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Rebuild Scotland on foundations of social, economic and climate justice, says IPPR Scotland

IPPR Scotland has called on the next Scottish Government to ensure the country recovers from COVID-19 by rebuilding Scotland on the foundations of social, economic and climate justice.

Published 11 September 2020

Dundee University project aims to tackle Scotland's COVID-19 homelessness surge

A new project conducted by the University of Dundee aims to tackle the surge in Scottish youth homelessness caused by COVID-19. 

Published 11 September 2020

Edinburgh's New Town Quarter plans submitted for summer 2021 start

Orion Capital Partners and Ediston have submitted detailed plans for Edinburgh's New Town Quarter, a mixed-use live/work development forecast to begin construction in summer next year. 

Published 11 September 2020

Councils and community groups to benefit from £9m active travel fund

The Scottish Government has awarded £9.46 million to ten active travel and low carbon projects across Scotland through the Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund.

Published 11 September 2020

Countesswells community set creativity in stone

Inspired by its creative and resilient residents, an Aberdeen town has hosted a small community event where residents hand-painted rocks and pebbles to create a Countesswells’ 2020 lockdown snake.

Published 11 September 2020

Caledonia Housing Association commits £75m to build 500 new homes

Caledonia Housing Association has confirmed a £40 million spend on seven current housing projects in Scotland with a further £35m earmarked for nine future developments, including a continued expansion in the Highlands.

Published 10 September 2020

Work restarts on pioneering Blackwood homes for people with disabilities

Blackwood has returned on-site to complete 24 accessible homes in Glasgow, which will help to transform the lives of people with disabilities.

Published 10 September 2020

Cassiltoun moves on site with 60 new homes

Cassiltoun Housing Association has commenced on site with its latest new build project in the east end of Castlemilk.

Published 10 September 2020

Alan Ferguson obituary featured in The Herald

An obituary for Alan Ferguson, written by former EVH chief executive Foster Evans, has been published in today's Herald.

Published 10 September 2020

CIH Scotland: Improving housing outcomes for women and children experiencing domestic abuse

CIH Scotland has provided an update of the work of the group it is co-chairing with Scottish Women's Aid on improving housing outcomes for women and children experiencing domestic abuse.

Published 10 September 2020

More projects added to North Lanarkshire Council housing plan

North Lanarkshire Council has approved additional projects to deliver more affordable homes across the region as part of its next Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) 2021/22-2025/26 which is being submitted to the Scottish Government.

Published 10 September 2020

Plans submitted for new affordable homes in Leven

Quale Homes has submitted plans to redevelop old social work offices and a gym into 24 affordable two and three-storey apartments on Station Road in Leven.

Published 10 September 2020

Highland Council confirms house building targets will be met despite COVID-19

House building targets set out by Highland Council prior to lockdown will still be met despite delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, council officers have confirmed.

Published 10 September 2020

Wheatley Foundation awards 80 new bursaries

The Wheatley Foundation, part of Wheatley Group, has given bursaries to 80 people in its communities across Scotland to support their dreams of studying at college and university.

Published 10 September 2020

ASBO granted to River Clyde Homes leads to arrest

An Anti-social Behaviour Order (ASBO) granted to River Clyde Homes (RCH) has led to the arrest of a perpetrator in Greenock.

Published 10 September 2020