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Energy Action Scotland conference to put focus on fuel poverty ahead of hard winter

With arctic winds set to bring freezing temperatures and gales to the whole country, Energy Action Scotland is to gather together policy makers, support services, industry and energy companies this week to look at the work being done to alleviate the high levels of fuel poverty currently suffered by a quarter of households in Scotland.

Published 6 November 2019

Stewart Milne Homes director appointed to Homes for Scotland board

Gary Milne, technical & design director for Stewart Milne Homes Central Scotland, has been appointed to the board of Homes for Scotland (HFS).

Published 6 November 2019

Labour government ‘would spend £10bn’ to build 120,000 new council and socially-rented homes

Scottish Labour will launch its general election campaign in Glasgow today with a pledge that a UK Labour government will fund the building of 120,000 homes at council and social rents over ten years.

Published 6 November 2019

Rural planning to be prioritised under ‘radical’ shake-up

The need for planning permission could be removed for certain types of rural developments to help tackle depopulation and support local economies, under new proposals from the Scottish Government.

Published 6 November 2019

Motherwell community takes handover of affordable houses

Barratt West Scotland and North Lanarkshire Council have partnered on its third affordable housing project to bring the residents of Motherwell ten affordable housing units within the grounds of a new housing community at Colville Gate.

Published 6 November 2019

Fife Council event to showcase opportunities to boost quality housing development

An annual event designed to help develop industry partnerships and increase quality housing supply and development throughout Fife is set to take place at the Lochgelly Centre on November 26.

Published 6 November 2019

Plans for 15 new affordable homes in Dundee

Hackland + Dore Architects have submitted plans to build 15 affordable homes in Dundee.

Published 6 November 2019

Developer plans to demolish office block in Aberdeen to build 140 flats

Telereal Trillium has submitted plans to Aberdeen City Council to demolish and transform a former office block into 140 flats.

Published 6 November 2019

More than 100 homes planned at former Aberdeen oil company site

Plans to build a housing development of over 100 homes on the outskirts of Aberdeen have begun.

Published 6 November 2019

Proposals submitted for new homes at Dundee's Downfield House

Proposals have been submitted for a multi-million-pound residential conversion of Downfield House in Dundee.

Published 6 November 2019

Refurbished Edinburgh apartments offer home from home to hospital patients

Sixteen refurbished apartments in Sighthill are helping people to build meaningful lives at home following time spent at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.

Published 6 November 2019

Property developing couple launch Aberdeen serviced apartments

A husband and wife property investor team are set to breathe new life into a tired block of flats in Aberdeen.

Published 6 November 2019

Barratt Homes funds East Lothian community project with £500

A Wallyford-led community project has received a cash injection of £500 from Barratt Homes to commission its steam train sculpture, that will sit pride of place on Salters Road in the East Lothian town.

Published 6 November 2019

New affordable homes built into Edinburgh's historic Edmonstone walled garden

The historic Edmonstone walled garden in Edinburgh has been given a new lease of life, becoming the centrepiece of an innovative new Hillcrest development of 47 affordable homes.

Published 5 November 2019

£3m more funding to boost energy efficiency of social homes

Eleven social landlords are to benefit from Scottish Government grants to provide warmer and cheaper-to-heat homes.

Published 5 November 2019