Eildon Housing Association

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The four Borders-based Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) that make up the Borders Housing Network have signed a joint pledge to take decisive action against domestic abuse. The chief executives of Berwickshire, Eildon, Scottish Borders, and Waverley met on 21 November to restate their commitme

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Tenants at Eildon Housing’s Extra Care development, Wilkie Gardens in Galashiels, witnessed the ‘big reveal’ of a beautiful mosaic map situated at the entrance to their building. Created by local artist Joy Parker of WASP Studios, Selkirk, and part-funded by a community benefits pr

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Past and current generations of teachers and pupils were invited by Eildon Housing Association to the site of the old Kelso High School to see first-hand how the building is being transformed into 36 extra care elderly apartments. To be known ‘Poynder Apartments, the celebrated art d

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The Eildon Group has announced the appointment of experienced retired housing professional Cathie Fancy as its new chair. Cathie takes up the role from Dave Alexander who stepped down after nine years on the Eildon board.

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Past and current generations of Kelso High School pupils and staff were invited along by Eildon Housing to visit the site of the old school to see first-hand the transformation that is taking place at the historic site. The old school building is being transformed into a state-of-the-art extra care

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Eildon Housing Associations held its 49th Annual General Meeting in Selkirk last week in an event that also marked the retirement of Scottish housing stalwart Dave Alexander. Mr Alexander had been Eildon’s chair for four years, and a board member for nine years.

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An official sod cutting ceremony has been carried out in Earlston to mark the start of a £12.5 million new affordable housing development. Cruden Building, part of the Cruden Group, is building 64 energy-efficient new homes on behalf of Eildon Housing Association. This development contributes

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Work to deliver new apartments for Eildon Housing Association at the historic site of the former High School in Kelso has been gathering pace thanks to local contractor M&J Ballantyne. Newly named Poynder Apartments following discussion with Kelso Community Council, the development will offer a

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Eildon Housing Association’s development Elm Court in Hawick has undergone a complete transformation since works formally began in July 2020. Bell Contracts was appointed to undertake extensive works following a competitive procurement exercise through Public Contracts Scotland. This project i

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This week Irina Juodeike, Susan Turner, Noon Malik, and Marnie McVitie from Eildon Group travelled to Leith in Edinburgh to help out as part of ‘Eildon Makes a Difference’ at the Cyrenians Food Depot for their ‘Food is the First Step’ appeal. According to Cyrenians, 1 in 5 ad

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Cyrenians is to launch its activity project for people aged 60+ in the Borders this summer in partnership with Eildon Housing Association. Older People Active Lives (OPAL) is a prevention service targeted at older people living in Eildon properties across the Borders. The project specifically a

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There was a fantastic buzz of excitement around an Eildon extra care housing development last week when Cycling Without Age Scotland launched its first Trishaw ‘Galavanter’ for Galashiels. The new partnership with Energise Galashiels Trust was marked with a ribbon cutting ceremony a

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Eildon Housing Association has said it was very saddened to hear of the passing of Robert (Bob) Stewart MBE who gave much of his time to Eildon over the years. Formerly a clerk of works with the housing association he took on the role of committee member from 2005 to 2011 when he reti

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