Construction News https://www.buildscotland.co.uk WLHP Completes Work On 55 New Homes https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253391/wlhp-completes-work-on-55-new-homes https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253391/wlhp-completes-work-on-55-new-homes West Lothian Housing Partnership (WLHP), part of the Wheatley Group, has completed work on 55 new homes in Winchburgh Village, just outside Edinburgh. They are the first new homes ever built by WLHP Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT Water Management To Be Improved In Edinburgh https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253401/water-management-to-be-improved-in-edinburgh https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253401/water-management-to-be-improved-in-edinburgh Scottish Water, Scottish Government, SEPA and local authorities have teamed up to improve water management in Edinburgh. The new partnership will work together to find effective ways to tackle rainwa Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT Consultation Launches To Improve Walking And Cycling Links https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253396/consultation-launches-to-improve-walking-and-cycling-links https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253396/consultation-launches-to-improve-walking-and-cycling-links The public is being urged to give their opinions over plans to improve walking and cycling links surrounding Inverness Railway Station. A public consultation has officially opened and residents in th Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT Highland Council Announces Plans To Tackle Homelessness https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253394/highland-council-announces-plans-to-tackle-homelessness https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253394/highland-council-announces-plans-to-tackle-homelessness The Highland Council has announced proposals to tackle homelessness in the area. Members of The Highland Council%apos;s Care, Learning and Housing Committee have approved the first draft %apos;Highland Rapid R Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT Regulator Shares Lessons Of Statutory Intervention Powers In RSLs https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253392/regulator-shares-lessons-of-statutory-intervention-powers-in-rsls https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253392/regulator-shares-lessons-of-statutory-intervention-powers-in-rsls A report setting out the key lessons from its use of statutory intervention powers in registered social landlords (RSLs) has been published by the Scottish Housing Regulator. The Regulator has used i Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT Rooftop Playground To Be Refurbished In Dundee https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253398/rooftop-playground-to-be-refurbished-in-dundee https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253398/rooftop-playground-to-be-refurbished-in-dundee Improvement work is to start to refurbish a rooftop playground at Dundee Primary School. It is among a number of improvements proposed to buildings in the children and families service estate. £100, Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT Over 55 New Homes To Be Developed In Chirnside https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253347/over-55-new-homes-to-be-developed-in-chirnside https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253347/over-55-new-homes-to-be-developed-in-chirnside Scottish Borders Council has approved the development of over 55 new homes in the area. Springfield Properties submitted a planning application to build 57 new properties just off Main Street in Chir Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT Story Contracting Wins £135m Contract With Network Rail https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253336/story-contracting-wins-135m-contract-with-network-rail https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253336/story-contracting-wins-135m-contract-with-network-rail Story Contracting has scooped a framework contract to deliver up to £135million of renewal and enhancement projects in Scotland over the next five years for Network Rail. Glasgow-based Story Scotland Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT New Consent Given For Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253369/new-consent-given-for-neart-na-gaoithe-offshore-wind-farm https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253369/new-consent-given-for-neart-na-gaoithe-offshore-wind-farm The Scottish Government has given its consent for an improved design for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm. The updated consent, which was given to EDF Renewables UK, will allow the wind Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT Work On £25m Almondbank Flood Protection Scheme Complete https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253364/work-on-25m-almondbank-flood-protection-scheme-complete https://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/253364/work-on-25m-almondbank-flood-protection-scheme-complete Work on the £25million the Almondbank Flood Protection Scheme has been completed. Almondbank and Lochty have experienced a history of flooding from the River Almond and the East Pow Burn, with seriou Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT