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Wheatley Group is the highest-placed large organisation in a league table of the UK’s best 50 social landlords, as judged by national housing magazine 24housing. Wheatley’s focus on innovation, quality and improvement, and its work in “Making homes and lives better” for thousands of people a

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Yvette Burgess Yvette Burgess, unit director at the Housing Support Enabling Unit, blogs on the Better Futures framework, a pioneering initiative with two simple aims: to help improve the quality of life of people using housing support services across Scotland and to enable organisations to plan and

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Over half a million UK homeowners aged 55 or over are unwittingly blocking family homes because they want to move but can’t due to a lack of suitable housing, a new report has found. According to the annual homeowner survey conducted by YouGov for HomeOwners Alliance and BLP Insurance, one in five

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Lesley Palmer, chief architect at Stirling University’s Dementia Services Development Centre, considers the importance of the ‘Older Persons' Walkable Neighbourhood’ when considering Housing Land Audits and the allocation of development sites for older people housing. As an Architect with a Ma

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A new community on the site of a former brickworks outside Falkirk has been abandoned by developers. The project to build 200 homes at the site of the Manuel Works, to the east of Whitecross, had outline planning permission from Falkirk Council.

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Nicola Sturgeon First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said today that the Scottish Government is set to bring forward legislation to tackle the deep-rooted causes of child poverty for the first time in its history.

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