A new Midlothian youth football team, set up by Gorebridge-based Arniston Rangers Youth Football Club (ARYFC), are celebrating the purchase of vital equipment following a £750 donation from Melville Housing Association.
A project teaching young people in Midlothian some of the skills needed to live independently once they leave the family home has received a funding boost following a £1,000 donation from Melville Housing Association. Delivered by Mayfield youth charity Y2K, the pilot project will teach a wide
Almost 9 out of 10 Melville Housing Association tenants have said they are happy with how the landlord responded to the Covid-19 pandemic, a major satisfaction survey carried out earlier this year has shown. Staff of the Midlothian social landlord were praised for increasing contact and responding t
Melville Housing Association is the new centrepiece of a quiet corner for reflection in the Midlothian village of Gorebridge, thanks to funding from Cycling Scotland’s Social Housing Partnership Fund, and the hard work of a dedicated band of community volunteers.
Tenants of Melville Housing Association are to see big improvements to their homes over the coming year thanks to a £3 million investment programme that will also see funds set aside to help meet Scotland’s net zero goals. Investment in the new financial year beginning April 1, funded al
Twenty-nine struggling Midlothian households are better off to the tune of nearly £15,000 thanks to digital equipment and internet access sourced and distributed by Melville Housing Association. As well as 14 new iPads and 14 new Chromebooks, the £15k Connecting Scotland funding also pai
Melville Housing Association has become the first social landlord in central Scotland to achieve the Scottish National Standard for Information and Advice Providers for the fourth time. First awarded to Melville in 2009, the National Standard recognises the quality of work delivered in welfare benef
With times tough as the country continues to battle the ongoing pandemic, Dalkeith-based Melville Housing Association has made donations totalling £2,800 to charities that help struggling households. Seven organisations, spread across Midlothian and beyond, have each received cheques for &poun
Vital new affordable homes, all for social rent by Melville Housing Association, have been delivered following the long-awaited completion of 20 flats on the site of the former Mayfield Inn in Mayfield.
Cabinet secretary for social justice, housing and local government, Shona Robison MSP, has welcomed the latest phase of 30 new social rented homes being built in Bilston, Midlothian by Melville Housing Association. (from left) Abby Kelman (land manager for Taylor Wimpey), Iain Alexander (production
In a year blighted by the Covid-19 pandemic, 88 struggling households from across the Lothians, Lanarkshire and Edinburgh are almost £800,000 better off thanks to the hard work of an award-winning welfare benefits advice service. Last year, Melville Housing Association’s two dedicated we
A green fingered couple have teamed up with Melville Housing Association to transform an unloved patch of communal space behind their Penicuik home into a fabulous community garden. Sam and Shona Wilkie, who moved into Melville’s Windsor Lane development in 2013, began the project a little ove
Melville Housing Association’s welfare benefits team has helped tenants in fuel poverty access more than £20,000 worth of direct financial support over the past three months. Since the spring, Melville advisers have been working hard to help more than 130 households from communities acro
Dalkeith-based Melville Housing Association has been awarded Cyber Essentials certification, a major milestone in efforts to deliver excellence in cybersecurity. The certification, which demonstrates that the company’s policies and procedures are strong enough to protect against cyber threats,