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Average monthly rents in Scotland up 1.1 per cent

Average monthly rents in Scotland have risen by 1.1 per cent in the past year, the slowest increase in almost two years, new figures show.

Published 25 March 2015

Fife Council commits over £70m to keep homes warm, dry and safe

A record investment of over £70 million has been unveiled to help improve Fife’s council homes over the next year.

Published 24 March 2015

Bield to offer unique dementia service

Care and housing provider Bield is launching an innovative service aimed at offering advice and support to people with dementia.

Published 24 March 2015

Stirling Council reaches 700th solar panel milestone

Council housing in Stirling continues to become more environmentally friendly and energy efficient after the 700th installation of solar panels took place this week.

Published 24 March 2015

Council encourages tenants to switch and save on fuel bills

People across North Lanarkshire are being urged to cut their energy bills and take advantage of a fuel switching scheme organised by North Lanarkshire Council.

Published 24 March 2015

Minister visits new housing for veterans in Inverness

Veterans secretary Keith Brown has paid tribute to Scotland’s veterans during a visit to a housing development in Inverness.

Published 24 March 2015

Tool hire firm on a ‘mission’ to help Glasgow’s homeless

A construction equipment hire firm has donated a four-figure sum to charity Glasgow City Mission as part of the company’s commitment to fundraising.

Published 24 March 2015

Appeal into £500m Owenstown development refusal dismissed

A Scottish Government Reporter has dismissed an appeal against the refusal of planning permission in principle for a £500 million 3200-home development in South Lanarkshire.

Published 24 March 2015

MPs call for ‘urgent’ review into benefits sanctions

MPs have called for a full and “urgent” independent review to investigate whether benefit sanctions are being applied appropriately, fairly and proportionately.

Published 24 March 2015

Council commits £3.2m to fight poverty in Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire Council has taken the first steps in a new journey to break the child poverty cycle with a cash injection of £3.2 million to take forward immediate priorities emerging from its Tackling Poverty Commission report.

Published 24 March 2015

Scottish households saving millions by switching electricity supplier

Around 140,000 households in Scotland saved £9.8 million in the last six months by changing electricity supplier, according to new figures.

Published 24 March 2015

Walking tours aim to explore Partick’s past

Partick Housing Association is hosting a series of walking tours in the local area as part of the 40th anniversary celebrations. Take a walk through time and explore Partick’s heritage, taking in its medieval, industrial and more recent past.

Published 24 March 2015

Shettleston camps out to highlight fuel poverty

35 hardy souls spent a chilly night camping out at the Shettleston Community Growing Project site last week.

Published 24 March 2015

Aberdeenshire Council approves new travellers sites

Aberdeenshire Council has agreed a new strategy for the provision of sites for the travelling community.

Published 23 March 2015

River Clyde Homes to offer free Friday night football

River Clyde Homes, in association with Greenock Morton Football Club, is offering free football at Broomhill 3G Football Pitch in Greenock (off Broomhill Street) on Friday evenings until the 1st of May.

Published 23 March 2015