Argyll And Bute Council

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Businesses and homes have been saved, and new jobs created in Campbeltown with the completion of an ambitious £350,000 buildings restoration project. Property owners and Argyll and Bute Council have worked together to secure funding and organise repairs that will keep 10-20 Longrow South home to a

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Pictured (l-r): James Lafferty (Project Officer Campbeltown THI), Shaheena Din (Shelter Scotland), Kelly Ferns (Empty Homes Officer) and Councillor Robin Currie An Argyll and Bute Council project to save an historic Campbeltown tenement from the brink of demolition has received a UK National Empty H

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Argyll and Bute Council is giving householders the opportunity to make their homes more energy efficient as a result of the Scottish Government’s Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland: Area Based Scheme (HEEPS: ABS). The council has been awarded a grant of £1,669,978 to help residents ma

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The award-winning renovation at 50-52 Main Street An Argyll and Bute Council project to save a semi-derelict and vacant tenement building in Campbeltown town centre from demolition and bring it back to life has won two awards in the National Empty Homes Awards 2017.

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Argyll and Bute Council is holding a housing advice surgery in Tarbert later this month to answer any questions people may have about social and private rented accommodation. During the surgery people will be able to apply for social housing through HOMEArgyll - the Common Housing Register which inc

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The number of homeless applications received by Argyll and Bute Council has fallen by 15% since 2012. Figures show that 47% of households given housing options advice at an early stage were assisted to remain in their current accommodation.

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Eleven more local authorities in Scotland have set their respective budgets for the upcoming year, four of which have opted for a voluntary freeze in Council Tax. Aberdeen City Council set its 2017/18 budget and outlined plans for the next phase of its transformation programme.

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Michael Russell MSP cuts the ribbon to open ACHA’s homes in Dunoon with new tenants Sammy Ritchie and Carol Black Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has just completed five new family homes at Victoria Park, Dunoon.

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A document which sets out Argyll and Bute Council’s shared vision and investment priorities for the area’s housing sector over the next five years has been submitted to the Scottish Government for ministerial approval. The Local Housing Strategy was developed in partnership with the Scottish Gov

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Plans have been approved to build a new social housing development in Oban. The application for six two-storey houses east of Hayfield brings the number of units on that site to 18, all of which are affordable - significantly more than the 25 per cent which is required in the council’s local devel

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Frances Snee, empty homes adviser at Shelter Scotland, visits Argyll to see the successful completion of an empty home renovation. I was lucky enough to go on a day trip across the water to Dunoon the other week. I’d been invited by Argyll and Bute’s Empty Homes Officer Kelly Ferns. Kelly was in

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