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ETF's Annual General Meeting

Advance Notice

It's that time of year again, where we are starting to make preparations for ETF's forthcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM).  All Member Groups should have received an invitation to submit proposed resolutions and amendments to the constitution.  These need to be submitted to the Federation no later than Friday 5th August 2022.  If you have any queries, please contact the ETF's Office Manager Mary Callaghan by clicking here or phone 0131 475 2509.

We are hoping that this year's AGM will be a Blended Meeting and we're busy making plans to allow this to happen.  The date, time and venue for the AGM will be confirmed in the next few weeks.  Further information, including details about how you can renew your group and individual memberships will be sent out in due course. 

ETF's new office premises

A new era for the Federation

ETF staff are all settled into our new office premises.  We are still based in the Norton Park Centre at Albion Road but have moved from the ground floor to the new offices on the second floor; so only a short lift ride of a difference.  Staff will continue to work from home and come into the office when necessary.  ETF continues to operate on a daily basis and staff can be contacted by clicking here or phone 0131 475 2509.

ETF High Flats Group

Calling all tenants living in high rise flats

It's been a long time coming, but the ETF High Flats Group will soon be holding its first face to face meeting for two and a half years.  The meeting will take place on Monday 29th August 2022, 7.00pm, Birnies Court Community Room, Muirhouse View.  

The guest speaker for the meeting is Councillor Cammy Day, Leader of City of Edinburgh Council and he will be giving an update on the Administration's future plans for moving forward.  You will be able to give an update on what's happening in your local area.  Please use public transport where possible but assistance with transport and childcare may be available on request.  To book a place at the meeting or if you have any queries, please contact ETF's Development Worker Mark Henry by clicking here or phone 07918 742468. 
In next month's edition, we'll have more information about our AGM and much more.  Don't forget that Federation Matters, along with other Federation publications, can be downloaded from our website by clicking here.
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ETF Blog
Would you like to become a guest blogger for ETF?  If you are enthusiastic about housing and tenant participation why not get in touch with us.  In case you missed last month's edition, Robyn Kane, Chair of Moredun Multis and Maisonettes Residents Association and ETF EC member has written about receiving a Hope Award from Morrisons, Moredun.  You can read Robyn's blog by clicking here.

If you're interested in contributing a blog or would like more information, please email by clicking here or phone 07918 742468.  Some useful hints and tips for writing blogs can be viewed by clicking here
Tenants Voice
Everyone will shortly be receiving a copy of August's edition of Tenants Voice.  If anyone would like to request extra copies, or provide feedback on this edition, please contact the Federation Office by clicking here or phone 0131 475 2509. 
Scottish Housing Day 2022
This year's Scottish Housing Day will take place on Wednesday 14th September 2022 and this year's focus will be on sustainable housing.  ETF will be looking to organise an event on the day and we will keep you posted on developments.  If you have any suggestions about what type of event ETF should organise, please contact ETF's Development Worker Mark Henry by clicking here or phone 07918 742468. 

You can find out more about Scottish Housing Day 2022 by clicking here. 
City of Edinburgh Council Community Payback Orders consultation
Would you like to help the City of Edinburgh Council improve how they work with communities? CEC are currently carrying out a consultation on Community Payback Orders, which are given out by the Court to people to pay for their crimes as an alternative to a prison sentence.  You can find out more about the consultation by clicking here

ETF will be submitting a response to the consultation paper.  If you would like to be involved and help formulate ETF's reponse to the consultation, please contact ETF's Development worker Mark Henry by clicking here or phone 07918 742468.  the deadline for completing the consultation is Sunday 25th September 2022

Citizens Rights Project
The Citizen Advice Project offers advice to EU citizens living in Edinburgh and is offered in Polish and Spanish as well as English.  The Citizen Rights Project covers the following areas:
  • Housing and homelessness; 
  • Welfare Benefits;
  • Employment. 

 You can find out more about the Citizens Advice Project by clicking here.  

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