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Blog: Scotland’s household estimates: are we building to last?

By James Battye at Shelter Scotland

Published 16 July 2015

Edinburgh takes first steps towards health and social care integration

The first official step towards a jointly led health and social care service will take place on Friday when the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board meets for the first time.

Published 16 July 2015

Old Glasgow college site could be used for new homes

Around 75 flats could be built at the site of a fire-ravaged college in the West End of Glasgow, according to reports.

Published 16 July 2015

Flats plan for vacant Aberdeen office block

An Aberdeen city square could be home to up to 13 new apartments under plans tabled for a former office block.

Published 16 July 2015

One in five people in their sixties ‘future proofing’ their homes

A fifth of people aged 60-69 are making adaptations to their homes to make them suitable for their needs as they age, new research has revealed.

Published 16 July 2015

CCG digs deep for community project

Contractors CCG, who are building new homes for River Clyde Homes in Port Glasgow, have donated a rotary cutter to a local community project.

Published 16 July 2015

Nearly two-thirds of children in poverty ‘live in working families’

Almost two-thirds of children in poverty are living with parents who work, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found.

Published 16 July 2015

Royal seal of approval for Coatbridge homes

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal officially opened a new £1.6 million council housing development in Coatbridge yesterday.

Published 16 July 2015

Aberdeen homeless service saved after donations appeal

A vital service provided by Aberdeen Cyrenians has received a much-needed funding boost, allowing the charity to extend its service provision.

Published 16 July 2015

England: Housing association workers to strike over pay dispute

Staff at a housing association in Stoke are to undertake industrial action over a dispute over cuts to pay and work conditions.

Published 16 July 2015

Continued increase in number of Scottish households

The number of households in Scotland has continued to increase, according to figures based on a publication released by National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Published 15 July 2015

New homes planned for two Dundee sites

Plans have been lodged for almost 60 new homes across two sites in Dundee.

Published 15 July 2015

Plans drawn up for 46 Aberdeen student apartments

SHC Developments LLP has unveiled plans for a new student accommodation complex in Aberdeen.

Published 15 July 2015

Keepmoat wins £17.5m Aberdeen tower block contract

Work to refurbish seven multi-storey tower blocks in Aberdeen is to start within weeks after Keepmoat was appointed to the £17.5 million project.

Published 15 July 2015

Blog: Taking stock

The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership recently released its annual report for the financial year just passed.  There are a few headlines form the report that we are particularly excited about, writes Kristen Hubert at Shelter Scotland.

Published 15 July 2015