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Glasgow youngsters show off their sporting talents at Legacy Games

Almost 1000 schoolkids from Glasgow’s East End were going for gold at this year’s FARE Legacy Games.

Published 1 June 2016

Cube helps West Dunbartonshire schoolkids expand their horizons

Cube Housing Association helped young people in West Dunbartonshire come together to celebrate citizenship and prepare for moving to a new school.

Published 1 June 2016

Scottish Government urged to deliver on Warm Homes Act promise

A Warm Homes Act that helps deliver clean, affordable heat to homes must be a priority for the new Scottish Government, according to a group from the third, renewable and academic sectors.

Published 31 May 2016

Call for rent controls by Scottish nurses priced out of homes near hospitals

A union of nurses is calling for action to help NHS staff in Scotland find accommodation in the areas they provide hospital care, and to reduce damage to public health caused by poor housing.

Published 31 May 2016

Proposed South East Ayr community development moves forward

The development of a multi-million pound, mixed use, sustainable new community at Corton has taken a step forward with the granting of detailed planning permissions by South Ayrshire Council for key elements of the project.

Published 31 May 2016

Plans approved for 139 homes in Edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh Council has given planning permission for 139 flats to be constructed on brownfield land in the city.

Published 31 May 2016

Common Housing Register pilot to be launched in Glasgow

A Common Housing Register (CHR) for Glasgow could be introduced to make it easier for people to find a rented home in the city.

Published 31 May 2016

Berwickshire Housing Association raises over £500 at Summer Fete

Berwickshire Housing Association’s Boston Court sheltered housing complex in Duns raised £561.95 at a Summer Fete which took place on Saturday.

Published 31 May 2016

Finance Secretary urged to look again at impact of LBTT rates

The Scottish Conservatives will today warn that if new Finance Secretary Keith Brown wants “a quick win” he needs to look again at the impact of Lands and Buildings Transactions Tax (LBTT) rates on the housing market.

Published 31 May 2016

Number of UK landlords rises to 1.75 million

The number of private sector landlords in the UK rose by 7 per cent in 2013-14 to reach 1.75 million, according to new data.

Published 31 May 2016

Regulator renews its commitment to involving tenants and service users

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published its new plans for continuing to involve tenants and service users in its work.

Published 30 May 2016

Link completes Port Glasgow affordable homes

Link Group Ltd’s new affordable housing development at Lower Mary Street, Port Glasgow has been officially opened by Inverclyde Council’s vice convener for education and communities, Councillor James McColgan.

Published 30 May 2016

£35m regeneration programme brings ‘people power’ to Aberdeen

A new £35 million regeneration project devised by residents is to transform one of Aberdeen’s most deprived areas.

Published 30 May 2016

Work starts on new council homes in West Lothian

Housing developer Lovell has started work to develop five new homes in Philpstun, West Lothian.

Published 30 May 2016

House prices soar in Scotland’s seaside towns

The average house price in Scotland's seaside towns has grown by £348 per month since 2005, according to new data.

Published 30 May 2016