Self-Reliant Groups: Empowering people to change their lives and their communities

By Karen Davies, Purple Shoots, in partnership with WEvolution

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Cube brings new affordable homes to Dumbarton

A new development of 46 affordable homes in Dumbarton is giving families a whole new view of life.

Published 24 September 2020

Easthall Park shortlisted for Investors in People award

Easthall Park Housing Co-operative has been shortlisted in the category of Employer of the Year: Platinum two-49 award with Investors in People 2020.

Published 24 September 2020

Wheatley Group steps up support for homeless people

Wheatley Group has helped hundreds of homeless people put a roof over their heads throughout the coronavirus crisis.

Published 24 September 2020

'Recovery will come', Thenue Housing AGM told

Recovery from the “unprecedented challenges” faced in the current health emergency will come but won’t happen quickly, Thenue Housing's members were told this week at the Association's AGM.

Published 24 September 2020

Blackwood to consider future virtual events after AGM and SGM

Blackwood Housing and Care has revealed that its first online Annual General Meeting and Special General Meeting was such a success that it is to consider hosting virtually again in the future.

Published 24 September 2020

Flats plan for Falkirk High Street retail building

Bellair (Scotland) has submitted plans to convert the former Burtons shop premises in Falkirk High street into two ground floor retail units and three first floor flats.

Published 24 September 2020

Scottish Greens call for winter evictions ban

Scottish Greens housing spokesperson Andy Wightman MSP has today launched a campaign for a winter eviction ban.

Published 24 September 2020

Rock Trust helping young people in Perth to build their own futures

Scottish youth homelessness charity Rock Trust has launched a new project in Perth to help young people affected by or at risk of homelessness.

Published 24 September 2020

West Dunbartonshire Council's care leaver rent support scheme introduced permanently

A pilot scheme to support care leavers with their rent will be rolled out across West Dunbartonshire on a permanent basis.

Published 24 September 2020

Renfrewshire Council child poverty initiatives help boost incomes of struggling families

Child poverty initiatives implemented by Renfrewshire Council have helped boost the incomes of struggling families in Renfrewshire.

Published 24 September 2020

WasteSwitch launches Recycling Compliance Card after industry consultations

WasteSwitch Learning, the training division of WasteSwitch Ltd, Scotland’s experts in environmental compliance, legislation and operations, has developed and produced a range of training resources from short awareness modules to recognised fully accredited qualifications and certificates, following consultations with several industry bodies and employers.

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