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Hundreds object against plans for 300 new homes in Balerno

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More than 500 local residents have objected to plans to build more than 300-plus homes on a site near the main Edinburgh to West Coast main railway line in Balerno.That figure was confirmed by...

Buyers sought by Alba Developments for first phases of its Edmonstone residential development.

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Potential buyers are being sought by developer Alba Developments for the first phases of its £210 million Edmonstone development, adjoining Edinburgh’s BioQuarter scheme.Scarlett Land & Development and Savills have been appointed to market the...

Simpson & Marwick clout pulls in leading residential property specialist

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Residential property specialist Simpson & Marwick is already benefitting from joining ambitious legal sector newcomer Aberdeins by signing up one of Scotland’s foremost real estate lawyers.Jill Andrew has switched from top UK law firm...

Simpson & Marwick return to Edinburgh property sector

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A household legal name will return to the Edinburgh property market in a deal which sees Simpson & Marwick become part of the ambitious Aberdeins professional services firm.Simpson & Marwick will go out on...

Clever tech roll-out helps vulnerable during pandemic

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Vulnerable customers of a Scottish housing and care provider are being able to keep in constant contact with friends and family – and where necessary their carers –during the coronavirus lockdown thanks to its...

Michelle McManus hosts ‘music festival’ AGM

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Housing and care specialist  Blackwood hosted an AGM with a difference – by turning it into a music festival hosted by Scottish star Michelle McManus.The Edinburgh-based company hosted its ‘Fest in the West’ at...

Housing Association’s £10,000 Fund to Support Causes in Edinburgh – apply now

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LOCAL charities, clubs and good causes across Edinburgh are invited to apply for their share of a £10,000 funding pot launched by Cairn Housing Association.The Cairn Community Fund aims to provide support for a...

£35 million to be spent on council house building and improvements

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More than £35m will be ploughed into improving existing council homes next year – and the council will spend £72m on the house-building programme in 2019/20.The council’s Housing and Economy Committee agreed the authority’s...
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New Initiatives to Identify Housing Options for Homeless People

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The City of Edinburgh Council will be carrying out innovative new studies to explore alternative routes of providing temporary accommodation for homeless people and funding for two feasibility studies is to be provided.The...

Community Chest benefits from CALA Homes donation

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Support from the one of the country’s leading homebuilders is helping to fund a joint project between the Rotary Club of Currie and Balerno and The Balerno Village Trust.CALA Homes (East) has once again...
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Council Launches Joint Affordable Partnership with Scottish Futures Trust

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Earlier this week (Tue. 22nd Jan.) Scottish Housing Minister Kevin Stewart visited the first homes to be delivered as part of 'Edinburgh Living', a new housing partnership between the City of Edinburgh Council and...
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Council Hands over Keys to New Homes

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Brand new homes for social rent across Edinburgh have begun to be occupied by their new tenants. As part of a project to provide hundreds of affordable flats and houses, the homes are being...
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Bield – built for the longterm

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The Chair of Bield, the charity which provides housing and care, says that people can look forward to benefitting from their high quality services for a long time yet.Susan Napier said Bield remains one...

Property – last few houses available from Allanwater Homes – to make your heart...

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MAKE YOUR HEART BEAT FASTER WITH THE FINAL FEW PROPERTIES AT HEARTLANDS PHASE TWO  Superb four bedroom detached Lomond villa is on offer at first phase price Allanwater Homes is offering a superb four bedroom detached...

Webster Homes could help you escape from the city

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If city house prices are preventing you from moving up then have a look at this new WEBSTER HOMES LUXURY DEVELOPMENT IN RURAL KINROSSDevelopment is minutes from M90 Webster Homes, an exciting new name...

Pennywell Development wins silver award

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At the building site on Pennywell Road they are celebrating their most recent award even before the houses are complete.  The development has received a silver award from The Considerate Constructors Scheme.The Pennywell Living development – which...

Second phase of Liberton housing development now open

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A £5.8m Merchants’ Court Liberton housing development which will boost independence and quality of life for Edinburgh’s frail and elderly will welcome new tenants later this month.The development of forty eight flats provides rented accommodation...

Urban Union appoint a new finance director

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Craig Kidd has been appointed to the newly created role of Finance Director for the growing specialist regeneration company Urban Union. Taking up post this month, he brings over 15 years’ experience in the building...

Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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 Dream Walking with Hares: an exhibition of gilded works on wood by Sally Bruce Richards (The Bruce Gallery, Isle of Mull). Open preview tonight 6-8pm, then 11am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday, The Gallery on the Corner, Northumberland Street....

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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 MONDAY 8TH DECEMBER 2014For Crying Out Loud: special screenings for carers and their babies under 12 months old - maximum of 2 adults per baby. Babychanging, bottle warming and buggy parking facilities available. This...

Council budget – housing matters to Councillor Day

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Councillor Cammy Day is the Vice Convener of Health Social Care and Housing. The Edinburgh Reporter always seems to meet Councillor Day at the launch of a housing development and last week was no...

New jobs in North Edinburgh

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New homes being built in Pennywell will mean more than 60 new job opportunities, all part of a major job-creating partnership with the City of Edinburgh Council. Our main photo shows L-R Cllr Cammy Day,...

How can rising house prices in Scotland affect your credit?

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With house prices in Scotland continuing to rise, you might want to consider remortgaging or renovating. Checking your credit file first could ensure application success.Over the past year, the average house price in Scotland...

Miller Homes selling well at Varcity North

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BUYERS ARE SNAPPING UP APARTMENTS AT MILLER HOMES’ VARCITY NORTH As analysts anticipate an increase in property values over the coming months, savvy buyers are snapping up city apartments for a variety of reasons, including investment...

Top housing award for Leith

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 Port of Leith Housing Association’s (PoLHA) Great Junction Street development has been named as one of Inside Housing’s top 50 affordable housing developments. The 32 affordable homes, made up of nine one bedroom and 23...

Cala’s Trinity Park penthouse now on show

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CALA OPENS STUNNING PENTHOUSE SHOWHOME AT TRINITY PARK, EDINBURGH CALA Homes has opened the door to a luxury penthouse showhome at Edinburgh’s Trinity Park, which was recently named Best Development at the What House? Awards. Trinity Park is...

ESPC reports upward trend in local property market

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House sales continue to rise in Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife, but ESPC urges sellers to be realistic in its October house price report Latest figures from ESPC reveal that buyer activity in the property...

Liberton Housing development almost complete

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L-R: Mike Afshar, Chairman of The Merchant Company of Edinburgh’s Committee for the frail and elderly; City of Edinburgh Council Bailie, Elaine Aitken; Alasdair Ross, Director, J Smart & Co; Master of the Merchant Company...

Council appoints developer for Pennywell housing project

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The council has now approved Urban Union Ltd as the preferred bidder for the regeneration project planned for Pennywell. 700 affordable and private homes in the north of the city might now be built...

Council to say no to ‘bedroom tax’ evictions in Edinburgh

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 The Capital Coalition who lead the City of Edinburgh Council have agreed that they will not evict council tenants for arrears caused by changes in the benefits system. They will also campaign to force...

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