Construction News https://www.buildscotland.co.uk Scotland%apos;s Deficit %apos;Falling Faster Than The UK%apos;s%apos; https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263483/scotland-s-deficit-falling-faster-than-the-uk-s https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263483/scotland-s-deficit-falling-faster-than-the-uk-s Scotland%apos;s onshore revenue reached £61.3 billion, increasing by 5.1%, in 2018-19, with the notional deficit "falling faster than the UK%apos;s". According to the Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotlan Wed, 21 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT Cowlairs Regeneration Plans Presented By GCC https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263486/cowlairs-regeneration-plans-presented-by-gcc https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263486/cowlairs-regeneration-plans-presented-by-gcc Plans to regenerate Cowlairs in the north of Glasgow, including 850 new homes and a playpark, have been presented by the City Council. The council%apos;s Neighbourhoods, Housing and Public Realm City Poli Wed, 21 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT SSE Renewables Spend Over £6.6m On Community Projects https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263482/sse-renewables-spend-over-6-6m-on-community-projects https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263482/sse-renewables-spend-over-6-6m-on-community-projects More than 400 community projects across the UK have benefited from over £6.6 million in funding from SSE Renewables from 01 April, 2018 to 31 March 2019. A new report, published today by the firm, de Wed, 21 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT Innovative Self-Build Event Announced In Glasgow https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263525/innovative-self-build-event-announced-in-glasgow https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263525/innovative-self-build-event-announced-in-glasgow Glasgow City Council have announced an event on Saturday 24 August to provide information on an innovative self-build project in Maryhill. Experts from a variety of fields will be available to discus Wed, 21 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT National Focus Needed To Bring Vacant Land Back Into Use https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263523/national-focus-needed-to-bring-vacant-land-back-into-use https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263523/national-focus-needed-to-bring-vacant-land-back-into-use The Vacant and Derelict Land Taskforce is challenging all sectors in Scotland to help bring land back into productive use and prevent future sites from being abandoned. Set up last year by the Scotti Wed, 21 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT Disabled Home-Seekers Suffer Lack Of Suitable Accommodation https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263511/disabled-home-seekers-suffer-lack-of-suitable-accommodation https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263511/disabled-home-seekers-suffer-lack-of-suitable-accommodation Disabled home-seekers are experiencing adverse emotional and mental distress due to a lack of suitable accommodation, housing experts have warned. The warning comes with the publication of the final Wed, 21 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT Major Investment In Road Improvement Works In Fife https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263510/major-investment-in-road-improvement-works-in-fife https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263510/major-investment-in-road-improvement-works-in-fife Fife Council has announced an investment of £273,000 in road improvement works in Cardenden. Carriageway resurfacing works have been announced on the B921 Woodend Road, Cardenden from Monday 26 Augus Wed, 21 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT Midlothian Council Seek School Investment From Scottish Govt https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263489/midlothian-council-seek-school-investment-from-scottish-govt https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263489/midlothian-council-seek-school-investment-from-scottish-govt Midlothian Council has submitted a bid to the Scottish Government for part of a £1 billion investment in schools. The money would be used to replace Beeslack Community High School with a new school, Wed, 21 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT Kirkwall Town Centre Improvement Works Set To Begin https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263468/kirkwall-town-centre-improvement-works-set-to-begin https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263468/kirkwall-town-centre-improvement-works-set-to-begin Phase two of Kirkwall town centre improvement works will get underway at the beginning of September, Orkney Islands Council has announced. The works include new paving outside the Orkney Museum, a ne Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT Midlothian Council To Revisit School Building Programme https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263467/midlothian-council-to-revisit-school-building-programme https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/263467/midlothian-council-to-revisit-school-building-programme Midlothian Council has announced that it will revisit its ambitious school building and extension programme in a bid to help close a funding gap. At the full Council meeting today, Tuesday 20 August, Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT