Berwickshire Housing Association

Key to the door as Berwickshire Housing Association turns 21

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA), the first Large Scale Voluntary Transfer organisation in Scotland, turned 21 years old this month and celebrated with a garden party at its head office in Duns.

Published 28 September 2016

Borders housing associations join benefits advice service for cancer patients

A benefits advice service, which has recently been joined by four local housing associations, has helped people with cancer in the Borders access over £11 million in benefits since its launch seven years ago.

Published 25 August 2016

Delight for charity partners as community windfarm work begins

Scotland’s first windfarm to be developed through a partnership between two charities has taken a big leap forward with the conclusion of its financing package and completion of turbine foundations.

Published 16 August 2016

Potential released at Berwickshire Housing Association

Twelve rising stars at Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) have completed an initiative which aims to help them achieve their full potential.

Published 17 June 2016

Berwickshire Housing Association raises over £500 at Summer Fete

Berwickshire Housing Association’s Boston Court sheltered housing complex in Duns raised £561.95 at a Summer Fete which took place on Saturday.

Published 31 May 2016

BHA BeFriend project awarded Big Lottery Fund grant

Berwickshire Housing Association’s (BHA) befriending project for older people in Berwickshire, BeFriend, has been awarded five years’ funding by the Big Lottery Fund.

Published 17 May 2016

BHA tenant volunteers give back to the community

Berwickshire Housing Association’s tenant volunteer group has presented Berwickshire High School students with a cheque for £600.

Published 4 May 2016

Berwickshire Housing Association sheltered housing complex celebrates 40th birthday

A Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) sheltered housing complex in Coldstream, Gowanlea Court, turned 40 this month.

Published 26 April 2016

Berwickshire Housing Association staff raise heart charity cash

Two members of staff at Berwickshire Housing Association have completed at Dechox in aid of the British Heart Foundation.

Published 5 April 2016

Scottish Borders Safe Housing Options reaches referral milestone

A specialist service which supports domestic abuse victims with housing issues in the Scottish Borders has reached its 100th referral.

Published 9 February 2016

Housing associations join innovative energy renewables initiative

Several rural housing associations have partnered on an innovative energy renewables initiative which has generated free electricity for tenants and reduced fuel poverty levels.

Published 29 October 2015

Value for money at Berwickshire Housing Association’s 20th AGM

The 20th Annual General Meeting of Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) took place at its head office in Duns last week and proved to be a great success.

Published 23 September 2015

Berwickshire Housing Association apprentice completes SFHA challenge

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) modern apprentice Kathryn Taylor has successfully completed this year’s Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) Apprentice Challenge.

Published 14 July 2015

Little Reivers kids celebrate nursery graduation

Parents and children enjoyed a fun-filled graduation ceremony at Little Reivers Childcare in Duns, Scottish Borders last week.

Published 7 July 2015

BHA apprentice ready to take on SFHA Apprentice Challenge

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has congratulated its modern apprentice Kathryn Taylor after she gained a place at this year’s Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) Apprentice Challenge.

Published 3 June 2015