News archive

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  • Harbour Homes is thrilled to have received a five-star certificate of nomination from Age Scotland’s Services for Older People Awards.

  • We’re pleased to share that David Welsh, an experienced management consultant and Leith resident, has been appointed Chairperson of Harbour Homes.

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  • Board Member opportunity

    We are seeking a voluntary member to join the Harbour Homes Board and Finance and Risk Committee.

  • Having opened its doors almost one year ago, Edinburgh Community Bookshop has already raised thousands of pounds for local charities.

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  • Tenants’ Afternoon Tea

    Join us for afternoon tea in Leith and share your views on the issues that matter to you.

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  • Do you have a houseplant or two that could use a little bit of care? Let us help! We’re hosting a free plant repotting workshop in the Harbour Homes garden […]

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  • More than 40 socially isolated older people on low incomes benefitted from the 12 weekly community meals and cook-along sessions. These ran alongside multicultural cook-along sessions which saw 170 individuals attend.

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  • First Aid training is essential for all working and non-working environments. If someone needed first aid treatment, would you know what to do?

  • With energy prices dropping from the start of July, our Energy Advice Officer Kenny has a few tips to help you make the most of the new rates straight away.

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  • Mitie committed a team of skilled painters and used top-quality materials to restore the Foyer area of Heart’s Victoria building. Roger Walpole Transition Manager was delighted with the work done by Mitie: “Thank you for making our entrance much more welcoming to all our community.”

    Photo of Roger Walpole.
  • If you’re thinking of upgrading your internet connection from standard broadband to fibre, that’s great! We do ask that tenants speak to us first before arranging fibre set up at your home. Please let us know if you would like to access fibre broadband in your home by emailing or by phoning 0131 554 0403.

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  • Our Harbour Homes Development Team and Cullross Ltd have brought eleven new affordable homes to Telford Drive in Edinburgh. The homes, close to a popular walking and cycle route, will be managed by Harbour Lettings who look forward to welcoming new tenants this spring.

    Photo of Harbour Homes and Cullross Ltd Telford Drive opening ceremony.