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Council commits £3.2m to fight poverty in Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire Council has taken the first steps in a new journey to break the child poverty cycle with a cash injection of £3.2 million to take forward immediate priorities emerging from its Tackling Poverty Commission report.

Published 24 March 2015

Scottish households saving millions by switching electricity supplier

Around 140,000 households in Scotland saved £9.8 million in the last six months by changing electricity supplier, according to new figures.

Published 24 March 2015

Walking tours aim to explore Partick’s past

Partick Housing Association is hosting a series of walking tours in the local area as part of the 40th anniversary celebrations. Take a walk through time and explore Partick’s heritage, taking in its medieval, industrial and more recent past.

Published 24 March 2015

Shettleston camps out to highlight fuel poverty

35 hardy souls spent a chilly night camping out at the Shettleston Community Growing Project site last week.

Published 24 March 2015

Aberdeenshire Council approves new travellers sites

Aberdeenshire Council has agreed a new strategy for the provision of sites for the travelling community.

Published 23 March 2015

River Clyde Homes to offer free Friday night football

River Clyde Homes, in association with Greenock Morton Football Club, is offering free football at Broomhill 3G Football Pitch in Greenock (off Broomhill Street) on Friday evenings until the 1st of May.

Published 23 March 2015

Bright future for North Lanarkshire housing supplier

A Wishaw based soft furnishing supplier, run by North Lanarkshire Council’s housing property service has launched a bright new brochure for housing suppliers.

Published 23 March 2015

Great Grandmother and Bield resident celebrates milestone birthday

A home-owner at Bield’s Weavers Court development in Hamilton has celebrated her milestone 100th birthday with 50 of her closest friends and family – including her five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Published 23 March 2015

Aberdeen City Council approves four new housing developments

Four new developments totalling 107 homes and 108 flats, including affording housing, have been given the green light by Aberdeen City Council.

Published 23 March 2015

‘More evidence needed’ on effect of Scottish letting agents’ fees ban

A UK parliamentary committee inquiry into the effects of banning letting agents’ fees in Scotland has decided that the next UK government should assess the impact on the private rented sector before making any decision to ban or rule out a ban on letting agents' fees in England.

Published 23 March 2015

Call to extend ‘revenge eviction’ prevention measures to Scotland

A new English law banning retaliatory evictions in the private rental housing sector can pave the way for similar targeted legislation in Scotland, a rural membership organisation has said.

Published 23 March 2015

Work begins on new homes in Barrhead

Work to create 15 new homes in Barrhead is now underway.

Published 23 March 2015

Council unveils affordable housing vision for Forfar school site

A public consultation has given residents the chance to find out more about plans for an affordable housing development in Forfar.

Published 23 March 2015

£200m funding to support health and social care integration

The Scottish Government has announced a two-year additional funding package of £200 million to support the implementation of health and social care integration.

Published 23 March 2015

Maryhill Housing Association secures bumper £2.2m payday for tenants

Tenants are celebrating a cash boost of over £2 million after Maryhill Housing Association swung into action to offer a helping hand.

Published 23 March 2015