Lintel Trust has been shortlisted in the Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards 2019/20 for its partnership with the Scottish Procurement Alliance (SPA) to deliver its Community Benefit Fund.
Kingdom Housing Association held its AGM on Monday evening and celebrated the success of the association during its 40th anniversary year. Kingdom Housing Association tenants, members and guests gathered at Carnegie Conference Centre in Dunfermline for the AGM.
Leading figures in the Scottish social housing sector gathered in Dunblane last week for the 18th National Housing Conference, organised by law firm Harper Macleod. In response to the event's theme of 'Breaking New Ground', around 100 delegates representing organisations from Shetland to the Borders
Representatives from Link and JR Construction (Scotland) Limited welcomed Councillor Gordon Hughes, Falkirk Council’s spokesperson for housing, to a sod cutting event at Link’s Williamson Street development in Falkirk last week. The event marked the start of construction of 36 affordable
Yaman Tawakalna, who works with Link’s Private Sector Leasing (PSL) service, has been shortlisted for a Housing Heroes award it was announced last week. Yaman is one of a select few to be in with the chance of taking home the Inspirational Colleague of the Year award.
Link Group’s development in Dunbeg has benefited from £8 million of funding delivered by Allia Impact Finance through a Scottish Charitable Bond. The loan will be used to partially fund Dunbeg Phase 3, which will deliver 300 properties with 261 for social rent and 39 for Shared Equity.
Oak Tree Housing Association has announced plans for the development of more than 200 new homes across four locations in Greenock. The developments represent an investment of £33 million, including £18m funding from the Scottish Government.
Link Group has ranked 25th in the National Centre for Diversity’s UK Top 100 Index 2019, an improvement of 21 places from last year. The Top 100 Index is determined by the results of surveys of staff and customers completed by organisations that have embarked on an accredit
Representatives from Link, Argyll and Bute Council and West Highland Housing Association (WWHA) welcomed the minister for local government and housing for Scotland, Kevin Stewart, to a sod cutting event at Link’s Dunbeg development in Oban this week. The event marked the start of construction
Horizon Housing Association will continue to provide North Lanarkshire Council’s care and repair service until March 2020, it was announced this week. The service provides practical help to residents in the region (who are of pensionable age or are disabled) with small repairs and tasks around
Glasgow City Council has approved plans to build 186 affordable homes on the former site of a bus depot in Govanhill. Designed by Mast Architects on behalf of Link Group and Park Lane Larkfield SPV, the project will see 24 one-bedroom flats, 128 two-bedroom flats, 30 three-bedroom houses and four tw
A Paisley charity that aims to tackle mental health issues and offers learning and skill sharing received an early Christmas present of a brand new base to call home thanks to Cruden Building. The generous contractor, in partnership with Link Housing Association, responded to a cry for help from St
Housing officers from Link brought festive cheer to six families across Edinburgh last week by submitting a successful application to Forth One’s Cash for Kids Mission Christmas campaign. The housing officers chose six families at random, all of whom were experiencing financial difficulties.
A commission formed to tackle poverty in Edinburgh met for the first time yesterday to define the long-term responses needed to significantly reduce poverty in the city. The City of Edinburgh Council appointed Jim McCormick, associate director for Scotland with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, as ind