It's been a busy time for our Applications and Allocations Team

30 May 2024

Did you know that we receive between 6-8 enquiries for every home we advertise?

Our Applications and Allocations Team have been extremely busy in recent weeks.

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Silver Award for Veterans Housing Scotland

30 May 2024

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award. Our Chief Executive Kevin Gray said 'It is an honour that Veterans Housing Scotland has received the Silver Award in the Employer Recognition Scheme.

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New President for Veterans Housing Scotland

25 March 2024

New President for Veterans Housing Scotland

Veterans Housing Scotland has announced the appointment of Alexander Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, the 16th Duke of Hamilton and 13th Duke of Brandon as the Charity’s new President.

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Our Advert

16 January 2024


Meet John

15 January 2024

John Tonner a VHS Visiting Officer was happy to be able to share his own story to help share the wonderful work of how Veterans Housing Scotland makes a real difference to its beneficiaries, those disabled veterans most in need.

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Meet Mo

15 January 2024

Mo Torau has been a beneficiary of Veterans Housing Scotland since 2021.  

He and his young family lived in Penicuik following his medical discharge from the Royal Highland Fusiliers after 10 years’ service.

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LORD JAMES SELKIRK – AN APPRECIATION

13 December 2023

LORD JAMES SELKIRK – AN APPRECIATION

It was with deep sadness that the staff and Trustees of Veterans Housing Scotland learned of the death of our President, the Right Honourable James Alexander Douglas-Hamilton, Baron Selkirk of Douglas.

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Supporting and Delivering in Partnership

1 December 2023

Veterans Minister Graeme Dey MSP, who was the keynote speaker at our Annual Review is seen pictured with Siobonne Brewster, Grants & Project Manager, DMWS; Bob Kemp, Chairman, Veterans Housing Scotland; Stephen Elliot, Deputy Chief Executive, Veterans Housing Scotland; Yvonne Pugh; Craig Pugh, VHS tenant; and front Ryan MacDonald, Operations…

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Keeping Your House Warm This Winter

15 November 2023

It's important to keep your home warm to avoid health problems. Why can cold weather be bad for your health?
The cold thickens blood and increases blood pressure, and breathing in cold air can increase the risk of chest infections.

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Keeping Your Home Free From Damp and Mould

15 November 2023

KEEPING YOUR HOME FREE FROM DAMP & MOULD

DampWhat is damp?Dampness in your home can be caused by a number of things. Plumbing leaks from water and waste pipes, from broken seals around the bath or shower tray or leaking appliances.

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DAniel

I feel part of a broader family with the communication and support from Veterans Housing Scotland. I appreciate them keeping in touch and offering advice and updates as necessary.  A letter from the Chief Executive during the Covid-19 crisis was a nice touch and reassured us that help was available should any of us need it.

Daniel Stott – Veteran, RLC, Attached to 3 Rifles