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Ministerial visit to Waverley for Scottish Apprenticeship Week

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Paul Wheelhouse MSP joined with Apprentices at Waverley Housing in Hawick on Monday to mark the launch of ‘Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2016’, which promotes the benefits of Modern Apprenticeships for young people, their employers and the economy. Lindsey Jefferson, Property Services Manager gave a presentation on why Waverley employs apprentices and the positive impact on… Read more »

Waverley Staff Donate £150 to Radio Border’s Cash for Kids Charity

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In addition to supporting Radio Borders Mission Christmas Appeal Waverley staff  held a number of small fundraising activities throughout last year and we recently presented a cheque for £150 to Radio Borders for the Cash for Kids charity. Cash for Kids is the official charity of Radio Borders and provides a helping hand to disabled and disadvantaged… Read more »

Post Office – 7 Sandbed, Hawick Due to Close for Refurbishment

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The Post Office is currently undergoing a national programme of modernisation underpinned by Government investment which will help to make branches more modern and convenient for customers. Already over 5000 Post Offices have been modernised and converted to new style branches bringing benefit to customers and postmasters through longer opening hours with many open on… Read more »

Debt Awareness Week

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DEBT AWARENESS WEEK The Financial Inclusion Project Borders (FIPB) was set up to help people cope with financial worries.  Staff from FIPB are working in conjunction with the StepChange Debt Charity to run a debt awareness week commencing Monday 25th January.   FIPB staff and representatives from StepChange will be available to  give advice at a number of venues… Read more »

Drug Litter – What should you do?

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Drug Litter – What should you do? Discarded needles can impact on your health, that of your children and those around you. Do something about it. Discarded needles and syringes carry a risk of blood borne viruses such as Hepatitis B and C and HIV. What should you do if you find needles? DO NOT:… Read more »

Radio Borders Mission Christmas Appeal

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Radio Borders Cash for Kids Mission Christmas Appeal Waverley Housing has once more registered as a drop off point for anyone in the Hawick area who would like to donate to the Radio Borders Mission Christmas appeal. People are invited to buy an extra present to donate which will be given to a disadvantaged local… Read more »

Annual General Meeting

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Waverley’s Annual General Meeting took place on Tuesday 29th September in St John’s Church Hall, Hawthorn Road, Galashiels. Tenants and guests had an opportunity to give their opinions at our ‘Have Your Say’ area and also browse information stands on display and receive information from Waverley’s own Housing & Repairs Teams and various external partner… Read more »

Scotland’s Modern Apprenticeship Awards

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We are delighted that Waverley Housing has been selected as a finalist in Scotland’s Modern Apprenticeship Awards 2015. The Awards are held by Skills Development Scotland and Waverley Housing has successfully been shortlisted as SME Apprentice Employer of the Year.  The awards cover the whole of Scotland and the 25,000 young people currently within apprenticeships…. Read more »

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!

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