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Speakers announced for Rural Housing Scotland’s 2020 conference

A stellar line up has been announced for Rural Housing Scotland’s 20th anniversary conference in an event which will map the vital role housing will play in developing and sustaining thriving rural communities in Scotland over the next 20 years.

Published 2 December 2019

Housing Options Scotland receives boost to support members of Armed Forces community

The Veterans’ Foundation is to financially support Housing Options Scotland's unique Military Matters project until March 2021.

Published 2 December 2019

East Ayrshire Council wins two planning awards

Members of East Ayrshire Council’s Planning and Economic Development Service and Vibrant Communities teams were celebrating after two of their projects picked up top awards at the Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning annual ceremony.

Published 2 December 2019

Bield marks 100 year anniversary of heroic midwife

A tenant at an Armadale retirement development has paid a proud tribute to her heroic grandmother who died while saving a young child’s life exactly 100 years ago.

Published 2 December 2019

Amazon shoppers urged to buy a gift for Simon Community Scotland

Christmas gifts that might help people who are homeless are being requested by one of Scotland’s leading homelessness charities.

Published 2 December 2019

Taylor Wimpey secures planning permission for latest Dargavel Village development

Taylor Wimpey West Scotland has received planning consent from Renfrewshire Council for the provision of 249 new homes through the development of land off Craigton Drive, Dargavel Village, Bishopton. 

Published 2 December 2019

Further consultation required for Aberdeen housing proposal

Planners at Aberdeen City Council have requested further consultation into plans for a housing development.

Published 2 December 2019

Gary Naylor joins Thenue as head of community housing services

Thenue Housing has announced the appointment of its new head of community housing services.

Published 29 November 2019

Partick Housing Association lodges plan to convert former hostel into flats

Partick Housing Association has applied to convert a former community facility into flats.

Published 29 November 2019

Yoker Housing Association aims to deliver homes at former primary school

Yoker Housing Association has submitted plans to develop 28 new homes within the grounds of the former Yoker Primary School.

Published 29 November 2019

Fuel poverty charity warns of ‘unfair’ tax on electric vehicle investment

The director of Energy Action Scotland has called on all political parties to reduce the burden of fuel poverty in Scotland by adding the levy on consumer bills for investment to general taxation.

Published 29 November 2019

Regulator outlines focus of annual risk assessment

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published a summary of the risks it will focus on in its annual risk assessment. 

Published 29 November 2019

Tackling poverty ‘a key priority’ for Ardenglen

Staff and board members at Ardenglen Housing Association learned first hand the scale of the challenge to tackle poverty this week at a special summit focusing on poverty and regeneration.

Published 29 November 2019

New council housing planned for Biggar

The green light has been given for new council homes to be built in Biggar.

Published 29 November 2019

Moray Council reduces new-build targets to keep housing activities ‘fundable and affordable’

Moray Council has agreed to reduce the target for building new council homes in the region to help fund future housing investment programmes.

Published 29 November 2019