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Convenience store to help vulnerable Glasgow residents

Glasgow City Council and One O One Convenience Stores have launched a new food supply and delivery service to help the city's most vulnerable and shielding citizens with the aid of Community Transport Glasgow.

Published 2 July 2020

Restored Victorian apartment named Scotland’s Home of the Year

A restored Victorian conversion in Glasgow’s West End has been crowned Scotland’s Home of the Year in the finale of a BBC Scotland series.

Published 2 July 2020

Holyrood committee drops rent controls bill

A bill to control rent levels is unlikely to be debated in Holyrood after the Local Government Committee decided there was not enough time to scrutinise it.

Published 1 July 2020

Bield appoints Diana MacLean and Iain Baxter to management team

Bield has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of Diana MacLean as director of customer experience and Iain Baxter as digital project lead.

Published 1 July 2020

Scottish Housing Regulator ends appointment of statutory manager at Ruchazie Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has ended its appointment of a statutory manager at Ruchazie Housing Association after the association made significant improvements to its governance and financial health.

Published 1 July 2020

New Gorbals Housing Association secures funding from The Housing Finance Corporation

New Gorbals Housing Association is to receive £4.5 million in funding from The Housing Finance Corporation's 25-year Funding No.3 Bond at a record-low fixed rate of 1.998%.

Published 1 July 2020

140 homes approved for Highland village

The Highland Council has approved plans to build 140 homes in Evanton in Ross-shire.

Published 1 July 2020

UK sees 39% rise in deep poverty since 2000

The UK has seen a 39% increase in deep poverty since 2000, according to a new report published by the Social Metrics Commission.

Published 1 July 2020

Highland Council energy efficiency work to start

Following Scottish Government guidance on returning to construction sites across Scotland, The Highland Council has announced works will be restarting work on the Energy Efficient Scotland: Area Based Scheme across the highlands.

Published 1 July 2020

Refugees for Justice organisation launches in Glasgow

Refugees for Justice, a new campaign organised by refugees and asylum seekers, has launched in Glasgow.

Published 1 July 2020

Stirling-based Superglass urges PM to honour £9bn home insulation pledge

Leading insulation manufacturer Superglass has called on the UK Government to fulfil its £9 billion manifesto pledge to fund household insulation following reports of the commitment being shelved.

Published 1 July 2020

SBHA's Andrew Palmer wins Apprentice of the Year

Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) has announced that Andrew Palmer has been selected as the Stage 2 Electrical Apprentice of the Year at Borders College.

Published 1 July 2020

Home Group named one of UK’s best workplaces for women

Home Group, one of the UK’s largest housing associations, has been ranked among the top 10 workplaces for women for the third year running.

Published 1 July 2020

Lorna Wilson: Social housing’s impact goes far beyond delivering housing

Lorna Wilson shares initial findings into research from SFHA, JRF, Public Health Scotland, and RIHAF into the social, economic, health, and wellbeing impact of social housing.

Published 30 June 2020

Hart Builders to deliver Galashiels housing project for Eildon

Eildon Housing Association has appointed Hart Builders to deliver a multi-million-pound affordable housing development at Huddersfield Street in Galashiels.

Published 30 June 2020