The Salvation Army is calling on the Scottish Government to continue protecting homelessness services amid uncertainty over future Local Housing Allowance funding. Housing minister Kevin Stewart visited the charity's Pleasance Lifehouse supported accommodation in Edinburgh today, where he met reside
Images from last year's Cook Off Some of the country’s top chefs will team up with Cyrenians and Edinburgh College to lay on a gastronomic spectacular and raise money for people excluded from family, home, work or community.
In the past the campaign has received over 1,000 gifts in 4 weeks A social media campaign which offers people the chance to buy presents for homeless children at Christmas has been launched today for the fifth year running.
Detailed plans to tackle antisocial behaviour have been drawn up by the City of Edinburgh Council and partner agencies. Prevention, intervention, enforcement and community engagement are key elements of the Edinburgh Community Safety Partnership’s Antisocial Behaviour Strategy 2016-2019, which
Cable Wynd House – Copyright @ Historic Environment Scotland The Edinburgh flats made famous as the home of one of the main characters in Irvine Welsh’s ‘Trainspotting’ could be in line to become the latest iconic capital building to receive ‘listed’ status.
In partnership with our sister publication Scottish Financial News, Scottish Housing News is running a series of Just A Minute profiles of housing association finance directors. We kick off with Heather Kiteley, finance director at Port of Leith Housing Association. Heather Kiteley
A coalition is urging the Scottish Government to substantially increase the funding available to improve the energy efficiency of Scotland's homes ahead of a debate today in the Scottish Parliament. The Existing Homes Alliance, whose members include WWF Scotland, Changeworks and the National Insulat
Scotland’s councils are spending more than half of the money they bring in from Council Tax simply to pay interest on debts, according to the Scottish Greens. A report by the party found that the long-term debt being held by Scotland's 32 local authorities totals £11.5 billion including loans fro
(from left) Richard Jennings from Castle Rock Edinvar, energy minister Paul Wheelhouse and Sunamp’s Andrew Bissell Energy minister Paul Wheelhouse joined representatives from thermal energy storage technology firm Sunamp and Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Association at an event to mark the successfu
The Scottish Government has published its analysis of the responses to the formal consultation on the review of the Scottish Social Housing Charter. Generating 106 responses, the consultation found that views on the current Charter were generally positive with the majority of respondents in favour o
Event host Arlene Stuart of Radio Forth (far left) and Ronnie Hayton from award sponsor Click Networks (far right) with the housing team receiving the award (from left) Councillor Barry McCulloch, convener of housing; Lynda Stevenson, service delivery manager; Gillian Whitehead, area manager; Margar
Hallam House A supported housing development for people with disabilities in the Dumfries & Galloway village of Beeswing has scooped a top national housing award from the Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland.