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One in 28 Scots suffer from extreme disadvantage each year

Extreme disadvantage such as homelessness and substance dependency is experienced by one in 28 adults in Scotland each year, according to new research.

Published 24 June 2019

Electrical contractor opens new office in Glasgow

UK electrical contractor ECS Group (Electrical Safety and Compliance) has opened a new office in the old Glasgow area of Port Dundas.

Published 24 June 2019

17 townhouses given green light by Glasgow planning committee

Glasgow City Council has approved the development of 17 four-bedroom homes in the city’s South Side.

Published 24 June 2019

Permission granted for flats in former Aberdeen bank

Planning permission has been granted to transform a disused building in Aberdeen city centre into residential flats.

Published 24 June 2019

Scotland set for ‘more inclusive and collaborative’ planning system as MSPs back ‘radical’ reforms

Planning minister Kevin Stewart said communities will have more say in shaping the future development of their areas after MSPs agreed to a “radical shake-up” of planning laws.

Published 21 June 2019

GWSF event throws spotlight on how housing providers tackle social isolation

The many ways in which community controlled housing associations help tackle loneliness and social isolation are being showcased today at the Annual Regeneration Conference of Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF).

Published 21 June 2019

800-home Haddington development continues with new site start

Work to deliver 800 new homes and a new primary school at one of the gateways into Haddington is well under way with a number of developers on site at various stages of construction.

Published 21 June 2019

Work begins on new East Glasgow affordable homes

Work to create 52 new affordable homes in the Barrowfield area of Glasgow is now under way.

Published 21 June 2019

Hat-trick of Quality Scotland awards for Ypeople

Scottish homelessness charity Ypeople notched an impressive hat-trick of prizes at this year’s Quality Scotland Scottish Awards for Business Excellence.

Published 21 June 2019

Housing associations urged to help change conversation on sexual violence affecting young males

Child-facing organisations including housing associations are being invited to sign up to an international charter which aims to change the way societies tackle sexual violence affecting young males.

Published 21 June 2019

Glasgow approves 49 homes and delays decision into 165 more

Councillors have approved plans for 49 homes near Darnley Mill Park in Glasgow.

Published 21 June 2019

Homes plan approved in Newtyle

Plans for 22 homes in Newtyle have been approved by Angus Council.

Published 21 June 2019

More leadership needed to achieve Scotland’s digital ambitions

The Scottish Government needs to show greater strategic leadership across the public sector to achieve its digital ambitions, says the spending watchdog.

Published 21 June 2019

‘Urgent action’ needed to meet housing needs of soaring older population

Age Scotland is calling on the Scottish Government to address the shortage of suitable housing for older people as the number of single older households continues to rise.

Published 20 June 2019

Scottish Labour set to vote against Planning Bill

Scottish Labour has said that it will vote against the Planning (Scotland) Bill at its final stage today, warning that it has become "a missed opportunity to deliver transformative change".

Published 20 June 2019