Bield volunteers recognised in West Dunbartonshire

Volunteers at a Bield development in West Dunbartonshire have been acknowledged for their hard work and dedication to improving the lives of older people in their area.

Published 13 June 2019

Large affordable homes increases put government on track to hit target by 2021

The Scottish Government is on track to hit its ambitious target of 50,000 affordable homes by 2021 after new figures revealed a large increase in the total number of affordable and social rented homes.

Published 12 June 2019

Plans submitted for technology-enabled homes and care hub in Blantyre

South Lanarkshire Council has lodged detailed plans for 45 new council homes and a new Care Hub.

Published 12 June 2019

Linthouse HA begins £1.1 million remodelling project in Govan

Linthouse Housing Association has started a £1.1 million project to extensively remodel a building that formerly housed a very sheltered housing complex in Govan.

Published 12 June 2019

More than 1,000 empty homes brought back in record-breaking year

A record number of privately-owned empty homes in Scotland were brought back into use with help from local councils last year.

Published 12 June 2019

Eildon hosts open day at new Selkirk high street development

Eildon Housing Association's latest new development on Selkirk High Street/Chapel Street has opened its doors for its first public viewing.

Published 12 June 2019

Bield tenant helps cycling initative for older people launch second bike in Perth

A cycling initiative aimed at getting older people out and enjoying the fresh air has officially launched its second bike in Perth, thanks to the help of an 82-year-old Bield tenant.

Published 12 June 2019

SSEN partners with Citizens Advice Scotland to reduce fuel poverty in the north of Scotland

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) and Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have joined forces to launch a £140,000 energy advisor programme to support vulnerable households and help reduce fuel poverty in the north of Scotland.

Published 12 June 2019

Architects and house-builders shortlisted for Saltire Society Housing Design Awards 2019

Architects, house-builders and housing developers of all sizes have been shortlisted in the Saltire Society Housing Design Awards 2019.

Published 12 June 2019

Barratt bags Scottish first with swift friendly homes

Housebuilder Barratt Homes is targeting key cities and towns in 2019 in which to install innovative swift bricks into its homes.

Published 12 June 2019

Scottish property market worth £18.2bn

The latest statistics from Registers of Scotland’s Property Market Report 2018-19 show that the value of residential property sales in the financial year 2018-19 was £18.2 billion, an increase of 1.6% when compared with 2017-18.

Published 12 June 2019

Scottish social enterprises invited to apply for Social Enterprise Awards 2019

Social enterprises have been invited to apply for the Social Enterprise Awards 2019, which is open to applications until Sunday 7 July.

Published 12 June 2019

Funding for Argyll and Bute community groups

A total of 75 projects across Argyll and Bute will receive funding from the council’s Supporting Communities Fund after councillors approved their applications for support.

Published 12 June 2019

New bill aims to lift households out of fuel poverty

Legislation to support people who struggle to pay their fuel bills, targeting those who need help the most, has been passed unanimously by the Scottish Parliament.

Published 12 June 2019

Concept designs approved for social housing on former East Dunbartonshire Council HQ site

Plans to build 87 affordable homes on the site of the former headquarters of East Dunbartonshire Council in Kirkintilloch have moved one step closer with the approval of concept designs.

Published 11 June 2019