Voluntary groups are being reminded they can still get interest-free cash from West Dunbartonshire Council for community regeneration projects. The new Community Loans Fund was launched in September 2015, offering interest-free capital loans of up to £10,000 to neighbourhood organisations in the ar
Ken Macintosh Scottish Labour has pledged to build 60,000 affordable homes if it wins power in May’s Holyrood election.
Cancer patients could be at risk of losing their homes if proposed government cuts to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) go ahead, according to new research. Commissioned by Macmillan Cancer Support and carried out by Truth Consulting, a survey of nearly 1,000 people living with cancer in Great
Work starts on the tenement at 52 Soroba Road, Oban One of Oban’s most familiar buildings is to get a comprehensive facelift thanks to Argyll Community Housing Association.
Annie Mauger Annie Mauger, executive director for the devolved nations and Republic of Ireland, explains what the organisation’s structural changes mean for members in Scotland.
Marco Biagi Communities will be able to vote on how councils spend money through a funding boost of nearly £500,000, community empowerment minister Marco Biagi has announced.
Wind generated enough power to supply the electrical needs of 97 per cent of Scottish households during 2015, new figures published today have revealed. Analysis by WWF Scotland of data provided by WeatherEnergy found that a record final month of 2015 ended a “huge year” for wind and solar power
Greg Morris The athletic endeavours of a long-serving employee at Kingdom Housing Association have raised thousands of pounds for good causes.
Stewart Milne Homes employees (from left) Mark Lawson, Chris Patterson, Shawn Pixton and Ross Sutherland mark the launch of the RUBY campaign as part of the company’s 40th anniversary celebrations Communal outdoor spaces and facilities in Glasgow and Bridge of Allan are in the running for a makeov
Residents, businesses and landowners in Dundee will soon get the chance to have their say on the shape of future development in the city. A seven week consultation on the Main Issues Report, a key planning document that will help shape the next Dundee Local Development Plan, launches today.
Cube chair Liz Ruine shows Alex Neil MSP round the district heating project More than 700 Glasgow households will see their heating bills reduced through a £10.6 million project.
Dundee City Council will have to make cuts of £23 million over the next financial year, the local authority has revealed. Previously, council chiefs had said that they would need to find £28m worth of savings spread over 2016/17 and 2017/18, however, the authority is now saying that £23m of cuts
Iain Gaul Angus Council is to consider proposals for a new model of housing for older people which recommend that the local authority’s sheltered housing provision should be reduced by a third.
Councillor Frances Renton and Margaret Burgess MSP officially open the new homes Minister for housing and welfare Margaret Burgess MSP visited this week Peebles to officially open new affordable homes delivered through the National Housing Trust initiative.
Tom Barclay Tom Barclay, co-chair of the Joint Housing Policy and Delivery Group reflects on 2015 and looks ahead to the next 12 months.