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Hazel Davies: Urban or suburban – the eternal dilemma

We often think of flight to the suburbs as a modern phenomenon, but a conflict has raged for centuries between urban and suburban living. Cruden Homes’ sales and marketing director, Hazel Davies, explores this eternal dilemma.

Published 26 November 2020

Plans approved for £8m Aberdeen Charlie House care centre

Plans to build a specialist support centre in Aberdeen for children with complex disabilities and life-limiting conditions have been approved by the council.

Published 26 November 2020

Plans revived for backpackers hostel in Glasgow city centre

Revived plans to convert the empty upper floors of a B-listed premises in central Glasgow into a backpackers' hostel are being brought forward to the council.

Published 26 November 2020

Sarah Alexander: Does omitting works under the NEC3 subcontract constitute a breach?

Sarah Alexander, senior associate at Dentons, discusses the intricacies of the NEC3 subcontract.

Published 26 November 2020

CMA writes to Hanson UK on breaches of the Cement Market Data Order

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has written to Hanson UK about three breaches of the Cement Market Data Order 2016.

Published 26 November 2020

Glasgow planners calls for rejection of Finnieston Bowling Club flats application

Planning officers at Glasgow City Council are recommending that councillors reject the latest application to build flats at a disused Finnieston Bowling Club.

Published 26 November 2020

And finally... lighten up

A football club has said it is pressing on with plans to install UV-C lighting to combat Covid-19 in spite of concerns about their use.

Published 26 November 2020

Scottish National Gallery project pushed back to end of 2022

Work to transform the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh is not expected to be completed until the end of 2022 following delays due to coronavirus and the "complex and changing nature" of the construction requirements.

Published 25 November 2020

Planners grant permission for new Edinburgh student development

Student accommodation developer Unite Students has welcomed a decision to grant planning permission for its new development in Abbey Lane, Edinburgh.

Published 25 November 2020

James Donaldson & Sons launches new home office furniture business

Scottish timber and manufacturing specialist James Donaldson Group has announced the arrival of its latest business which will offer expertly crafted, made-to-measure home office and study solutions.

Published 25 November 2020

Unions slam decision by governments to withdraw support for BiFab

Ministers have concluded there is no legal route for either the Scottish or UK governments to provide engineering firm BiFab with the guarantees it would need to secure its contract with Saipem in the absence of a shareholder guarantee provided by BiFab’s majority shareholder JV Driver.

Published 25 November 2020

North Ayrshire Council confirms plans for Lochshore regeneration project

Work on the construction of the Garnock Visitor and Community Hub which forms part of a major regeneration project at Lochshore will begin next spring, North Ayrshire Council has confirmed.

Published 25 November 2020

Clyde Gateway to help reduce fuel poverty with new community energy project

The Clyde Gateway regeneration programme will today break ground in Dalmarnock to install one of the country’s most innovative and sustainable heating systems – helping to reduce fuel poverty in the area following £2.1 million funding from SP Energy Networks’ Green Economy Fund.

Published 25 November 2020

Fife Council outlines plans for 3,800 more affordable homes

Investment proposals that would see over 3,800 new affordable houses built in Fife before 2026 were discussed by Fife councillors yesterday.

Published 25 November 2020

£19.95m improvement works underway across Scotland’s canals

Almost £20 million of improvement works are set to get underway across Scotland’s canals this winter.

Published 25 November 2020