Works will begin next week as Loreburn Housing Association gets the first stage of a flagship development for Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway underway. The first phase of housing will see 35 ‘extra care’ units being built. The scheme design features bungalows around a centralised communi
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After eight successful years at Loreburn Housing Association, CEO Lorraine Usher has announced her decision to step down from her role. Ms Usher, who became CEO in early 2015, will remain in position until the end of April with the recruitment process to appoint a successor beginning later this mont
SHN editor Kieran Findlay finds out how the escalating energy crisis is affecting the sector and how associations are responding. Skyrocketing energy costs and inflation are directly impacting the operations of housing associations across Scotland with increased overheads forcing delays to maintenan
Loreburn Housing Association has warned of the consequences of the rent freeze announced by the Scottish Government to help cash-strapped tenants saying that the freeze will lead to less cash to build affordable homes if it is extended beyond March 2023.
Loreburn Housing Association marked the completion of 75 new homes at Heathhall, Dumfries with a small-scale open event last week. The new homes, a mix of one, two, three and four-bedroom properties, provide a range of wheelchair-accessible bungalows, amenity bungalows and general needs housing and
Loreburn Housing Association is recruiting volunteers across Dumfries & Galloway following the launch of its Later Living Fit for Life service. Designed for those over 55, Loreburn’s seven Later Living developments allow residents to live comfortably, in a safe environment, knowing there i
An official Open Day was held this week to celebrate Turning Point Scotland’s new Hera Grange housing in Dumfries, which provides care and support services to tenants enabling them to be part of the community. Hera Grange, which boasts 11 bungalows, a staff and resident activity hub as well as
Loreburn Housing Association is gearing up to mark its 40th anniversary this year. Since it was created, the Dumfries & Galloway community-based housing association has been at the forefront of providing innovative housing solutions for communities across south-west Scotland.
Following a successful pilot scheme, Loreburn Housing Association has begun the roll-out of a remote monitoring and alert system in 26 of their supported living units.
Loreburn Housing Association has secured £1.4 million funding from Sustrans for its Langholm Bridge project. The award is part of a funding package from Sustrans as part of its 'Places for everyone' support and funding for active travel projects in Scotland.
Loreburn Housing Association has been awarded a £59,166 funding boost from the Scottish Government’s Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund for the appointment of a dedicated activities coordinator. The new fund supports person-centred initiatives to help address the impacts on phy
For the latest episode of the Scottish Housing News Podcast, co-hosts Jimmy Black and Kieran Findlay are joined by Geraldine Begg, technology enabled care in housing lead at the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations, and Heather Dorling, the team manager of Loreburn Housing Association&r
Jimmy Black gives a taste of the latest episode of The Scottish Housing News Podcast and explains why we should trust our sensors.
Loreburn Housing Association has become the first housing association in Scotland to launch a Futr chatbot.
For the second year running, Loreburn Housing Association has extended a ‘GREAT Big Thank You’ to tenants who have gone the extra mile for their neighbours and the local community. Several tenants were surprised at their homes after having been acknowledged for their admirable community