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Internet of Things technology installed at Maryhill Housing tower blocks

Three blocks of Glasgow flats have become some of the most technologically-advanced in Scotland following the completion of a public-private sector collaborative project undertaken by partners including Maryhill Housing.

Published 10 September 2019

Highland Council approves senior executive leadership team appointments

Highland Council has announced two further appointments to new posts of executive chief officer (ECO) as part of the local authority’s redesign.

Published 10 September 2019

Inverness landlords to receive dispute management training

Landlords in Inverness can sign-up for free training into managing tenancy deposits and disputes.

Published 10 September 2019

Holyrood committee to investigate unclaimed benefits

An inquiry has been launched by Holyrood’s social security committee as estimates suggest a huge number of benefits remain unclaimed by those eligible for them.

Published 10 September 2019

Dundee mill transformation to expand to include premises of liquidated business

The company behind the £3.5 million renovation of one of Dundee’s historic jute mills is to expand its proposals after it acquired the adjacent building.

Published 10 September 2019

Traffic concerns lead councillors to refuse Thornliebank housing plan

Councillors have rejected plans to provide 165 homes in Thornliebank due to road safety concerns.

Published 10 September 2019

In Pictures: Apprentice offered job after completing Wheatley employability programme

Advance Construction Scotland (ACS) has offered full-time employment to Declan Martin after he participating in an employability programme run by Wheatley Group.

Published 10 September 2019

Big Issue vendors to accept contactless payments

Sellers of The Big Issue across the UK will now have access to cashless technology in a bid to boost sales.

Published 10 September 2019

Caitlin McCorry named new chairperson for Port of Leith Housing Association

Port of Leith Housing Association has appointed current vice-chair Caitlin McCorry as its new chairperson.

Published 9 September 2019

Unsuitable temporary accommodation legislation to cover people facing homelessness

The Scottish Government is to extend a seven-day limit on unsuitable temporary accommodation to protect people at risk of homelessness.

Published 9 September 2019

Cumbernauld housing project receives planning permission

Collective Architecture has gained planning permission on behalf of Sanctuary Homes for the delivery of 133 new affordable homes in Cumbernauld.

Published 9 September 2019

New ‘state of the art’ flats in Galashiels to address needs of growing elderly population

Eildon Housing has unveiled plans to build up to three Extra Care developments over the next five years with the first starting on site next week at Langhaugh in Galashiels.

Published 9 September 2019

Provost marks start of construction of 27 affordable homes in Crieff

Perth and Kinross Provost Dennis Melloy ‘cut the turf’ last week to mark the start of works on a £4 million development which will bring 27 energy-efficient affordable modern homes to Crieff.

Published 9 September 2019

Scottish sports team sought by Home Group to sponsor

Home Group has delivered a call to Scottish sports teams to apply for sponsorship.

Published 9 September 2019

Regulator begins countdown to new Annual Assurance Statements

The Scottish Housing Regulator has started the countdown for each social landlord to submit its first Annual Assurance Statement.

Published 9 September 2019