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Edinburgh housing development sails off with top award

The Sailmaker Apartments in Leith, which were built by the City of Edinburgh Council and its partners, have won an esteemed industry award.

Published 22 May 2015

New Glasgow digital learning centre helps people get online

A new community computer learning centre in Glasgow is helping people find work and boost career chances.

Published 22 May 2015

Craigowl Communities helps 17 unemployed Dundonians get vital job skills

Unemployed people completed a job skills course in Dundee yesterday that will help to get them back into employment.

Published 22 May 2015

MSP sees how apprenticeship scheme improves GHA communities

A Glasgow MSP saw first-hand how young apprentices are improving GHA communities.

Published 22 May 2015

Number of Scots living and working on canals quadruples

Scottish Canals has announced that the number of Scots living and working on the nation’s canals has quadrupled since the launch of its Living on Water initiative three years ago.

Published 22 May 2015

Gowkthrapple over 60s enjoy entertaining afternoon tea

Garrion People’s Housing Co-op and local volunteers hosted an afternoon tea dance for the local Gowkthrapple over 60s on Wednesday.

Published 22 May 2015

800 left to sleep rough on Glasgow's streets

Glasgow City Council received almost 5000 applications for homelessness assistance last year.

Published 21 May 2015

Affordable housing set for Edinburgh retail park

An abandoned Edinburgh market that has lain derelict for 14 years will finally be redeveloped, with diggers set to move on to the site by the end of the month.

Published 21 May 2015

Eildon scoops national award for Peebles development

Eildon Housing Association’s new Dunwhinny Gardens development in Peebles was the latest to be recognised at a national awards ceremony winning the ‘Best Development - Medium’ category at the Homes for Scotland Awards last week.

Published 20 May 2015

Cyrenians becomes a Living Wage employer

Poverty charity Cyrenians has been awarded Living Wage status.

Published 20 May 2015

Thenue’s scrutinisers in the running for top award

A group of tenants tasked with scrutinising the work of Thenue Housing Association is in the running for a major award.

Published 20 May 2015

Housing associations ‘at the forefront’ of energy efficiency technology

Photovoltaics (PV) are the most popular choice of sustainable technology for housing associations, a new report by the NHBC Foundation has found, with around three quarters saying they would use PV products again in the future.

Published 20 May 2015

North Lanarkshire Council tackles anti-social behaviour head on

North Lanarkshire Council’s new anti-social service has responded to over 8,000 complaints with a resolution rate of 99 per cent since its introduction a year ago.

Published 20 May 2015

Bield tenants ensure safety of Fife coast

A husband and wife at a Bield retirement housing development in Fife have been ensuring the safety of the coast and those at sea between Anstruther and Elie Ness by volunteering with their local Coastwatch.

Published 20 May 2015

Help to Buy almost fully subscribed but Small Developers scheme to continue

The Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme is nearly fully subscribed due to a bumper level of sales reservations, the Scottish Government has announced.

Published 20 May 2015