Argyll And Bute Council

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Argyll and Bute Council has published new guidance to help with assessing applications for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) across the council area. The new, non-statutory guidance approved by the council's planning, protective services and licensing committee was put together following public co

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A total of 37 empty homes were brought back into use in Argyll and Bute from April through to December last year – exceeding Argyll and Bute Council’s annual target of 25. At a meeting of the council’s Community Services Committee yesterday, members also heard how there have been 6

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The Board of Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has approved a budget for 2019/20 which will see an investment of £15.8 million in the Association’s stock of 5,100 homes. The outlay is broken down into £9.6m of capital investment, £3.9m in reactive repairs and £

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Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has received a Secure by Design Award by Police Scotland for its new build development at Castle Wood Court in Helensburgh. The new build comprises 32 units at a construction value of just under £5 million. Funding has come from the Scottish Governme

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Argyll and Bute Council will address a budget gap of £7.9 million when it meets to set its budget on February 21. The local authority said the Scottish Government’s funding allocation to the council means in effect another 1.6% reduction in funding for core services in 2019/20. This foll

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Brendan O’Hara, MP for Argyll and Bute, has cut the first turf on the site of ten new homes in Garelochhead to launch Argyll Community Housing Association’s (ACHA’s) Passivhaus housing development. The Passivhaus standard builds homes to a very high standard of energy efficiency wh

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Representatives from Link, Argyll and Bute Council and West Highland Housing Association (WWHA) welcomed the minister for local government and housing for Scotland, Kevin Stewart, to a sod cutting event at Link’s Dunbeg development in Oban this week. The event marked the start of construction

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Councillor Donnie MacMillan BEM cut the turf to start Argyll Community Housing Association’s new build development in the village of Kilmartin in Mid Argyll. The development of four two bedroom semi-detached homes will be built by local firm MacLeod Construction of Lochgilphead and will take a

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Argyll and Bute Council has been awarded funding to help residents make energy efficiency improvements to their properties, such as external/internal wall insulation, underfloor insulation, cavity wall insulation and loft insulation. Residents in Argyll and Bute are being given the opportunity to ma

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Kelly Ferns receives her award from housing minister Kevin Stewart MSP Argyll and Bute Council's empty homes officer, Kelly Ferns, has been named Outstanding Individual at the Howdens Scottish Empty Homes Champions of the Year Awards for her commitment and dedication to empty homes work.

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Pupils from Strone Primary School receive a cheque for £1,000 for their outdoors project from ACHA Board member, Bruce Marshall, and chief executive, Alastair MacGregor A panel made up of staff from Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) and Argyll and Bute Council has completed an evaluation

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Glenn Campbell cuts the opening ribbon for Sealladh Loch Na Dala between two Islay whisky barrels with Kaylagh, granddaughter of new tenant Mrs Keogh Argyll Community Housing Association’s (ACHA) 350th new home was officially opened on Islay by BBC Scotland personality Glenn Campbell.

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Argyll and Bute Council’s housing services team brought a total of 55 empty homes back into use last year – double the annual target. The team’s successes were highlighted at last week’s community services committee meeting.

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Argyll and Bute Council has secured a grant worth around £1.6m to help make energy efficiency improvements in local homes. It will help residents install external/internal wall insulation, underfloor insulation, cavity wall insulation and loft insulation.

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