Lister’s Management Committee is very pleased to announce that it has received funding assistance for every tenant from the Scottish Government. There is funding from the Fuel Support Fund and this is for £50 in direct assistance for fuel bills, and £100 in vouchers towards fuel bills. In addition we have got funding from the […]
The office remains closed to the public and tenants due to Covid-19. The following staff holiday days are coming up when the office will not be staffed. See the full holiday list for the whole year too. Friday 2 April, Monday 5 April, Monday 3 May, Monday 24 May, Monday 31 May, Friday 2 July, […]
The February Management Committee approved the budget and rent review for the year from April 2021 to March 2021. The rent review is no increase for inflation and only the Main Site major repairs funding increase and some increases in service charges for certain stairs. The Budget includes the start of the Main Site kitchen […]
We have been advised by Edinburgh Council of this important service, as follows: Handicabs are providing free transport to the mass vaccinations centres if your tenants require this. – Any person who has challenges with getting out and about due to age, disability, heath issues, additional support needs or geographic remoteness is eligible to use […]
There is an important consultation from the SFHA, the SHR, the GWOSF and the ALACHO on draft guidance of how to Gather Equalities data – a new requirement of the SHR. The Management Committee considered this draft very carefully on 26 January and they were very concerned about this guidance. They believe it is deeply […]
In line with Scottish Government guidance and law, only essential indoor repairs are being carried out just now by our contractors. It is now law that work is only permitted within an occupied private dwelling if it is essential for the upkeep, maintenance and functioning of the household. These include emergency and very urgent repairs, […]
When Level 4 starts on Boxing Day, Lister will only be able to have emergency/very urgent repairs done, gas servicing and electric checks done to occupied properties. Normal repairs will re-start when the Level reduces. Please report all such repairs so we can log these and notify contractors in advance. Thank you – keep safe.
The office will not be staffed on the following days: Friday 25th, Monday 28th, Tuesday 29th December. Friday 1st, Monday 4th, Tuesday 5th January 2021. Have a safe Christmas and safer New Year from Lister.
The Lister Management Committee at its first meeting (October 2020) after the delayed AGM held in September, has elected a new Chairperson. She is Jennifer McCuaig, who succeeds Louise Alexander who has served as Chair for the last 5 years. Colleen Littlewood was re-elected as Secretary and Angus McDonald as Treasurer.
The Scottish Government has funded a scheme to help get people out cycling more. They will fund up to £50 per person of repairs work to a bicycle. The scheme details are available at: cyclinguk.org/ScotCycleRepair The funding is accessed by going to a cycle repair shop which operates the scheme. There is a map on […]