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It’s good to be kind

20 May 2020 | This Mental Health Awareness Week the theme is ‘kindness’. Community Works share Mark’s story to show one more reason why it’s good to be kind.  We’ve probably all encountered small acts of kindness over these past few months, whether it’s been a note through the door, a friendly phone call or a helpful neighbour reaching […]

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Covid Fund supports community organisations

7 May 2020 | Our new £50,000 Covid Response Fund has provided 18 awards of between £500 and £2,500 to local charities and social enterprises that are rising to the challenge of alleviating the effects of the coronavirus epidemic on people living in the community. Grants to six additional organisations are also being processed. With a remit to fast […]

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Lockdown bingo: Downloadable activity pack

1 May 2020 | How do you play bingo in lockdown?  On 16 March we closed the doors to our sheltered development lounges and paused all our regular activities which put us in an exceptionally difficult situation. Our new priority became asking our older people to isolate themselves, a challenging ask when our whole ethos is about battling isolation and […]

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Farewell to our retiring Chief Executive

30 April 2020 | After 11 years leading the organisation, Keith Anderson, Chief Executive of Port of Leith Housing Association, will begin his retirement on 1 May 2020. Keith said: “I feel very fortunate and proud to have enjoyed a highly rewarding career in housing spanning four decades. During my time at Port of Leith Housing Association, it has […]

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Print out colouring in sheets

24 April 2020 | Download and print our window rainbows, banana bread, veg box and daily exercise colouring in sheets.

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Join us for a creative workshop

17 February 2020 | We're looking for tenants to join a creative workshop, are you in?

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Happy 100th birthday Babs!

13 February 2020 | It’s a centenary celebration for longstanding resident, Barbara Laidlaw Hume Ronaldson Russell

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Housing Provider of the Year

20 January 2020 | We've been awarded Housing Provider of the Year at the National Centre for Diversity Grand Awards 2020.

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New Chief Executive named for Port of Leith Housing Association Group

14 January 2020 | Heather Kiteley will become the Chief Executive of the Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) Group when Keith Anderson retires in May. Heather, who is currently Director of Finance & Corporate Services at PoLHA, joined the Association in 2015 and has more than 20 years of experience across not for profit, charitable and commercial organisations. […]

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TB Mackay Energy Services welcomed into the Group

7 January 2020 | Following successful negotiations with the owners, Port of Leith Housing Association has acquired TB Mackay Energy Services (TB Mackay). This experienced all trades energy services, repairs, and maintenance specialist has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Association and will continue to trade under the TB Mackay name. All TB Mackay staff, including its two directors, […]

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