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Estate Walkabouts

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Estate Walkabouts Our Housing Officers organise walkabouts on our estates, which all tenants and residents who live on that estate are invited to join in. The walkabouts – also known as estate inspections – involve walking around the estates where our homes are located and identifying concerns that need to be addressed.  This could include… Read more »

Fisher Avenue Tenants and Residents Association

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A small tenants and residents group from the Fisher Avenue area of Hawick have been vey busy of late!  The small group, which was formed in 2012, have a number of ideas for ways in which to enhance the area they live in and to help bring the community together.  Currently they are working at establishing… Read more »

Mortgage to Rent

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From time to time property owners may find themselves in financial difficulties and may be under threat of losing their homes. The Scottish Government has set up a scheme called Mortgage to Rent through their Home Owners’ Support Fund. Under the Mortgage to Rent part of the fund, your home will be bought by a… Read more »

Voluntary Board Members Required

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Waverley Housing is a registered social landlord providing homes and services to people living in the central Scottish Borders. Waverley aims to provide high quality and affordable housing whilst contributing to the broader generation of sustainable communities. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated people to help us meet the challenges ahead and complement the… Read more »

Freeview TV Signals in the Scottish Borders are being Updated

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Freeview TV signals in the Scottish Borders are being updated on Wednesday, 1st March 2017.  You may need to retune your TV equipment after 9.30am to restore any missing channels. Other terrestrial services that offer Freeview channels such as You View, BT TV and TalkTalk will also be affected.  Satellite TV is not affected. The… Read more »

Waverley Employees Achieve Qualifications

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We like to offer our employees as much support with training and development as we possibly can.  We want our employees to excel in their jobs and progress with their personal development so that they we can ensure that we continue to provide the best possible service. It is with pleasure therefore that we congratulate… Read more »

Tenants’ Annual Satisfaction Survey

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We are committed to providing good quality homes and services and we want to hear our tenants’ views on how we perform.   We recently issued all of our tenants with an Annual Satisfaction survey form to complete.  The information gathered from this survey helps us to determine how well our tenants feel we are performing… Read more »

Garden Challenge Day

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                    In connection with Selkirk Flood Prevention Scheme and their ongoing commitment to the Bannerfield community, R J McLeod co-ordinated a Garden Challenge in partnership with local organisations to tidy up the gardens of those in need, who were struggling with gardens that were overgrown or… Read more »

Consultation on Local Housing Strategy

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Housing plays a vital role in meeting the needs of local people, communities and the economy.  The Local Housing Strategy sets out a framework of action, investment and partnership working to deliver local priorities. To build up this strategy, Scottish Borders Council have been working with a wide range of partners to assess local needs,… Read more »

Waverley Apprentice Meets the Challenge!

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Waverley Apprentice Meets the Challenge! Waverley was delighted to see some of its young talent being recognised at the recent 2016 Scottish Federation of Housing Association’s (SFHA) Apprentice Challenge. The event, supported by Skills Development Scotland, challenged 19 young people from across Scotland to produce video diaries of their apprenticeships showcasing themselves, their organisation and… Read more »