Fife Council is undergoing a programme to install 30,000 Aico Ei414 Fire/Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarm Interfaces throughout its housing stock. The Ei414 is a flexible device that provides a dedicated connection between Aico RadioLINK Smoke, Heat and CO alarms with most new and existing Telecare/Warden
Local authorities in Scotland made just over 118,000 awards under the Discretionary Housing Payments (DHPs) scheme during 2014/15, with a total value of over £50 million granted through to 31st March 2015, new statistics have revealed. The figure was £3m more than the £47.2m initially allocated b
Cllr Dave Doogan Perth & Kinross Council will today be asked to agree proposals to refurbish a row of shops and the flats above them in Perth.
Cumbernauld’s landscape has forever been changed after the demolition of the first high-rise blocks. Bruce House, Buchan House and Douglas House had towered over Seafar since the 1960s but were brought down in less than a month.
Councillor John Alexander signs the pledge Dundee City Council has become the latest organisation to back a campaign calling for reform of the private rented sector.
Councillors Thomas MacLennan (left) and Brian Murphy (third from left) with (second from left) Karen Maclean (The Highland Council) and (left - right) Glenn Harrison, Omar Ricketts, Steve Lauri and Sofia Riaz (all Eon) and Sheena Coull (Lochaber Housing Association) Works have been completed on 181
Home Group has won a coveted contact centre industry award. The national housing provider has been named National Contact Centre team of the year at the UK National Contact Centre Awards which was well attended by the contact centre industry with organisations including: Barclays, O2, British Gas, T
Council staff have grave concerns about the future of public services in Stirling and Clackmannanshire, according to UNISON. The union has presented a report to senior managers in both Stirling and Clackmannanshire Councils which raise grave concerns about plans to run Clackmannanshire's education s
HouseMark has launched a new tool for Scottish local authorities which assures business plans are built on solid foundations and at the same time enables authorities to demonstrate value for rent to tenants and other stakeholders. PlanForm is an on-line HRA comparison tool which takes data direct fr
Nine out of ten Scots think the Scottish Government should have full responsibility for energy policy matters in Scotland, a survey of over 12,000 consumers has found. The survey was taken by households who have joined the Big Energy Switch campaign, a Scotland-wide people power campaign to cut the
Family run house builder Springfield Properties has swept the board at this year’s industry Oscars and believes that its family-values is what keeps it the people’s favourite. The company, which has nineteen developments across Scotland, was announced as the Homes for Scotland’s House Builder
A tenant of Bield’s Craigengar Park retirement housing development in West Lothian has gone the extra mile by raising more than £2,000 in a charity walk for two local schools. John Thompson embarked on an 11 and a half mile walk from the Livingston development to Hearts’ Tynecastle Stadium in E
Trust Housing Association is holding an open day on Tuesday 9th June, from 10am to 6pm, at its Callander development. Set in the heart of Callander, the properties are designed with the over 60’s in mind. There is a shared dining room and conservatory, beautiful gardens and gazebo. With a staff pr
Alastair Cameron Four Scottish charities have written to minister for housing and welfare Margaret Burgess MSP with a joint call to set an ambitious target for new affordable homes across Scotland.
Alan Ward Landlords have expressed serious concerns over UK government proposals to make private landlords responsible for checking the immigration status of their tenants.