Bill Banks, chief executive, Kingdom Housing Association and Cllr Judy Hamilton, convener of community and housing services committee A formal agreement between Fife Council and the Fife Housing Association Alliance has been renewed for the next five years, allowing the partnership to continue to de
Ore Valley Housing Association welcomed minister for business, innovation and energy, Paul Wheelhouse, to formally open its recently completed wind turbine built to the south of Cardenden in Fife. Launched by the Ore Valley Group, which is led by the Association, the Dundonald Wind Turbine started t
Staff from the Fife Housing Association Alliance have taken part in a joint event aimed at helping tenants and customers who are struggling to meet their household bills on small incomes. Employees from housing associations Fife, Glen, Kingdom and Ore Valley attending the joint continued professiona
Kevin Scarlett Eighteen housing associations in Scotland - including the Haymarket Group of associations - have agreed to take part in a sector scorecard pilot to benchmark a range of business health and efficiency measures.
A wind turbine project supported by Ore Valley Housing Association has started to produce green energy for the first time. The Dundonald Wind Turbine in Cardenden was launched by the Ore Valley Group, which is led by the Association.
Ore Valley Housing Association (OVHA) has closed a deal with the European Energy Efficiency Fund (eeef) on a £4.6 million project to develop wind turbines and replace 200 heating systems for OVHA homes. This is eeef’s first community based transaction within the UK and the result of a four-year l
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
Fife Alliance members during their visit to social enterprise Furniture Plus Fife Housing Association Alliance, the collaborative partnership between the four Fife based Associations (Fife, Glen, Kingdom & Ore Valley), has devised an in-house CPD training programme for staff to increase their kn
Staff and partner organisations who have contributed to the Affordable Housing Programme’s success marked out the 2,700 target figure at Fife House Fife Council is on track to deliver on its commitment of 2,700 affordable homes by 2017 as it marks that all developments are now complete, or are und
Work is entering the final stages on Fife Council’s new housing development at Blairadam Fields in Kelty. Cllr Judy Hamilton, executive spokesperson for housing & building services, visited the development recently where 58 properties are being built by Persimmon Homes for the council.
Membership of HouseMark Scotland continues to grow with the announcement that, following its recent Value for Money pilot involving small housing associations, both Ore Valley Housing Association and Prospect Community Housing have joined its ranks. A provider of social housing data and insight in t
The Healthy Working Lives team at Ore Valley Housing Association have organised a marathon-style, 20-mile sponsored walk from South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy in order to raise money for Maggie’s Centre in Fife, to ensure the amazing work the centre provides can continue. The walk is taking place on