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Scotland’s biggest social landlord has helped tenants save more than £122,000 on their energy bills over the last six months.

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Work has started on an £18.9 million affordable housing development in East Lothian.

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Over 2000 customers from across Wheatley Group communities have signed up to use their voice and help improve services with their social landlord.

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Work on a new £4.8 million social housing development has started in Midlothian.

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We take your complaints, comments and compliments very seriously and we always try to learn from them and your feedback.

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More than 10,000 homeless people in Scotland will be provided with homes by 2026, figures from Wheatley Group have revealed.

L-R - Debbi McCall (local Provost), Steven Henderson (Chief Exec - Wheatley Group), Emma Hopton (Tenant), Housing Minister Paul McLennan, Craig Lynes (MD - Cala Homes)

A major development providing 57 homes for social rent in Penicuik has been completed, following a partnership between housebuilder Cala Homes (East) and Wheatley Group.

Image of a heart with house icons, with text in the background reading Supporting Scottish Housing Day 13 September 2023

The importance of housing as a career is the focus for this year’s Scottish Housing Day which takes place today, Wednesday 13 September 2023.

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Roslin residents are delighted after moving into a “stunning” new £11.3 million energy-efficient housing development.

Managing Director of Wheatley Care Louise Dunlop, Wheatley Group Director of Development and Regeneration Lindsay Lauder, Housing Minister Paul McLennan, Wheatley Group Chief Executive Steven Henderson, City of Edinburgh Council Homelessness and Fair Work Convener Jane Meagher, Wheatley Homes East Head of Housing Alex Lamb, Wheatley Group Chair Jo Armstrong, Wheatley Group Development Manager Alastair Ranyard, Wheatley Homes East Vice Chair Helen Howden, South East Area Manager of Scottish Government’s More Homes Division Alastair Dee, Managing Director of Wheatley Homes East Laura Henderson, Managing Director of The Cruden Group Steven Simpson and Director of Lowther Michelle Rush

One of the largest affordable new-build developments in Scotland has been given the seal of approval by Housing Minister Paul McLennan.

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Customers of Wheatley Group have until 30 June to apply for an education bursary.

Bursary recipient Michael Gowran

An education bursary scheme to help tenants living in some of Scotland’s most disadvantaged communities will reach a major milestone this year.

Livingwell celebrates its fifth anniversary

A service launched to improve the lives of older people across Scotland is celebrating its fifth anniversary.

New Universal Credit study reveals impact on social housing tenants

A major new study into the effect of Universal Credit on social housing tenants has revealed the detrimental impact it is having on lives and how it is driving people into debt and poverty.

Changes to allocations policy launch today

We’re launching our updated Housing Information Advice and Letting Policy Framework today.

Wheatley Homes East's Neighbourhood Environmental Teams

Wheatley Homes East, in partnership with Friends of Thornybauk, has launched a bid to transform a tired community garden in the west of Edinburgh into a vibrant space where locals can connect.

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If you haven’t already done so, be sure to claim your £400 energy bill voucher before time runs out.

Staff from Wheatley Group and Revive Scotland with Community Safety Minister Elena Whitham

Community Safety Minister Elena Whitham MSP has heard how Wheatley Group is supporting survivors of domestic abuse through an award-winning move-on service.

Wheatley staff help tenants with millions of pounds of support

Wheatley Group has helped tenants across Scotland access almost £9 million in benefits and financial support.

Jamie Hepburn MSP welcomes 3000th Wheatley job and training opportunity

A Wheatley Foundation programme to tackle unemployment in some of Scotland’s most disadvantaged areas has reached a major milestone – with its 3000th job and training opportunity created.

Wheatley Group Chair Jo Armstrong, tenant Helen Angus, Cabinet Secretary for social justice, housing and local government, Shona Robison MSP and Wheatley Group Chief Executive Steven Henderson in one of the new properties at Almondvale.

Cabinet Secretary for social justice, housing and local government, Shona Robison MSP, officially opened Wheatley Homes East latest development last week (January 11, 2023).

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Due to the recent freezing weather, our Customer First Centre has received a high number of calls.

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Wheatley Homes East customers in Edinburgh over the age of 70 will receive drop-in visits from their housing officer over the winter months

Wheatley’s biggest development of 300 new homes takes shape in Edinburgh

A landmark Wheatley development of 300 new homes is transforming a site in the west of Edinburgh.

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LEADER of West Lothian Council Laurence Fitzpatrick saw for himself how Wheatley housing and care staff work together to support customers.

The Scottish Child Payment has increased – and has been extended to include all children under 16.

