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Berwickshire Community Fund opens to support local projects

The Berwickshire Community Fund for 2021/2022 is now open with £57,260 available for local community projects.

Published 5 May 2021

Wellhouse names Robert Murray as new finance and corporate services manager

Wellhouse Housing Association has appointed Robert Murray as its new finance and corporate services manager.

Published 4 May 2021

Homes for Scotland secures political support for delivery of 25,000 homes a year

Industry body Homes for Scotland has secured significant political support for its own manifesto call for the delivery of at least 25,000 new homes each year.

Published 4 May 2021

CIH Scotland calls for significant investment to support the move to net zero emissions homes 

The Scottish Government must ensure the cost of its move to net zero emissions homes does not fall onto those with the lowest incomes, according to CIH Scotland.

Published 4 May 2021

Homeless Action Scotland calls for a minister for homelessness and housing

Having previously outlined the policy proposals Homeless Action Scotland believes should be adopted by the next Scottish Parliament, communications and engagement manager Garry Burns tackles each of those in detail, beginning with the introduction of a new homelessness and housing minister.

Published 4 May 2021

Architects launch net zero housebuilding strategy which will cut energy bills by 34%

A new housebuilding strategy that guarantees net zero carbon emissions for every new home, while reducing the cost of energy bills, has been launched by architects Anderson Bell + Christie (AB+C).

Published 4 May 2021

Catherine Hall: Scotland’s elections and the ever-growing importance of ‘home’

Ahead of this week's Scottish Parliament elections, new policy and practice officer at CIH Scotland Catherine Hall sets out why housing must remain at the heart of the political agenda.

Published 4 May 2021

Contractors begin work on delayed Hillcrest development in Dundee

George Martin Builders have taken over the building work at Hillcrest's delayed development on Dundee’s Seagate.

Published 4 May 2021

Aberdeen City Council housing staff threaten strike action

Several Aberdeen City Council staff are being balloted on strike action after an increase in housing arrears and homelessness in the north-east left many workers “at breaking point”.

Published 4 May 2021

Lar Housing Trust to convert disused flats in Edinburgh into specialist housing

Lar Housing Trust is refurbishing a disused block of flats in Edinburgh into specialist accommodation for people with Learning Disabilities and Autism.

Published 4 May 2021

Home Group named in top ten best workplaces for third year in a row

Home Group in Scotland has been ranked amongst the top ten best places to work in the UK, for the third year running.

Published 4 May 2021

Di Alexander: Extreme fuel poverty crisis in the Highland and Islands needs government action

Di Alexander, chairman of the Highlands & Islands Housing Associations Affordable Warmth Group and former chair of the Scottish Government’s Rural Fuel Poverty Task Force, details how extreme fuel poverty continues to affect far too many of Scotland's citizens.

Published 4 May 2021

Demolition work kicks off first phase of Knab redevelopment

Tulloch Developments is to begin the first phase of demolition work at the old Anderson High School site at the Knab in Lerwick.

Published 4 May 2021

Linstone Housing raises £5,000 for hospice in Kiltwalk

Linstone Housing has completed a tartan fundraising triumph for St Vincent’s Hospice in Renfrewshire after staff raised £5,000 to support the work of the hospice.

Published 4 May 2021

Wheatley Care's award-winning music collective Ensemble releases debut album

The first album from an award-winning music collective set up by Wheatley Group to support young people was released on Friday.

Published 4 May 2021