Shetland Islands Council

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Shetland residents and communities are being asked for their views on the housing issues that matter most to help inform and shape Shetland Islands Council's Local Housing Strategy for the next five years. The strategy aims to set a new plan for homes and communities in Shetland, setting o

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Shetland Islands Council (SIC) is to pause routine repair work until the end of June to prioritise emergency and urgent housing repairs for tenants. A housing repairs backlog has emerged due to Covid and the local authority is taking the steps to focus on the work deemed to be most important.

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Tulloch Developments is to begin the first phase of demolition work at the old Anderson High School site at the Knab in Lerwick. Work is set to begin in early May, and take around eighteen weeks to complete. This initial phase will focus on physically separating the existing buildings by removing va

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A report has been launched into a project in which four local authorities and seven housing associations, funded by the North and Islands Homelessness and Housing Options Hub and managed by Scotland’s Housing Network, explored enhanced practices in relation to section 11 notices.

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Shetland Islands Council has urged local landlords to make sure they meet their obligations to tenants in their properties following recent changes to the Scottish landlord registration scheme.

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Shetland Islands Council has approved a £300,000 loan to BA Builders (Shetland) Ltd to allow the building firm to construct more homes. The loan will help to build up to 13 modern and energy-efficient homes in rural areas, which supports the council's strategic objectives to encourage people t

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Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) has welcomed new the recent addition of new members Elderpark Housing Association, Shetland Islands Council and the return of Clackmannanshire Council. The Network now has 127 members representing, for the first in its history, all 32 local authorities and 95 h

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The old Nesting school is now owned by a local community group. Photo: Shetland Islands Council A local community development group has take over the former Nesting School - the first time property has been obtained from Shetland Islands Council using new asset transfer legislation.

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Shetland Islands Council has called on landowners to propose sites that may be suitable for future development. The Scottish Government requires local authorities to identify sufficient land for future housing, business and industry needs. The 'Call for Sites' process is being used to help the counc

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Hjaltland Housing Association and Shetland Islands Council reflect on the improved social outcomes for young Islanders thanks to funding from the Big Lottery Fund. Over the past six years, ‘The Hub Project’ has provided a wide range of housing and skills outreach activities to meet the individua

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