Stirling Council has approved an investment of £2 million in the current financial year to drive forward the installation of solar panels to local authority houses. The move to increase funding will provide a further 500 homes with solar panels.
Stirling Council has re-affirmed its commitment to building more social rented homes following a decision to approve the transfer of the former St Margaret’s Primary School site in Cowie to the housing service. The decision means that the site can now be used to create new affordable homes.
Stirling Council is to lead an environmental advisory group seeking to help communities benefit from renewable energy projects. Councillor Evelyn Tweed has been appointed as chairperson of the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Renewable Group. The group’s aims include increasing opp
Over 200 empty homes across the Stirling Council area have been brought back into use since April 2013, equating to a massive £2.6 million generated in the region. On average, every empty home that becomes populated brings about £13,000 from workers contributing to tax revenue and increasing the t
Stirling Tenants Assembly organised a family fun day at the Council Chambers to raise awareness of Scottish Housing Day 2017. The event, held in association with Stirling Council’s Housing Service, hosted a range of activities, including the council play bus, face painting, caricature drawing and
Stirling Council’s Planning and Regulations Panel has approved plans to build 35 new properties in Killearn. The development will be situated on land between Gartness Road and Blairessan House near Station Road and includes plans for 12 affordable homes.
Clackmannanshire Council leader Les Sharp Plans to bring forward housing development sites in Clackmannanshire are among a list of potential projects for the proposed Stirling & Clackmannanshire City Deal, the council has revealed.
The Scottish Government has announced its intention to grant planning permission in principle for a proposed tennis and golf centre at Park of Keir in Dunblane provided there is a commitment to affordable housing at the site. Backed by Judy Murray and former Ryder Cup golf captain Colin Montgomerie,
Douglas Spowart, relationship director, social housing & commercial real estate, Bank of Scotland and Margaret Turner, chairperson of Forth Housing Association Forth Housing Association (FHA) has announced a £13 million, three-year plan to build 130 new homes, with support from the Scottish Gov
A three-year project involving the University of Stirling and local partners to boost communities for people living with dementia has received major backing from the Life Changes Trust. The £225,000 grant will fund a range of initiatives to empower people with dementia to create collaborative neigh
Taylor Wimpey's plans included public open space at Berryhills in Cowie Stirling Council has refused planning applications for two adjoining housing proposals for up to 433 houses on a site at the western edge of Cowie.
(from left) Fiona Hainey (team leader property management design and projects), John MacMillan (service manager, integrated facilities management) Cllr Violet Weir, and Gavin Kennedy (project officer) Eight new properties for Stirling Council tenants have been completed as part of a new housing deve
(from left) Fiona Hainey (team leader property management design and projects), Cllr Violet Weir, John MacMillan (service manager, integrated facilities management) and Thomas O’Brien (site agent) Stirling Council has started work to build housing on the former Riverside swimming pool site.
Eleven more local authorities in Scotland have set their respective budgets for the upcoming year, four of which have opted for a voluntary freeze in Council Tax. Aberdeen City Council set its 2017/18 budget and outlined plans for the next phase of its transformation programme.
Stirling Council has agreed a plan to provide over 400 more affordable homes over the next five years. Members of the local authority’s environment & housing committee approved the submission of the Strategic Housing Investment Plan for 2017/18 to 2021/22 to the Scottish Government.