Orkney Housing Association

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Orkney Housing Association has taken further steps to build strongly out of the COVID pandemic, support the local construction industry and deliver a significant number of highly energy efficient new affordable houses in Orkney. Latest contract awards worth over £5 million to Orkney Builders (

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Cat Browne, finance and asset management administrator at Orkney Housing Association, has completed a charity walking challenge. Ms Browne was set to take on the trip of a lifetime walking the foothills of the Himalaya to Everest Base Camp this October.

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Orkney Housing Association Ltd (OHAL) has awarded contracts to two local construction firms for the delivery of 20 new affordable homes. Bob Clouston from R Clouston Ltd, Donald Wylie from WRC Construction Ltd along with Craig Spence and Richard Flett from Orkney Housing Association

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Orkney Housing Association held events to promote a brand new EV Car Club which will soon be available for tenants, residents and the wider community. The Association was successful in bidding for the Scotland-wide Plugged-in Households Grant Fund which is funded by Transport Scotland and administer

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Orkney Housing Association (OHAL) has collected the award for Housing Association of the Year at the Scottish Homes Awards. Almost 700 people from Scotland’s housing and homebuilding sector gathered in Glasgow last week for the prestigious event.

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A second round of the Plugged-In Households Grant Fund has now opened, allowing more social housing providers, third sector and community organisations the chance to procure the services of electric vehicle car clubs. £500,000 is available for social housing providers and third sector organisa

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Orkney Housing Association (OHAL) has been shortlisted as a finalist in the "Housing Association of the Year" category at the Scottish Homes Awards. The association will compete with three other housing associations for the top prize, which will be awarded at a ceremony in Glasgow next month.

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Mike Cooper has announced his retirement from Orkney Care and Repair following a successful and extensive career spanning over 30 years. The service, which helps older people maintain their independence and quality of life at home, has been improving homes and lives in Orkney since 1988 with Mr Coop

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Eight housing associations are to share a £510,000 investment from the Scottish Government towards electric hire car clubs to allow people to rent low-emission vehicles. The Plugged-in Households Grant Fund will support the associations to procure the services of car clubs.

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Orkney Housing Association (OHAL) has given its support to the ‘Make a Stand’ campaign developed by the Chartered Institute of Housing. The commitment is further supported by the Orkney Domestic Abuse Forum.

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(from left) Craig Spence OHAL chief executive, Alan Gray Care & Repair small repairs assistant, Hamish Flett and Mike Cooper Care & Repair manager The Orkney Care & Repair team based at Orkney Housing Association has this week completed its 9000th small repair or adaptation.

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