Wheatley helps tenants claim back more than £5m in benefits in just six months

Wheatley Group has helped tenants claim back more than £5 million in benefits they were entitled to in the past six months.

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Dunedin Canmore Housing has formally changed its name to Wheatley Homes East.

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We have launched a customer consultation to gather your thoughts on how we allocate our homes and communicate with you.

Wheatley Group offers 300 homes to support Ukrainian refugees in Scotland

Wheatley Group has today (20 June 2022) pledged to support Ukrainian refugees fleeing the Russian invasion by offering 300 available homes to local authorities across Scotland.

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Dunedin Canmore is encouraging tenants across Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife to contact their housing officer if they are worried about rising fuel bills.

Calling all families – helping us to help you. We’re looking to learn more about families who live in our communities ensure you are at the heart of developing our services to make them the best they can be.

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An Edinburgh tenant has marked her 100th birthday with a surprise party at a retirement housing service.

New Child Disability Benefit introduced by the Scottish Government

A new benefit has been introduced by the Scottish Government to help parents of children with a disability or ill health.

New Child Disability Benefit introduced by the Scottish Government

A new benefit has been introduced by the Scottish Government to help parents of children with a disability or ill health.

Wheatley fuel advisors can help tenants with their bills

Wheatley Group is urging customers worried about rising energy bills to get in touch.

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Thanks for your patience as we continue to operate in line with government guidance.

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Please remember we are here to support you and your family during these extraordinary times.

Suayip Yel and Jiordan Penny

Dunedin Canmore tenant Suayip Yel was unhappy in his job in a restaurant, working long hours for low pay and with few prospects.

Kilted Alby and neighbours clear snow

A neighbour in a kilt joined Dunedin Canmore staff in clearing away snow to make sure a tenant in Dunfermline could get her Covid jab.

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Make sure you and your family keep safe at home this Christmas.

2020 ignite Graduate Programme

Sixteen of Scotland’s brightest and best university leavers have joined Wheatley Group’s Ignite graduate training programme.

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A new safe and secure way of paying is helping tenants keep on top of their rent.

Tenants praise brilliant support from wheatley staff

Tenants have praised the ‘brilliant support’ they have received from Wheatley Group’s housing officers in Edinburgh and the Lothians during the pandemic.

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Are you worried or have questions about Coronavirus? Expert help and advice from health care professionals and the Government is available.

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Thanks for your patience as we continue to operate a restricted range of services, in line with government guidance.

Dunedin Canmore tenant David Ben-Aryeah

A Dunedin Canmore tenant was a key speaker at a national conference on housing.

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Shannon Picken from Dunedin Canmore's Safe Homes Team explains what the next steps are if you are due to have your annual gas safety check.

Universal Credit - with you all the way

If you’re on Universal Credit, and claiming housing costs to pay your rent, make sure you let the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) know of changes to your rent.

River City star backs Stay Safe campaign

A star of Scotland’s favourite soap is helping launch a new campaign to encourage tenants to stay safe at home.

Modern Apprentices at Wheatley Group

School leavers have the chance to become Modern Apprentices with Scotland’s largest housing, property and care organisation.

SmartSpending app

Saving money using MySavings is now even easier – thanks to a new smartphone app.

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The winter issue of Connect – the magazine for Dunedin Canmore tenants – is out soon.

Tenants have their say at engagement event

November is our Month of Engagement – and we want tenants to get involved.

Tenants can get accredited training with Keep Scotland Beautiful

We want you – yes YOU – to help improve your neighbourhood.

Tenants can get accredited training with Keep Scotland Beautiful

We want you – yes YOU – to help improve your neighbourhood.

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The latest version of our tenant magazine is available now.

AGM 2018

Want to find out more about what we’re doing? Want to have your say?

MySavings

Your Connect magazine is out now

Good neighbour award

We're looking for nominations for Dunedin Canmore's Good Neighbour Award

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Tenants have praised the makeover of an Edinburgh retirement block that has made the building a safer and brighter place to live.

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MySavings will cost you less, every day.

Pension Credit: important changes you need to know about

Think you might be entitled to Pension Credit – the benefit that tops up your pension?

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Work has started on two projects which will provide 60 new affordable homes in Edinburgh.

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The winter issue of Connect is out now. Have you checked it out?

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Homeless Natasha Robins was delighted when Dunedin Canmore gave her and her pet dog a roof over their heads.

Dunedin Canmore tenants got to hear more about us and have their say at our quarterly Customer Forum.

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Young people from Dunedin Canmore communities are being given a chance to change their lives thanks to new environmental apprenticeships.

