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Cash boost for Aberdeen homelessness charity

Homelessness charity Aberdeen Foyer has received a £5,225 cash grant from the Morrisons Foundation.

Published 25 June 2020

Scottish Government issues guidance on moving home

New guidance has been issued which aims to ensure that moving home in Scotland can happen safely during the coronavirus outbreak.

Published 24 June 2020

Affordable housing progress made but statistics hit by coronavirus

The number of affordable housing approvals and starts in Scotland has increased compared to a year ago while affordable home completions have fallen, new figures have shown.

Published 24 June 2020

GHA gains planning approval for 70 new homes

Councillors have given GHA the green light to proceed with its plans to develop 70 new homes at the site of a former Glasgow school.

Published 24 June 2020

Berwickshire Housing Association secures £78k funding from the Supporting Communities Fund

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has secured £78,000 from the Scottish Government’s Supporting Communities Fund to support small community-based groups deliver activities in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 24 June 2020

Home Group Scotland brings cheer to Dundee children

Home Group Scotland has been bringing cheer to children in Dundee while schools and play areas remain closed.

Published 24 June 2020

Derek Logie: Post-COVID rural Scotland needs a post-war style ‘blood transfusion’

Derek Logie details the needs of Scotland's rural locations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 24 June 2020

Councils to share additional £257m to help tackle COVID-19

Councils across Scotland are to receive a share of £257.6 million of additional funding from the Scottish Government.

Published 24 June 2020

Construction sector guidance updated as work in ‘non essential’ sectors continues to build

Guidance for the construction industry has been updated following the move into Phase 2 of Scotland’s route map out of lockdown and the next phase of the industry's restart plan.

Published 24 June 2020

Consultation begins on regeneration of four Glasgow city centre districts

Having appointed a team to help prepare regeneration action plans for four city centre districts, Glasgow City Council has now launched a public consultation into the proposals.

Published 24 June 2020

Scottish Renewables energy research shows green COVID-19 recovery jobs and investment boost

New figures released today by Scottish Renewables show the economic boost available if the government uses renewable energy to pursue a green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 24 June 2020

New protocols launched for trusts and charities that own land

Two new protocols that set out practical expectations for private trusts and charities owning land in Scotland have been published today by the Scottish Land Commission.

Published 24 June 2020

Routine testing extended for health and social care staff

The Scottish Government has announced that staff who work in specialist cancer services, or provide long-term care for the elderly, as well as staff working in residential mental health, will be offered weekly coronavirus testing from July 8.

Published 24 June 2020

Aberdeenshire Council highlights support available for domestic violence victims

Aberdeenshire Council has emphasised that the support available to victims of domestic abuse continues to be available throughout the pandemic.

Published 24 June 2020

Post-COVID economic advisory group advocates accelerated investment in affordable housing

The Scottish Government should accelerate investment in affordable housing and introduce a Scottish jobs guarantee in partnership with business as part of its recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 23 June 2020