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Scottish Housing Regulator is looking for new members

The Scottish Housing Regulator is looking for new members to join a National Panel of Tenants and Service Users. The Panel’s feedback will be used to make sure The Scottish Housing Regulator is focusing on the things that matter most to tenants and other service users. Further information can be found below:

Rent Consultation 2019/20

Please click here to view details about the 2019/20 Rent Consultation. If you wish to take part in the Rent Consultation you can complete the survey via the link here.

Autumn News

Please find our Autumn edition of the Weslo newsletter Weslo News

Adult Learning - Tea and a Topic

                                                          Bathgate Partnership Centre                                  Fridays : 20th, 27th, July                                     10:00 – 12:00 pm                                        In the Library              If you are interested please contact Carole Cameron .                   01506 283932 or Freephone 08001214695

Tenant Handbook Questionnaire

The Weslo Scrutiny Group have asked Weslo to set up an on-line questionnaire to help us gain your feedback on our tenant handbook. The questionnaire can be accessed by clicking on the link Your Voice – Tenant Handbook.

Universal Credit

The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) introduced Universal Credit Live Service in May 2015. A further roll out to Full Service was introduced in Falkirk on 21st March 2018 and is coming to West Lothian from May 2018. Universal Credit is designed to be claimed online, if you don’t have access …

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 Customers The 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 Failures An 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 …