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Almost one million Brits using food banks says Trussell Trust

The number of British people relying on food banks is expected to reach one million, according to figures from the Trussell Trust, the UK's biggest provider of emergency food aid.

Published 20 April 2015

Advertorial: ACS celebrates 20 years in RSL Health & Safety

ACS is proud to have been providing Health & Safety management and support services to the Scottish housing sector for 20 years. In 1994 the first Health & Safety Control Manual was developed for Employers in Voluntary Housing (EVH) and we have been working with EVH and its members since 1995.

Published 20 April 2015

Stirling Council prepares to support new Universal Credit claimants

Stirling Council is to launch a range of measures to assist benefit claimants affected by the introduction of Universal Credit.

Published 20 April 2015

Tenants urged to help improve council housing repairs

People living in council accommodation across North Lanarkshire are being encouraged to give their views on how to further improve housing repairs.

Published 20 April 2015

Bield values volunteers in Dundee

Housing and care provider Bield is highlighting the important role that volunteers can play in assisting older people to enjoy happy and fulfilled lives.

Published 20 April 2015

Partick’s Kiltwalkers make a day of it

Employees from Partick Housing Association participated in the Glasgow Kiltwalk 2015 which took place on Sunday 12th April.

Published 20 April 2015

Scottish Conservatives promise to resurrect Right to Buy

The Scottish Conservatives have pledged that they would re-introduce the Right to Buy in the unlikely event they win power in Scotland.

Published 17 April 2015

Parties debate social housing and devolution in Scotland

Representatives from four of Scotland's political parties debated social housing and devolution last night in a hustings organised by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

Published 17 April 2015

Cost of moving home increases, researchers say

The average cost of moving home in Scotland has reached £8,000 – an increase of 38 per cent over the past decade – according to a study compiled by Post Office Money and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr).

Published 17 April 2015

Bield appeals for West Lothian volunteers

Care and housing provider Bield has appealed for volunteers to help at the Ochilview Court retirement housing development in West Lothian.

Published 17 April 2015

First brick laid for new Partick development

Baillie Liz Cameron laid the first brick of a £6.5 million development by Partick Housing Association which will be completed next year.

Published 17 April 2015

River Clyde customer involvement arrangements praised

Inverclyde-based housing association River Clyde Homes has been praised for its efforts in developing new customer involvement arrangements through a Scottish Government programme.

Published 17 April 2015

Angus Council warns against meter tampering

Angus Council has today issued a warning to tenants of the dangers of tampering with electricity or gas meters, saying that those who attempt to do it are “putting their own life at risk”.

Published 17 April 2015

Cabinet secretary backs Wheatley Group campaign

A leading housing, care and property management group's campaign has welcomed the support of cabinet secretary for social justice, communities and pensioners' rights, Alex Neil MSP.

Published 17 April 2015

Property prices rise as housing crisis continues

House prices in Scotland were pushed upwards last month according to a survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics).

Published 16 April 2015