The Western Isles Housing Association Communities Forum achieved a recent success at the TPAS Scotland National Good Practice Awards.

The Forum were presented the Runner-up Award in the category of Tenant Participation Champion Group.

The Awards took place as part of the TPAS Scotland Annual Conference which was held in St Andrews on 4 - 6 December.

A number of members of the Forum were able to attend the conference, including Chair Alasdair Mackenzie and our Tenant Participation Officer Jane Ballantyne.

Anna Coyle, Head of Executive Office commented: “It is very encouraging to see those in our communities being recognised for the important work they do.

“We are always glad to hear from our Tenants and work closely with the Forum to ensure that all voices are heard to shape and improve the service we provide.”

If you would like to get involved in the Western Isles Housing Association Communities Forum then please contact Jane Ballantyne on 07487 891242 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Alasdair Mackenzie by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Alternatively, please contact Hebridean Housing Partnership directly at their Stornoway or Balivanich offices, or on 0300 123 0773.

From left, Jane Ballantyne, TPAS; Alasdair Mackenzie, HHP Board Member; Lorna Shaw. Sue Irving, Loreburn Housing Association; James Bee, event host.