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Developer seeks to alter masterplan for site near Dunfermline super campus

Planning permission in principle is being sought for a mixed-use development that could deliver up to 450 homes next to Dunfermline’s new £180 million super campus.

Published 3 March 2021

138 new Patna homes approved in principle

Developer Modern Spec Ltd has been given the green light to build 138 new homes at the site of the former Carskeoch caravan park in Patna.

Published 3 March 2021

Malcolm Allan Housebuilders joins Grandhome development project

Grandhome Trust has unveiled Malcolm Allan Housebuilders as a new homebuilding partner at its community in Aberdeen’s Bridge of Don.

Published 3 March 2021

New residential plot released at Blindwells

The team behind the 390-acre Blindwells development in East Lothian has unveiled its latest residential development opportunity.

Published 3 March 2021

Dundee City Council to discuss Living Wage plans for council staff

Over 1,000 of the lowest-paid workers in Dundee City Council’s workforce could be in line for a boost as it is proposed to fully embed the Scottish Local Government Living Wage into its pay and grading structure.

Published 3 March 2021

Robert Kemp named new chairman for Veterans Housing Scotland

Group Captain Robert Kemp CBE QVRM AE DL has been appointed chairman of Veterans Housing Scotland, succeeding Lieutenant Colonel Richard Callander LVO OBE TD who retired following ten years as chairman.

Published 2 March 2021

BHA appoints Kerry Hague as new customer and community engagement officer

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) is changing the way it engages with its tenants with the appointment of Kerry Hague, a customer and community engagement officer. 

Published 2 March 2021

Clydebank Housing Association announces 0.7% rent increase

Clydebank Housing Association has announced it will apply a rent increase of 0.7% across all tenant rents for the year 2021-22.

Published 2 March 2021

People from deprived backgrounds left out of community empowerment action, says Holyrood Committee

A Scottish Parliament Committee has criticised the implementation of the 2015 Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act saying that not enough has been done to empower people from deprived backgrounds to take action in their communities.

Published 2 March 2021

235 apartments proposed near Glasgow’s High Street station

Plans are in the pipeline for a mixed-use development including 235 apartments for a large vacant site beside Glasgow's High Street station.

Published 2 March 2021

Plans for 239 flats in Glasgow city centre submitted

Structured House (Merchant Residential) Ltd has submitted new plans to build an 11-storey build-to-rent apartment block with commercial space in Glasgow city centre following a change of architect from previous proposals.

Published 2 March 2021

Rights of vulnerable must be at centre of pandemic recovery, says Holyrood Committee

A parliamentary inquiry into the impact of COVID-19 on human rights has called on the Scottish Government’s recovery plan to ensure that those people who have already experienced disproportionately negative effects as a result of the coronavirus crisis do not suffer further.

Published 2 March 2021

Angus Council to consider budget proposals

Angus councillors will be asked to consider a range of measures proposed by the council on Thursday.

Published 2 March 2021

Dundee City Council launches future housing needs survey

A survey has been launched by Dundee City Council to gather the public’s views about current and future housing needs across the city,

Published 2 March 2021

Social care reform needs action not words, Scottish sector representatives urge

Representatives from the Scottish social care sector have told the Scottish Parliament's Health and Sport Committee that proposals to reform the sector should be implemented as soon as possible, and not be another positive set of words with no action.

Published 2 March 2021