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Richard Jennings Residents of a Leith street who once feared they might lose their homes have benefitted from a £1 million housing improvement programme thanks to Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Association.

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Richard Jennings The Edinburgh Region has recently signed a City Deal that has sadly missed the mark when it comes to Placemaking, writes Castle Rock Edinvar managing director Richard Jennings.

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Up to 3,000 new homes will be created through a pioneering partnership model with Aberdeen City Council Places for People's diversification strategy has enabled the business to report another set of strong results helping it to increase investment in both new housebuilding and improving and maintain

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Residents of a Midlothian street are set to benefit from lower fuel bills and cosier homes thanks to a Scottish Government grant obtained by Castle Rock Edinvar. The four-in-a-block former coal board homes at Wallace Crescent in Roslin were built nearly seventy years ago using solid brick, which ha

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People with disabilities in Edinburgh will get access to new opportunities to learn to play, perform and record music thanks to a grant of £5000 from Castle Rock Edinvar. The grant from the Community Grant Fund will support Drake Music Scotland's Musicspace programme which provides group and one-to

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A Castle Rock Edinvar money advice project, set up with partners Citizens Advice Edinburgh, and fellow housing associations Dunedin Canmore, Blackwood, Hillcrest and Port of Leith, has helped tenants save over £1.4 million worth of debt. Funded by The Big Lottery, the Money Matters Project was crea

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Castle Rock Edinvar MD Richard Jennings, Tenant Nick Martin at his home at Darag, Bogwood Road, Mayfield, Dalkeith and Cabinet Member for Housing and Customer Services Councillor Stephen Curran. An empty Midlothian property, dubbed an eyesore by locals, has been transformed into quality affordable h

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The Scottish Government has reaffirmed its determination to work with housing associations to help promote digital inclusion and participation. Releasing its new digital strategy this week, the government said it intends to place digital at the heart of everything it does from reforming public servi

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Ambitious plans to help regenerate Clackmannan took a step forward last week when new actions to deliver new affordable housing, community enterprise facilities, streetscape improvements and the relocation of a local business to new premises were agreed by the local authority. Funding of over £5 mi

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