Helping almost 10,500 vulnerable people through a crisis telephone line, delivering 1,128 food boxes and providing childcare for 502 youngsters are among the wide range of actions to help locals taken by Aberdeen City Council since the coronavirus lockdown began. Supporting communities and the most
The campaign from Living Rent for registered social landlords (RSLs) to be legally mandated to maintain communal hygiene during the coronavirus crisis has gained a high-level signatory ahead of their demands being submitted to the Scottish Government this week.
A new agreement has been reached by the Association for Decentralised Energy and Heat Network suppliers to protect their customers during the COVID-19 crisis as a new survey found household monthly energy costs are set to increase by an average of £32 because of increased fuel use during lockd
Greater flexibility and a rural focus in the planning system is required if rural communities are to thrive in the future as the lasting impact of the coronavirus pandemic takes it toll, according to Scottish Land & Estates (SLE).
Andrew Fyfe argues that retirement villages are set up in such a way that helps to insulate and protect in the case of a pandemic. According to figures published by the National Records of Scotland 338 of the 656 deaths recorded between 20 and 26 April were in care homes. Care homes are current
Aberdeenshire councillors have been urged to prepare for significant changes to the local authority's financial plans, given the impact of responding to the coronavirus pandemic. The full Aberdeenshire Council met remotely last Thursday to consider business items, with an agenda dominate
Staff at Wheatley Group have been praised for their “herculean” efforts in supporting the people they work for to combat the impact of the coronavirus crisis. Tributes have been paid by both the chair of Wheatley Group and a senior union official, who said UNISON members had made a &ldqu