Eildon Housing Association

Eildon reflects on successes and says goodbye to Professor Brydon

Eildon Housing Association chairman Trevor Burrows marked the Association’s progress and set out ambitious growth plans for the next few years at the Group’s 43rd AGM this week.

Published 9 September 2016

Borders housing associations join benefits advice service for cancer patients

A benefits advice service, which has recently been joined by four local housing associations, has helped people with cancer in the Borders access over £11 million in benefits since its launch seven years ago.

Published 25 August 2016

Eildon on track to receive prestigious European business award

The Eildon Group has been successful in attaining the initial stage of recognition for its ‘Committed to Excellence’ model by the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM).

Published 7 July 2016

Eildon Group achieves Investors in Young People silver accreditation

The Eildon Group, a housing association based in the Scottish Borders, has achieved the prestigious Investors in Young People Silver Accreditation, the only people management standard that focuses on an employer’s recruitment and retention of young people.

Published 30 June 2016

Eildon donates surplus office furniture to Gala Men’s Shed

Eildon Group has donated some surplus office furniture including filing cabinets and open shelves to the Gala Men's Shed in Langlee.

Published 17 May 2016

Letter from HouseMark Scotland

An independent report highlighting Eildon Group’s significant economic impact should give confidence and inspiration to the housing sector to continue to innovate and improve, writes Kirsty Wells, head of HouseMark Scotland.

Published 4 May 2016

Independent report highlights Eildon Group’s ‘significant economic impact’

The Eildon Group and its fellow housing associations operating in the Borders make “a very significant and on-going contribution to the social and economic life of the region and Scotland as a whole”, a new report has concluded.

Published 22 April 2016

Eildon bids farewell to vice chairman Henry Coyle

Eildon Housing Association has bid farewell to its vice chairman Henry Coyle, who has resigned from the Board after seventeen years of dedicated voluntary service.

Published 6 April 2016

Housing associations spell out Allia funding plans

The first beneficiaries of a £50 million investment in charitable bonds issued by social investment charity Allia have detailed to Scottish Housing News how they intend to use the funding to provide hundreds of new homes.

Published 18 March 2016

£50m charitable bond to deliver hundreds of affordable homes

The Scottish Government has unveiled a £50 million investment in charitable bonds over the next two years to provide support for almost 1,000 new homes.

Published 17 March 2016

‘Very Good’ rating for Eildon’s Station Avenue

Eildon Housing Association has received another glowing report for the service at Station Avenue in Duns, supporting adults with learning disabilities to live independently.

Published 21 December 2015

Borders Care & Repair Service wins prestigious national award

A care & repair service managed by Eildon Housing Association in partnership with Scottish Borders Council (SBC) has scooped a top national award.

Published 16 December 2015

Eildon volunteers ‘make a difference’ at Ashkirk charity

Five staff from Eildon Housing Association reported to local charity Stable Life last week to give a half day’s voluntary work as part of the ‘Eildon Makes a Difference’ programme.

Published 1 December 2015

Social landlords hold joint procurement drop-in event for Borders suppliers

Scottish Borders Council, NHS Borders, Borders College and local registered social landlords are holding a joint procurement event today for suppliers and contractors.

Published 4 November 2015

Eildon ‘Makes a Difference’ with local charity

Eildon Housing Association is continuing with its ‘Makes a Difference’ volunteering programme with six members of staff volunteering to support local charity Fresh Start Borders.

Published 2 November 2015