A Scottish Government Reporter has dismissed an appeal against the refusal of planning permission in principle for a £500 million 3200-home development in South Lanarkshire. The Reporter’s findings follow a two-day public hearing in January into the plans for the project which had been scheduled
Dame Anne Begg MPs have called for a full and “urgent” independent review to investigate whether benefit sanctions are being applied appropriately, fairly and proportionately.
Mark Macmillan Renfrewshire Council has taken the first steps in a new journey to break the child poverty cycle with a cash injection of £3.2 million to take forward immediate priorities emerging from its Tackling Poverty Commission report.
Ed Davey Around 140,000 households in Scotland saved £9.8 million in the last six months by changing electricity supplier, according to new figures.
Partick Housing Association is hosting a series of walking tours in the local area as part of the 40th anniversary celebrations. Take a walk through time and explore Partick’s heritage, taking in its medieval, industrial and more recent past. Each walk has a unique theme and explores a different a
35 hardy souls spent a chilly night camping out at the Shettleston Community Growing Project site last week. The Big Shettleston Sleepover aims to raise awareness of fuel poverty and to raise money for people in the Shettleston area affected by it. The event was organised by the Shettleston Housing
Aberdeenshire Council has agreed a new strategy for the provision of sites for the travelling community. Aberdeenshire already has a permanent site at Greenbanks in Banff, but a recent report has argued for more in north, south and central Aberdeenshire.
River Clyde Homes, in association with Greenock Morton Football Club, is offering free football at Broomhill 3G Football Pitch in Greenock (off Broomhill Street) on Friday evenings until the 1st of May. The football sessions, which are funded by Awards For All Scotland and are supported by the Inver
A Wishaw based soft furnishing supplier, run by North Lanarkshire Council’s housing property service has launched a bright new brochure for housing suppliers. Detailing the huge variety of quality services which businesses can take advantage of, NL Industries new brochure was launched to more than
A home-owner at Bield’s Weavers Court development in Hamilton has celebrated her milestone 100th birthday with 50 of her closest friends and family – including her five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. To kick off Muriel Revell’s birthday celebrations, staff planned a celebratory cof
Councillor Ramsay Milne Four new developments totalling 107 homes and 108 flats, including affording housing, have been given the green light by Aberdeen City Council.
Clive Betts MP A UK parliamentary committee inquiry into the effects of banning letting agents’ fees in Scotland has decided that the next UK government should assess the impact on the private rented sector before making any decision to ban or rule out a ban on letting agents' fees in England.
Katy Dickson A new English law banning retaliatory evictions in the private rental housing sector can pave the way for similar targeted legislation in Scotland, a rural membership organisation has said.
Work to create 15 new homes in Barrhead is now underway. Barrhead Housing Association revealed that the demolition contractor has taken possession of the site at Darnley Road to start to clear the former school and council office.
A public consultation has given residents the chance to find out more about plans for an affordable housing development in Forfar. Angus Council has submitted a planning application to convert the former Chapelpark primary school into 29 new homes.