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Edinburgh considers Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan revisions

The City of Edinburgh Council will today consider plans to revise its five-year homelessness strategy to further strengthen support for people who need support.

Published 18 September 2020

RSHA AGM hears praise for tenants' endurance and a pledge to continue building homes

Rural Stirling Housing Association (RSHA) has praised the endurance of its tenants during the coronavirus emergency.

Published 18 September 2020

Maryhill Housing’s first ever virtual AGM hailed a success

The Maryhill Housing AGM was a little different this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic with the Association holding its first ever virtual annual meeting.

Published 18 September 2020

Highland Council calls on UK Government to help reduce fuel poverty

The Highland Council is calling on the UK Government to help resolve the inequity of fuel poverty experienced in the Highlands of Scotland where people pay more for fuel and energy than other regions in the UK.

Published 18 September 2020

Moray Council highlights housing progress

The number of homes being built in Moray is at its highest since 2011.

Published 18 September 2020

Argyll and Bute Council leader Aileen Morton steps down

Argyll and Bute Council will decide on a new leader next week following the decision of Councillor Aileen Morton to move on from the role.

Published 18 September 2020

Morrisons Foundation awards £8.5k COVID grant to Scottish Veterans Residences

Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) has secured a significant grant to help the charity cover some of the additional costs of providing supported housing since the outbreak of the global pandemic.

Published 18 September 2020

Housing green light saves Dennistoun’s Golfhill School from demolition

The façade and towers of an important historical building in the Dennistoun area of Glasgow will be saved under a new plan which will also bring much-needed new housing to the east end of the city.

Published 18 September 2020

Glasgow architects win HUB competition for post-pandemic housing for young people

Glasgow-based practice O’DonnellBrown has won a competition to design post-pandemic housing that addresses the needs of young people.

Published 18 September 2020

Greenspace Scotland research project to heat homes with transformed urban landscapes

Perth & Kinross Council is joining a number of Scotland's local authorities in taking part in a pioneering new project exploring how urban landscapes can be transformed to heat homes and other buildings while cutting carbon emissions.The local authorities, alongside a wide range of public sector bodies and technical partners, are taking part in the Greenspace Scotland research project, Green Heat in Greenspaces (GHiGs). 

Published 18 September 2020

Charity warns of 'significant' cuts as closure prevented at Glasgow advice centres

Citizens Advice Bureaux in Glasgow still face "significant cuts" from the local authority despite councillors rejecting proposals that would have seen five out of eight city CABs close, a charity has warned.

Published 18 September 2020

Scottish Land Fund unveils £1.6m backing for community groups

Woodlands, village shops and an urban community centre are amongst the assets set to pass into community hands following funding by the Scottish Land Fund. 

Published 18 September 2020

Social Investment Scotland reports record £10.9m annual social investments

Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has reported record-breaking £10.9 million investment in social enterprises, community organisations, and mission-driven businesses over the past year.

Published 18 September 2020

Rubislaw Quarry flats appeal decision delayed

The Scottish Government will take at least another month to come to a decision on long-running plans to develop hundreds of flats at Aberdeen’s Rubislaw Quarry.

Published 18 September 2020

Barratt Homes donates £1,000 to help Hamilton foodbank

Housebuilder Barratt Homes has donated £1,000 to a foodbank in the west of Scotland, to help continue providing food and support to those in need.

Published 18 September 2020