East Lothian Council has given the green light to a number of planning applications which could deliver more than 950 homes in total. Planning permission in principle has been granted for a residential development at Windygoul South, Tranent, including open space, a sports pitch and space for the ex
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Work to deliver 800 new homes and a new primary school at one of the gateways into Haddington is well under way with a number of developers on site at various stages of construction.
East Lothian Council’s Local Development Plan (LDP) has been commended at a prestigious planning industry awards ceremony. The LDP had been shortlisted as a finalist in the category for Excellence in Plan Making Practice at the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellenc
Novus Property Solutions has been appointed to a £500,000 framework for East Lothian Council which will see the contractor complete medical adaptions work in homes for vulnerable residents. The five-year agreement includes modifying bathrooms with works covering minor replacements as well as f
Housing charity LAR has spoken of its disappointment that after a planning application for affordable homes was rejected by East Lothian Council. A bid to deliver four houses and 22 flats on an empty site in Prestonpans was refused by members of the local authority’s planning committee.
East Lothian Council has been awarded funding of £307,000 to develop an innovative Peer Flatmate Scheme aimed at improving options for care-experienced young people by pairing them up with local students for peer support. The young people will share accommodation with the students giving them
East Lothian Council has taken legal action against two of its tenants following a number of noise complaints. An Antisocial Behaviour Order (ASBO) has been granted against Vivienne Stewart of Stoneybank Gardens South, Musselburgh following an application to Edinburgh Sheriff Court by the council.
East Lothian Council has approved plans for 1,500 new homes as part of a new development in Musselburgh. Planning permission in principle was granted yesterday for the mixed-use development at Old Craighall which will also include a primary school, business space, community facilities and public par
A new housing allocations policy has been agreed by East Lothian Council after a full consultation showed significant majority support for each of the proposed changes to the existing policy. Key aspects of the revised policy include an increase in the level of overcrowding points awarded when there
East Lothian councillors have agreed to spend more than £171 million over the next five years on building new council housing and modernising existing stock. Over £95m has been earmarked for building new council homes with almost £60m to be invested in modernisation of existing cou
Council tax and housing rents in East Lothian are set to increase after the local authority’s 2019/20 budget plans were approved by elected members. As well as increasing council tax by 4.79%, East Lothian Council agreed further rises of 3% annually in the following two years and a 5% increase
East Lothian Council’s Local Development Plan (LDP) has been nominated for a prestigious planning industry award. The LDP has been shortlisted as a finalist in the category for Excellence in Plan Making at the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence 2019.
East Lothian Council is requesting £7 million from the Scottish Government in a bid to address significant homelessness challenges across the county. A report was approved by Cabinet members yesterday which set out plans for a ‘rapid rehousing’ approach to transform the use of temp
The public are being invited to view latest proposals by Hallhill Developments Limited for a residential and recreational development at Hallhill in Dunbar. Since commencing in 1999, the Hallhill landholding has delivered around 1,000 houses with approximately 300 currently under development.
Dunbar Primary School pupils and Morgyn Conn and Frazer Lamb mark the beginning of the construction of 50 affordable homes at Hallhill Work will start today on fifty affordable rented homes in Dunbar that will be built without any government subsidy thanks to a unique finance model developed by East