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Fife Council to install 30,000 Aico Fire/CO alarm interfaces

Fife Council is undergoing a programme to install 30,000 Aico Ei414 Fire/Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarm Interfaces throughout its housing stock.

Published 28 May 2015

Councils overspend Discretionary Housing Payments by £3m

Local authorities in Scotland made just over 118,000 awards under the Discretionary Housing Payments (DHPs) scheme during 2014/15, with a total value of over £50 million granted through to 31st March 2015, new statistics have revealed.

Published 27 May 2015

Councillors asked to approve Perth flats revamp

Perth & Kinross Council will today be asked to agree proposals to refurbish a row of shops and the flats above them in Perth.

Published 27 May 2015

First Cumbernauld high-rises reduced to rubble

Cumbernauld’s landscape has forever been changed after the demolition of the first high-rise blocks.

Published 27 May 2015

Dundee Council throws weight behind renting reform campaign

Dundee City Council has become the latest organisation to back a campaign calling for reform of the private rented sector.

Published 27 May 2015

Lochaber families to benefit from warmer homes

Works have been completed on 181 homes in the Caol and Lundavra areas of Fort William to install external wall insulation, making homes warmer and reducing the carbon footprint of the Highlands.

Published 27 May 2015

Home Group clinches top UK contact centre award

Home Group has won a coveted contact centre industry award.

Published 27 May 2015

Unions express grave concerns for services in Stirling and Clackmannanshire

Council staff have grave concerns about the future of public services in Stirling and Clackmannanshire, according to UNISON.

Published 27 May 2015

HouseMark launches new business planning tool for Scottish local authorities

HouseMark has launched a new tool for Scottish local authorities which assures business plans are built on solid foundations and at the same time enables authorities to demonstrate value for rent to tenants and other stakeholders.

Published 27 May 2015

Ninety per cent of Scots consumers support energy policy devolution

Nine out of ten Scots think the Scottish Government should have full responsibility for energy policy matters in Scotland, a survey of over 12,000 consumers has found.

Published 27 May 2015

Springfield’s family values ‘key’ to industry hat trick

Family run house builder Springfield Properties has swept the board at this year’s industry Oscars and believes that its family-values is what keeps it the people’s favourite.

Published 27 May 2015

Bield tenant goes the extra mile for charity

A tenant of Bield’s Craigengar Park retirement housing development in West Lothian has gone the extra mile by raising more than £2,000 in a charity walk for two local schools.

Published 27 May 2015

Trust to hold open day at Callander development

Trust Housing Association is holding an open day on Tuesday 9th June, from 10am to 6pm, at its Callander development.

Published 27 May 2015

Charities issue joint call for more affordable homes

Four Scottish charities have written to minister for housing and welfare Margaret Burgess MSP with a joint call to set an ambitious target for new affordable homes across Scotland.

Published 26 May 2015

Landlords pose ‘serious questions’ over UK government immigration plans

Landlords have expressed serious concerns over UK government proposals to make private landlords responsible for checking the immigration status of their tenants.

Published 26 May 2015