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Langlee Community Carnival

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Waverley were proud to attend this year’s  Langlee Carnival which took place on Saturday 13th September at Langlee Community Centre.  The weather was kind and the Carnival was very well attended.  Waverley staff were on hand to answer questions and provide information on our services as well as inviting tenants along to our AGM on… Read more »

Waverley Donates Laptop to Community Cafe

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The recently opened Hawick community café, trading as “The Almond Tree”, were delighted to receive a donation of a laptop computer from Waverley Housing for the use of customers.  It is part of the charities vision that there will be a place inside the café which will be dedicated as an area where anybody can come… Read more »

Chief Executive Rises to the Challenge!

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Margaret Ross lead by example when she accepted her recent ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  Revenge is sweet for Margaret as she has in turn nominated Waverley’s maintenance team to undertake the challenge. For those who may not have heard of this challenge, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is a social media trend where participants throw a bucket… Read more »

Community Day, The Linn, Kelso

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On 25th July, a team of Waverley staff carried out a day of renovating flower beds in The Linn, Kelso.  The flower beds in the communal areas were weeded, dug over and planted up with a selection of flowering plants and shrubs. A rotovator was kindly loaned to the team by Kelso Plant Hire, and… Read more »

Burnfoot Carnival 2014

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We were delighted to support the Burnfoot Carnival again this year, held on Saturday 5th July 2014. The sun was blazing, and our information stall was well visited by tenants and residents. All in all we had a great day chatting and sharing information. We were promoting our Community Star Award and Garden Competition and… Read more »

Waverley Housing launches new website

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  To celebrate our 25th Birthday this year we’ve launched our new website and as the number of people browsing on mobiles and tablets has grown massively over the past year we decided to make it ‘mobile responsive’ too. The website resizes itself automatically to make it easier to view on your mobile phone when… Read more »

Success for Waverley Housing apprentice!

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Congratulations to James Burns (front row centre), Waverley Housing’s apprentice Plumber & Gas Fitter, whom together with his fellow apprentices, achieved success with their “Empower” team by winning the SFHA and City Building Apprentice Challenge at the Annual Conference in Glasgow. 19 young workers from Housing Associations and Co-operatives across Scotland took part in the… Read more »

Community Day in Langlee

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On Tuesday 3rd June Langlee Residents’ Association (LRA) and Waverley Housing staff combined forces to create a small 25th anniversary rose garden within the grassed area adjacent to the Jubilee Play Park at Beech Avenue, Galashiels.    Waverley Housing donated roses, purchased from Lowood Nursery in Melrose, for this project and it is hoped they will… Read more »

We are on the move!

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Over the past few months work has been ongoing, renovating our new offices, located just up the street at number 51 North Bridge Street, Hawick where our staff recently moved to during May this year. Our new offices offer more space for our customers and staff.  In addition to the private meeting rooms and bigger reception area, we… Read more »