June, 2019


Masterplans for Newtongrange and Stobhill approved


Masterplans to regenerate Newtongrange centre and Stobhill and Lady Victoria business centre have been approved by councillors. Could be worth more than £20 million At the Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, councillors heard the masterplans could be worth £20.2 million to... (Continue reading)

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Local authority would bid for First Bus services if ‘financially viable’ to Aberdeen


Aberdeen City Council would only make a bid to take over bus services in the city if it is “financially viable” to do so, it has been claimed. An urgent motion was unanimously agreed at a meeting of all councillors,... (Continue reading)

Eco-friendly heating keeping bills down

Government Opportunities

Tenants are saving money and enjoying warmer homes thanks to new renewable heating systems. Early findings have shown people are halving the cost of their previous energy bills. Nearly 200 council homes in the villages of Banton, Salsburgh, Greengairs and... (Continue reading)

Glasgow City Council could take buses into public control

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Glasgow City Council is to explore options to take bus services in the city into public ownership. The move follows First Group’s announcement earlier this month which revealed it is putting its UK operations up for sale. An emergency motion... (Continue reading)

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Council approves £4.2million funding to make Glasgow homes energy-efficient

Housing Estate

Glasgow City Council approved funding of almost £4.2million towards making homes in the city more energy-efficient. The funding is expected to deliver insulation measures to 776 households in the owner-occupier and private landlord owned sectors. The Scottish Government’s Home Energy... (Continue reading)

Over £3 million investment for Lampeter’s new Social Enterprise Centre

Government Opportunities

Thanks to Welsh Government and EU funding, the Canolfan Dulais Centre in Lampeter will be transformed to create a new Social Enterprise Centre, supporting small businesses and local charities. Local social landlord Tai Ceredigion will benefit from £1.5 million of... (Continue reading)

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Moray Council aiming to become carbon neutral by 2030

Carbon Footprint

Cllrs Laing and Bremner put forward a notice of motion at the full council meeting to recommend a climate change group be formed, joining other local authorities including Glasgow City Council and Edinburgh City Council, in their pledge. Moray Council... (Continue reading)

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Welsh Government allocates additional £7.7 million to support delivery of the Childcare Offer

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Deputy Health and Social Services Minister Julie Morgan has announced an additional capital funding package of £7.7 million to help ensure parents throughout Wales can access the Childcare Offer. Welsh Government’s Offer provides 30 hours a week of funded early... (Continue reading)

UK’s largest carbon capture project to prevent equivalent of 22,000 cars’ emissions from polluting the atmosphere from 2021


The UK’s largest carbon capture project to date, removing 40,000 tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere each year, could be up and running by as soon as 2021 thanks to government backing. 9 companies have secured £26 million of government... (Continue reading)

£53 million line upgrade to help make midlands railways fit for the future

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Rail Minister Andrew Jones today (27 June 2019) celebrated significant progress towards delivering better journeys for rail passengers across the Midlands, as he visited upgrades worth more than £53 million at Market Harborough Station. Passengers are already benefitting from improved... (Continue reading)

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