The old adage that ‘time flies when you’re having fun’ has never been truer than for an excellent crop of young apprentices who joined Waverley Housing in 2015 on the first step toward their chosen careers.
Housing associations in the Borders region are among a number of organisations to lend support for a local Men’s Shed. The growing Men’s Shed movement in the Borders offers men (and women) the opportunity to come together, pursue hobbies and share skills and experience.
A Borders money advice service delivered by three housing associations has teamed up with a social enterprise to help people feed their families cook good food for less. Financial Inclusion Project Borders (FIPB) is a free and confidential money advice service funded by the National Lottery Communit
Scottish Borders Council has agreed to provide financial assistance to Waverley Housing to enable a large scale regeneration of Upper Langlee in Galashiels. The estimated £21.5 million housing-led project, which focuses on Beech Avenue, Hawthorn Road, Larch Grove and Laurel Grove, will see 115 new
Scottish Borders Council and Waverley Housing are launching a joint ‘masterplanning’ project in Upper Langlee in Galashiels this month. Particularly focusing on Beech Avenue, Hawthorn Road, Larch Grove and Laurel Grove, the aim of the project is to guide the preparation of a comprehensive and fu
Rita Stenhouse stood down as chair at Waverley Housing’s AGM last month as the Association made a number of changes to the Board and looked ahead to new challenges and “exciting times”. Thanking the Board for their support during her five-year term, Ms Stenhouse said she has enjoyed her time a
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.
CCG (Scotland) Ltd has commenced works on a new bathroom renewal contract for Waverley Housing Association and a housing upgrade project in Edinburgh. Located in Hawick, the contract for Waverley will cover the removal of the existing and installation of new bathrooms to approximately 100 properties
Scottish Borders Council has been awarded £225,000 from the Scottish Government to help improve the energy efficiency of social housing in the area. The funding is part of a £9 million allocation announced for councils and housing associations across the country.
A benefits advice service, which has recently been joined by four local housing associations, has helped people with cancer in the Borders access over £11 million in benefits since its launch seven years ago. Developed in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support, the Borders Macmillan Welfare Bene
Pictured from left to right: Gregor Booth, Operations Director; Tanya Domingo, Customer Services Assistant; Lenore Suddon, Housing Services Manager; Stephanie Bell (WorldHost Trainer – Borders College); David Allen (Director of Scotland – People 1st); Margaret Ross, Chief Executive; Craig Matear