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Stirling Council has secured the future of 118 mid-market homes thanks to Scottish Government funding. Mid-market rented homes are part-furnished homes, which are let for a rent that is higher than council housing, but lower than many properties in the private rented sector.

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Grants to improve housing or build new homes in some of Scotland’s most remote and marginal communities have been awarded to 13 crofters. The Croft House Grants scheme aims to retain and attract people to rural and remote communities with the latest round of funding awarding grants worth &poun

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Ivan McKee MSP, the Minister for Business, Trade, Tourism and Enterprise and chair of the Scottish Construction Leadership Forum, considers the priorities for building recovery from Covid-19. The construction industry touches every part of Scotland’s economy and is vital to our future prosperi

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Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has just confirmed that it will be building four new homes for affordable rent in Tarbert. The new homes will be located next to the Association’s existing development at Oakhill.

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The Scottish Government has announced a new ten-year National Strategy which it said will drive Scotland’s economic transformation as the country recovers from the coronavirus pandemic and transitions to a net-zero economy. Working to unleash entrepreneurial potential and grow Scotland’s

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Business minister Ivan McKee has called for businesses to consider how they can ramp up the manufacturing of construction materials in Scotland. As a result of a global shortage of materials, caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Scottish Government has been working with businesses to explore how

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Plans to build six new flats in St Andrews have been refused on appeal as concerns were voiced that they would “damage” a conservation area. The Scottish Government planning appeals division said Eastacre Development’s proposal for a block on Doubledykes Road would “imbalance

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The Scottish Government has added another £2 million to the Self-Build Loan Fund, which supports self-builders unable to obtain mainstream self-build mortgage finance. Around £4m has already been allocated in loans, for 28 self-builds across Scotland.

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Eligible families can apply for a Scottish Government grant of at least £120 to help with the cost of school uniforms. The Scottish Government and local authority leaders have reached an agreement to increase the national school clothing grant to a minimum of £120 per eligible primary sc

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A special online portal has been launched for more than 10,000 Personal Assistants across Scotland to ensure they receive a £500 thank you payment from the Scottish Government. The Personal Assistant workforce are employed directly by disabled people, for whom they provide vital support to ena

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