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What Works Community pilot launched to help local authorities better address homelessness

East Ayrshire Council is to participate in a pilot initiative by the Centre for Homelessness Impact (CHI) to address the urgent need for lasting reductions in homelessness at a local level.

Published 3 October 2019

Regulator to keep tabs on Arklet and Hanover merger

A proposed merger between Arklet Housing Association and Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association is the subject of revised engagement plans for both organisations from the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 3 October 2019

Kingdom achieves Equality Pathfinders Award

Kingdom Group has achieved the Equality Pathfinders Award, a recognition scheme unique to Fife that recognises and showcases the efforts made by private, public and third sector organisations in furthering equality, diversity and inclusion as part of their day-to-day policies and practices.

Published 3 October 2019

Michelle McManus joins Blackwood for AGM fun

Blackwood Homes and Care hosted its AGM in Cardonald last week.

Published 3 October 2019

North Lanarkshire Council signs new Scottish Housing Regulator Assurance Statement

North Lanarkshire Council has signed a new Scottish Housing Regulator Assurance Statement which ensures that people living in council homes will have improved access to housing performance information.

Published 3 October 2019

Glasgow City Council helps homeless people claim over £500,000 in benefits

Homeless people have been helped by Glasgow City Council to apply for more than £500,000 in benefits.

Published 3 October 2019

Scottish Veterans Residences receives £8617 from Cycling Scotland

Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) has received an £8,617 grant from Cycling Scotland’s Cycling Friendly Community Development Fund.

Published 3 October 2019

Small changes to Scottish Child Payment 'could ease child poverty'

A new report published today has revealed how the Scottish Government's Scottish Child Payment could be improved to better meet the needs of low-income families in Scotland.

Published 3 October 2019

Councillor encourages support for Skye Community Trust crowdfunding appeal

People across the Highlands are being encouraged to support a community crowdfunding appeal which aims to raise money to build new homes and a medical clinic on the Isle of Skye.

Published 3 October 2019

Jonathan Brearley appointed as Ofgem chief executive

Ofgem has appointed Jonathan Brearley, its current executive director for system networks, as its new chief executive.

Published 3 October 2019

Scottish Women's Aid shares domestic abuse messages with First Minister

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon met with staff from Scottish Women's Aid on Tuesday and was presented with more than 100 messages from the public about domestic abuse.

Published 3 October 2019

Anderson Strathern in legal first with World's Big Sleep Out

Anderson Strathern has marked a global first by becoming the first law firm to sign up for The World’s Big Sleep Out.

Published 3 October 2019

Aberdeenshire housing proposal to fund therapy centre makes progress

Plans to deliver ten new homes near Banff have been narrowly backed by councillors.

Published 3 October 2019

Forres Town Hall a step closer to community ownership

Moray Council has approved the transfer of Forres Town Hall to the community.

Published 3 October 2019