Berwickshire Housing Association

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

Bespoke lettings system launched by seven housing associations

Seven landlords across Scotland have come together with housing software solutions provider Housing Online Ltd to develop a new digital lettings service called These Homes.

Published 25 March 2021

School children near BHA development welcome Hart Builders donation

Hart Builders has donated £2,000 to Ayton Primary School as part of its commitment to investing in the local community where it is currently building phase one of a new development for Berwickshire Housing Association.  

Published 24 March 2021

Local groups benefit from Communities Recovery Fund thanks to BHA

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has received £25,000 from the Scottish Government’s Communities Recovery Fund to help local voluntary organisations respond to the challenges presented by Covid-19.

Published 18 March 2021

BHA calculates social value of community programmes during pandemic

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has trailed a Social Value Toolkit method to help measure the impact of the Supporting Communities Fund (SCF) support it has received throughout its communities.

Published 4 March 2021

BHA appoints Kerry Hague as new customer and community engagement officer

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) is changing the way it engages with its tenants with the appointment of Kerry Hague, a customer and community engagement officer. 

Published 2 March 2021

Community gardens and partnership working flourishing in Duns

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) is continuing to work in partnership with Abundant Borders to encourage the use of its community gardens in both Duns and Ayton.

Published 18 February 2021

BHA receives £200,000 from The National Lottery Community Fund

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has been awarded £200,000 by The National Lottery Community Fund to support its very successful BeFriend project for the next three years.

Published 3 February 2021

BHA offers place for reflection with new 'Breathing Space' bench

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has unveiled a special ‘Breathing Space’ bench at its new development in Springfield, Duns.

Published 2 February 2021

BHA rolls out new housing management service to independent living courts

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has introduced Housing Proactive, Alertacall’s housing management service, at its independent living courts in Coldstream, Duns and Eyemouth.

Published 21 January 2021

BHA helps food charity get back on track

To mark its 25th anniversary, Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has sponsored 25 Food Train boxes – one for each year - which will be used to deliver essential food shopping to isolated and vulnerable elderly people during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Published 9 December 2020

In Pictures: Site progress at BHA's Ayton development site

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has shared images of the progress at the first phase of its new build housing development in Beanburn, Ayton.

Published 3 December 2020

BHA tackles social isolation with Berwickshire digital initiative

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has launched a new initiative to help tackle social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic and, at the same time, improve the digital awareness of its tenants by loaning them 4G enabled iPads.

Published 24 November 2020

BHA supports Allanbank Arts Creative Hub reliance project

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) is working with Allanbank Arts to bring a Creative Hub to those affected through isolation or anxiety by COVID-19.

Published 4 November 2020

Berwickshire Housing Association hands over first new homes at Duns development

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has now let the first eight of its 29 affordable new energy efficient homes at Springfield in Duns.

Published 29 October 2020