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Renfrew High pupil’s presentation on homelessness wins £3,000

S3 pupils from Renfrew High school chose Blue Triangle as their local grassroots charity to raise awareness for in the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) which resulted in a £3,000 grant for Blue Triangle’s Renfrew project. Read more

Kilmarnock Fitness Fundraiser

Personal trainer, Nichola McDonald has decided to run fitness classes throughout March with all proceeds going to Blue Triangle Kilmarnock. Read more

Renfrew celebrates 10th anniversary

Our Renfrew project celebrated their 10th anniversary on Friday 17th February 2017. In the ten years the project has been running it has support 463 homeless people to get back on their feet. Read more

A Christmas delivery for Musselburgh!

When Clare arrived for work on Christmas Day she realised it wasn't just Santa making deliveries on this day! Read more

The Kat who got the cream!

Kat is supported at our Clydebank. Here's a few words from her support worker to show how proud the project are of Kat's sucess. Read more

Walking With Attitude & Get Up and Go!

Congratulations to our South Ayrshire project who recently won funding for their recovery oriented activities. Read more

Hamilton garden opening and 20th anniversary celebrations

Less than one year on from receiving £5000 from the Santander Foundation to fund an organic garden and outdoor area, our Hamilton project celebrated the unveiling of their garden in conjunction with their 20th Anniversary Celebration. Read more

Photos from the UKOS Blue Triangle Champions League 2016

A video collage of all the photos of the day Read more

Blue Triangle Champions League 2016 - event run down

Friday 19th August saw the first Blue Triangle Champions League take place in Toryglen Regional Football Centre. Read more

Blue Triangle Champions League 2016

Friday 19th August
Toryglen Football Centre, Glasgow
12pm - 4pm Read more

First day of the Homeless World Cup

Dylan Ross (Shettleston project) wowed with his goal scoring skills in the first day of the Homeless World Cup. Read more

Logan done us proud!

When St Elizabeth's pupils wrote to a homeless person in our Hamilton project after reading 'Mr Stink' they were surprised when he came to visit. Read more

Scottish Gas dig in!

Volunteers from Scottish Gas, Uddingston visited our Hamilton project to help out with their garden. Read more

Helping Heroes

Two service users quick actions saved the life of one of our support workers in Lomondside. Read more

Sunshine in the Vale

The opening of Alexandria's Growing Garden brings out the sun and the community! Read more

Kilmarnock tour Killie FC

Our Kilmarnock project visited Kilmarnock F.C. today.
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Hamilton show their artistic side

Hamilton designed their masterpiece to bring a little bit of the garden indoors. Read more

BT staff at the Young Scot Awards

Hayley and Audrey were delighted to be invited by Scottish Gas to the 11th annual Young Scot Awards on 27th April at the IECC in Edinburgh. A night of glitter, cheer and celebration recognising the amazing achievements of the children and young people who are the pride of our nation. Read more

Cake Day!

To celebrate us retaining our Silver IIP award, we had 'Cake Day'! All projects received cakes as a thank you for helping us keep our Silver IIP accreditation. Read more

Investors In People

We are very excited and proud to announce that we have retained our IIP Silver Award! Read more

CB Blantyre go to the Car Boot Sale!!

Staff and one of our service users Chloe from CB Blantyre went to Polmadie Car Boot Sale on Saturday 26th March to raise funds for the project! Read more

Scottish Gas Uddingston Community Partnership

Scottish Gas have been working along side us for a while now providing volunteers and employability links which make a huge difference to the lives of our service users. As part of their Community Partnership our Hamilton & Viewpark projects were invited along. Read more

Charity Fight Night raises funds for Blue Triangle Hamilton

Former service user of Hamilton Project, Toto Zaid, recently contacted us with the fantastic news that he was arranging a boxing event to raise funds for the service as a way of saying thank you for the support he received during his year long stay between 2005/2006. Furthermore, Zaid himself was risking life and limb by putting his amateur boxing skills to the test and stepping in to the ring at the event on Saturday 5th March 2016 at the Alona Hotel in Motherwell. Read more

Your Community event in Alexandria

Our Alexandria took part in the Your Community event, held in Alexandria on Saturday 20th February. The event was organised by Anne Clegg (West Dunbartonshire Council) Read more

SFHA parliament reception: ‘A Fairer and Healthier Scotland: the Housing Association Offer’

The event, sponsored by Jim Eadie MSP, celebrated the SFHA’s 40th anniversary, highlighting its work and that of its members by focusing on raising awareness of the importance of good quality, affordable and energy efficient housing for all. It looked at the difference that good housing makes to people’s lives in terms of health and overall wellbeing. Read more

Hamilton project visit to Scottish Parliment

Following a visit from Margaret McCulloch MSP at our Hamilton project, the Service Users and staff were invited by Margaret to visit the Scottish Parliament on the 28th January. Read more

School talks for Renfrew Service

As part of our contract monitoring we were asked to start going into local schools to speak to pupils about homelessness to try and reduce the stigma and educate young folks. Read more

Greggs Foundation initiative

Sausage rolls and yum yums all round! Read more

Job at the Hilton for Sauchiehall Street service user

One of our service users was given the opportunity of a job at the Hilton, Glasgow. Read more

Hamilton receive a little Christmas magic from British Gas

Our Hamilton project had a visit from some Christmas fairies this week to help with the decorating! Read more

Alison Thewliss MP visits our Holland Street project

Allison Thewlis MP for Glasgow Central visited our Holland Street project on Thursday 17th December 2015 Read more

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you all the best through the festive period.

Pure Gallus at Silverburn

Our singing group made up of staff and service users, Pure Gallus, sang at Silverburn shopping centre last week. They raised £137!! Well done!
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Donation from Santander

Hamilton project received £5000 from Santander for garden project. Read more

STV Glasgow News Report 7 Oct 2015

On Wednesday 7 October STV Glasgow aired a news report on Blue Triangle.
In the studio Fiona Stringfellow (Chief Executive) was joined by Alan Sherry (Principal of Glasgow Kelvin College) to talk about a new partnership which will see Blue Triangle deliver the college Community Achievement Awards in house. There is also a video of Diane Murphy, a service user from East Kilbride who took part in the 40th Anniversary event, along with her key worker Nicola Aitken. Diane completed her Community Achievement Awards and was presented with her certificate on the day of the event. Read more

Blue Triangle 40th Anniversary at a glance

Here's our Storify on our 40th Anniversary Read more

Community Achievement Awards

2015 sees the launch of a new partnership between Blue Triangle and Glasgow Kelvin College. We will be working in partnership to deliver Community Achievement Awards to our service users. This was an initiative which was created by the Community Learning team at the college and through discussions with them we realised these awards would fit perfectly with our service users and give them the flexibility they need that mainstream education routes don’t always allow. Read more

New Logo

As it is our 40th year we thought it time for a change, to our logo that is, our current logo has served us well but we though it time for a fresh, new, energetic look. We hope you like it as much as we do and hopefully you will enjoy the new look site to match.