Interviews

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In the second instalment of his Housing Champion interviews, Jimmy Black speaks to housing veteran Tony Cain. You would think Tony Cain would understand how housing works. He’s been head of housing in a council, an inspection manager with Communities Scotland and a policy officer working in go

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Launching our new monthly feature of Housing Champion interviews, Jimmy Black profiles Kirsty Wells, director of consultancy and partnership at Housemark and the newly appointed chair of WISH Scotland. Kirsty Wells began plunging into the chilly waters of reservoirs and the North Sea during COV

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The recent procurement award season went extremely well for Scotland Excel’s New Build Framework - winning Scottish and national awards for ‘Best Procurement Delivery’, but also winning the ‘GO Excellence Award’ at the national final. We caught up with Graeme Sutherland

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As Scotland’s largest local authority landlord, North Lanarkshire Council has responsibility for 36,500 households, almost a third of which were forced to shield the moment the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Many of the affected tenants already had support systems in place, but as 6,500 did not the co

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It is almost three years since Sally Thomas left her role at Teesside-based North Star Housing Association to become chief executive of membership organisation the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA). Having spent her entire career in the English social housing sector she made the mov

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Geraldine Baird MBE, a founding member of Rutherglen and Cambuslang Housing Association, has opened up to Scottish Housing News about her long battle with depression, her gratitude towards her colleagues for their understanding and her hope that her experience can encourage others to seek the h

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Homeless Action Scotland CEO Robert Aldridge talks to Scottish Housing News about the particular challenges faced by young people who are homeless. One of your main areas of focus is to raise the profile of youth housing issues, are there particular homelessness challenges faced by young p

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