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James Gibb creates Scotland’s second largest factoring business with new acquisition

James Gibb Residential Factors has acquired Life Property Management (lpm) in a significant deal to create Scotland’s second-largest factoring business.

Published 13 August 2019

Consultation planned ahead of new Kirkcaldy homes application

Whiteburn Projects will host the first of two public consultation events this month to update the local community of its plans for a residential development in Kirkcaldy.

Published 13 August 2019

Landlord who failed to pay tenancy deposit into approved scheme for four years unsuccessful in appeal

A landlord who failed to pay a tenancy deposit into an approved deposit scheme until four years into the tenancy has been unsuccessful in challenging a payment order.

Published 12 August 2019

GHA delivers 45 new homes on site of former Glasgow primary school

The site of a former primary school in the south side of Glasgow has been transformed into 45 new affordable homes.

Published 12 August 2019

New Possilpark homes opened by Hawthorn Housing Co-operative

Hawthorn Housing Co-operative has officially opened a development of 48 new homes in Possilpark.

Published 12 August 2019

Regulator’s National Panel gives insight into tenant participation and digital engagement

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published a new report which explores awareness and experiences of tenant participation and access to digital services.

Published 12 August 2019

Prospect recognised with cyber security accreditation

Prospect Community Housing has been awarded the Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation.

Published 12 August 2019

Local employment opportunities offered at Cassiltoun development

A new Cassiltoun Housing Association development of 42 homes has provided employment opportunities for five local people thanks to its work with Cruden Building and Renewals Ltd.

Published 12 August 2019

Greens in urgent call for change in way homes are heated

Urgent action is required to transform the way Scottish homes are heated amid the climate emergency, according to the Scottish Greens.

Published 12 August 2019

QMU lecturer and author to discuss homelessness with Val McDermid at Edinburgh book festival

Queen Margaret University’s Dr Geetha Marcus, senior lecturer, psychology, sociology and education, will join Val McDermid and guests on stage at The Edinburgh International Book Festival on August 15 to explore the many forms of homelessness including sleeping rough, sofa surfing, living in cars and temporary accommodation.

Published 12 August 2019

Cruden Group welcomes annual intake of modern apprentices

Cruden Group has continued its commitment to developing Scotland’s young workforce and tackling the skills shortage within the construction industry as it welcomes this year’s intake of thirteen new apprentices.

Published 12 August 2019

City Building apprentices meet Olivia Giles ahead of Malawi trip

Just one month ahead of a trip to Malawi, where they will carry out vital maintenance work at a prosthetic and orthotic centre, staff and apprentices from Glasgow construction firm City Building met quadruple amputee Olivia Giles OBE.

Published 12 August 2019

Regulator continues statutory intervention at Wishaw & District Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator is to extend the appointment of a manager and six governing body appointees at Wishaw & District Housing Association (WDHA) for a further six months as the landlord undergoes its proposed transfer with Trust Housing Association.

Published 9 August 2019

Fifty lock-change evictions blocked by Glasgow Sheriff Court

The fight against Serco’s lock-change evictions in Glasgow continues with fifty evictions now blocked by Glasgow Sheriff Court.

Published 9 August 2019

Linthouse to demolish part of Govan school for 49 new homes

Linthouse Housing Association has received the green light to build 49 homes on the site of a former primary school in Govan.

Published 9 August 2019