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Melville staff raise £900 for Midlothian day centre

Staff from Melville Housing Association have gone the extra mile to raise £900 for local Midlothian charity St David’s Bradbury Day Centre to help pay for day trips and activities.

Published 29 April 2021

Election: Greens call for action to tackle Glasgow’s housing crisis

Scottish Greens candidate for Glasgow Kelvin Patrick Harvie visited a development site in Partick yesterday to discuss the party’s plans to tackle the "massive unmet need" for social and affordable housing in Glasgow and prevent housing inequality worsening in the area and across Scotland. 

Published 29 April 2021

North Ayrshire consults on housing plans at former Garnock Academy site

Local residents in North Ayrshire will get the chance to have their say on plans for new housing on part of the former Garnock Academy site.

Published 29 April 2021

City Building wins a third Queens Award for Enterprise

Glasgow-based construction firm City Building has added another prestigious award to its accolades after receiving its third Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

Published 29 April 2021

Places for People's Engine Yard development shortlisted for award

Places for People's Engine Yard development in Edinburgh has been shortlisted at this year’s Inside Housing Awards 2021.

Published 29 April 2021

Heat Networks: are things hotting up for housebuilders?

Heat networks have not been widely adopted in the UK due to a lack of regulation and resulting lack of consumer confidence. They also require significant upfront capital costs. As Scotland is the first nation within the UK to bring out legislation in this area, Sarah-Jane McArthur and Sarah Stewart outline the issues which need to be addressed.

Published 29 April 2021

Peel seeks planning in principle for Yorkhill Quay transformation

Regeneration business Peel L&P has submitted an initial planning application into its proposed delivery of 1,100 homes, a 200-bedroom hotel plus a 2,500 sqm for a mix of leisure venues at Glasgow's Yorkhill Quay.

Published 29 April 2021

Social housing sector lags behind in digital engagement, report finds

More than three quarters (86%) of housing providers thought that the social housing sector lags behind other industries in terms of digital engagement according to a report published by Scotland’s Housing Network.

Published 29 April 2021

Persimmon to consult on plans for 61 new Bathgate homes

A public consultation will be conducted into plans for 61 new homes in Bathgate.

Published 29 April 2021

Osprey Housing CEO to retire after wide-ranging career

Osprey Housing Group chief executive Glenn Adcook is set to retire after nearly 50 years working in the housing sector.

Published 28 April 2021

Kingdom Housing Association unveils five-year development programme

Kingdom Housing Association (KHA) has unveiled an ambitious development programme that will see it aim to deliver an estimated 2,003 affordable new homes over the next five years.

Published 28 April 2021

Thistle removed from register of social landlords

The Scottish Housing Regulator has removed Thistle Housing Association from the register of social landlords following the directed transfer of its homes to Sanctuary Scotland Housing Association.

Published 28 April 2021

Callum Chomczuk: What does Housing to 2040 say about our profession?

CIH Scotland national director Callum Chomczuk reflects on what is missing from Housing to 2040.

Published 28 April 2021

New council homes completed in Meigle

A new £1.85 million development of Perth & Kinross Council homes has been completed at Ardler Road in Meigle.

Published 28 April 2021

McKernan Homes secures £1.93m funding package for sustainable development

Cumbernauld-based housing developer McKernan Homes has secured a £1.93 million funding package from Bank of Scotland to help build a new eco-friendly development in Dennistoun, East Glasgow.

Published 28 April 2021