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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

Dundas Estates partners with property expert on £35m Musselburgh housing development

Housebuilder Dundas Estates has teamed up with an estate agent expert for the first time to deliver a £35 million development in East Lothian.

Published 14 April 2021

Warmworks Scotland longlisted for Green Skills award

Warmworks Scotland has been longlisted for a prestigious Ashden Award in the Green Skills category.

Published 14 April 2021

Glasgow sees UK's highest rental increase as prices soar by £73 per month

The cost of renting a home in Glasgow has increased by a staggering £73 per month on average, a record-breaking hike for the city and the highest rental increase in the UK over the last year, according to global mobility expert ECA International (ECA).

Published 14 April 2021

Craigdale brings forward £5.5m affordable homes development in Castlemilk

Craigdale Housing Association has reached a significant milestone on its way to delivering its first new-build development project since 2007.

Published 13 April 2021

'Affordable' build to rent flats form revised plans for Gorbals site

Craighead Properties has lodged revised plans for a residential development on an old industrial site between the Gorbals and Govanhill which it said will provide "a new model of housing" for Glasgow and Scotland.

Published 13 April 2021

Garry Burns: Homeless Action Scotland's policy asks for next Holyrood Parliament

Homeless Action Scotland communications and engagement manager Garry Burns outlines the policy proposals the charity believes should be adopted by the next Scottish Parliament.

Published 13 April 2021

Scotia Homes submits plans for almost 150 new homes at Crudie Farm

Scotia Homes has submitted plans to build almost 150 new homes, a quarter of which will be affordable homes, on the land at Crudie Farm on the north-western edge of Arbroath.

Published 13 April 2021

Stuart Cosgrove to chair virtual housing hustings for Shelter Scotland

Journalist and broadcaster Stuart Cosgrove is to chair a virtual housing ‘hustings’ where members of the top five political parties will face questions from the public on bad housing and homelessness.

Published 13 April 2021

Additional support services available for Cadder households

Cadder Housing Association has secured further aid which will be used to help Cadder households during these difficult times thanks to funding from Glasgow City Council and the Scottish Government.

Published 13 April 2021

100-year-old Bield pensioner thanks daily slice of coffee cake for long life

A pensioner who turns 100 this month has revealed having a sense of humour and a slice of coffee walnut cake everyday is the secret to longevity.

Published 13 April 2021

Age Scotland reveals £88m in Council Tax Reduction goes unclaimed by older people

Much more needs to be done to boost older people’s understanding of the financial support available and make the process of receiving it much more streamlined, according to Age Scotland after new figures revealed that older people on low incomes missed out on £88 million in Council Tax Reduction support last year.

Published 13 April 2021

Sustainable city ambitions recognised in new Edinburgh by Numbers report

Edinburgh residents believe that climate change is an immediate and urgent problem according to the latest Edinburgh By Numbers report produced by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 13 April 2021

Community safety organisations encourage national youth conversation on anti-social behaviour

The youth service of independent charity Crimestoppers is working in partnership with the Scottish Community Safety Network (SCSN) to encourage young people to learn more about anti-social behaviour and how best to make their communities safer.

Published 13 April 2021

Clydebank Housing Association appoints Lynette Lees as new chief executive

Clydebank Housing Association has announced the appointment of Lynette Lees as its new chief executive following the imminent departure of Sharon Keenan after 35 years’ service.

Published 12 April 2021