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Gas Safety Week – 14th – 20th September 2015

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It’s Gas Safety Week!  Check out the Gas Safety Week website for top tips to keep you and your family safe –  www.gassafetyweek.co.uk Gas consumers are being urged to keep their homes safe with three simple checks. 1.  Get your gas appliances safely checked annually. 2.  Check your engineer is Gas Safe registered. 3.  Check… Read more »

Estate Walkabout Burnfoot, Hawick

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Many thanks to everyone who came along and joined us on our estate walkabout in Burnfoot today.  A number of estate issues were brought to our attention.  We will prepare an action plan and will keep you posted on progress!

Waverley Welcomes New Apprentices

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Committed to providing opportunities for young people in the Borders, Waverley Housing is delighted to welcome new apprentices recently recruited. An Apprentice Open Day, in collaboration with Borders College and CITB, held at Borders College – Hawick Campus, resulted in recruits, Jack McDonald (apprentice painter); Harris Campbell (apprentice roofer); Ruaridh Macleod and Steven Drummond (apprentice… Read more »

Waverley Achieves Healthy Working Lives Silver Award

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Waverley Housing signed up for Healthy Working Lives to promote a healthy workforce as we recognise that our employees are our main asset.  Having already obtained our Bronze Award we are delighted to have now achieved the Silver Award.  We continue to offer employees a wide range of health and wellbeing activities to participate in.   Some… Read more »

Tenant Consultation – Repairs Service Provision

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Many thanks to the tenants who took the time to complete and return the recent repairs consultation questionnaire issued.  Whilst the majority of the tenants who responded are happy with the repairs service currently provided, we recognise that, for various reasons, some tenants have difficulty in arranging access for repairs between 9am and 4pm.  Therefore,… Read more »

Callum’s Run – 100 Miles in 100 Days

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Hawick youngster Callum Murray, set himself the challenge of running 100 miles in 100 days to raise money for the charity CCLASP .  Children with Cancer and Leukaemia, Advice and Support for Parents (CCLASP) helps children and teenagers suffering from cancer or leukaemia.  Callum was diagnosed with AML (acute myeloid leukaemia) in 2011.  His family… Read more »

Satisfaction Survey – Quarterly Prize Draw Winner

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Congratulations to Tina Burgess from Hawick who is the lucky recipient of our latest satisfaction survey quarterly prize draw.  Tina was delighted to receive her prize of £100 in shopping vouchers from Pamela Martyn our Tenant Participation Officer.  

Our New Lettings Process is Up and Running!

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We are no longer part of Border Choice Homes. From 1st October in order to bid for one of our properties you must have registered directly with Waverley Housing to be added to our housing list. You can register now to join our list by downloading a form here or you can contact our Customer… Read more »

Scottish Borders Neighbourhood Alert

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People and organisations in communities across the Scottish Borders can now join the new Neighbourhood Alert Scheme.  Alert is supported by a local partnership of Scottish Borders Council, Police Scotland, Scottish Fire and Rescue and NHS Borders. Alert is a FREE network designed to share up-to-date emergency and crime prevention advice, alert local residents to crimes… Read more »

‘Clare’s Law’ to be Rolled Out Across Scotland

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Clare’s Law A trial scheme which allows people to be told if their partner has been violent in the past is to be extended across Scotland.  The six-month trial in Aberdeen and Ayrshire saw 22 people warned their partners had history of domestic abuse.  Disclosures can be triggered by victims, friends, relatives, social workers or police… Read more »

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