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Community planning ‘yet to plug the gap between expectations and delivery’

Progress on community planning has not yet achieved the major change needed to fulfil its potential to reduce inequalities and put communities at the heart of delivering public services, Audit Scotland said today.

Published 3 March 2016

Affordable homes proposal for vacant Leith industrial land

CALA Homes has revealed conceptual plans for around 450 - 500 much needed homes as part of a wider residential led development proposal on a former industrial dockland site in Leith.

Published 3 March 2016

Wheatley Group recognised for outstanding customer service

Wheatley Group has been recognised for outstanding customer service by a prestigious UK scheme.

Published 3 March 2016

Dunfermline homeless 'upcycle' to learn new skills

Service users at Kingdom Housing Association's James Bank Homeless Service in Dunfermline have attended an 'up-cycling' workshop teaching basic refurbishment techniques with small items of furniture.

Published 3 March 2016

Minister visits Waverley Housing for Scottish Apprenticeship Week

Paul Wheelhouse MSP joined apprentices at Waverley Housing in Hawick to mark the launch of ‘Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2016’, which promotes the benefits of Modern Apprenticeships for young people, their employers and the economy.

Published 3 March 2016

People affected by homelessness take leap of faith with Dundee digital art exhibition

An interactive mobile phone and tablet app-based art exhibition gave its visitors an emotional and unique insight into the mind of individuals affected by homelessness when it opened in Dundee earlier this week.

Published 3 March 2016

UK government delays LHA cap for supported housing tenants by a year

Tenants of supported accommodation will not be subject to the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) cap on housing benefit until April 2017 after the UK government introduced a year-long exception.

Published 2 March 2016

Call for urgent inquiry into Glasgow asylum seeker allegations

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP has repeated calls for an independent investigation into allegations over the way asylum seekers are treated and housed in Glasgow.

Published 2 March 2016

£250m investment planned in North Lanarkshire homes

North Lanarkshire Council has unveiled plans to invest £250 million in housing over the next five years.

Published 2 March 2016

First minister to announce council tax system reforms

The Scottish Government’s plans for the future of local taxation are to be unveiled by first minister Nicola Sturgeon.

Published 2 March 2016

Scottish Government recommends approval of Scotland Bill

The Scottish Government has recommended that the Scottish Parliament consents to the Scotland Bill.

Published 2 March 2016

Dundee unveils changes to housing allocation policy

Dundee City Council, Hillcrest, Abertay and Caledonia housing associations have joined forces to launch of a new housing allocation policy for Dundee.

Published 2 March 2016

Atrium Homes achieves Investors in People Gold Accreditation

Atrium Homes has achieved the prestigious Investors in People Gold Accreditation in recognition for its commitment to employees and solid foundation of good practice.

Published 2 March 2016

Trust to hold open day at Ayr development

Trust Housing Association is holding an open day on Wednesday 9th March 2016 to showcase its housing development at Victoria Court in Ayr.

Published 2 March 2016

Caledonia Housing Association’s Perth regeneration begins with family fun day

Ivor Goodsite was the special guest in attendance at the Newhouse Road Family Fun Day in Perth last month marking the official start of Caledonia Housing Association’s regeneration of the Newhouse Road.

Published 2 March 2016