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Flood protection plan worth £235m to protect 10,000 properties

A plan to protect homes, businesses and communities from flooding has been launched by environment minister Aileen McLeod.

Published 12 January 2016

Plans lodged to build 54 flats in Glasgow’s East End

Plans have been submitted plans to build 54 apartments on a brownfield site at Bell Street in Glasgow.

Published 12 January 2016

Interest-free funding available for West Dunbartonshire community projects

Voluntary groups are being reminded they can still get interest-free cash from West Dunbartonshire Council for community regeneration projects.

Published 12 January 2016

Labour unveils plans to build 60,000 affordable homes

Scottish Labour has pledged to build 60,000 affordable homes if it wins power in May’s Holyrood election.

Published 11 January 2016

Cancer patients at risk of homelessness due to benefits cuts

Cancer patients could be at risk of losing their homes if proposed government cuts to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) go ahead, according to new research.

Published 11 January 2016

Restoration work starts on Oban homes

One of Oban’s most familiar buildings is to get a comprehensive facelift thanks to Argyll Community Housing Association.

Published 11 January 2016

Blog: All change for 2016 at CIH Scotland

Annie Mauger, executive director for the devolved nations and Republic of Ireland, explains what the organisation’s structural changes mean for members in Scotland.

Published 11 January 2016

Communities given more power to decide how council money is spent

Communities will be able to vote on how councils spend money through a funding boost of nearly £500,000, community empowerment minister Marco Biagi has announced.

Published 11 January 2016

Record year for wind power output in Scotland

Wind generated enough power to supply the electrical needs of 97 per cent of Scottish households during 2015, new figures published today have revealed.

Published 11 January 2016

Kingdom’s ‘action man’ raises thousands for charity

The athletic endeavours of a long-serving employee at Kingdom Housing Association have raised thousands of pounds for good causes.

Published 11 January 2016

Shettleston community project in line for Stewart Milne Group makeover

Communal outdoor spaces and facilities in Glasgow and Bridge of Allan are in the running for a makeover from the Stewart Milne Group as part of a campaign to mark the company’s 40th anniversary.

Published 11 January 2016

Consultation opens into Dundee development plan

Residents, businesses and landowners in Dundee will soon get the chance to have their say on the shape of future development in the city.

Published 11 January 2016

£10.6m district heating scheme to tackle fuel poverty in Glasgow

More than 700 Glasgow households will see their heating bills reduced through a £10.6 million project.

Published 8 January 2016

Dundee City Council to make up £23m shortfall over next financial year

Dundee City Council will have to make cuts of £23 million over the next financial year, the local authority has revealed.

Published 8 January 2016

Plan to transform Angus Council’s sheltered homes into retirement accommodation

Angus Council is to consider proposals for a new model of housing for older people which recommend that the local authority’s sheltered housing provision should be reduced by a third.

Published 8 January 2016