgow with unemployed people being supported to get 'work ready'.

Tenants at 415 Nitshill Road

TENANTS in Glasgow got a preview of new facilities to help older people live more independently.

Therapy ponies bring cheer to older customers

Who has been horsing around with Shetland Ponies? Find out in the latest issue of Your News.

Doorstep crime

What does ‘doorstep crime’ mean to you?

Loretto Care staff

Loretto Care has become the latest member of the Wheatley family to achieve Investors in People’s top award.

Therapy ponies bring cheer to older customers

A customer has told how meeting therapy ponies was a dream come true.

Scottish Employability and Training Minister Jamie Hepburn launches Wheatley Works

Wheatley Group is on target to create 2500 new jobs, apprenticeships and training opportunities by 2020 for people in some of Scotland’s most disadvantaged communities.

Jeane Freeman My Great Start group

A pioneering service run by Wheatley Group to support new tenants make the most of their new home has helped more than 1500 people in the past year.

Ashleigh and Christopher are celebrating their first Valentine's Day as a married couple

A young couple gained more than a job when they fell in love and got married after meeting on a Modern Apprenticeship programme.

Modern Apprentices

The search is on for bright young talent to join Scotland’s largest housing, property and care organisation.

volunteering

OUR Volunteer Plus partnership helped young people change their lives – and help others too.

Volunteering

OUR Volunteer Plus partnership helped young people change their lives – and help others too.

GHA tenant Funmi Komolafe found work after signing up for Routes into Care.

A new training course can help tenants increase their skills, land a job – and make a difference to other people’s lives.

GHA tenant Funmi Komolafe found work after signing up for Routes into Care.

The Routes into Care training course helped tenants increase their skills, land a job – and make a difference to other people’s lives.

Learning week musicians

Writing songs, practising mindfulness and shadowing the boss are all in a day’s work for a group of housing and care staff.

New Brew 'n' a Chew cafe

A new community internet cafe, run by and for young people who have been homeless or who face homelessness, has officially opened in Hamilton.

South Lanarkshire Young Persons’ Intensive Outreach Service

The support Loretto Care provides for young homeless people has been hailed as 'exemplary' by inspectors.

wheatley foundation theatre

Children from some of Scotland’s most disadvantaged communities are to get their first experience of the theatre, thanks to a new partnership.

Walking football

They may not be Kenny Dalglish or Davie Cooper – but people are getting a real kick out of walking football.

90 modern apprenticeships are available for young people

Ninety young people from some of Scotland’s most deprived communities are being given the chance to kickstart their career through new apprenticeships.

Wishaw community garden

A community garden is coming up roses, thanks to the efforts of a team of volunteers.

Launch of the Wheatley Foundation

A new charitable trust targeting poverty and social exclusion in the most deprived communities in Scotland is set to reach up to 7000 people in its first year.

41 young people sign up for apprentice programme

Scotland’s largest housing, care and property management group has doubled this year its number of Modern Apprentices.

Environmental Modern Apprentices recruitment

Wheatley Group is looking for 45 young people who like working outdoors to become its latest apprentices.

Nicola Sturgeon joins Loretto Care Chair

Glasgow Southside MSP Nicola Sturgeon has officially opened an innovative new learning centre designed to support people receiving care and support.

Falkirk school pupils blew the starting whistle on a project to help young people get fitter and healthier in the run-up to this summer’s Rio Olympics.

Apprenticeship scheme gives teenager hope

A Glasgow teenager has told how knowing she had a place on an apprenticeship scheme gave her hope after being diagnosed with cancer.

Japanese academics visit Fullarton Service

A team of Japanese health experts visited Loretto Care to learn about support for people with dementia.

Care Inspectorate

A service which helps vulnerable homeless people maintain tenancies and lead independent lives has been awarded the highest grades by inspectors.