Clackmannanshire Council must take “urgent and decisive action” to sort out its financial problems as it faces making savings of £29 million over the next three years, the Accounts Commission has warned today. In a new report, the local authority watchdog highlights “serious concerns” about
(from left) Awards host Grant Stott, housing spokesperson Councillor Craig Holden, Jennifer Queripel, Provost Tina Murphy and ALACHO vice chair John Mills Clackmannanshire Council’s housing operations manager, Jennifer Queripel, has been chosen by the Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland as the
Clackmannanshire Council leader Les Sharp Plans to bring forward housing development sites in Clackmannanshire are among a list of potential projects for the proposed Stirling & Clackmannanshire City Deal, the council has revealed.
(from left) Clackmannanshire Council leader, Councillor Les Sharp with new tenants Kenny Wilson & Lynn Syme being welcomed to their new home by Bill Banks, Kingdom Group CEO Kingdom Housing Association has completed 69 houses across Clackmannanshire in the last 18 months and is poised to deliver
Ambitious plans to help regenerate Clackmannan took a step forward last week when new actions to deliver new affordable housing, community enterprise facilities, streetscape improvements and the relocation of a local business to new premises were agreed by the local authority. Funding of over £5 mi
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.
Clackmannanshire residents have taken part in local events to prioritise the projects they want to receive their share of the £100,000 funding from the local authority’s Community Matters Fund. To ensure Community Matters reached the heart of the community, community councils organised nine local
Clackmannanshire Council’s Home Energy Advice Team (Clacks HEAT) has helped deliver over £1 million in energy savings for local residents. By providing advice and support to tackle high energy costs and fuel debt, the team have assisted vulnerable families to live in more efficient homes which ar
Three towns in Clackmannanshire have benefitted from a multi-million pound venture aimed at reducing fuel poverty across Scotland. External wall insulation has been installed in 114 mixed tenure homes, including 48 Clackmannanshire Council, properties in Alva, Coalsnaughton and Tullibody.
Residents in Clackmannanshire have benefitted from the highest number of affordable housing completions since 1997, a report to the council has revealed, and more units could be in the pipeline. The Clackmannanshire report revealed that since 2012 a total of around 370 houses have been, or are being
Clackmannanshire Council has agreed to extend its partnership with the Citizens Advice Bureau in light of the impact of welfare reform on local residents. Councillors agreed to transfer £17,000 from the Housing Revenue Account to CAB to allow it to expand the services it offers to council tenants e
Work is underway on the construction of 16 new flats on the site of a former derelict warehouse in Alloa. The £2.4 million project is the latest development by Kingdom Housing Association in Clackmannanshire and images of the new affordable flats, that will be available for Mid Market Rent (MMR), h
Clackmannanshire Council has welcomed new figures which show that its tenants are more satisfied with the overall service they receive than tenants of any other local authority in Scotland. Statistics released by the Scottish Housing Regulator found that more than nine out of ten tenants randomly sa
Homeowners across most of Central Scotland are being encouraged to make alterations to their homes to ensure it continues to meet future needs, as Inverclyde, West Dunbartonshire and Clackmannanshire join 12 other local authorities in supporting the Scottish Government’s Help to Adapt scheme. Help
Happy tenants have been welcomed to their new homes at James Pollock Court, Tillicoultry which have been developed as part of a partnership between Clackmannanshire Council and Kingdom Housing Association. The development of 21 affordable homes is a mix of 1 and 2 bedroom homes and the majority have