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Licensed premises confused with church in Livingston supported housing bid

Councillors have rejected plans to build a housing complex for young people in Livingston due to a number of “significant errors” contained within the planning application and a perceived lack of community consultation.

Published 15 April 2021

Angus Housing Association secures £1,000 from Scotmid to support tenant portals

Angus Housing Association has secured a donation of £1,000 from Scotmid to assist in purchasing equipment such as laptops, iPads, headsets and printers for its ‘Tenant Portals’.

Published 15 April 2021

Green light for 81 new homes in Winchburgh

West Lothian Council has approved plans to build 81 flats and houses in the village of Winchburgh.

Published 15 April 2021

Jade Wallace: All In For Change team want to hear from you

All In For Change bridges the gap between homelessness policy, planning and action on the ground. It includes people from across Scotland committed to ending homelessness who each bring unique knowledge to the table, either from working in the housing, social care or homelessness sectors or through living it. During April and May the ‘Change Team’ are leading off a National Conversation on ending homelessness. Jade Wallace has been part of the AIFC programme and the Change Team since day one.

Published 15 April 2021

Council houses in West Lothian lying empty for longer, report finds

Coronavirus safety restrictions have badly hit turnaround times for letting empty homes to new tenants in West Lothian.

Published 15 April 2021

Glasgow serviced apartments appeal refused

An appeal to overturn the rejection of a plan for serviced apartments at a B-listed Glasgow city centre townhouse has been unsuccessful.

Published 15 April 2021

Eight in ten Edinburgh residents satisfied with council services

Eighty per cent of residents are satisfied with services delivered by the City of Edinburgh Council since lockdown began in March 2020, according to a large-scale city survey.

Published 15 April 2021

Kingdom Housing Association completes conversion work on listed Kirkcaldy building

Kingdom Housing Association has completed conversion work on Hunter House in Kirkcaldy, a Category B listed building which the Association purchased in 2020.

Published 14 April 2021

Video: Caledonia doubles its presence in Arbroath

Caledonia Housing Association welcomed the final phase of tenants to their new homes on Monday in a development just off Montrose Road in Arbroath.

Published 14 April 2021

New homes completed for Forth Housing Association in St Ninians

Forth Housing Association has completed the development of 35 properties for affordable rent in Cultenhove, St Ninians.

Published 14 April 2021

Dalmuir Park Housing Association to light up sculpture in honour of HRH Prince Phillip

As a mark of respect to HRH Prince Phillip, The Duke of Edinburgh, Dalmuir Park Housing Association will light up its HMS Ramillies Sculpture in blue from this evening.

Published 14 April 2021

CSY Architects becomes employee owned

Camerons Strachan Yuill Architects (CSY Architects) has moved into employee ownership following a loan from Triodos Bank UK and support from Co-operative Development Scotland and employee ownership specialists Co-ownership Solutions.

Published 14 April 2021

Energy Action Scotland seeks changes to winter payments to cut fuel poverty

Fuel poverty champions Energy Action Scotland is calling for winter fuel and cold weather payments to be more closely targeted at people who need it most.

Published 14 April 2021

Amy Wimpenny: The rise of 20-minute neighbourhoods could reinvigorate local communities

Clyde Gateway's project manager Amy Wimpenny details the introduction of a 20-minute neighbourhood scheme in the area.

Published 14 April 2021

Building firm defies odds to complete Banff residential project

Owners of a Scottish building firm defied the odds when they took on a project just as covid struck but completed it with weeks to spare.

Published 14 April 2021