Construction News https://www.buildscotland.co.uk Falkirk Council Expand Off Road Core Status Path Network https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256136/falkirk-council-expand-off-road-core-status-path-network https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256136/falkirk-council-expand-off-road-core-status-path-network Almost 130 new paths are to be given legal protection with Core Path status, Falkirk Council has announced. The Council area has one of the most extensive off road path networks in Scotland – with 61 Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT £15M River Kelvin Environmental Investment Project https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256134/15m-river-kelvin-environmental-investment-project https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256134/15m-river-kelvin-environmental-investment-project Work has begun on Scottish Water%apos;s multi-million pound investment project in Glasgow%apos;s West End to help improve the environment and water quality in the River Kelvin. The project is being delivered b Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT Dundee Decom Facility Deal Approved https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256109/dundee-decom-facility-deal-approved https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256109/dundee-decom-facility-deal-approved Metal recycling, decommissioning and steel tubulars specialist, John Lawrie Group, is set to expand its operations in Scotland after agreeing a multi-million pound deal to develop a new site at the Po Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT New Scheme Launched To Tackle Plastic Use In Construction Industry https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256108/new-scheme-launched-to-tackle-plastic-use-in-construction-industry https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256108/new-scheme-launched-to-tackle-plastic-use-in-construction-industry A new scheme has been launched aimed at raising awareness of the impact of plastics and packaging on the environment by the Considerate Constructors Scheme. According to the United Nations Environmen Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT Council Issues Notice Of Croy-Modcoul Road Closure https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256103/council-issues-notice-of-croy-modcoul-road-closure https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256103/council-issues-notice-of-croy-modcoul-road-closure The Highland Council has issued advance notice of temporary road closure along Croy–Midcoul route, in order to allow contractors, working on behalf of Scotia Homes, to carry out sewer connections into Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT Charitable Bonds Programme Provides New Social Homes https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256098/charitable-bonds-programme-provides-new-social-homes https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256098/charitable-bonds-programme-provides-new-social-homes More than 250 social rent homes have been completed as a result of grant donations created by the government%apos;s charitable bonds programme. The £40 million additional investment in charitable bonds fo Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT All-Weather Pitch To Be Developed In Girvan%apos;s Victory Park https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256081/all-weather-pitch-to-be-developed-in-girvan-s-victory-park https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256081/all-weather-pitch-to-be-developed-in-girvan-s-victory-park Girvan%apos;s Victory Park has been identified as the most popular location for a new all-weather pitch, with ground survey work to begin on the site shortly. Proposals for the new pitch were approved by Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT Views Sought On New Affordable Homes In Kirkintulloch https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256047/views-sought-on-new-affordable-homes-in-kirkintulloch https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256047/views-sought-on-new-affordable-homes-in-kirkintulloch Views are being sought on plans to turn East Dunbartonshire Council%apos;s former headquarters into a new affordable housing development. The Tom Johnston House site will be transformed into 90 affordabl Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT New A90 Section To Open https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256049/new-a90-section-to-open https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256049/new-a90-section-to-open A new section of the A90 between Craibstone and Parkhill is to open this week as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Road/Balmedie to Tipperty project. Road users will be welcomed onto the new 4 Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT Bearsden Water Network To Undergo Upgrade Works https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256050/bearsden-water-network-to-undergo-upgrade-works https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/256050/bearsden-water-network-to-undergo-upgrade-works Upgrades worth around £180,000 are to be delivered on the Bearsden water network starting next month. Work will begin on 04 March to upgrade 500 metres of pipework on Station Road. Contractor Clan Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT