Work has begun on a new development of 525 new homes which will see the expansion of the East Lothian seaside town of Dunbar. Places for People and Castle Rock Edinvar are working in partnership with East Lothian Council and Mansell Homes to build 131 affordable homes as part of the development at H
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An area of land within Musselburgh which has been identified in East Lothian Council’s Local Development Plan will provide the location for much needed family homes, under new proposals by CALA Homes. The housebuilder will be lodging initial proposals with the local authority to create an extensio
Gary Higgins of Lothian Electrical and Data Solutions A rallying call has been issued for local businesses to grab themselves a role on a new affordable housing development, which is the first of its kind in East Lothian.
East Lothian Council has given cross-party agreement for the establishment of a new commission to gather evidence about poverty concerns across county. The aim of the East Lothian Poverty Commission will be to bring together partners, communities and individuals to gather evidence to help tackle the
Alex Neil launches the LAR Housing Trust in Musselburgh A new investment vehicle has been launched that will provide up to 1,000 affordable homes for rent across Scotland.
East Lothian Council has concluded a legal agreement worth £8.3 million to purchase 71 flats and houses on two sites at Hallhill, Dunbar from Mansell Homes (part of the Balfour Beatty group). The houses, which will become part of the council’s housing stock, will be built by local firm Hart Build
East Lothian Council has evicted a Musselburgh tenant following a period of persistent anti social behaviour which caused considerable distress to neighbours. An application was made by the council to Edinburgh Sheriff Court after repeated incidents of excessive noise, large numbers of visitors caus
East Lothian Council’s new £1.8 million development of 16 flats in Dunbar have been officially opened by housing and environment spokesperson Councillor Norman Hampshire. The Rotary Court development was built by local firm Hart Builders under a contract to purchase the completed houses worth. Me
Andrew Burns Business leaders throughout Edinburgh and the South East of Scotland are being urged to pledge their support for a proposal designed to accelerate growth in the region.
East Lothian Council has pledged its support for a campaign calling for reform of the private rented sector. The council joins local authorities in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee by signing up to support Shelter Scotland’s Make Renting Right campaign which aims to make Scotland’s growing private
East Lothian Council has approved a £10 million housing modernisation plan. A total of £10.15m has been allocated to spend on the modernisation of existing council housing stock the refurbishment of properties acquired via the open market and improving energy efficiency.
Cala Homes has been given planning permission for a development of 376 new homes at Letham Mains on the west side of Haddington in East Lothian. New homes on the 21 hectare site will include 167 detached houses, 30 semi-detached properties, 46 terraced homes, 14 town houses and 119 flats.
East Lothian Council has evicted a tenant for breaching his tenancy agreement after being convicted of being in possession, and supplying drugs at his property in Hardgate, Haddington. The tenant was convicted for ‘being concerned with the supply of drugs’ in 2014 resulting in a five month custo
East Lothian Council has agreed to contribute almost £75,000 towards a project that could bring around £1 billion into the economy of the Lothians. The Edinburgh City Region (ECR) Deal is a joint project between East Lothian Council, Edinburgh, Fife, Midlothian, Scottish Borders and West Lothian C