The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show returns to SEC, Glasgow this May, for the first time since 2019 and the organisers, Future, are delighted to be back.
A new poll has revealed what people across Scotland say they need for their communities to thrive as the cost of living crisis continues. The poll, commissioned by Places for People Scotland, shows that a feeling of being safe (89%), access to nearby shops and other local businesses (85%), easy acce
Plans have been unveiled to transform derelict land once home to a former flour mill as part of a £130 million residential development on Glasgow’s Riverside. The proposals would see the construction of hundreds of new apartments – likely build to rent - on the site of the former S
Support for community groups bringing people and communities together to tackle isolation has been launched.
Harbour Homes has received an award from The National Lottery Community Fund to help tenants of seven housing associations with fuel poverty and energy efficiency during the cost of living crisis. Harbour Homes, along with six other landlords that make up the ARCHIE alliance, own and manage 6,000 so
Humza Yousaf, secretary for health and social care, and Mairi McAllan, minister for environment, biodiversity and land reform, made a joint ministerial visit to Lanark-based Clydesdale Housing Association (CHA) this week. Mr Yousaf and Ms McAllan toured the CHA Community Hub and learned about the su
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has urged the UK Government to use next week’s Spring Budget to address the growing income shortfall faced by many households who rely on benefits after its upcoming UK Housing Review highlighted the impact of decisions over the pas
Goodstone Living has appointed contractor McAleer & Rushe to build at least 338 homes for its build-to-rent residential scheme in Leith.
Ferguson Planning Ltd is celebrating its 10th anniversary and continued growth as an independent planning and development consultancy. As it enters its tenth year in business, the firm’s loyal client base and planning approvals on both large and small projects across Scotland and the UK have e
Melville Housing Association is to invest £1.65 million in improvements to tenants’ homes throughout Midlothian over the next 12 months. Investment in the new financial year, funded entirely from rental income, will see the replacement of 245 central heating systems, bathrooms and kitche
SHARE and WISH hosted a reception at Radisson Red in Glasgow on Wednesday 8th March to mark International Women’s Day 2023. Sponsored by Kingdom Housing Association, the event welcomed Divisional Commander Carol McGuire, Chief Superintendent in Dumfries & Galloway, to talk about her experi
Cala Homes has launched a major initiative set to expand support for the local communities in which it builds. The Community Pledge is a UK-wide initiative across Cala Group and will see bespoke programmes of activity created for each Cala development, including multiple new communities across Scotl
Organisations share £9.7m to support people through energy crisis and boost carbon reduction initiatives
The Ofgem Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme has awarded £9.7 million in grants to 33 organisations across England, Scotland and Wales in its latest funding round.
Leader of the City of Edinburgh Council Cammy Day visited the Oxgangs Neighbourhood Centre (ONC) to promote the Household Hardship Fund (HHF) yesterday. The £2.5 million fund is provided by the National Lottery Community Fund and the Scottish Government and administered by the Corra Foundation
As councillors in Glasgow considered an Action Plan to drive the repurposing of city centre properties, the local authority has called for more powers to allow this activity to take place more easily and quickly. According to the council, such repurposing - from retail and commercial uses to re