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Summer! BBQ’s and Suncream

Summer BBQ with HOT

Hi Everyone, Well, summer is here – we’ve been loving the sunshine! It seems to make everyone happy although I know some people who find the heat very difficult – if you get itchy or sore skin in the summer, try to stay in the shade.  We’ve all been sitting outside our office at lunch … Read more

Spring is here!

                Wow! It’s  Spring – I can’t believe how quickly time is moving forward.   Here’s a wee spring flower that popped up We’ve been busy here at HOT.  Soon we will be launching our new Business Plan for the next three years.  We want to focus on equality … Read more

Have a Fantastic Christmas and a Safe, Happy New Year!

Sparklers write out 2018

Here at HOT, we are winding down now for the festive break. First of all, I’ve been thinking about what I wish could happen for all young people over Christmas and new year: I wish you can all be safe and warm and happy and cared for, I wish you can all have fun, I … Read more

Andy’s Journey to HOT

Andy Porteous

My Journey to HOT I guess you could say I have had a somewhat unconventional route to end up working for the HOT team. Having little enthusiasm for school and leaving at the age of 16 with no qualifications, I found myself working on building sites as an apprentice electrician. Qualified at 19, I drifted … Read more