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Entries now open for Harbourside in Bloom!

Have you been busy in your garden this spring? Entries are now open for our Harbourside in Bloom competition! Harbourside in Bloom is our annual gardening competition aimed at bringing the community together to make Harbourside a brighter and greener place to live. We are looking for front gardens that are tidy, bright and colourful.

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Riverside Scotland has partnered with home builder Persimmon to deliver new affordable homes in Monkton

Fifty high-quality, affordable new homes will help local people in housing need, following the completion of a project with Persimmon West Scotland. The much-needed affordable homes have been built on Persimmon’s Fairfields development in Monkton and include a variety of two and three bedroom properties. Heather Anderson, Head of Service Delivery at Riverside Scotland  was

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Join our new Scrutiny Group

We are in the process of setting up a new scrutiny group working in partnership with the Tenants information Service (TIS) Customer-led scrutiny of housing services enables landlords and their tenants to work in partnership, to identify where services and investment are well placed, and where value for money is being delivered. More importantly it

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ECO boost: New £1.5m funding pot will give our Dumfries residents warmer and greener homes and lower energy bills

Almost 300 households in Dumfries will benefit from lower energy bills after Riverside Scotland secured £1.5m of funding to make their homes more energy efficient. The seven-figure investment will see 294 homes, which were built almost a century ago, benefit from significant energy efficiency upgrades, including installation of internal wall insulation (IWI), replacement cavity wall

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SEARCH Consultation for East Ayrshire tenants and applicants

A consultation by the Single East Ayrshire Register for Community Housing (SEARCH) partners – namely Riverside Scotland, Atrium Homes, Cunninghame Housing Association, East Ayrshire Council and Shire Housing Association, on proposed changes to the Common Allocation Policy will be launching soon. The proposed changes There are six proposed changes: Extenuating Circumstances points awards will be reviewed

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Online Scam Advice from Police Scotland

          Recognising online scams Cyber criminals may contact you via email, text, phone call or via social media. They will often pretend to be someone (or an organisation) you trust. It used to be easier to spot scams. They might contain bad spelling or grammar, come from an unusual email address,

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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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One Housing Group Partnership Annual Report

In early 2021 we wrote to all Riverside Scotland customers to make you aware that discussions regarding an organisational partnership between our parent company, Riverside, and One Housing Group had begun, with the aim of achieving the following benefits for Riverside customers: — Better services for customers by protecting rents and tenancy rights. — Ensuring

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