Keep Scotland Beautiful

Eight Scottish housing associations complete Keep Scotland Beautiful Climate Emergency Training

The chief executive officers from eight housing associations in Scotland have completed Keep Scotland Beautiful’s Climate Emergency Training.

Published 31 March 2021

£3.5m to help deliver climate-friendly community projects

Fast-tracked funding to help local communities drive their green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic has been announced.

Published 12 October 2020

Barrhead Housing Association secures over £99k from Keep Scotland Beautiful's Climate Challenge Fund

Barrhead Housing Association (BHA) has secured £99,804 from the Keep Scotland Beautiful Climate Challenge Fund for a new two-year project focusing on Dunterlie, Auchenback and the Sheltered Accommodation Complex in Barrhead.

Published 22 July 2020

Queens Cross Housing Association gains silver award from Keep Scotland Beautiful

Keep Scotland Beautiful has presented Queens Cross Housing Association with a silver level National Award for Environmental Excellence - the business standard that enables organisations to benchmark their environmental achievements and improvements.

Published 13 February 2020

Derek Robertson steps down as chief executive of Keep Scotland Beautiful

Derek Robertson has stepped down from his role as chief executive of Keep Scotland Beautiful.

Published 24 October 2019

River Clyde Homes wins recognition for environmental excellence

Inverclyde-based housing association River Clyde Homes has been awarded the Silver Level National Award for Environmental Excellence from Keep Scotland Beautiful.

Published 22 May 2019

Housing association residents help communities win top environmental award

Tenants from two housing associations have helped steer their communities to a five-star award.

Published 15 February 2019

Cube's Broomhill estate in five-star award from Keep Scotland Beautiful

Cube Housing Association’s Broomhill estate in Glasgow has been given a five-star award by environmental experts at Keep Scotland Beautiful.

Published 6 December 2018

Still Game actor gives Cube high-rise the seal of approval

Still Game actor Paul Riley has given a Cube Housing Association high-rise in Glasgow the ultimate seal of approval.

Published 27 September 2018

Springburn’s Young Green Champions launch climate challenge comic book

North Glasgow’s Young Green Champions launched a climate change challenging comic book on Monday 10th September at an event at Keppoch Campus in order to help highlight the dangers of climate change.

Published 13 September 2018

Projects tackling climate change to receive £15.3m funding boost

More than £15 million is being awarded towards community projects that help cut carbon emissions and tackle climate change.

Published 19 March 2018

ng homes recognised at first ever Climate Challenge Fund Awards

ng homes’ exceptional efforts in tackling climate change in the local North Glasgow community were recognised at the first ever Climate Challenge Fund Awards last week.

Published 6 November 2017

One million Scots living in ‘dirty communities’

A report by environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful has suggested that one million Scots are living in "dirty communities" blighted by an increase in litter, graffiti and flytipping.

Published 16 October 2017

Wheatley tenants to ‘make communities great’ in pioneering partnership

Housing estates across central Scotland are being put under the microscope by Keep Scotland Beautiful in a new scheme to make communities great.

Published 28 April 2017