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29 Mar 2007 - No comments
The Government suffered a shock defeat in the House of Lords yesterday as Peers rejected proposals for 17 new casinos by 123 votes to 120. The motion passed in the Commons with a majority of...
23 Mar 2007 - No comments
First Minister Jack McConnell announced yesterday that all planning applications must set out how they will cut carbon emissions by 15%, with immediate effect. The plans relate to any...
22 Mar 2007 - No comments
The Scottish Executive has approved plans for the Edinburgh Airport Rail Link (EARL) that will provide direct rail services between the airport and stations across Scotland. The £610 million...
22 Mar 2007 - No comments
Rosslyn Chapel in Midlothian has been awarded just over £7 million in restoration grants from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Historic Scotland. The money will go towards a five-year...
20 Mar 2007 - No comments
Plans for a £50 million redevelopment of Edinburgh’s Old Town have been submitted for approval by city planners. If approved, the area – close to the Scottish Parliament – would see...
20 Mar 2007 - No comments
Tiger developments has announced a £200 million plan to build two new hotels, a continental-style boulevard and retail and office space at a derelict site in Edinburgh City Centre....
20 Mar 2007 - No comments
A delegation of North Lanarkshire councillors toured the soon-to-be-completed Antonine Shopping Centre in Cumbernauld this week, ahead of its completion in May. Deputy Council Leader Jim Smith...
20 Mar 2007 - No comments
Scottish Borders Council is to discuss the possibility of a major new development on a soon-to-be-vacant mart site in Newton St Boswells. As plans currently stand, the site could be used for a...
14 Mar 2007 - No comments
Nine churches across Scotland have been awarded £1.1 million in lottery funds for repairs and restoration work. The largest payout of over £650,000 will go to Cromarty Church on the Black...
14 Mar 2007 - No comments
According to parliamentary figures published this week, Glasgow City Council spent considerably less on its pitch for the super-casino than its rivals. £50,000 was spent by the council on...
14 Mar 2007 - No comments
Glasgow City Council has allocated £83 million to the building of around 1,500 low cost homes and social housing in the Oatlands area of the city. The project is part of the Scottish...
12 Mar 2007 - No comments
Glasgow has been tipped as the favourite to host the 2014 Commonwealth games, following the withdrawal of Canadian city Halifax amid budget concerns. The city's budget went $1 billion over the...
8 Mar 2007 - No comments
Scottish Borders Council, in a partnership with Eildon and Margaret Blackwood Housing Associations, has announced plans for a £15 million project to build affordable homes in Peebles. The...
8 Mar 2007 - No comments
Work is about to commence on a new multi-million pound housing and business initiative in Greenlaw, Newton Mearns. The Greenlaw consortium – comprising Elphinston Land, Stewart Milne Homes,...
7 Mar 2007 - No comments
Miller Construction has announced that the value of orders it has received over recent months has broken the £400 million mark for the first time. The company has won a series of major...
7 Mar 2007 - No comments
Tulloch has bought Aviemore and Highland Developments in an estimated £10 million deal. The takeover now brings the total landbank under the control of the Inverness-based firm to 3,500....
7 Mar 2007 - No comments
In a partnership between Glasgow City Council and New City Vision, Swedish flatpack houses are to be introduced to Scotland for the first time as part of a £200 million project to regenerate...
1 Mar 2007 - No comments
Devanha Ltd, a partnership of North-east housing associations, has submitted a planning application for an environmentally-friendly urban village on the site of the former Donside Paper Mill, in...
1 Mar 2007 - No comments
Keppie Design has been granting of planning permission for a new business park adjacent to the M8 / A8 junction.  The Eurocentral Business Park, which is being developed by Tritax Assets, will...
1 Mar 2007 - No comments
WATERFRONT Edinburgh Ltd (WEL), the publicly owned developer charged with leading the development of Edinburgh's waterfront, is looking for a new chief executive following the resignation of former...
1 Mar 2007 - No comments
Neilston in Glasgow has been used as an example of how community groups can radically improve the design of public space in a new guide called It's our space produced by the Commission for...

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