Pictured: Rhonda Leith (left) and Helen Moonie in the second row from the front wearing helmets (Photo: Amy Fowler) Ayrshire Housing today announced the start of work on a new £2.5 million housing development in Ayr town centre.
Crofters on Great Bernera in the Outer Hebrides are set to own their island after the Scottish Land Fund agreed to put forward £100,000 to complete the purchase. The community buy-out by the Great Bernera Community Development Trust, which was overwhelmingly approved by locals in March, can now go
A new tenant in Scotland is paying 9.2 per cent more on average than a year ago, according to new findings from the HomeLet Rental Index. The average rent in Scotland for new tenancies in the three months to May 2015 was £652 per month, according to the Index, up 2.7 per cent from the three months
David Bookbinder The Scottish Government’s intention not to extend the Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation to housing associations has been welcomed by the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF).
Ellie Hutchinson, Private Renting Project Manager, introduces Shelter Scotland’s national private tenants forum. Running in four local areas, and supported by a national online presence, this forum aims to strengthen private tenants’ voices in policy formation. A house is more than bricks and mo
Plans for a 400-home development on the edge of Stonehaven have been withdrawn by Stewart Milne Homes. The Mains of Cowie scheme, to the north of the Aberdeenshire town, would have included a school, petrol station and community facilities.
Art students brighten up Edinburgh Students from Edinburgh College of Art have been working with Castle Rock Edinvar, and Places for People Scotland Care and Support service users to add some light and colour to the Cowgate area of Edinburgh.