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Kevin Stewart: Green infrastructure and sustainable development 

The need to include social justice and green infrastructure in our housing developments has only been increased by the onset of the current health pandemic, says housing minister Kevin Stewart.

Published 21 September 2020

Almost 50 homes approved for site in Glasgow's East End

Councillors have approved plans by Keepmoat Homes to deliver 48 new homes on vacant land in Dalmarnock.

Published 21 September 2020

Developer submits appeal over Kingseat housing proposal

Gladman Developments Limited has lodged an appeal over Fife Council's refusal of its plans for 80 new homes near Kingseat.

Published 21 September 2020

Kindness Homeless launches funding appeal for new premises

A charity which provides services to vulnerable and homeless people in Glasgow is seeking to raise £20,000 to fund a new operation space.

Published 21 September 2020

Edinburgh considers Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan revisions

The City of Edinburgh Council will today consider plans to revise its five-year homelessness strategy to further strengthen support for people who need support.

Published 18 September 2020

RSHA AGM hears praise for tenants' endurance and a pledge to continue building homes

Rural Stirling Housing Association (RSHA) has praised the endurance of its tenants during the coronavirus emergency.

Published 18 September 2020

Maryhill Housing’s first ever virtual AGM hailed a success

The Maryhill Housing AGM was a little different this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic with the Association holding its first ever virtual annual meeting.

Published 18 September 2020

Highland Council calls on UK Government to help reduce fuel poverty

The Highland Council is calling on the UK Government to help resolve the inequity of fuel poverty experienced in the Highlands of Scotland where people pay more for fuel and energy than other regions in the UK.

Published 18 September 2020

Moray Council highlights housing progress

The number of homes being built in Moray is at its highest since 2011.

Published 18 September 2020

Argyll and Bute Council leader Aileen Morton steps down

Argyll and Bute Council will decide on a new leader next week following the decision of Councillor Aileen Morton to move on from the role.

Published 18 September 2020

Morrisons Foundation awards £8.5k COVID grant to Scottish Veterans Residences

Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) has secured a significant grant to help the charity cover some of the additional costs of providing supported housing since the outbreak of the global pandemic.

Published 18 September 2020

Housing green light saves Dennistoun’s Golfhill School from demolition

The façade and towers of an important historical building in the Dennistoun area of Glasgow will be saved under a new plan which will also bring much-needed new housing to the east end of the city.

Published 18 September 2020

Glasgow architects win HUB competition for post-pandemic housing for young people

Glasgow-based practice O’DonnellBrown has won a competition to design post-pandemic housing that addresses the needs of young people.

Published 18 September 2020

Greenspace Scotland research project to heat homes with transformed urban landscapes

Perth & Kinross Council is joining a number of Scotland's local authorities in taking part in a pioneering new project exploring how urban landscapes can be transformed to heat homes and other buildings while cutting carbon emissions.The local authorities, alongside a wide range of public sector bodies and technical partners, are taking part in the Greenspace Scotland research project, Green Heat in Greenspaces (GHiGs). 

Published 18 September 2020

Charity warns of 'significant' cuts as closure prevented at Glasgow advice centres

Citizens Advice Bureaux in Glasgow still face "significant cuts" from the local authority despite councillors rejecting proposals that would have seen five out of eight city CABs close, a charity has warned.

Published 18 September 2020