Dundee City Council has revealed it will have to find £28 million of savings over the next two years as a result of the UK government’s spending review. The updated figure is revealed in a new report to go before councillors at the end of the month.
The Rock Trust has hailed the Scottish Government’s plans to invest an additional £55 million into affordable housing as a “step in the right direction”. The Local Affordable Rented Housing Trust will provide up to 1,000 affordable homes from the Scottish Government funds along with matched p
A search has begun to find the children and their families featured in iconic photographs of Scotland’s tenement slums. The collection of photographs, taken 45 years ago by Nick Hedges for housing and homelessness charity Shelter, depict the lives of families living in cold, damp and often dangero
Weslo Housing Management has launched a new user-friendly website to help its customers interact with the organisation and access information quickly and efficiently. Created with the user experience firmly in mind, the website has been designed using the latest technology so the site is browser and
Maureen Lynch (sheltered housing officer), Elizabeth Brodie, Tom Brodie, Cllr Sam Love, Benny Pollock & Monica Lynn (housing advisor) People living in sheltered housing in Bellshill and Viewpark are getting a 5-star service according to the Care Inspectorate.
East Lothian Council has given cross-party agreement for the establishment of a new commission to gather evidence about poverty concerns across county. The aim of the East Lothian Poverty Commission will be to bring together partners, communities and individuals to gather evidence to help tackle the
The work to integrate health and social care services in Angus has taken another step forward with the Scottish Government’s approval of the Angus Integration Scheme. The integration of adult health and social care is part of the Scottish Government's programme of reform to improve outcomes for ad
Scottish Gas has introduced a new energy meter which allows customers to top up their gas and electricity online or by smartphone, as well as over the phone or at their local shop. A trial in Edinburgh saw residents given a smart energy monitor, which comes with all smart meters, showing how much en
A Very Sheltered Housing development in Buckhaven is looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to help enhance and enrich the lives of its tenants. Bield’s Braehead Gardens would like volunteers to participate in a range of social activities including coffee afternoons and bingo sessions.
How the revamped Cedar Court flats will look Over 300 difficult to heat high rise homes in the North West of Glasgow will soon benefit from major internal and external improvements thanks to a £13 million investment from Queens Cross Housing Association and its newly appointed contractor of choice
Charity groups have called on Scotland’s political parties to commit to “end the scourge of cold, energy-wasting, hard-to-heat homes” after new figures revealed that winter deaths in Scotland have reached their highest level for 15 years. The call by RCN Scotland, Age Scotland, and WWF Scotlan