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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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Annual General Meeting Paperwork

Please find links below to the five documents which are referred to in our AGM letter to members: Eleventh SGM minutes Twenty-Seventh AGM minutes Annual Accounts Proxy Form Revocation of Proxy Form Our Annual Review can be viewed by clicking here

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Modular homes on track to welcome families before the end of the year

This week Riverside Scotland confirmed that its joint project with Connect Modular, part of The Wee House Group to build the largest affordable modular housing development in Scotland is on track. The 63-home development will welcome its first families before the end of this year….and the project was welcomed by South Ayrshire stakeholders during a

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Annual General Meeting Paperwork

Please find links below to the five documents which are referred to in our AGM letter to members: Eleventh SGM minutes Twenty-Seventh AGM minutes Annual Accounts Proxy Form Revocation of Proxy Form Our Annual Review can be viewed by clicking here

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Customer Update – Repairs and Maintenance

We would like to update customers on some on-going challenges within our repairs and maintenance service and to provide reassurance that we are working hard to minimise the disruption to our customers as much as possible. Along with many other housing providers across the country, we – and our contractors – are currently experiencing challenges

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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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New homelessness project benefits from Mears Foundation Grant

We are delighted to share the news that The Mears Foundation has donated a generous grant of £1,000 to Irvine Housing Association, part of the Riverside Group. This grant will support the Association’s new Housing First for Families project to help people rapidly move out of homelessness and sustain a tenancy with the assistance of

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First homes arrive at modular housing development in South Ayrshire

The first four homes have been delivered to our affordable modular housing development – the country’s largest – in South Ayrshire. The important milestone was reached this week as the first 10 modules arrived on site at Kilmarnock Road, Dundonald, and were craned into place. These modules make up the first four homes comprising three

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Work begins on 77 new homes in Irvine

We have started work on the development of 77 brand new affordable homes in Irvine. The new properties will form phase two of the successful Tarryholme development, where 87 homes were built in 2019. The £13million project – which is supported by a £6million grant from the Scottish Government – should be complete by Autumn

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