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THE first phase of a major expansion of an East Lothian village has taken shape – and residents are delighted with their spacious new homes.

Want to find out more about what we’re doing?

Want to have your say?

Dunedin Canmore celebrate success

Dunedin Canmore is celebrating success following Quality Scotland’s 2018 Awards.

We know there are lots of people living in our neighbourhoods who use their time to help others. From helping people with the garden or just popping to the shops for their messages or prescriptions, we hear great stories about our customers helping each other out all the time.

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Sorry, but our online services – My DC – won’t be available on Saturday 30 June between 8am-7pm as we’re carrying out upgrades.

Dunedin Canmore marks start of new homes at Greendykes, Craigmillar

A major regeneration project in Edinburgh has taken another step forward with work starting on 70 new affordable homes.

Housing Minister Kevin Stewart launches new homes in Castlemilk

Residents in a development of 130 new affordable homes in Castlemilk told Scotland’s Housing Minister today how their new houses had changed their lives.

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Due to the major disruption caused by the bad weather our offices will be closed today (Friday). We’re very sorry for any inconvenience.

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Due to the bad weather our offices will not be open today.

We are committed to great customer service and exceeding your expectations in everything we do. We aim to deliver excellent services – and we set targets to measure how we’re doing.

Housing Minister visits Dunedin Canmore new homes

Housing Minister Kevin Stewart visited Dunedin Canmore's new homes in Muirhouse and dropped in on some new tenants to wish them Merry Christmas. Watch our video of the visit.

GHA new-build homes at Kingsway Court in Scotstoun

Thank you to everyone who responded to our consultation on how we let our homes.

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Dunedin Canmore is all about creating ‘Better homes, better lives’ in Edinburgh.

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The Autumn issue of Connect - the magazine for Dunedin Canmore tenants - is out now.

Click & Connect opens in Edinburgh

A new state-of-the-art digital learning centre providing free internet and computer access has opened at Slateford Green Community Centre, Edinburgh.

Harbour given top rating by Care Inspectorate

Dunedin Harbour Hostel has been awarded the highest grading of Excellent for the second year in a row following a recent unannounced inspection by the Care Inspectorate.

New freephone number for customers

The new free phone number 0800 561 0088 means customers can enjoy free calls to their housing officer or our customer service advisors.

Dunedin Canmore Board members joins apprentices

Young people from Dunedin Canmore communities are being given a chance to change their lives thanks to our new apprenticeships.

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Wheatley Group is highlighting an issue that is more widespread than many people think – hoarding.

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Work has started on 111 new affordable homes for rent as part of a major regeneration project in an Edinburgh community.

Modern Apprenticeships

Are you aged 16-19? Have you recently left school or planning to leave this summer?

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Wheatley Foundation has been awarded over £470,000 to invest in pioneering projects that will support veterans facing homelessness.

Alan Glasgow

Dunedin Canmore, one of Scotland’s largest housing associations, has appointed Alan Glasgow as its new Housing Director.

School pupils prepare time capsule

Children from Tollcross primary school in Edinburgh are filling a time capsule with mementoes to mark a major restoration project at a pre-1919 tenement.

Ewan Fraser

One of the most respected and well-known figures in Edinburgh housing, Ewan Fraser, has retired after 33 years in the sector.

Hazel Young portrait

Dunedin Canmore, one of Scotland’s largest housing associations, has appointed Hazel Young as its new Managing Director.

Environmental Modern Apprentices recruitment

Wheatley Group is looking for 45 young people who like working outdoors to become its latest apprentices.

Steph from Edinburgh

When Stephanie Tweed steps out this weekend to represent her country in the Homeless World Cup, it will mark an incredible step on her journey to recovery from drug addiction.

US Housing Expert James Stockard and staff from the SFHA visit Dunedin Canmore’s Earl Grey street project. Left to right: Willie Maben, Karen Wright, Alistair Rankine, Jim Stockard and David Stewart.

A US housing expert saw for himself how Dunedin Canmore is bringing a Victorian building in Edinburgh back to life as part of its drive to make homes warmer and more comfortable.

David Baptie, Senior Building Surveyor (Planned), Dunedin Canmore and George Donaldson, Managing Director, Insulation Solutions Scotland, celebrate with their award

Dunedin Canmore project to tackle fuel poverty wins award.

Councillor Cammy Day with Dunedin Canmore staff

Our EPIC changes are bringing a huge boost to customer services.

DC pledges new homes

Dunedin Canmore pledges to help build 8,000 new homes for the capital.

Housing Minister backs new Wheatley campaign

Thousands of older tenants in some of Scotland's most deprived communities are receiving extra help from their housing association this Christmas.