Dr Graham Sharp, chair of the Accounts Commission East Lothian Council has improved significantly but faces big challenges with a rising population, according to the local authority watchdog.
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A typical home by Taylor Wimpey Property developer Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has secured planning permission for more than 100 new homes in East Lothian.
A planning application for 68 homes at Dunbar has been given the green light by East Lothian Council. Councillors on the local authority’s planning committee heard that the site south of Dunbar’s Brodie Road had previously been earmarked for a hotel, but this had been provided elsewhere in the t
East Lothian Council can now proceed with providing land for more than 10,000 new homes after the East Lothian Local Development Plan 2018 (ELLDP 2018) was approved by the Scottish Government. The ELLDP 2018 will be used by the council to help determine all planning applications which are put forwar
Housing minister Kevin Stewart (left) and LAR chair Andrew Robertson Housing minister Kevin Stewart MSP has officially opened LAR Housing Trust’s first ever design and build development.
The first phase of a major expansion of an East Lothian village has taken shape and residents are delighted with their spacious new homes. Dunedin Canmore’s 44 energy-efficient houses in Wallyford are part of a wider regeneration project which will see almost 1500 new homes, new primary and second
Pictured (l-r): Biddy Kelly, Fresh Start; Tom Logan, Recycling First; Heather Zajac, SCHA Scottish Churches Housing Action (SCHA), in association with Recycling First, Fresh Start and East Lothian Council, has launched a new venture to provide starter packs to people who become or are at risk of hom
CCG Asset Management has been directly awarded the next phase of East Lothian Council’s planned maintenance programme following on from a successful contract in 2017. Works consisting of kitchen and bathroom replacements, rewiring, window and door replacements and interior decoration were undertak
East Lothian Council has agreed its intention to adopt the East Lothian Local Development Plan 2018 (ELLDP 2018) following modifications recommended by the Scottish Government. The council said its ambitious plan will deliver land for affordable and private housing and for employment uses. The plan
A blueprint for potential development across East Lothian has taken a further step towards completion. The Local Development Plan will be used by East Lothian Council to inform the determination of all planning applications submitted in the county over the next 10 years. It sets out where certain ty
A significant package of capital investment in council housing totalling more than £150 million is set to be delivered by East Lothian Council over the next five years. Almost £93m will be spent on new affordable council housing in addition to almost £60m on the modernisation of existing properti
A public consultation has been launched over East Lothian Council's Draft Local Housing Strategy. The document sets out the council's strategy, priorities and plans for the delivery of housing and related services across the region until 2023.
(from left) Kevin Reid, managing director of The Cruden Group; housing minister Kevin Stewart and LAR chair Andrew Robertson The chair of a housing charity is hailing the start of construction at an East Lothian site as an important milestone for the organisation.
A key plan aimed at continuing East Lothian Council's success at tackling homelessness throughout the region has been approved by councillors. Presented to the meeting of the cabinet this week, the Homelessness Action Plan outlines a wide range of measures that will allow the council to build on its
Work has commenced on the second phase of a planned maintenance project by East Lothian Council. CCG Asset Management is installing new kitchen and bathrooms, as well as heating, rewiring, and decoration to 19 properties throughout the East Lothian area.