Scottish Veterans Residences

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Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) has welcomed its first-ever full-time occupational therapist thanks to funding from the Scottish Veterans Fund. Experienced practitioner Janet Harkess starts her new role at SVR today and will work across all three of the charity’s sites: at Whitefoord House

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Jonathan Tweedie has been appointed the new chair of Scotland’s oldest military charity, Scottish Veterans’ Residences (SVR), succeeding George Lowder, who steps down after seven years in the role. Mr Tweedie has been vice-chairman of SVR since 2019, and is honoured to become the 11th ch

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Residents living with mobility issues at a Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) site at Whitefoord House in Edinburgh have received a huge lift from a generous grant provided by ABF The Soldiers' Charity. The £26,000 donation received from ABF allowed the charity to install a new improved lift i

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UK military veterans, along with friends and family members, were joined by staff of the charity Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) and other guests to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee over the weekend thanks to a generous grant from the National Lottery Community Fund. Held at the SVR-r

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Margaret Runcie, a 96-year-old World War II veteran, was the guest of honour at a tree-planting event marking the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee held at Edinburgh’s Whitefoord House, run by charity Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR). Margaret, who was born in Hertfordshire and now resides

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A detailed new report into veterans’ homelessness in Scotland is recommending that every local authority housing department should have an armed forces lead officer, social landlords should prioritise ex-Service personnel and more support should be provided for tenancy sustainment in the priva

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Three Scottish soldiers have cycled over one thousand miles to raise funds for the homeless veterans charity, Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR). Leuchars-based Staff Sergeant Billy Henderson along with Inverness Army recruitment colleague Colour Sergeant Alfie Macdonald, and Dundee-based Sergeant L

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Veteran homelessness charity Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) has received a generous grant from Comic Relief's Homeless Response Fund to help it absorb some of the financial impact of COVID-19. Administered by Comic Relief’s partner Homeless Link, the grant more than £47K will support

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Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) has secured a significant grant to help the charity cover some of the additional costs of providing supported housing since the outbreak of the global pandemic. The grant for £8,500 was awarded by the Morrisons Foundation as part of its COVID-19 Homeless Supp

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Homeless veterans at Scottish Veterans’ Residences (SVR) housing support services in Edinburgh, Dundee and Glasgow will benefit from a generous donation of 350 professionally produced face coverings to use when lockdown starts to ease.

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Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) has received an £8,617 grant from Cycling Scotland’s Cycling Friendly Community Development Fund. The grant will be used to purchase bicycles and equipment and will encourage Glasgow veterans to take to the cycle paths.

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Scotland’s veterans minister Graeme Dey MSP met with staff of Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) in Glasgow last week as the charity announced it has secured accreditation as a Living Wage employer. The visit took place at SVR’s Bellrock Close, a development located in the city’s E

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