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Keeping your home safe and secure

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As it’s National Home Security Month, we’re sharing some top tips from the Police to help you battle break-ins! Just taking these simple steps can make a big difference in keeping your home safe from burglary: Lock your doors and windows every time you leave the house, even when you’re just out in the garden, remembering… Read more »

Fife Housing Group joins Housemark

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At Fife Housing Group we’ve been on quite a journey over the past couple of years, aiming for significant improvements in services to tenants and other customers, to be achieved through a range of measures including: organisational review, culture change, value for money assessment and performance management. We’ve already seen evidence of how we’ve progressed… Read more »

Newsletter

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Read all about it… Our latest newsletter is out now – full of all the latest news, views and information about what’s going at Fife Housing Group, and in your area. A printed copy should be dropping through tenant’s doors any day now but if you’d like to download a copy please just click here.

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Gas Safety Week

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As it’s Gas Safety Week we thought we’d take this opportunity to highlight again the importance of taking care of your gas appliances and ensuring you provide access to your home every 12 months for essential annual gas safety checks to be conducted. This year we’re also asking tenants to reach out to vulnerable relatives and… Read more »

Garden Competition: And the winners are…

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Congratulations to all of the winners in, what was once again, a very hard fought competition showcasing some incredibly impressive gardens. In fact, the standard of entries was so high that our judges even had to introduce three new categories – Most Inspirational Garden, Best Horticultural Garden and a Community Improvement Award (and still ended… Read more »

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Community Café Kicks Off Consultation in Cowdenbeath

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Last week’s summer Community Café in Cowdenbeath provided the perfect opportunity for us to kick off the consultation process regarding unadopted areas within the Johnston Park housing estate. Concerns regarding the repair and maintenance of pathways and landscaped areas within this development have been raised by a number of residents, with complex ownership and responsibility… Read more »

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Preventing pest infestations

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In the vast majority of instances the responsibility for dealing with pest infestations lies with the tenant of the property affected. As a landlord our responsibility is to the fabric of the property, which means that we have an obligation deal with any disrepair which is contributing to the problem, such as gaps or holes… Read more »

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Planned Maintenance Update – August-December 2016

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Our commitment to investing over £2 million of the money generated from your rent into improving your homes sees the following works scheduled to be undertaken between now and the end of the year. Work Current position Electrical testing Now underway for 250 properties throughout Fife – this also includes remedial works to ensure that… Read more »

Birds in loft spaces

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As a general rule, all birds, their nests and their eggs are protected by the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, and it is, therefore, an offence to damage or destroy an active nest or prevent parent birds access to their nests. As such, should you suspect that you have birds nesting or causing damage in… Read more »