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Govan Housing Association distributes devices and data to tenants and community organisation

Govan Housing Association has been distributing devices and data to tenants and community organisations to help close the digital divide in Scotland.

Published 25 June 2020

Berwickshire Housing Association's tenant volunteer chair George Pickering announces retirement

After more than 13 years of service to Berwickshire Housing Association's (BHA) tenant volunteers and scrutiny panel, volunteer chair George Pickering has announced his retirement.

Published 25 June 2020

Councillors approve new housing developments in Macmerry, Dunbar and Blindwells

East Lothian Council has granted planning permission in principle plans for 142 new homes to the northwest of Macmerry

Published 25 June 2020

October date announced for 2020 Scottish Home Awards

Organisers of the Scottish Home Awards have set a new date for the annual dinner which was scheduled to take place in Glasgow this month. 

Published 25 June 2020

New COO among raft of appointments and promotions at Springfield Properties

Springfield Properties has added new faces to its senior management team with a number of key appointments and promotions, which have seen Martin Egan take on the position of chief operating officer.

Published 25 June 2020

New bill seeks recognition of right to food in Scots law

Scottish Labour MSP Elaine Smith has this week launched a public consultation on a proposal for a bill that seeks to enshrine the human right to food, as recognised by the United Nations, into Scots law.

Published 25 June 2020

Scottish Government requests new financial powers

Finance secretary Kate Forbes has formally requested new powers to help Scotland meet “the significant economic and fiscal challenges” of coronavirus.

Published 25 June 2020

Utility companies pledge to help vulnerable customers

People who need extra help during a water, electricity or gas emergency will benefit from a new partnership approach by 12 utility companies.

Published 25 June 2020

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