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Fife Council has reassured its tenants that cladding on its high-rise buildings is safe after an investigation found that some buildings do not meet the recommendations of Scottish Government fire safety experts. A working group appointed by the government in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy in June

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New Gorbals Housing Association has thanked the emergency services for a "prompt and professional" response to a high-rise fire in Glasgow yesterday morning. The fire began in a kitchen in a top floor property at 12 Commercial Court and made national newspaper headlines as it fell on the anniversary

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Vigils are set to take place across Scotland this week to commemorate a year since the Grenfell Tower fire in which 72 people died. Silent walks are taking place in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee on Thursday 14 June to coincide with the silent walk in London, which is expected to attract over a thou

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Image by Brandon Leon – Flickr: Day 25: Fire Sprinkler, CC BY-SA 2.0 Proposals for mandatory fire sprinklers in new-build social housing have been met with overwhelming public support, Scottish Labour has revealed.

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Image of the Grenfell Tower fire courtesy of Natalie Oxford via Twitter A review into UK building regulations in the wake of last year’s Grenfell Tower fire has highlighted the benefit of the pre-emptive system in Scotland, though ministers have vowed to ensure its recommendations are considered n

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David Bookbinder The benefits and costs of installing sprinklers in social housing need to be weighed against the many other pressures on the rents tenants pay, according to the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF).

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An MSP is proposing to bring forward legislation to make the installation of sprinklers mandatory in all new-build social housing. David Stewart, a Labour MSP for the Highlands and Islands, is bringing in a member’s bill which would place a duty on local authorities and Registered Social Landlords

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