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Exercise class has Bield tenants sitting up and taking notice

Tenants at a retirement housing development in Stirling have been keeping fit with a novel exercise programme that is making everyone sit up and take notice.

Published 5 October 2016

West Dunbartonshire residents to bid for share of £1m for community

Residents are being invited to apply for a share of £1 million to transform their local area as part of West Dunbartonshire Council’s Your Community initiative.

Published 5 October 2016

Stakeholders encouraged to have say on gas safety review

Gas Safe Register is launching an in-depth report into the past, present and future for gas safety.

Published 5 October 2016

Council tenant’s legal challenge to rent agreement rejected

A council house tenant who challenged an occupancy agreement after falling into arrears, on the grounds that the local authority failed to consider her ability to pay the rent, has had her petition dismissed.

Published 4 October 2016

Campaign highlighting ‘national shame of homelessness’ hits Edinburgh

Shelter Scotland took its major new Homelessness: Far From Fixed campaign to Edinburgh yesterday to galvanise public and political support to finally fix the human tragedy of homelessness in Scotland.

Published 4 October 2016

Angus Council services face further cuts ahead of £26.5m funding gap

Angus Council needs to increase the pace of change if it is to meet its £26.5 million savings target, an Accounts Commission report says today.

Published 4 October 2016

Consultation opens on regulation and policy proposals to support PRS legislation

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation into secondary legislation and further policy to support a new private residential tenancy in Scotland.

Published 4 October 2016

Hanover’s AGM hears of housing challenges for people facing dementia

An audience of more than 70 people were treated to an enthralling afternoon at Hanover’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) last week.

Published 4 October 2016

Partick Housing Association’s AGM outlines plans for the future

Those attending Partick Housing Association’s (PHA) recent Annual General Meeting had the opportunity to hear firsthand about achievements over the past year, as well as looking forward to the future.

Published 4 October 2016

Trust Housing Association ranked among UK’s most inclusive employers

In recognition of its continued dedication to workplace diversity, Trust Housing Association has been ranked 46th in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List – a definitive list of UK based organisations that promote inclusion across all protected characteristics, throughout each level of employment within an organisation.

Published 4 October 2016

New UK chief executive appointed at HouseMark

Insight, data analytics and business development services provider HouseMark welcomed its new chief executive Laurice Ponting yesterday.

Published 4 October 2016

Tenants move into new Cowdenbeath council homes as Phase 2 work begins

A new council housing development in the King Street area of Cowdenbeath is now ready to become homes for the first tenants.

Published 4 October 2016

Blog: Breaking the cycle of child poverty

By Nora Uhrig, policy officer at Shelter Scotland

Published 4 October 2016

Muirhouse emerges stronger from regulatory intervention

Muirhouse Housing Association has made “significant improvement” following the appointment of statutory manager and is now in a much stronger position to continue that improvement, according to a new report by the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 3 October 2016

Government allocates over £9m of SEEP funding to help alleviate fuel poverty

Homes and businesses across 11 local authority areas are to receive a share of over £9 million of Scottish Government funding to pilot new and innovative approaches to drive down energy bills and tackle climate change.

Published 3 October 2016