Scottish Government

More Scots are worried about running out of food

New figures released by the Scottish Government's annual Health Survey have indicated that more people living in Scotland have been worried about running out of food in the past year.

Published 2 October 2019

Ayrshire Housing plans for new flats in Ayr town centre

Ayrshire Housing has submitted a planning application to build 34 flats in Ayr town centre close to the Gaiety Theatre.

Published 30 September 2019

Kingdom Housing Association wins gold award for development

Kingdom Housing Association’s latest development with Campion Homes in Cupar Muir, Fife, has been awarded top honours from Police Scotland, receiving Secured By Design (SBD) Gold Accreditation.

Published 30 September 2019

More than 3,000 affordable homes on the horizon in Aberdeen

A five-year rolling plan to help meet affordable housing needs across Aberdeen was agreed by councillors this week.

Published 27 September 2019

Dundee to receive additional external wall insulation investment

Dundee City Council's neighbourhood services committee will hear on Monday how the latest £3.9 million phase of an external wall insulation (EWI) programme will provide warmer, more energy-efficient homes at over 400 properties.

Published 27 September 2019

Work begins at new housing site in Kilmarnock

The ground has officially been broken at a new housing site at Fraser Walk, New Farm Loch in Kilmarnock where 56 new homes for rent will be built.

Published 25 September 2019

Scottish Government launches new climate change programme

The Scottish Government announced has launched a new five-year programme to help prepare for the impact of climate change.

Published 24 September 2019

Scottish Greens call for warm homes changes

Scottish Greens MSP Mark Ruskell has said that the Climate Change Bill must ensure that every family in Scotland has a warm home.

Published 24 September 2019

£1.5 million to be provided to social landlords to prevent homelessness

The Scottish Government will provide social landlords with £1.5 million to allow them to work with families and protect them from homelessness.

Published 23 September 2019

Scottish Government overturns rejection of 113 Aberdeenshire homes

The Scottish Government has overturned Aberdeenshire Council's rejection of plans to build 113 homes in Tarves, The Press and Journal reports.

Published 23 September 2019

Permission granted for social housing at Dundee former school site

Plans to build new houses for social rent on the former site of Dundee's Whitfield Primary School have been submitted.

Published 20 September 2019

Melville Housing Association launches innovative flooring project

Melville Housing Association has launched an innovative flooring project to improve the lives of hard-pressed tenants, while simultaneously helping the environment.

Published 20 September 2019

Save Leith Walk campaigners project images onto closed down buildings

The building at the forefront of the Save Leith Walk campaign was lit up with a projection of how the street could look.

Published 20 September 2019

New research reveals that Scotland's poorest are three times more likely to die young

New research commissioned by Aberlour Child Care Trust has revealed that people from the most deprived areas in Scotland are three times more likely to die before the age of 25.

Published 20 September 2019

Persimmon Homes submits plans to build homes at former Dundee whisky bottling plant

New plans have been submitted by Persimmon Homes to build 71 new homes as part of a development on the former Stewart's Cream of Barlet bottling plant on the Kingsway.

Published 19 September 2019