East Lothian Council is making progress in housing three families initially in its response to the Afghan resettlement scheme. The council's cabinet met remotely yesterday to provide an update in relation to provisions being made to the earlier commitment to participate in the Afghan Relocation Assi
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A resident survey has been launched to gauge views on services and quality of life in East Lothian.
Community groups across East Lothian can apply for grant funding to tackle inequalities from next week. East Lothian Council's One Council Partnership Fund is an annual revenue grant which can help cover the running costs and volunteer expenses for community projects, charities and third s
East Lothian Council’s Planning Committee approved plans for three housing developments this week including an application by East Lothian Housing Association for 27 flats for social rent in Dunbar. The application, which is on the former garden ground at the St Andrews Centre on Bayswell Road
A consultation on East Lothian Council's Draft Poverty Plan 2021-2023 has opened online following the approval of the document in June. The draft Plan has been drawn up by a multi-agency group including representatives from key council services, NHS Lothian and community and voluntary groups. It is
East Lothian Council’s draft accounts for financial year 2020/21 and overall financial position at the end of the financial year (period to 31 March) were discussed at a council meeting last Tuesday. The draft financial position set out at the end of March 2021, reflects additional COVID
East Lothian Council has agreed to its response to a Scottish Government consultation on establishing minimum housing land requirements for inclusion in National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4). The council has agreed that an "infrastructure first" approach to future development is required.
East Lothian Council has published a Draft 2021-2023 Poverty Plan and will be inviting views in a consultation to last for 12 weeks. The Draft plan and consultation was approved at a meeting of East Lothian Council on 22 June 2021 (item 5). A final draft of the Plan will be brought back to a subsequ
A joint project between Women's Aid East & Midlothian (WAEML), East Lothian Housing Association (ELHA) and East Lothian Council has received a two-year grant from the Scottish Government's Third Sector Homelessness Fund. The funding will create East Lothian’s very first Housing First
East Lothian Council’s Cabinet has agreed allocations targets for council houses for the next year.
Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has submitted an Approval of Matters specified in Conditions (AMC) application to East Lothian Council for the provision of a further development of new homes on land at Futures Way in Wallyford, East Lothian.
One of Scotland’s largest residential developments will soon be offering much-needed new affordable housing for residents in East Lothian. Cruden Homes will start on site this month at Blindwells, where it will deliver 60 new affordable homes on behalf of East Lothian Council, following the la
East Lothian Council has appointed Wendy McGuire as its new head of housing. Ms McGuire is currently East Lothian Council's service manager for housing strategy and development.
A group of veterans have moved into brand new properties specially created for Armed Forces personnel at Osborne Terrace in Cockenzie, East Lothian. The site is the former East Lothian Council Groundcare depot, which now provides a two-storey flatted block, with six two-bedroom flats including three
East Lothian Council has announced that council tax will be frozen in the year ahead as it approved its budget for 2021/22. Further investment has been earmarked by the council for Education and Children’s Services – including additional support for learning – and Health and Social