By Andrew Carlin, commercial director of PfH Scotland In recent years the Scottish Government has increasingly viewed public sector procurement as a key lever with which to deliver economic, social and environmental objectives.
By Lisa Glass at Shelter Scotland Last week, the Scottish Government released their quarterly homeless statistics for September to December 2014. The headline statistics were that over this period homeless applications have gone down, homeless assessments have gone down, and there were only 5 househ
By James Battye at Shelter Scotland Last week the Scottish Government published a second consultation on a new private tenancy. This goes further than the government’s initial proposal – which set out the high level principles underpinning the government’s reforms – and gives us an idea of w
Name and location of development: Central Bellsmyre - three sites at Aitkenbar Drive/Auchenreoch Avenue, Penniecroft Avenue and Whiteford Crescent. Housing Association/Council: West Dunbartonshire Council
Name and location of development: Doocot Court, Perth (phases 1 & 2) Housing Association/Council: Hillcrest Housing Association (HHA), Northern Housing Company (NHC) and Perth and Kinross Council (PKC)
Name and location of development: Sandy Loan, Broughty Ferry Housing Association/Council: Delivered under the National Housing Trust initiative
The BBC commissioned two artists, Becky and Louise (also known as Good Wives and Warriors), http://www.goodwivesandwarriors.co.uk/ to create an art work on a gable end in the city to celebrate the Commonwealth Games. Parkhead Housing Association was chosen as the preferred landlord not only because
Fairfield Housing Co-operative is viewed as a regeneration exemplar in the UK with challenging architecture, innovation and sustainability as key drivers. Fairfield has moved on to other regeneration projects in Muirton Park and successful city centre developments with a further 150 homes planned in
'Petals in Metal' Station Road, Cairneyhill – Kingdom Housing Association – completed August 2011
Fife Bench, Fife Housing Association Alliance – Completed 2012 Designers Chris Eckerlsey and William Warren were commissioned to create a distinctive and contemporary bench to be sited in “places where people like to sit”.
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Cllr Jimmy Black attends a seminar in Perth to launch a series of good practice books on travellers' sites. Theory is easy, real decisions are not. The Scottish Government is working on a new strategy for travelling people; COSLA is wholly behind it; and everyone will pay lip service to it. In short
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Darina Kerr Darina Kerr, a partner at law firm CMS, discusses impending changes to the operation of judicial review in Scotland.
The aim of Shelter Scotland’s Safe and Sound service is to reduce the risk of homelessness for young people by facilitating family mediation and the safe return home for those who have run away. Where this is not possible, the project, which operates in Dundee and across the greater Tayside and Fi