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
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
Work has begun on a new development of 525 new homes which will see the expansion of the East Lothian seaside town of Dunbar. Places for People and Castle Rock Edinvar are working in partnership with East Lothian Council and Mansell Homes to build 131 affordable homes as part of the development at H
An area of land within Musselburgh which has been identified in East Lothian Council’s Local Development Plan will provide the location for much needed family homes, under new proposals by CALA Homes. The housebuilder will be lodging initial proposals with the local authority to create an extensio
Gary Higgins of Lothian Electrical and Data Solutions A rallying call has been issued for local businesses to grab themselves a role on a new affordable housing development, which is the first of its kind in East Lothian.
East Lothian Council has given cross-party agreement for the establishment of a new commission to gather evidence about poverty concerns across county. The aim of the East Lothian Poverty Commission will be to bring together partners, communities and individuals to gather evidence to help tackle the
East Lothian Council has concluded a legal agreement worth £8.3 million to purchase 71 flats and houses on two sites at Hallhill, Dunbar from Mansell Homes (part of the Balfour Beatty group). The houses, which will become part of the council’s housing stock, will be built by local firm Hart Build
East Lothian Council has evicted a Musselburgh tenant following a period of persistent anti social behaviour which caused considerable distress to neighbours. An application was made by the council to Edinburgh Sheriff Court after repeated incidents of excessive noise, large numbers of visitors caus