Scottish Enterprise has announced the first of a series of grant funding calls to help support economic recovery and stimulate the creation of new green jobs to advance Scotland’s net-zero emission ambitions. The £4 million green jobs call will open to applications on Tuesday 18 May with
Scottish Enterprise (SE) has announced plans to approve large grant funding of up to £0.5 billion for up to 160 new company projects before the end of the financial year. Together, these projects have the potential to unlock investment by businesses into Scotland’s economy, creating or s
Renfrewshire Council is to install Internet of Things (IoT) technology in its social housing stock which measures temperature, humidity and carbon dioxide levels and provides early alerts on issues such as problems with ventilation and potential dampness. (from left) Dane Ralston, MD; Jack Slater, h
An online community consultation has been launched today with the intention of developing a new mixed-use neighbourhood, as part of plans by Edinburgh BioQuarter to create a new Health Innovation District.
New homes can be built more efficiently if all of those involved – councils and housing associations, designers, planners, regulators and builders – sit down together at the beginning of every project, a report has found. CSIC chief executive Stephen Good and housing minister Kevin Stewa
Partners from the Clackmannanshire Alliance are coming together during Challenge Poverty Week which takes place from the 7th-11th October to call for more compassion to break the grip of poverty on people’s lives.
The first of a series of collaborative workshops to explore ways to increase offsite construction of affordable homes has been launched at Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) by housing minister Kevin Stewart.
(from left) Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Helen Forsyth of BHA and Nicholas Gubbins of Community Energy Scotland. Photo credit Tara Grey. A new wind farm in the Scottish Borders which will create enough revenue for Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) to build 500 new homes over the next 25 years was offic
The level of income required to afford a socially acceptable standard of living and to participate in society is ten to thirty per cent more expensive in remote rural Scotland than elsewhere in the UK, a new study has found. The report on Minimum Income Standard for Remote Rural Scotland 2016, publi
Jackie Baillie MSP with Bield chair Gerry O'Sullivan An innovative housing development in Dumbarton has been hailed as a shining example of how high quality and affordable homes can be provided for older people.