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 »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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!
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 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 »
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 »
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 »
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.