New properties built to help people on low incomes own their first home have been officially opened in Ullapool by social justice secretary Alex Neil. The four one and two-bedroom flats have been made available to local house hunters through the Low-cost Initiative for First Time Buyers (LIFT) schem
John Swinney MSP Almost £18 million of funding is being made available to accelerate high speed broadband roll-out for Scotland’s rural communities.
Walker Profiles fabricated and installed REHAU TOTAL70R windows in Templeton Care Home in Ayr Specialist commercial fabricator Walker Profiles has supplied and installed more than 200 windows and doors in the hugely versatile REHAU TOTAL70R system in a newly opened, luxury care home for the elderly.
West Whitlawburn Housing Co-operative (WWHC) has raised thousands of pounds for The Phil Welsh Welfare Fund from a football charity event held on Sunday 9th August at Toryglen indoor arena. The event featured four teams competing for the Phil Welsh trophy. The inaugural winners of the trophy were UT
A Very Sheltered Housing development in Airdrie has been helping their tenants develop their digital skills and keep in closer contact with their families after securing a grant from a local charity. The Voice of Experience Forum, a charity in North Lanarkshire that helps older people’s voices to
Alex Neil New powers to make changes over how Universal Credit is paid will eventually affect over 700,000 households across the country, according to the Scottish Government.
An initiative which offers rent-free accommodation to entice teachers to move to Moray has received its first beneficiary. Gillian Elliot has been handed the keys to the two-bedroom flat in Elgin where she will be able to live rent-free for the next six months.
(from left) Gordon Edwards, Grampian Housing Association; Neil Clapperton, Grampian Housing Association; Margaret Burgess MSP, Doug McLeod, Barrat Homes Grampian Housing Association celebrated a double achievement as it officially opened its 3,000th property built for social rent and also marked its
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has come out against news that UK government ministers are reportedly considering plans that will stop young people from being able to claim tax credits, saying the plans will compound the challenges already facing vulnerable young Scots and will lead more into poverty
A new scheme is to be launched which will allow people in Glasgow who cannot afford a deposit to buy their home. Local councillors are expected to give the green light to a new partnership with Glasgow Credit Union this week.
Irene Campbell Irene Campbell has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of Linthouse Housing Association.
A Bield Day Care centre in Falkirk has been able to relaunch its Evening Support service after receiving much needed grant funding. Bield had been running the service at its Thornhill Court Day Care development every Tuesday and Wednesday evening for over 18 months, but due to lack of funds the serv
Cloch Housing Association is appealing for nominations for its first annual Superhero Neighbour Awards which recognise the unsung champions making a difference in the community. The awards pay tribute to Cloch residents who have made a significant difference to the lives of their neighbours or the l
Landlord Accreditation Scotland (LAS) in partnership with West Lothian Council is offering a free seminar for private landlords who are registered with the local authority. To be held at West Lothian Civic Centre on Thursday 20 August at 1.30pm the event will cover:
Private rented sector campaign group Generation Rent has launched an urgent funding drive after revealing it has only two months of funding left. The campaign, which has become a national voice of private renters for professionally managed, secure, decent and affordable homes, needs to raise £60,00