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Housing associations receive funding for electric car share schemes

Eight housing associations are to share a £510,000 investment from the Scottish Government towards electric hire car clubs to allow people to rent low-emission vehicles.

Published 21 March 2019

Queens Cross achieves international excellence award

Queens Cross Housing Association has achieved an internationally recognised excellence award for their work to improve services to tenants.

Published 21 March 2019

Further 243 homes approved at Shawfair

Housebuilder Mactaggart & Mickel has received planning permission to build the next phase of its flagship Millerhill housing development at Shawfair in Midlothian.

Published 21 March 2019

Albyn CEO Calum Macaulay announces retirement

Calum Macaulay is to step down from Albyn Housing Society after 28 years with the organisation and 20 as its chief executive.

Published 21 March 2019

Planning Bill amendments costs could rise to £1bn, minister warns

The significant increase in planning costs associated with the amendments made at the latest Parliamentary stage of the Planning (Scotland) Bill threaten the very aims of the new legislation, according to planning minister Kevin Stewart.

Published 20 March 2019

Approval granted for new Inverkip homes

Merchant Homes has secured planning permission for a proposed new residential development in the coastal village of Inverkip.

Published 20 March 2019

Miller Homes hails market condition for ‘strong’ 2018 performance

Edinburgh-based Miller Homes remains on track to achieve its 2021 target of 4,000 homes per year after its annual accounts revealed a strong financial performance in 2018, a growing workforce and an increase in forward sales.

Published 20 March 2019

New McGill & Co management team unveiled

The new owner of McGill & Co has unveiled the team tasked with turning round the fortunes of the Dundee-based building contractor.

Published 20 March 2019

New partnership to build foundations for healthy housing

NHS Health Scotland has published a report on events it hosted which explored the link between good housing and health and well-being.

Published 20 March 2019

CIH Scotland responds to social security committee’s call for evidence

UK Government welfare reform measures are having a significant impact on private landlords and their tenants according to CIH Scotland.

Published 20 March 2019

WLHP hands over affordable homes in West Lothian village

The first stage of the expansion of a West Lothian village has taken shape with 55 new affordable homes already making a difference to people’s lives.

Published 20 March 2019

Ayr high-rise flats consultation moves forward

Multi-storey tenants in Ayr are getting the chance to have their say on the long-term future of their high-rise properties.

Published 20 March 2019

Kingdom's £15,000 donation boosts Cupar Play Park group

Residents of Tarvit Woodland Park in Cupar have received a substantial boost to their campaign to restore a local children's play park with a £15,000 donation from the Kingdom Group.

Published 20 March 2019

Vacant retail unit transformed into North Ayrshire Council housing office

A vacant retail unit in Kilwinning has been transformed into a modern housing office for North Ayrshire Council.

Published 20 March 2019

‘Abuse of power’ over Scottish land ownership having major impact on rural communities

Large concentrations of land ownership are having significant impacts on local economies and communities across rural Scotland, according to the Scottish Land Commission.

Published 20 March 2019