Almost £3 million of community partnership funding has been awarded to third sector and other community organisations in East Lothian for 2020/21.
East Lothian Council
East Lothian Council has approved a document which sets out design standards for new housing developments in the region, including ensuring developments are as close to carbon neutral as possible and take into account biodiversity and the environment.
East Lothian Council has granted detailed planning permission for the first of three affordable housing developments on the Windygoul site in Tranent.
Monica Patterson, chief executive of East Lothian Council, has thanked the region's resilient community groups for their ongoing support during the COVID-19 outbreak.
East Lothian Council approved its 2020/21 budget yesterday agreeing an increase in council tax of 4.84%. Willie Innes, council leader said that this year the council faced a funding shortfall of £4.4 million even after applying the maximum council tax increase.
Councillors in East Lothian have agreed to spend more than £174 million over the next five years on building new council housing and modernising existing stock.
A five-year strategy to tackle the climate crisis has been approved by East Lothian Council. The Climate Change Strategy 2020-2025 sets out the council’s commitment to tackling the climate emergency at a local level and sets out the vision and overall aims for a ‘Net Zero Council’
Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has secured detailed planning permission from East Lothian Council for the development of 69 new homes at St Clements Wells in Wallyford.
Monica Patterson has been named preferred candidate for the role of East Lothian Council’s new chief executive. Having spent most of her professional career in local government. Ms Patterson was head of housing services with North Lanarkshire Council before joining East Lothian Council in 2010
Blindwells has been approved as the name of East Lothian’s new settlement.
East Lothian Council is looking for help to choose a name for East Lothian's new town.
LAR Housing Trust’s bid to deliver affordable homes on a site in East Lothian will go ahead after a Scottish Government Reporter dismissed the local authority’s planning refusal. The housing charity’s proposal for four houses and 22 flats on an empty site in Prestonpans was refused
East Lothian Council has expressed concern that changing legislation and a gap in funding could hamper its efforts to tackle homelessness.
East Lothian Council has granted full permission for 150 new homes on a site at the southern side of Gullane.
Veterans Minister Graeme Day has visited a development for disabled veterans being built in East Lothian.