Willie Sullivan: It's time we acted as if we own the place, and here's how we can do it
Director of the Electoral Reform Society Scotland Willie Sullivan says local democracy urgently needs a boost
HERE'S a fact for you: a quarter of Scots in a recent BMG poll for the Electoral Reform Society said they would rather finish the ironing than go and vote in a council election.
Plan de Vida: An indigenous approach to reclaiming our communities’ futures
LifeMosaic's Serge Marti explains the 'Plan de Vida' approach to giving communities control of their futures
THIS Thursday and Friday (17-18 November) The GalGael Trust and LifeMosaic invite you to join indigenous leader Jeremias Tunubala, in Govan, Glasgow to learn about the Plan de Vida, an exceptional approach for communities to re-envision and reclaim their futures.
Fresh housing fears: Prospects for generation rent 'sobering'
Study urges more action on affordability housing as house prices soar
RESEARCH by Price Waterhouse Cooper Scotland (PwC) into housing affordability for the 20-39 year old age group has shown that buyers may have to save for as much as 19 years to buy their first home.
A report into the economic effect of Brexit on Scotland by the accountancy firm described the impact on housing as “sobering”.
Housing charities call for rural focus in planning reform
Experts on rural housing welcome change yet urge more focus on rural provision
RURAL Housing Scotland (RHS) has welcomed the publication of the Scottish Government’s plans for reform of the planning system.
New housing and planning minister Kevin Stewart MSP outlined the proposals on Monday, planning to reduce the time it takes to get new homes from their design stage to being ready for people to move in.
The changes are claimed to have a sizeable impact on both urban and rural communities.
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