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Berwickshire Housing Association apprentice completes SFHA challenge

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) modern apprentice Kathryn Taylor has successfully completed this year’s Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) Apprentice Challenge.

Published 14 July 2015

South Lanarkshire Council helps cut tenants’ fuel bills

Council tenants in South Lanarkshire will save a total of more than £370,000 on fuel bills thanks to improvements done to their homes.

Published 14 July 2015

Charity fundraisers to face tighter regulations

The UK government has introduced an amendment to the Charities Bill which will tighten rules on how professional fundraisers approach vulnerable people.

Published 14 July 2015

Wheatley Group appoints economist and public finance expert to board

Business economist and public finance expert Jo Armstrong has been appointed to the board of Wheatley Group.

Published 13 July 2015

Double celebration for Scottish Borders Housing Association staff

Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) has been awarded Investors in People accreditation as held an awards ceremony to recognise the hard work of its staff.

Published 13 July 2015

‘Excellent’ rating for North Ayrshire temporary furnished housing support service

A housing support service in North Ayrshire has been given top marks in an inspection by the Care Inspectorate.

Published 13 July 2015

Urban projects among 23 to receive community renewables funding

Communities around Scotland from inner city Glasgow to western Harris are set to benefit from £500,000 in funding for demonstrator projects designed to encourage the use and local ownership of renewable energy.

Published 13 July 2015

Tenants benefitting from Cube’s ‘Here to Help’ campaign

Cube Housing Association’s drive to improve services by visiting all of its tenants is already bringing in results.

Published 13 July 2015

Public too embarrassed to ask for electrician’s credentials

The safety of people and property is being put at risk because 18 million of us feel too embarrassed to ask if an electrician is registered, according to research by Electrical Safety First.

Published 13 July 2015

Bield residents get glammed up at new pamper room

Residents at a Fife care home are looking pretty as a picture after being treated to a summer make over courtesy of a local beautician.

Published 13 July 2015

BBQ, baking and business at Hillcrest HQ

Almost 100 representatives from Dundee businesses gathered at the Hillcrest Group’s HQ last week to attend a Dundee and Angus Chamber member’s networking event.

Published 13 July 2015

Bield launches appeal for volunteers in Glasgow

Bield is highlighting the important role that volunteers can play in assisting older people to enjoy happy and fulfilled lives.

Published 13 July 2015

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Published 13 July 2015

New powers to assist Govanhill rogue landlord crackdown

Glasgow City Council will ask the Scottish Government to designate four blocks in Govanhill as part of an Enhanced Enforcement Area (EEA) in an effort to clamp down on rogue landlords.

Published 10 July 2015

Macintosh makes housing centre of Labour leadership bid

Scottish Labour leadership contender Ken Macintosh has said the party would make housing a priority under his leadership.

Published 10 July 2015