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The Scottish Government has been urged to "back words with action" and reverse the "hammer-blow" £196 million affordable housebuilding cut after it declared that Scotland was in the midst of a housing emergency. Cabinet secretary for social justice Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP revealed yesterda

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The Scottish Government is set to declare a national housing emergency later today. Social justice secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville will use a Holyrood debate this afternoon on Scottish Labour’s motion on the housing crisis to make the announcement.

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The City of Edinburgh Council has said it does not expect to approve any new affordable homes for at least the next year after a cut to the Scottish Government’s housing budget left the local authority with £11 million worse off.

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Paul Lawrence has been recommended for appointment as the new chief executive of the City of Edinburgh Council. Following a competitive selection process, overseen by a cross-party panel of senior councillors, a final decision will be taken on the appointment at Thursday’s meeting of Full Coun

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The City of Edinburgh Council has invited applications for community-focused projects to receive a grant of up to £5,000. The council set up Community Grant Funds in 2007 to kickstart projects that benefit local communities. It is part of the council’s ongoing commitment to empoweri

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A large-scale fire involving a high-rise building in the Bonnington area of Edinburgh has been extinguished. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) received the call at 4.10am in the early hours of Thursday 14 March following reports of a fire within a flat on Breadalbane Street.

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Thirteen projects were awarded grants totalling £52,624 at an awards ceremony for the £eith Chooses programme at Leith Community Centre last week.

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