Eildon Housing Association has given its support to Radio Borders Mission Christmas for the second year running. Staff have taken part in a number of activities this festive season to help raise money and awareness for the Cash for Kids Mission Christmas appeal. Staff donned their festive best and t
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Scottish Borders Council has been awarded £225,000 from the Scottish Government to help improve the energy efficiency of social housing in the area. The funding is part of a £9 million allocation announced for councils and housing associations across the country.
A group of housing associations are considering sharing greater information regarding their performance and value for money within their Annual Return on the Charter (ARC) reports to tenants each year. Formed in 2015, the ‘Haymarket Group’ of housing associations has been meeting to discuss how
Peter Lee, former CEO of Eildon Housing Association, with chairman Trevor Burrows Two affordable home developments in Denholm were officially opened last week bringing a total of 16 new homes to the Scottish Borders.
Dovecot Court in Peebles Members of Scottish Borders Council’s executive committee will be asked to commit to assisting the development of extra care housing across the region at a meeting next week.
Eildon Housing Association has received a Commendation in the Placemaking Design award from Scottish Borders Council for its development at Old School Place, Lauder. The award is in recognition for the high quality of design which was built on the site of the former Lauder Primary School which had l
Eildon Housing Association chairman Trevor Burrows marked the Association’s progress and set out ambitious growth plans for the next few years at the Group’s 43rd AGM this week. Informing members of the Group’s achievements over the previous year, Mr Burrows also highlighted the overall financ
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. Developed in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support, the Borders Macmillan Welfare Bene
John Duncan & Jim Sanderson from Eildon Group receive the EFQM Award The Eildon Group has been successful in attaining the initial stage of recognition for its ‘Committed to Excellence’ model by the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM).
The Eildon Group, a housing association based in the Scottish Borders, has achieved the prestigious Investors in Young People Silver Accreditation, the only people management standard that focuses on an employer’s recruitment and retention of young people. IIYP, Scotland’s only people management
Eildon Group has donated some surplus office furniture including filing cabinets and open shelves to the Gala Men's Shed in Langlee. The Men's Shed, which is open three days every week, is proving to be a great meeting place for its 35 members to share skills, interests, swap ideas and where they ca
An independent report highlighting Eildon Group’s significant economic impact should give confidence and inspiration to the housing sector to continue to innovate and improve, writes Kirsty Wells, head of HouseMark Scotland. Dear Editor,
Nile Istephan The Eildon Group and its fellow housing associations operating in the Borders make “a very significant and on-going contribution to the social and economic life of the region and Scotland as a whole”, a new report has concluded.
Henry Coyle Eildon Housing Association has bid farewell to its vice chairman Henry Coyle, who has resigned from the Board after seventeen years of dedicated voluntary service.
Social justice secretary Alex Neil with Phil Caroe, Allia’s director of social finance; Colin Connell, development director at Persimmons Partnerships; Jim Whiston, director of Ayrshire Housing Association, Nick Pollard, Kingdom Housing Association director of finance; Sandy Dennison, finance mana