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. Potentia
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A new development of energy efficient and affordable homes in Ayton has proved extremely popular with Berwickshire Housing Association’s (BHA) tenants. The Association has not built any affordable housing in Ayton for 18 years and the 31 homes at Beanburn attracted a total of 3,
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. The Community Garden at Todlaw has been designed specifically for those living in the area and
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.
Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) is supporting local charity Berwickshire Swap with new projects which provide emergency clothing parcels and a cloth nappy library. BHA, along with Berwickshire Association for Voluntary Service (BAVS), is providing this support through the Scottish Government&
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’.
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.
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. These Homes is a bespoke system designed to easily capture the needs and aspirations of all applicants who only have to registe
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. Located in Beanburn, Ayton, the primary school is close to
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. The Communities Recovery Fund is part of the £25 million Third Sector Com
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. Established by the Scottish Government with an initial £20 million investment, the
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. Kerry Hague took up the new role this week and the principle aims of her appointment will be to deliver BHA’s strategic
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. With the uncertainty over any lifting of restrictions due to Covid-19, it has been impossible to create a month-by-month plan of act
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. Since its inception almost nine years ago, BHA’s BeFriend Project has grown from strength to strength and is n
Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has unveiled a special ‘Breathing Space’ bench at its new development in Springfield, Duns.