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Sixty Icon Older Scots struggling to pay fuel bills
More than one in four older Scots with health conditions are struggling to pay their fuel bills, according to new research by Age Scotland.
Third Force News - Posted 22/02/2018

Sixty Icon First-time buyers in Scotland 'have to wait till 30'
Young Scots will have to wait until they are nearly 30 and earning more than £10,000 over the average wage to get their foot on the property ladder, according to research.
Herald Scotland (register) - Posted 22/02/2018

Nicola Sturgeon tax hike a 'fundamental mistake' as Scottish unemployment rises
Nicola Sturgeon’s plans to hike income tax for hundreds of thousands of workers are a “fundamental mistake”, David Mundell has said as official figures showed Scottish unemployment has spiked.
The Telegraph (register) - Posted 22/02/2018

Sixty Icon Scottish budget given final approval at Holyrood
The Scottish government's tax and spending plans for the next year have passed their final parliamentary hurdle.
BBC - Posted 22/02/2018

Scottish Power retail profits hit as customer numbers fall
Scottish Power has reported losing about 200,000 customer accounts during last year, as it faced tougher competition.
BBC - Posted 21/02/2018

Sixty Icon More getting on board with sector scorecard
Interest is growing across Scotland in the new sector scorecard pilot, with several new housing associations indicating that they will submit data in 2018.
Scottish Housing News - Posted 21/02/2018

Ethical Scottish energy supplier goes UK-wide
Our Power, the not-for-profit energy supplier based in Edinburgh, has launched its first UK-wide tariff as it ramps up its campaign against discrimination and fuel poverty. - Posted 21/02/2018

Aberdeen to become Scotland’s first gigabit-speed fibre broadband city
Aberdeen is set to become Scotland’s first city in which nearly every home and business will have access to gigabit-speed broadband.
Scottish Housing News - Posted 21/02/2018

Westminster is using Brexit to put devolution at risk. Scotland will not stand for it
The EU withdrawal bill contains a power grab of critical devolved areas such as fishing and farming – and even aspects of our independent justice system.
The Guardian - Posted 21/02/2018

Sixty Icon Aberdeen first city in Scotland to get full fibre broadband
Aberdeen is to be the first city in Scotland to receive "full fibre" internet connections to nearly all its homes and businesses.
BBC - Posted 21/02/2018

Social Bite 'sleep out' to help 600 homeless people
Money raised from an event that saw 8,000 people "sleep rough" in sub-zero temperatures in Edinburgh is to help homeless people move into new houses.
BBC - Posted 21/02/2018

Hundreds of rough sleepers in Scotland to be offered homes
Social Bite working with housing groups and councils to offer homeless ‘wraparound’ support.
The Guardian - Posted 21/02/2018

Sixty Icon Concern raised over lack of affordable homes in Dundee as social housing tenancies drop
Concern has been raised over a steady decrease in the amount of social and affordable housing available in Dundee.
The Courier (register) - Posted 20/02/2018

Sixty Icon MSP calls on ‘big six’ to back energy credit foodbank scheme
Christina McKelvie MSP is calling on energy firms to follow ScottishPower’s example and to set up a scheme that allows customers who are referred to foodbanks to gain fuel assistance.
Scottish Housing News - Posted 20/02/2018

Stirling Council publishes £26m draft administration budget
Investment of almost £26 million is being proposed for Stirling under a draft administration budget and capital plan published ahead of a meeting this week.
Scottish Housing News - Posted 20/02/2018

Sixty Icon Edinburgh is UK's most promising city for future inward investment, new study shows
Scottish capital surges to the top while the UK's largest cities face 'particular challenges' to sustain their long-term attraction. - Posted 20/02/2018

Scottish Borders Council meets to set council tax and budget
Scottish Borders Council is to meet to agree its budget and tax rate for the next financial year.
BBC - Posted 20/02/2018

Plans for new Scots income tax system to be agreed
MSPs are to sign off changes to Scotland's income tax system which will set up new rates and bands.
BBC - Posted 20/02/2018

COSLA issues plea for additional resources for public pay rises
Scotland’s councils have pledged to full press the Scottish Government to make sure that additional resources for local government are built into future budgets.
Scottish Housing News - Posted 19/02/2018

Sixty Icon First-time buyers now ‘£31,000 better off’ than renters
The gap in costs between buying and renting in Scotland has continued to widen with first-time buyers now saving £31,000 when purchasing their own home, according to new research.
Scottish Housing News - Posted 19/02/2018

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