Melville Housing Association

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Donna Bogdanovic has been appointed as the new chair of Melville Housing Association, replacing Caron Quinn who stepped down at the organisation’s recent Annual General Meeting (AGM) after five years in the role. With a background in town planning, economic development and social policy, Donna

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Caron Quinn has stepped down as chair of the board of Melville Housing Association after five years in the post during the organisation’s 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM). Elected to the position in 2017, Caron’s time as chair has seen progress through a challenging period including neg

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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