West Lothian Council

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West Lothian Council is set to restart spending on home improvements as soon as the coronavirus restrictions are eased. Almost all council improvement programmes were stalled in the first lockdown last spring and only essential repairs were carried out.

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West Lothian Council will spend over £80 million over the next two years with significant resources invested in the creation of new homes and a strong focus on the maintenance of quality standards across the housing stock. The Housing Capital Investment Programme was approved at a meeting of W

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West Lothian Council has expanded its buy back scheme which brings former council houses back into its books. The council's open market acquisition system was last renewed in 2016 as a way to increase home purchases and lettable housing stock.

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Changes are to be made to the points framework of West Lothian Council's Housing Allocations Policy towards a greater focus on awarding priority to those assessed in urgent housing need. A meeting of the council's executive in November approved changes to the current Allocations Policy fol

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Building and construction firm The JR Group has completed works on its first project for Almond Housing Association, delivering a community of socially rented properties in Livingston. Working as main contractor, The JR Group commenced work with Almond Housing Association in October 2019. The p

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West Lothian Council has objected to plans to build 2,000 new homes near the award-winning sculpture park Jupiter Artland.  The land beside Jupiter Artland is one of five greenbelt areas earmarked for possible new housing by Edinburgh City Council. However, West Lothian Council objected to

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News that Almond Housing Association tenants could move in to their new homes in Piriebank, Ladywell, before Christmas has been warmly welcomed by everyone involved. A small, and socially distanced event, was held at the new Piriebank development, marking the handover of 12 social rented proper

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West Lothian Council has approved plans to build 110 new homes at the site of the former Vodaphone facility in Livingston after securing assurances on road safety in the area. Plans to redevelop the facility located off Hunter Road were halted last month after councillors expressed concerns about an

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West Lothian Council's ten-year pledge to facilitate the delivery of 3000 new affordable homes across the region will see work begin shortly on another project. A report at a recent meeting of council executive detailed various initiatives to increase the supply of housing locally in relation to the

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Elaine Nisbet, West Lothian Council's service manager, has been appointed as a Member of the British Empire (MBE) in recognition of her team's excellent work to help the West Lothian community. Ms Nisbet insists the award is a reward for the whole of the anti-poverty team for their work to help West

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Strathaven-based Procast has been awarded a £1.2 million contract to provide roofing and rendering services for West Lothian Council. The deal will see the company working on various residential properties in Dedridge (two sites), Armadale (three) and Whitburn (two).

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