East Lothian Council

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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

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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

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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

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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

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East Lothian Council members yesterday approved an amendment tabled by the Administration to freeze rent on council properties for the year 2021/22. Councillors also approved a capital budget of almost £30 million for 2021/22 for modernising existing council housing & investing in new coun

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East Lothian Council cabinet members have approved a decision for the council to buy a discounted home and change the tenure to mid-market rent to ensure the unit remained affordable. Since 2015, the council has secured a number of properties in new developments across East Lothian for low cost

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In accordance with East Lothian Council’s approved budget development framework, a draft budget proposal for 2021/22 has been presented by the ruling administration to the council's cabinet. At this point in time the expected grant settlement to the council from central government, which provi

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A year after East Lothian Council’s Climate Change Strategy 2020-2025 was launched, the first annual update was noted and approved at this week's cabinet meeting. The Climate Change Strategy sets out East Lothian Council’s commitment to tackling the Climate Emergency at a local level and

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In a report published this week, which details East Lothian Council’s progress in reducing its corporate carbon footprint, a reduction in the council’s carbon footprint of 2.5% to 14,630 tCO2e (tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent) was achieved in 2019/20, down from 15,007 tCO2e in 2018/1

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East Lothian Council colleagues were delighted to be part of this year’s East Lothian Tenants and Residents Panel (ELTRP) awards ceremony which, of course, had to be done a little differently. Instead of a traditional event, guests gathered on Zoom to hear about the achievements of the panel,

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