Glasgow is home to more asylum seekers than any other local authority area in the UK, research has found. More than 3,300 were living in the city as of December 31, 2016, according to the most recent Home Office figures available - almost double the number in Liverpool or Manchester, where the next
(from left) Gill Walker (National Park Ranger), Andy Biddulph (Modern Apprentice at Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park), Gordon Watson, chief executive of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, James Stuart (Convener of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park), Ben Anderson
People living with dementia in Kirkintilloch will continue to have the opportunity to dine out in familiar surroundings, after a much-loved local meal service secured new funding. Staff at Bield’s Whitehill Court Day Care set up ‘Mary’s Kitchen’ where carers and people who use the service ca
Clare Newton and her niece, Alison Brown, with the chickens. Photo credit Sandy Ferguson West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) tenant and management committee member Clare Newton is knitting 600 chickens filled with cream eggs, following an explosion of demand on a community Facebook page.
(from left) Bill Banks, Kingdom Group chief executive; Charles Milne, chairman of Kingdom Support and Care and Norah Smith, director of Kingdom Support and Care A new Community Interest Company has been launched as part of the Kingdom Group to deliver support and care services to vulnerable adults i
Work to deliver new affordable homes at the former BISF demolition site in Shortlees, Kilmarnock for registered social landlord Atrium Homes is now underway. The £4.25 million investment, which is being delivered by McTaggart Construction Ltd of Dalry, will see a total of 43 quality, affordable hom
River Clyde Homes has launched a new 24-hour in-house call centre service for customers. The move comes on the back of feedback from tenants over a number of years regarding the outsourced overnight emergency repairs reporting service.
Partick Thistle Football Club has awarded its Community Champion prize to a local man who has been involved in the community for over 30 years. Charlie Lunn first became involved in the governance of housing associations in 1987 when he joined a steering group with James Nisbet Housing Co-operative
Plans to convert a derelict building in Fraserburgh town centre into homes have been submitted to Aberdeenshire Council. The Press & Journal reports that Peterhead firm Kevin O’Brien Architects wants to bring a dilapidated storehouse in Love Lane back into use as two flats.
The development of a new community in Aberdeen which will ultimately comprise of 3,000 homes has welcomed its first residents. Stewart Milne Homes welcomed the owners of the first five homes at Regency Place in Countesswells.
New proposals to ensure all privately rented homes in Scotland meet a minimum standard of energy efficiency have been published today for consultation. The consultation seeks views on requiring all private rented sector properties to have a minimum Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of ‘E
Tammy Adams Homes for Scotland has said it is “extremely disappointed” with the Scottish Government’s proposals for changes in planning policy which it argues will only “exacerbate Scotland’s chronic housing shortfall”.