A 22 year old man has been banned for 24 months from disturbing his neighbours by acting in an anti-social manner in and around his Tranent flat. An Anti-Social Behaviour Order was (ASBO) was granted by Edinburgh Sherriff Court on March 2 against Lewis Williams of Northfield, Tranent, following an a
East Lothian Council
Willie Innes East Lothian Council has called for government action to help mitigate the impact of Universal Credit on people living in the county.
East Lothian Council yesterday agreed a budget which includes an £85 million housing investment as West Lothian Council became the fourth local authority to announce a voluntarily freeze of the basic rate of Council Tax.
Alison Johnstone Universal Credit has caused a 20 per cent rise in rent arrears from East Lothian Council tenants in just three months since it was introduced, a report has found.
(from left) Kevin Rooney partnerships projects manager Springfield Properties; Andrew Robertson LAR chairman; Ann Leslie LAR chief executive; Councillor Norman Hampshire Scottish housing charity LAR Housing Trust has concluded a deal to buy 19 properties in Macmerry, its third development in East Lo
The construction of 18 new houses and flats is set to begin in North Berwick after East Lothian Council approved the award of a £2.2 million contract. Eleven 3-bedroom houses; two 2-bedroomed houses, four 2-bedroom flats and a wheelchair accessible 2-bedroom bungalow will be built at Russell Walk b
(from left) Penny Turnbull – Dunedin Canmore Housing (development manager), David Kellock – North Berwick Trust (Trustee), Malcolm Baker – North Berwick Trust (Trustee), Kathryn Smith – North Berwick Trust (Trustee), Cllr Norman Hampshire – East Lothian Council and Gill Henry – Cruden Ho
Caitlin McCorry and Neil Stewart at the AGM At its 40th Annual General Meeting last week, Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has confirmed the appointed of its chair, vice chair and two new board members.
East Lothian Council has approved a plan which sets out how it will deliver over 10,000 new homes over the next 10 years. The finalised Proposed Local Development Plan (LDP), which was given the green light by councillors this week, sets out the council’s planning strategy, sites and policies to g
An interim Antisocial Behaviour Order (ASBO) has been granted against a resident following an application to Edinburgh Sheriff Court by East Lothian Council. Complaints about Scott Anderson’s behaviour in and around his East Linton flat date back to 2010. The court heard that Mr Anderson regularly
CALA Homes has submitted plans for a development of 36 homes in an East Lothian village. Following extensive engagement with local residents and the Dirleton Village Association, the developer has sought to design the site in a manner that respects the village setting, with a host of unique, tailore
East Lothian Council has evicted a tenant from a property in Haddington following a catalogue of antisocial behaviour offences. The tenant was removed from a property at Hardgate for breaching his tenancy agreement after he was convicted of a number of drug offences committed in and around his tenan
Norman Hampshire A proposal to increase the number of properties used to provide temporary accommodation has been approved by East Lothian Council.
Proposals have been put forward by Cruden Homes to deliver 105 homes at Aberlady. A Proposal of Application Notice (PAN) has been lodged with East Lothian Council signalling the intent to lodge a planning application following a period of community consultation for the proposed site lying to the wes
More than £112 million is to be invested in East Lothian Council’s housing modernisation programme over the next five years as well as an increase of new affordable housing across the county, it was announced this week. The local authority said a 5 per cent rise in council house rents will allow