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Rent Consultation 2018/19

Please click here to view details about the 2018/19 Rent Consultation.

Charity of the Year

Weslo are pleased to announce that The School Bank West Lothian will be our 2017/18 Charity of the Year.Their mission is to restore pride, dignity, and self-respect to children in families experiencing financial hardship by providing a school uniform and other clothing, equipment and supplies, required for the school day.Full …

Falkirk Council launches bid to secure nearly 800 homes for social rent

  A bid to make nearly 800 affordable homes available to rent over the next five years is being launched by Falkirk Council this month. Around £35 million of funding is being sought from Scottish Government in a consortium bid led by the local authority on behalf of itself and other social …

Recycling Information

Recycling means using waste materials to manufacture new products. Materials like cans, glass, paper and textiles are valuable resources that can be used to make new products. See below for a list of what can be recycled.•Food and drinks cans  •Plastic bottles and trays  •Paper  •Cardboard •Glass bottles and jars  •Large domestic plastics, such as …

Could you be entitled to a Warm Home Discount from your electricity supplier?

        Support for Vulnerable CustomersThe Warm Home Discount is a programme of support aimed at households who may struggle with their energy bills. The scheme was introduced by Government on 1st April 2011 and will run until 2021. Electricity suppliers will deliver the scheme and will primarily help qualifying customers by …

Significant Performance Failures

Significant Performance FailuresAn updated factsheet about Significant Performance Failures (SPFs) has been issued by the Scottish Housing Regulator.The factsheet explains how tenants can identify and report an SPF to the Regulator. It also includes a step by step guide on what the Regulator will do when tenants report an …

Wipe out blocked drains

Flushing things like wipes, nappies or cotton buds down the toilet can cause drains to block, flooding you and your neighbours. If a blocked drain is found to have been caused by something that you, or a member of household, have flushed, we reserve the right to recover the cost …

The School Bank West Lothian

We recently attended the launch of local charity The School Bank West Lothian. Their aim is to improve the lives of children in families in West Lothian experiencing financial hardship by providing them with a brand new school uniform and other clothing and equipment required for the school day. Weslo’s …

Weslo News Spring 2016

Watch out for the latest edition of weslonews dropping through your letter box in the next few days.        Check it out on the Weslo website from Wednesday 1 June.We would love to hear what you think of the latest edition, so please pass any comments you have to Margaret Walker at …

Weslo Tamfourhill Site Underway

Weslo’s new development taking shapeCCG is the main contractor for Weslo’s new 20 home development at Carrick Place, Tamfourhill.Work is underway to construct 16 cottage flats and 4 semi-detached homes. CCG expect to be on site for a 40 week duration.For a progress update please visit:www.c-c-g.co.uk/csr/site-information

Weslo wins place on UK’s Best Workplaces ranking

Weslo Housing Management has been named as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces at a gala dinner in London on 27 April.The Bathgate social landlord ranked in Great Place to Work’sMedium category (organisations with 50-499 employees).The methodology behind the list and Weslo’s success is one of the most rigorous available and uniquely comprises …

Compulsory Dog Microchipping

Do you have a dog in your home? Were you aware that you need to have your dog microchipped? From April 6, 2016 all dogs in Scotland must be microchipped or owners may face a fine of up to £250.In light of the new legislation, Edinburgh Dog & Cat …

The 2nd National Report on the Scottish Social Housing Charter

from Scottish Housing RegulatorAs your landlord we will soon be embarking on our 3rd submission to the Scottish Housing Regulator; reporting our performance relating to the Scottish Social Housing Charter performance indicators. The SHR has recently produced the second National Report on the Scottish Social Housing Charter; this reports that landlords continue to …

2016/2017 Rent Consultation

2016/2017 Rent Consultation - Have your say At this time every year, we review our rent charges before they change on 1st April. We are legally obliged to consult you on our proposals. Setting rents requires finding the right balance between income from rent and the money needed to run and …

Weslo Book Launch - Video Highlights

Click the links below to view the highlights of the recent Weslo Book Launch  

Weslo Book Launch - High Hopes

Weslo Book Launch - High Hopes - The Weslo StoryBook Launch Celebrates 21 Years of Weslo Housing

Weslo's Scottish Social Housing Charter Annual Report

 Inside your Autumn edition of weslo news you will have a copy of our 2nd Scottish Social Housing Charter ReportThis highlights how we performed during 2014 ~ 15 compared to 2013 ~14 and how we compared with other social landlords throughout Scotland.Once you have had the opportunity to check this …

Weslo news (Autumn 2015)

Watch out for the latest edition of weslonews dropping through your letter box at the end of October.