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Record month for Scottish Construction Now

Our sister publication Scottish Construction Now reached a record audience last month with registered subscribers to the daily newsletter reaching 9,016 and individual users of the website soaring to a record 88,908. Twitter followers also rose to 5,669.

Published 5 November 2019

Scottish Borders Council encourages community views on property proposal discussions

Community groups and members of the public in Earlston and Eyemouth are being encouraged to give Scottish Borders Council their views on initial proposals for council properties and services in both communities.

Published 5 November 2019

Thistle Housing Association elects for homes transfer amid continued Regulator intervention

Thistle Housing Association has decided to transfer its homes to another Registered Social Landlord (RSL) as the Scottish Housing Regulator continues to investigate a number of “serious failures” within its governance and financial management.

Published 4 November 2019

Home Group gets green light for Dennistoun mid-market rent apartments

Home Group has been granted planning permission to transform a former Glasgow nursing home site into 36 flats.

Published 4 November 2019

New housing and dementia practice framework launched

With an estimated 90,000 people living with dementia in Scotland, a new practice framework aimed at improving the way that housing organisations can support people those affected was launched at an event in Edinburgh.

Published 4 November 2019

GHA celebrates 3000th home milestone

Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) has celebrated the completion of its 3000th home.

Published 4 November 2019

Argyll Community Housing Association publishes 2018/19 landlord report

Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has just published its 2018/19 Landlord Report which provides an update to tenants, stakeholders and partners on its activities, achievements and delivery against targets set.

Published 4 November 2019

River Clyde Homes wins Customer Excellence prize at CIH awards

River Clyde Homes has won the Customer Excellence Award at the annual CIH Scotland Excellence Awards in Glasgow.

Published 4 November 2019

£3.6m funding to help build affordable homes in Arran nears approval

The Arran Development Trust (ADT) has moved closer to receiving an award of £3.6 million from the Scottish Government's Rural & Islands Housing Fund to help build affordable homes for local workers in Arran.

Published 4 November 2019

Government marks 'significant progress' on major housing and infrastructure projects

Significant progress has been made on major infrastructure projects with affordable homes, transport links and schools delivered in the past six months, according to a series of new reports.

Published 4 November 2019

Work starts on new £5.4m specialist supported living scheme in Leith

Work has officially begun in Leith to bring new homes for local people living with disabilities.

Published 4 November 2019

McGill eyes Aberdeen office after new housing association deals

Dundee building services company McGill has unveiled plans to open an Aberdeen depot and made an appointment to its board of directors.

Published 4 November 2019

Urban Union hails Excellence in Regeneration win at CIH awards

Urban Union is celebrating after its Laurieston development has won the Excellence in Regeneration Award at the CIH Scotland Excellence Awards.

Published 4 November 2019

Labour pledges £6bn retrofitting investment to end fuel poverty in Scotland

The Labour Party has unveiled its plan to retrofit homes to the highest energy efficiency standards possible, create at least 18,500 direct and 16,600 indirect jobs in Scotland and give households a cash boost, while tackling the climate emergency.

Published 4 November 2019

Latest report on basic income feasibility published

Partners involved in exploring the feasibility of citizens basic income (CBI) pilots in Scotland have published an interim report into their findings.

Published 4 November 2019