Eildon Housing Association

Allia passes £250m milestone of bonds to support charities and deliver social impact

More than a quarter of a billion pounds has been raised by independent not-for-profit Allia to help tackle global and local issues such as unemployment, social exclusion and affordable housing – with half that sum (£125 million) being issued in 2017 alone.

Published 30 January 2018

Eildon to acquire Borders homes to keep them available for affordable rent

A total of 41 homes in Galashiels and Innerleithen are to be sold to Eildon Housing to ensure they remain available for affordable rent.

Published 20 December 2017

Eildon’s Sub-Zero Heroes battle the elements to raise over £5,000 for Social Bite

Twelve of Eildon’s housing staff volunteered to sleep rough in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens in the world’s biggest ever planned sleep-out on Saturday 9 December, alongside celebrities and sports personalities and figures from across all political parties.

Published 14 December 2017

Residents to be consulted on plans to regenerate Upper Langlee

Scottish Borders Council and Waverley Housing are launching a joint ‘masterplanning’ project in Upper Langlee in Galashiels this month.

Published 12 December 2017

Nursery children visit Eildon Extra Care facility

Monday afternoons at 2pm are proving to be a special time for the 3 and 4-year-old children at First Nursery in Peebles.

Published 11 December 2017

Public meeting to discuss Earlston flooding and affordable housing plans

Updates on the Earlston Flood Study and plans for affordable housing in the village will be discussed at a public meeting this month.

Published 4 December 2017

Housing minister supports innovative partnership agreement between Eildon and Hart Builders

Kevin Stewart, minister for local government and housing, has offered his support to an innovative partnership agreement between Eildon Housing Association and Hart Builders which will deliver at least 388 high quality new affordable homes across nine sites in the Borders.

Published 30 November 2017

Eildon’s Sub-Zero Heroes prepare to Sleep in the Park

Twelve of Eildon Housing Association’s staff members are volunteering to participate in Social Bite’s mass sleep-out to raise funds to help eradicate homelessness.

Published 15 November 2017

‘Five star’ service continues at Eildon’s sheltered developments

Eildon Group’s Sheltered Services and Very Sheltered Services have maintained their ‘five star’ ratings following a report by the Care Inspectorate.

Published 9 October 2017

Milestone as Extra Care Housing partnership submits first planning application

The first step in a £40 million partnership programme to create 150 new extra care housing properties in the Borders has been taken.

Published 6 October 2017

Four-legged friends deliver pony therapy to Eildon residents

The tenants of Eildon Housing’s Riverside House development in Peebles were visited by some unusual and extra-special guests this week – two miniature Shetland ponies called Wilson and Eduardo from Therapy Ponies Scotland.

Published 15 September 2017

Eildon Group set for record growth after marking 44th year

The Eildon Group held its 44th Annual General Meeting last week to update its members on its activities and progress against record breaking growth targets.

Published 13 September 2017

Eildon collaborates with Borders College to create online learning portal

Eildon Housing Association is working in collaboration with Borders College to introduce a new online Learning Management System (LMS) for its staff.

Published 21 August 2017

Scottish Churches Housing Action pays a visit to Fresh Start Borders

Fresh Start Borders was set up in 2009, with support from Scottish Churches Housing Action, whose administrator Lauren Forbes reports on a visit to the charity last month to see how things were going.

Published 10 August 2017

Eildon’s modernisation programme comes to a ‘Mitie’ end

Construction company Mitie completed a contract last week which saw the firm modernise Eildon’s bathrooms, kitchens and heating systems since April 2015.

Published 23 May 2017