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And finally... Peeve it to beaver

Residents of a townhouse complex in Canada have voiced their concerns after a tree felled by a local beaver collapsed onto the property for a second time.

Published 28 September 2020

Building Briefs - September 28th

Aldi has reinforced its commitment to its Scottish stores and suppliers as its new £22 million freezer and chill facility in Bathgate was officially opened on September 25.

Published 28 September 2020

Pre-construction work commences at Taylor Wimpey’s first development in Kilwinning

Taylor Wimpey West Scotland has announced the beginning of pre-construction work for its development of 198 new homes n Kilwinning.

Published 28 September 2020

CMS staff go wild for John Muir biodiversity award

Staff at façades, windows and door manufacturer CMS Group are voluntarily taking part in a programme to help wildlife thrive at the company’s main manufacturing site and have been recognised for their efforts by UK wildness charity the John Muir Trust.

Published 28 September 2020

SELECT introduces conditional membership to encourage enrolment during restrictions

Firms can enjoy the benefits of full membership of Scotland’s largest trade association SELECT despite ongoing COVID-19 restrictions with the introduction of an innovative new enrolment scheme.

Published 28 September 2020

Prime serviced office development launches at Edinburgh Park

A £3.8m transformation of Diageo’s former Scottish headquarters has created Edinburgh’s newest grade-A flexible office space.

Published 28 September 2020

Graham Construction begins work on Gullane Primary School expansion

Work on a £5.5 million expansion programme to create new nursery accommodation, new classrooms, a multi-purpose hall and office space at Gullane Primary School is under way.

Published 28 September 2020

Decision time for five key Perth & Kinross capital projects

Capital projects including the £118 million Cross Tay Link Road will be decided by Perth & Kinross councillors this week.

Published 28 September 2020

Historic Canongate tenements returned to former glory

Edinburgh World Heritage has completed major conservation work on the last of three historic tenements on the Canongate comprising of 16 residential dwellings and five shops.

Published 28 September 2020

New £10m fund to support economic and infrastructure developments around River Clyde

The Scottish Government has launched a new £10 million fund to make the area around the River Clyde an engine of sustainable and inclusive growth and kick-start its economic recovery.

Published 28 September 2020

St Andrews expansion plans approved

Plans for a major expansion in St Andrews including 900 new homes, a business park and shops, have been approved by councillors.

Published 28 September 2020

SURF 2020 Awards for Best Practice in Community Regeneration shortlist revealed

Scotland's regeneration forum SURF has announced the 2020 shortlist for its national awards scheme, which showcases success in responding to regeneration challenges in communities across Scotland.

Published 28 September 2020

Homes for Scotland welcomes First Home Fund extension but restates planning concerns

Proposed changes to Scottish planning regulations are at odds with the welcome extension of the First Home Fund, according to Homes for Scotland (HFS).

Published 28 September 2020

Former RBS chief economist makes economic and wellbeing case for building more social homes in Scotland

Building more social homes could add billions to Scotland’s post-pandemic economic recovery, according to a major new report by Stephen Boyle, former chief economist at the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 28 September 2020

Procast wins Glasgow tenement refurb deal

Thenue Housing Association has awarded an £880,000 contract to refurbish 100-year-old red sandstone tenement flats in Glasgow.

Published 28 September 2020