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Persimmon in strong position to continue growth

Housebuilder Persimmon has reported an 8 per cent increase in forward sales revenue to date this year with the average selling price up 5.8 per cent to circa £220,000.

Published 15 April 2016

Foodbank use ‘at a record high’ in Scotland

The use of foodbanks in Scotland remains at record levels, figures published by The Trussell Trust have revealed.

Published 15 April 2016

East Lothian Council tenant evicted for drug offences

East Lothian Council has evicted a tenant from a property in Haddington following a catalogue of antisocial behaviour offences.

Published 15 April 2016

New chief executive appointment at Muirhouse

Muirhouse Housing Association has announced the appointment of Stevie McAvoy as its new chief executive.

Published 14 April 2016

Scottish Conservative manifesto includes £1bn housing energy efficiency spend

The Scottish Conservatives have set out plans to build 100,000 new homes across Scotland over the next five years.

Published 14 April 2016

Council blames homelessness legislation for temporary accommodation growth

A proposal to increase the number of properties used to provide temporary accommodation has been approved by East Lothian Council.

Published 14 April 2016

ng homes wins top environmental award

ng homes has been presented with a prestigious Local Environmental Quality Award in recognition of its efforts to improve the environment.

Published 14 April 2016

Plans to supply affordable heat to over 200 homes in Perth

An innovative renewable heating project which could help to reduce fuel poverty in the north of Perth is to be discussed by councillors next week.

Published 14 April 2016

Health campaigns ‘ignore root causes of poverty’

Campaigns to improve the health of poor people fail to make an impact because they ignore the fundamental causes of inequality, new research suggests.

Published 14 April 2016

Vote for Craigowl Communities

Craigowl Communities is looking for 30 seconds of your time to vote for the charity to win funding for one of its projects.

Published 14 April 2016

Bield volunteers welcome in Glasgow

Bield is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help reduce isolation and increase community involvement of tenants in Glasgow.

Published 14 April 2016

Scottish Greens pledge to build 12,000 affordable homes and end fuel poverty

The Scottish Greens have launched their 2016 election manifesto, vowing to build more homes, make rent fairer and end fuel poverty.

Published 13 April 2016

Partnership with Wheatley brings new services for Barony tenants

Barony Housing Association has joined Wheatley Group with tenants already benefiting from new and improved services.

Published 13 April 2016

Scotland’s first urban hydro scheme set to launch in Aberdeen

Over 100 homes in Aberdeen will soon be powered by Scotland’s first urban hydro energy scheme as the start date of construction was announced.

Published 13 April 2016

Scottish PRS rent rises ‘among the highest in Britain’

New tenants renting from private landlords in Scotland have been faced with the highest percentage rental increases in Britain outside London, according to a new survey.

Published 13 April 2016