Scottish Government

91-105 of 505 Articles
Clock icon 2 minutes

Members of the Highland Council's Climate Change Working Group have urged constituents to sign up to the Energy Efficient Scotland Area Based Scheme and be part of the larger fight to protect our environment. The Energy Efficient Scotland Area Based Scheme, which is administered by Highland Council&

Clock icon 3 minutes

Scotland is taking its first steps on the road to establishing a Scottish Minimum Income Guarantee (MIG). Social justice secretary Shona Robison will today co-chair the first meeting of a new steering group to drive forward the ambitious new policy with the aim of reducing poverty, inequality and in

Clock icon 2 minutes

People who live in Dundee City, Perth and Kinross and the Western Isles are the first to access new face-to-face support when applying for Scottish benefits ahead of a full rollout later this year. The introduction of Social Security Scotland’s new Local Delivery service coincided with the lau

Clock icon 2 minutes

An Advice Note has been issued to assist in determining the fire risk posed by external wall systems in existing multi-storey residential buildings. The Scottish Government publication is designed is to help ensure that people are not placed at undue risk of harm as a result of fire spreading over o

Clock icon 4 minutes

A consultation has been launched to seek the public’s views ahead of the creation of a National Care Service, which will ensure everyone who needs it can expect the same standards of care, wherever they live in Scotland. The National Care Service will deliver person-centred care that supports

Clock icon 2 minutes

Turning Point Scotland has been appointed by Aberdeen City Council as the new provider for the city’s Housing First service. The service will help people with multiple and enduring support needs to move into a tenancy without having to meet pre-determined personal goals to prove they are ready

Clock icon 1 minute

With the retirement of chief planner John McNairney and the recruitment process for John’s successor underway, the Scottish Government has moved to appoint Dr Fiona Simpson as interim chief planner until the position is filled on a permanent basis. Dr Simpson has taken on that interim role wit

Clock icon 2 minutes

Organisations across Scotland will share £21 million of funding from the Scottish Government over three years to advance human rights, promote equality and tackle discrimination. A total of 48 organisations – including five specialist human rights organisations – will benefit from

Clock icon 2 minutes

An Edinburgh housing development operated by Bield has been awarded iPads to keep elderly customers connected with loved ones throughout the pandemic, thanks to a Scottish Government initiative. Castlebrae Glebe received 12 iPads from Connecting Scotland which is a project established in response to

Clock icon 2 minutes

A consultation seeking the views of people from across Scotland on the proposed Islands Bond has been published by the Scottish Government. The Islands Bond aims to tackle population decline across the Scottish islands and provide funding to help people stay on or move to the islands.

Clock icon 2 minutes

Stirling Council will deliver even more affordable homes across the region over the next five years after being earmarked for £53 million in funding by the Scottish Government. Council areas across Scotland are to share more than £3.2 billion of Scottish Government grant funding to deliv

Clock icon 2 minutes

The Highland Council has welcomed the family of the late Joe Yates to view the completed housing development in Dingwall that bears his name. Joe Yates Court consists of six new flats for rent by the council, forming part of the Scottish Government’s More Homes newbuild target, and funded by t

91-105 of 505 Articles