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Gannochy Trust wins at Glasgow Institute of Architecture Awards

A new intergenerational neighbourhood in Perth designed by Glasgow architecture firm Anderson Bell + Christie for the Gannochy Trust, has won the Large Residential category and a sustainability accolade at the Glasgow Institute of Architects Awards 2020, which took place at a virtual ceremony on Friday November 27.

Published 2 December 2020

Tomintoul and Glenlivet Development Trust buys secondary school site for new homes

The communities of Tomintoul and Glenlivet took a huge step towards realising their aspirations for community-owned housing last week with the purchase of the site of the former secondary school in Tomintoul.

Published 2 December 2020

Nominations open for 10th Scottish Empty Homes Awards

Nominations are now open for the 10th Scottish Empty Homes Awards.

Published 2 December 2020

Orkney Builders press forward with plans for new Walliwall homes

Orkney Builders (Contractors) Ltd is pressing forward with plans to create almost 100 new homes at Walliwall, on the outskirts of Kirkwall.

Published 2 December 2020

Abertay Historical Society to discuss Logie housing scheme in live event

A free online talk organised by the Abertay Historical Society on Scotland’s first council housing scheme at Logie in Dundee has been made available to view with a live Q&A scheduled for next week.

Published 2 December 2020

Social Security Scotland reports on its first full financial year

The Scottish Government has provided people who need it with over £540 million in payments since launch in September 2018 up to 31 March 2020, according to a financial report from Social Security Scotland.

Published 2 December 2020

Scottish Government announces £25m of support for apprenticeships

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced two new incentives to increase apprenticeships and create opportunities for young people, including a £25 million support package.

Published 2 December 2020

North Lanarkshire Council tenants benefit from assistance fund

People struggling to make rent payments are continuing to benefit from support funding from North Lanarkshire Council.

Published 2 December 2020

Glen Homes granted retrospective planning permission for Muir of Ord homes

The Highland Council has given Glen Homes (Scotland) Ltd retrospective planning permission for eight new homes at The Maltings in Muir of Ord.

Published 2 December 2020

Charities outline plan to end homelessness within two parliaments

Thirty organisations in Scotland that care about homelessness, including charities, leading academics and people with lived experience, are today calling on political parties, MSPs and candidates in next year’s Scottish Parliament elections to get behind a ten-year plan to end homelessness.

Published 1 December 2020

Film puts spotlight on Elderpark's new home

Elderpark Housing has moved into its new home in Govan after a stunning transformation of a 19th century former school.

Published 1 December 2020

Regulator sets out COVID-19 tenant safety focus in annual risk assessment 

How landlords ensure that they are meeting their duties to keep tenants and residents safe and continue to do so during the COVID-19 pandemic is a key area of focus for the Scottish Housing Regulator in its annual risk assessment.

Published 1 December 2020

Funding boost for 250-flat project at Glasgow Meatmarket

A £42.6 million project to transform a former meat market into 252 flats for mid-market rent has received grant approval via Glasgow City Council’s affordable housing supply programme.

Published 1 December 2020

Argyll and Bute Council agrees plan to build 900 homes in five years

Argyll and Bute Council has approved a new housing strategy that sets out plans to build over 900 affordable homes over the next five years.

Published 1 December 2020

Fife's world-first zero carbon hydrogen-to-homes project gets green light

Gas network company SGN has received approval to build a world-first 100% green hydrogen-to-homes demonstration network in Fife.

Published 1 December 2020