Monthly Archives: November 2016

Alison scoops award at TPAS

SBHA’s Tenant Participation Manager Alison Notman and the Rutherford Square Team picked up an award for Tenant Participation at this weekend’s TPAS Conference.

Alison Notman, who has worked with SBHA and its Tenant Organisation, Scottish Borders Tenants Organisation (SBTO) for

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Scottish Borders Council warns of Council Tax scam

Residents of the Scottish Borders are being warned against an email scam that claims to offer Council Tax refunds.

The email appears in inboxes, and claims to be from HM Revenue and Customs.

The emails state that a council tax refund is

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Hazeldean celebrates 40 years

Amenity housing complex Hazeldean in Galashiels celebrated its 40 birthday last week, with a special party.

Residents enjoyed a meal, followed by birthday cake and tablet, and then entertainment from the one and only Kenny Gunn.



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SBHA fundraisers brave the cold

SBHA staff took part in a fundraising walk / run to raise money for Children in Need on Friday.

As well as the walk, which took place during the staff lunch hour in glorious sunshine and bitter cold, there was

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Get your finances wrapped up this winter

The Scottish Borders welcomed (or not) the first snow of the season this week, and the Christmas adverts have been on TV for what feels like weeks.

It can be easy to let other financial commitments slide at this time

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Chartered Institute celebrates the best in housing

Scottish Borders Housing Association representatives attended the Chartered Institute of Housing Excellence Awards on Friday night.

While we didn’t walk away with any awards, we were delighted to have been nominated no less than three times.

The Ark Housing Project

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New opportunities at Borders College

SBHA’s Employability Adviser, Lita McHale, attended the opening of the new Centre for Business Development at Borders College’s Hawick campus recently.

Paul Wheelhouse MSP officially opened the new Centre, which was also attended by guests from local businesses, Hawick area Councillors and

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SBHA staff pay visit to Stonefield

Scottish Borders Housing Association staff visited the Stonefield Estate in Hawick today, ahead of Tenants moving into the properties next week.phase-2-3-stonefield-5-cropped

Forty-four new homes have been built, and 53 have been renovated.

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