Highland Council

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Receiving their award from sponsors Northern gas heating are (2nd left) Steve Laurie, E.ON; Karen MacLean, the council’s energy advice officer & Omar Rickets, E.ON The Highland Council has won a national award for a project aimed at cutting the cost of heating Highland homes.

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South Lanarkshire Council has unveiled plans to double its house building programme to 1,000 new homes as it joined two other local authorities in Scotland to yesterday announce a voluntarily freeze of the basic rate of Council Tax. Inverclyde and Renfrewshire councils also confirmed that they would

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Highland Council Employee of the Year Gail Ward (centre) with council leader Margaret Davidson and awards host Norman MacLeod Housing policy officer Gail Ward has been named Employee of the Year by Highland Council for the care and compassion she has shown in welcoming Syrian refugees to the region

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Sixty new homes are set to be built in the Cairngorms National Park after three separate planning applications were given the go ahead for Grantown-on-Spey. The Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) approved an application from Seafield & Strathspey Estates for a development of 43 plots and

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An increase of housing and specialist support provision have been named by members of Highland Council’s Lochaber Committee among a set of strategic priorities to improve the health and wellbeing of local people. The Committee confirmed its commitment to working with partners to provide the mechan

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At the turf cutting ceremony on the new Kilbeg housing sites are (from left) Steven Gregg, Highland Small Communities Housing Trust; Cllr Audrey Sinclair, The Highland Council; Prof Boyd Robertson, principal, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig; John Swinney, deputy first minister; Angus MacDonald, James MacQueen Bu

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A Highland community has indentified affordable housing among a number of local strategic priorities for the area. Members of Highland Council’s Badenoch and Strathspey area committee have drawn up a list of priorities in order to ensure that local needs and issues are taken into account by the co

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Work has begun on a project to turn a former medical centre in Fort William into accommodation for rent. Highland Council is working with Lochaber Housing Association on the £1.6 million project involving the Belhaven Ward, which closed in 2013.

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The Alness community is set to benefit from a new homes boost after Albyn Housing Society took handover of the first phase of its new Dalmore development. Featuring a total of 37 homes including 10 for purchase via the LIFT scheme, 12 for mid-market rent and 15 for rent with the Highland Council, th

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Calum Macaulay, chief executive at Albyn Housing Society, and Scott Pettitt, development manager at Barratt North Scotland Work has started on the first phase of a much-anticipated affordable housing development which is set to bring 51 quality new homes to the Highland capital by April next year.

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Initiatives being undertaken by The Highland Council to prevent homelessness and improve the lives of homeless people have been warmly welcomed by members of the local authority’s community services committee. The Temporary Accommodation Re-Provisioning Project aims to reduce the use of leased pri

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Cllr Margaret Davidson with Keith Brown MSP (left) and Lord Dunlop Inverness is to benefit from a major increase in the city’s homes over the next 20 years following the award of a £315 million City Deal.

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