Applications for the Single East Ayrshire Common Housing Register (SEARCH) are now available online. Online SEARCH is a new platform developed by East Ayrshire Council in partnership with software company MRI. New applicants can now create an account, apply for housing, manage their application, vie
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Shire Housing Association has made its defibrillator available to the general public thanks to partnership working with its repairs contractor Everwarm. Shire had invested in a defibrillator for its Cumnock office a number of years ago. In testament to its strategic objective to enhance wellbei
A consultation by the Single East Ayrshire Register for Community Housing (SEARCH) partners – namely Atrium Homes, Cunninghame Housing Association, East Ayrshire Council, Riverside Scotland Housing Association and Shire Housing Association, on proposed changes to the Common Allocation Policy
Shire Housing Association recently welcomed Patrick Harvie MSP, minister for zero carbon buildings, active travel and tenants’ rights, to hear about the opportunities and challenges the Association face. The minister met with senior staff and the chair of the management board.
With funding from the Scottish Government’s Social Housing Fuel Support Fund and working in partnership with a local business, Shire Housing Association has provided energy-saving packs to almost 300 households this month. Shire, which provides social housing across East Ayrshire, is committed
Shire Housing Association’s Modern Apprentice Jayden McWilliam won an award for “Best Presentation” in the local Developing the Young Workforce Community Challenge. Apprentices from employers across Ayrshire were invited to enter the challenge run by Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce&rs
Shire Housing Association welcomed members and guests to its 25th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 21 September, the first in-person AGM since 2019. Celebrating its silver year anniversary, members and guests were welcomed by pipers from EPIC East Ayrshire Pipe Band Academy.
Shire Housing Association is celebrating its 25th birthday with a series of events for its tenants, stakeholders, and communities. Formed in 1997 following a stock transfer from Scottish Homes, the Association operates across East Ayrshire, serving 16 different communities.
Despite the pandemic and fluctuating covid levels, Shire Housing Association has excelled in its aim to provide opportunities for young people during the last year. With a vision of Great Homes, Great People, Vibrant Communities, Shire has community wellbeing is at its heart, recognising the benefit
Kingdom Gas Services, now part of McGill Facilities Management, has been awarded a three-year gas servicing and maintenance contract valued in the region of £260,000 by Shire Housing Association in East Ayrshire. McGill will carry out gas servicing and maintenance works at a large number
Shire Housing Association has secured a further grant of £63,000 from the Scottish Government’s Community Recovery Fund. The funding up to March 2022 will support projects promoting health and wellbeing, digital inclusion, and community food hubs and larders.
Turner Property Services Ltd has secured a new contract for the provision of Shire Housing Association's reactive and void repairs service. The new contract, which is for an initial period of three years, commenced from April 2021.
Shire Housing Association has recently achieved the prestigious Investors in People Gold Accreditation. For nearly 30 years, Investors in People has been recognised internationally as a leading people accreditation.
Shire Housing Association has launched a new and ambitious business strategy for the next five years. The plan builds on the previous period of consolidation and focuses on empowering communities, enhancing social, economic and health wellbeing and addressing climate change.
UK construction and fit-out specialist Morris & Spottiswood has successfully completed a sixteen-week project in partnership with Shire Housing Association to reconstruct a semi-detached property in Dalmellington following an explosion in 2018.