ETF Housing Blog

ETF Housing Blog

Visit to Repairs Direct Contact Centre

I was on a visit to the Repairs Direct Contact Centre at Waverley Court last month. I was met by Willie Crawford, Operations Manager, Housing Property, City of Edinburgh Council.  I also met Michelle Moore, Team Leader, Repairs Direct who gave me a brief introduction of the Contact Centre and pointed out the different areas […]

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Update from ETF Housing Student Placement

  My name is Cath O’Shea and I was a Housing Studies student from Stirling University who recently finished a placement with ETF.  I would like to share with you some of my experiences and issues that I have encountered during my time at Stirling University and whilst on placement with ETF. In June, along […]

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Getting Rid of Technology’s Fear Factor and Connectivity for All

ETF has been collaborating with People Know How (PKH) on their Re: Connect project that sees the charity supporting people’s digital literacy by helping them to get the most out of their digital devices. Volunteers from PKH offer digital drop-in sessions for anyone interested, and so far the charity has set up eleven regular drop-ins […]

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Tower Blocks UK

Let’s make sure tenants voices are heard-to make a difference Back in the 1980/90s, a group of us campaigned for safety in Tower Blocks resulting in the demolition of nine Large Panel System (LPS) post war blocks in Londons’ Docklands.  This also led to a movement to connect tower block tenants across the country which […]

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My First Deputation

My name is Sharon Robertson and I am a City of Edinburgh Council tenant who’s an avid tenant participator in all things. This blog is the first one I have ever written. It’s about my experience of giving a deputation to councillors earlier this year about rents. I and two other people, Christine Hudson and […]

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News from Willowbrae and Duddingston Residents’ Association

  Willowbrae and Duddingston Residents’ Association were delighted to be supported by Scotmid Co-operative with a small grant to host a Christmas party for their residents and liven up their day with a lovely social get-together. 22 residents were able to make it and they had quite a feast! Soup for starters, followed by steak […]

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