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Edinburgh homeless organisation to close services amid funding cuts

An Edinburgh homeless charity has warned that vital services in the city are being closed or cut back because of a reduction in funding from the council.

Published 30 June 2015

Finalists revealed for Helen McGregor Award

EVH has announced that it has received 11 nominations this year for its prestigious Helen McGregor Award.

Published 30 June 2015

Plans submitted for new 3000-home village on outskirts of Perth

Springfield Properties has submitted plans for a £1 billion new community at Bertha Park, Perth.

Published 30 June 2015

Eildon Trust donates funds to local heart disease charity

Selkirk heart disease charity Scottish H.A.R.T. has been awarded a £500 cheque from the Eildon Trust.

Published 30 June 2015

Charities urge UK government to steer away from further welfare cuts

Thirteen of Scotland’s leading charities have appealed to the UK government to find new ways of reducing public spending ahead of £12 billion in additional cuts to the welfare bill in next week’s emergency budget.

Published 30 June 2015

ACHA to build 27 new homes in Oban and Connel

Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has got the go ahead to build 27 new homes for rent in Oban and Connel.

Published 30 June 2015

Renfrewshire housing improvement programme creates over 200 local jobs

A £138 million programme to improve homes in Renfrewshire has helped to create more than new 200 jobs.

Published 30 June 2015

New affordable flats set for North Ayrshire

A ceremony has been held to mark the official signing of a building contract for 12 new build flats in Largs.

Published 30 June 2015

Abbeyfield House in Lenzie reopens after major refurbishment project

Abbeyfield Scotland, the charity that provides independent living with support for older people across Scotland, held a reopening celebration at its house in Garngaber Avenue in Lenzie.

Published 30 June 2015

West of Scotland Housing Association celebrates 50th anniversary

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, West of Scotland Housing Association has produced a special video and dedicated microsite.

Published 30 June 2015

Partick Housing Association embraces the festival spirit

Following the success of 2014’s Community Festival in Partick Burgh Hall, this year Partick Housing Association decided to take things outdoors to Mansfield Park where the event was held as part of the West End Festival with live music, come & try sessions and arts and crafts.

Published 30 June 2015

Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2015 launched

Social Enterprise Scotland is encouraging all social enterprises of all types from across urban and rural Scotland to enter its annual awards.

Published 30 June 2015

New homes included in Perth’s £30m Mill Quarter development

A new £30m development including a cinema, gyms, bars, restaurants and housing is to be built in Perth.

Published 30 June 2015

Call for bids for £4m empty homes fund

A new fund has been launched which aims to create additional residential accommodation in Scotland’s urban and rural towns.

Published 29 June 2015

Scottish Housing Regulator welcomes new value for money report

The Scottish Housing Regulator has welcomed a new report contributing to the debate on what value for money means for tenants, social landlords and the housing sector in Scotland.

Published 29 June 2015