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Riverside Scotland Welcomes New Managing Director

We have today (01 December) welcomed our new Managing Director, Diana MacLean. The appointment follows the departure of former Riverside Scotland Managing Director Paul Hillard who moved on to a new role in September after 16 years with the business. Diana MacLean – who has more than 20 years’ experience in the housing sector –

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Service Disruption Update

Service disruption update (1st December) We’re working hard to recover services to you following a serious attack on our computer systems. We want to reassure you that we dealt with the attack straight away and our expert advisers have confirmed there is no evidence that any data has been lost as a result of this

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Veteran families move into Scotland’s largest affordable modular housing development

Riverside Scotland handed over the first homes at the nation’s largest affordable modular housing development with four homes being allocated to military veteran households. The ground-breaking £9.8million project, with support from the Scottish Government, is being delivered by Riverside Scotland and Connect Modular, part of The Wee House Group and will provide 63 much needed

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Have your say in our annual rent consultation

Our annual rent consultation has started.  This is your opportunity to have a say in how much rent you pay. This year the rent setting consultation period will run from 1 November 2021 until 29 November 2021. All tenants should now have received our consultation leaflet through the post.   This leaflet provides all of the

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We’ve been shortlisted for two top awards

We’re delighted to have been named among the finalists at the 2021 CIH Scotland Awards. The awards – run by the Chartered Institute of Housing – recognise, showcase, celebrate and share the important work done by the housing sector in providing vital services and support to communities. Riverside Scotland is shortlisted in two categories. The

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We’re committed to housing military veterans

We have made a strong commitment to providing homes for veterans at risk of homelessness in our two newest social housing developments by allocating more than 10% of our new homes to support veteran households over the next year. The commitment follows a recent Riverside Scotland-commissioned poll, conducted by Survation, which found that 85% of

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Riverside Scotland Welcomes New Chair

Riverside Scotland has welcomed the new Chair of its Board as Jim Strang was officially appointed at the organisation’s AGM. Mr Strang – who has more than 40 years’ experience within the housing sector – has replaced current Chair Duncan McEachran whose 5 year maximum tenure came to an end in September. Mr Strang, who

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Riverside Group Chair Praises Riverside Scotland Innovation and Sustainability during visit

Riverside Scotland recently welcomed Riverside Group Chair Terrie Alafat CBE for a tour of its Ayrshire communities and on-going new developments. This was Ms Alafat’s first visit to meet the staff and customers at Riverside’s Scottish subsidiary since being appointed as Chair of the Riverside Group last year during the pandemic. New Riverside Scotland Chair,

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The latest edition of Your House & Home is out now

Read the latest edition of Your House & Home, your service update for all the latest news and advice from Riverside Scotland. We said farewell to Managing Director Paul Hillard this month so there’s a goodbye message from Paul, details of our handy new repairs tracking service, and information on joining our online customer panel

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New Managing Director Confirmed

We have today (23 September) confirmed the appointment of our new Managing Director. Experienced social housing director Diana MacLean will join Riverside Scotland from 1 December 2021. The appointment follows the departure of former Riverside Scotland Managing Director Paul Hillard who moved on to a new role in September after 16 years with the business.

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