Eildon Housing Association

‘Five star’ service continues at Eildon’s sheltered developments

Eildon Group’s Sheltered Services and Very Sheltered Services have maintained their ‘five star’ ratings following a report by the Care Inspectorate.

Published 9 October 2017

Milestone as Extra Care Housing partnership submits first planning application

The first step in a £40 million partnership programme to create 150 new extra care housing properties in the Borders has been taken.

Published 6 October 2017

Four-legged friends deliver pony therapy to Eildon residents

The tenants of Eildon Housing’s Riverside House development in Peebles were visited by some unusual and extra-special guests this week – two miniature Shetland ponies called Wilson and Eduardo from Therapy Ponies Scotland.

Published 15 September 2017

Eildon Group set for record growth after marking 44th year

The Eildon Group held its 44th Annual General Meeting last week to update its members on its activities and progress against record breaking growth targets.

Published 13 September 2017

Eildon collaborates with Borders College to create online learning portal

Eildon Housing Association is working in collaboration with Borders College to introduce a new online Learning Management System (LMS) for its staff.

Published 21 August 2017

Scottish Churches Housing Action pays a visit to Fresh Start Borders

Fresh Start Borders was set up in 2009, with support from Scottish Churches Housing Action, whose administrator Lauren Forbes reports on a visit to the charity last month to see how things were going.

Published 10 August 2017

Eildon’s modernisation programme comes to a ‘Mitie’ end

Construction company Mitie completed a contract last week which saw the firm modernise Eildon’s bathrooms, kitchens and heating systems since April 2015.

Published 23 May 2017

Eildon Housing proposes 34 flats in Galashiels

Eildon Housing has submitted plans for 34 new flats on a brownfield site in central Galashiels.

Published 17 May 2017

Eildon increases hourly pay to Living Wage recommended new rate

Eildon Housing Association has increased its hourly rate of pay in line with the Living Wage Foundation’s recommended new rate.

Published 2 May 2017

Haymarket Group signs up to housing association scorecard pilot

Eighteen housing associations in Scotland - including the Haymarket Group of associations - have agreed to take part in a sector scorecard pilot to benchmark a range of business health and efficiency measures.

Published 3 April 2017

£16m investment boost for new homes to rent in Shetland, Borders and Fife

Affordable housing in Shetland, Borders and Fife has received a boost of £16 million this month thanks to Scottish Government investment in charitable bonds.

Published 31 March 2017

Councillors to discuss major Borders affordable housing development proposal

A potential major affordable housing boost for the Borders will be discussed by councillors next week.

Published 1 March 2017

Eildon supports Radio Borders Mission Christmas appeal

Eildon Housing Association has given its support to Radio Borders Mission Christmas for the second year running.

Published 20 December 2016

Funding to help Borders housing associations improve energy efficiency

Scottish Borders Council has been awarded £225,000 from the Scottish Government to help improve the energy efficiency of social housing in the area.

Published 11 November 2016

Haymarket Group plans to add value to customers and the Charter

A group of housing associations are considering sharing greater information regarding their performance and value for money within their Annual Return on the Charter (ARC) reports to tenants each year.

Published 8 November 2016