Berwickshire Housing Association

BHA helps bring food, fund and games to villages across Berwickshire

Berwickshire Housing Association’s BeFriend project is joining forces with Abundant Borders to take its Lunch Plus programme to towns and villages across the district.

Published 2 December 2021

Borders Housing Network: Working in partnership to help combat fuel poverty

The penultimate feature in our COP26SHN showcase sees the Borders Housing Network outline how the four Borders RSLs have come together with a new approach to tackle the issue of fuel poverty.

Published 18 November 2021

BHA supports tenants to maximise income and improve health and wellbeing

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has showcased great examples of working in partnership with other organisations during the Covid-19 pandemic with the aim of improving the health and wellbeing of their tenants and the wider community.

Published 18 November 2021

BHA highlights 'amazing job' of BeFriend Service volunteers

National Befriending Week is celebrated every year from November 1-7 providing a great opportunity to raise awareness about the positive impact befriending makes in communities and in people’s lives.

Published 29 October 2021

BHA lends support to Eyemouth community projects

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) is supporting projects in Eyemouth which will help tackle food poverty and also provide sports equipment for Eyemouth Primary School.

Published 21 October 2021

Two new trustees appointed at Berwickshire Housing Association

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has appointed two new members to its board of trustees.

Published 11 October 2021

BHA tenant wins inaugural gardens competition

Coldstream’s Bob Bolton is the winner of £150 worth of garden centre vouchers in Berwickshire Housing Association’s inaugural Gardens Competition.

Published 4 October 2021

Berwickshire Housing Association celebrates tenant's 100th birthday

It was party time at Boston Court in Duns last week as its oldest resident Mary Jeffrey celebrated her 100th birthday.

Published 28 September 2021

Scottish Borders Council to deliver significant increase of affordable homes

Significantly more affordable homes could be delivered in 2021/22 than Scottish Borders Council’s annual target thanks to increased funding and the commitment of a range of local partners, including the region’s four registered social landlords, the local authority has revealed.

Published 16 September 2021

Huge demand as new BHA homes handed over in Ayton

A new development of energy efficient and affordable homes in Ayton has proved extremely popular with Berwickshire Housing Association’s (BHA) tenants.

Published 27 August 2021

BHA plants fruit tree to officially open Duns Community Food Garden

Berwickshire Housing Association’s Community Food Garden in Duns was officially opened last week and to mark the occasion chief executive Michelle Meldrum planted a fruit tree and unveiled a plaque.

Published 29 June 2021

Berwickshire Housing Association launches Independent Living service

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has launched its new Independent Living service, an innovative and re-imagined housing option designed exclusively for over 55s encompassing modern assistive technology, in partnership with Alertacall.

Published 10 June 2021

BHA lends support to charity-run cloth nappy project

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) is supporting local charity Berwickshire Swap with new projects which provide emergency clothing parcels and a cloth nappy library.

Published 9 June 2021

Berwickshire Housing Association to celebrate ‘Month of Community’

Berwickshire Housing Association’s BeFriend Project is to team up with the Eden Project and Abundant Borders to celebrate summer 2021 with a whole ‘Month of Community’.

Published 20 May 2021

BHA partners with mental health charity on ‘BeWell’ project

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has joined forces with mental health charity Penumbra on a new pilot project aimed at supporting the mental health and wellbeing of its tenants.

Published 29 April 2021