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Glasgow businesses and charities launch The Winter Kitchen

Multiple groups from across Glasgow have joined forces to launch The Winter Kitchen to ensure that homeless and vulnerable individuals have access to food, shelter and health and care support throughout the winter.

Published 11 February 2020

Edinburgh council targets three-year balanced budget

The City of Edinburgh Council is targeting a three-year balanced budget to help achieve long-term change in the city.

Published 11 February 2020

Ofgem orders Outfox the Market to make Feed-in Tariffs payment

Ofgem is issuing Outfox the Market (Foxglove Energy Supply Ltd) with a provisional order, compelling the supplier to pay £602,930 in full for the Feed-in Tariffs (FIT) scheme by Wednesday 12 February 2020.

Published 11 February 2020

CALA Homes launches £45k community bursary across Scotland

CALA Homes has launched a £45,000 community bursary across Scotland. Local charities, schools, community groups and good causes from in and around the areas in which CALA builds are invited to apply for a share of the funding.

Published 11 February 2020

GHA site acquisition paves way for 70-home planning submission

Glasgow City Council has approved the sale of a former primary school site to GHA as new plans were lodged for a 70-home development.

Published 10 February 2020

Argyll Community Housing Association apprentices secure permanent jobs

After successfully completing a modern apprenticeship with Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA), Rachael MacIndeor and George Williamson have secured positions as customer services assistants within the organisation.

Published 10 February 2020

Thenue Housing personal development course helps transform lives

A personal development course from Thenue Housing has been praised for helping to transform lives.

Published 10 February 2020

Ecodan visits Scottish Borders Housing Assoication

A mobile exhibition unit showcasing the advantages of Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHPs) paid a visit to Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) last week.

Published 10 February 2020

Affordable housing plan agreed for West Lothian shopping centre

The future of the Mill Centre in Blackburn looks to have been secured after a mixed-use retail and housing development plan was agreed for the site.

Published 10 February 2020

Sundial Properties submits plans for Leith gasworks redevelopment

Sundial Properties has progressed plans for a mixed-residential development at a former gasworks in Leith following the conclusion of a public engagement exercise.

Published 10 February 2020

Moda Living appoints Robertson to deliver first phase of Edinburgh build-to-rent development

Construction work on the first phase of a build-to-rent development in central Edinburgh is due to start this month after Moda Living appointed Robertson as the main contractor.

Published 10 February 2020

RTPI Scotland calls for more investment in planning following Budget

RTPI Scotland has welcomed commitments in the Scottish Budget to tackle the climate crisis but has called for more investment in the planning system to enable key targets to be met.

Published 10 February 2020

Greens call for end to 'cruel' benefits cap

Scottish Greens have called for the UK Government to end a controversial cap on benefits, as figures showed over 3,364 Scottish families are having their social security entitlements cut.

Published 10 February 2020

Edinburgh landlord stripped of HMO licence but maintains Airbnb listing

An Edinburgh landlord has been stripped of his HMO licence after he caused flooding to a neighbour's property, but he has been allowed to continue to use the property as an Airbnb.

Published 10 February 2020

Draft Budget fails to deliver financial certainty for housing post-2021

An increased allocation of funding for affordable homes and energy efficiency from yesterday’s draft Scottish budget has been welcomed by the sector, though “serious concerns” remain about the lack of financial certainty beyond March 2021.

Published 7 February 2020