Regeneration & Housing

Sprinklers to be fitted in new social housing

The Scottish Government has confirmed it will back plans led by a Labour politician to make sprinklers mandatory in new properties

22nd June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Homelessness bombshell as figures rise

Shelter Scotland has said an increase in homeless applications for the first time in nine years should act as a wake-up call

19th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish Charity Awards 2018 in pictures

Photos from the drinks reception, dinner and awards ceremony at the Scottish Charity Awards 2018

15th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Exclusive: winners of the 2018 Scottish Charity Awards

Blood Bikes Scotland secured a double at this year's ceremony, with HIV Scotland and the Point and Sandwick Trust amongst the other winners

15th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Windfarm operator wins Scottish Charity Award

The UK's biggest community windfarm operator is generating £800,000 a year for community projects in the Western Isles

14th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Affordable homes for Highland

Tenants to benefit from new development

14th June 2018 by Robert Armour

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Fund aims to provide homes for 800 homeless people

A new £3 million Housing First project - funded by last year's Social Bite charity sleepout - has been unveiled

14th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Homelessness could end within a decade

Crisis has set out an ambitious plan which it says could stop people from having to sleep on the streets

11th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity to invest £60m in Scotland

The National Trust for Scotland has launched an ambitious plan to protect its lands and buildings

4th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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More than 10,000 households live in temporary accommodation

The amount of people living in hostel accomodation has risen since 2010, research has revealed

4th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Little acts can create a big impact

Shelter Scotland has launched a micro-volunteering initiative to mark Volunteers' Week

1st June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Move to transform use of temporary accommodation

The Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group has made a series of recommendations to tackle homeless in the first place

30th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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No backtracking on warm homes law - civil society warns Scottish Government

More than 50 civil society groups and businesses have said introducing the legislation will help tackle fuel poverty and climate change

29th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Project aims to identify community legal rights

Democracy Matters aims to get local people talking on how they can have an influence on important decisions

28th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Recovery cafe finds new home

The Serenity Cafe has been saved after charity Comas secured a new base in Edinburgh

22nd May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland’s allotments are plotting a revolution

Third sector-run allotment projects are sowing the seeds of change across Scotland, building stronger communities and tackling deep-rooted social problems

22nd May 2018 by Robert Armour

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Smart homes are the answer for independent living

Fanchea Kelly explains why new smart home, Blackwood House, is being built in cities across Scotland

21st May 2018 by TFN Guest

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