East Dunbartonshire Council

Watchdog ‘concerned’ as East Dunbartonshire Council transformation falls behind schedule

East Dunbartonshire Council needs to make “significant” improvements if it is to achieve £27.6 million in savings over the next three years, the Accounts Commission has warned.

Published 15 December 2016

Councils make progress towards sharing services agreement

Progress has been made on the principle of sharing services across East Dunbartonshire, Inverclyde and West Dunbartonshire Councils.

Published 10 October 2016

Planning board chair demands inquiry in greenbelt housing appeal

The Planning Board of East Dunbartonshire Council has reiterated its call for a planning inquiry to be held to determine an appeal against refused permission to build 140 homes on greenbelt near Torrance.

Published 5 May 2016

Ministers ‘call in’ rejected East Dunbartonshire housing scheme plans

A decision by East Dunbartonshire Council to reject a new housing development has been ‘called in’ by Scottish Ministers.

Published 12 April 2016

Council repairs go digital in East Dunbartonshire

Tenants requesting repairs to their homes are to benefit from new digital technology introduced by East Dunbartonshire Council.

Published 24 February 2016

East Dunbartonshire Council launches rent arrears advertising campaign

A council advertising campaign aimed at tackling the issue of rent arrears is underway in East Dunbartonshire.

Published 2 February 2016

East Dunbartonshire Council completes £3.5m energy-efficiency flats project

Work has been completed on a £3.5 million transformation project in East Dunbartonshire.

Published 18 January 2016

Plans rejected for 140 homes on East Dunbartonshire’s greenbelt

East Dunbartonshire Council has unanimously rejected plans to build 140 homes on greenbelt on the outskirts of the village of Torrance.

Published 22 December 2015

East Dunbartonshire Council house surveys bring good news

East Dunbartonshire Council has carried out its biggest ever survey of its houses to find out how many of the authority’s homes complied with Scottish Housing Quality Standards (SHQS).

Published 19 October 2015

East Dunbartonshire leading the way in tackling housing tenancy fraud

East Dunbartonshire Council is the only local authority in Scotland to have reported instances of housing tenancy fraud to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal and to have criminal proceedings instigated as a result of their investigations.

Published 16 September 2015

East Dunbartonshire Council ‘needs to save needs to save £23.3m in three years’

East Dunbartonshire Council risks the long-term sustainability of its services if it does not close the gap between the council’s ambitions and delivering these on the ground, the local government spending watchdog has warned.

Published 4 June 2015

Tenants praise new East Dunbartonshire mid market rent homes

Trust Housing Association and East Dunbartonshire Council’s new mid market rent development recently opened, and as responsible landlords, Trust and the council were keen to get some feedback from tenants.

Published 7 May 2015

Sun shines as Sean Batty opens mid market rent homes in Kirkintilloch

Special guest TV weatherman Sean Batty was on hand this week to officially open Trust Housing Association and East Dunbartonshire Council’s new mid market rent development at Southbank Road, Kirkintilloch.

Published 24 April 2015

Trust HA to open innovative development in Kirkintilloch

An affordable housing development in Kirkintilloch is to be opened by Trust Housing Association and East Dunbartonshire Council next week.

Published 13 April 2015