Dumfries And Galloway

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Works will begin next week as Loreburn Housing Association gets the first stage of a flagship development for Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway underway. The first phase of housing will see 35 ‘extra care’ units being built. The scheme design features bungalows around a centralised communi

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INCH Architecture has delivered a new multi-million-pound dedicated state-of-the-art campus for the University of West of Scotland (UWS) alongside Dumfries and Galloway College. The state-of-the-art development, co-located with Dumfries & Galloway College, has been designed with the specific int

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Plans to save the only farm built by the poet Robert Burns are unveiled today. The “FutureVision” seeks to safeguard the 170-acre Ellisland Farm, on the banks of the River Nith, where Burns wrote Auld Lang Syne, Tam o Shanter and a large part of his creative output, especially in music a

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Blackfinch Property has completed a £4.4 million six-month loan to fund the acquisition and reforestation of a large area of land in Scotland. Marking the first deal in the commercial forestry sector for Blackfinch, the investment will create local job opportunities, and is expected to improve

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Renewable energy company Drax has kick-started a £2 million refurbishment of the historic Tongland hydroelectric power station in the south of Scotland. Tongland power station, near Kirkcudbright, is part of the Galloway Hydro Scheme which was developed in the 1930s. The scheme has six power s

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Some of Scotland’s leading architects and heritage experts are to develop a masterplan for the only home built by the poet Robert Burns. A consortium led by Delfinity Limited won the contract to develop a sustainable future for Ellisland Farm and Museum near Dumfries, where the poet wrote Auld

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Buccleuch has today announced that it has reached a landmark deal for investment in the Glenmuckloch pumped storage hydro (PSH) and windfarm project in Dumfries and Galloway. Foresight Energy Infrastructure Partners (FEIP), Foresight Group’s flagship energy transition fund, is to invest in Gle

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Loreburn Housing Association marked the completion of 75 new homes at Heathhall, Dumfries with a small-scale open event last week. The new homes, a mix of one, two, three and four-bedroom properties, provide a range of wheelchair-accessible bungalows, amenity bungalows and general needs housing and

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A renewables company has failed in its bid to overturn a decision to refuse planning consent for a wind farm in Dumfries and Galloway. NLEI Ltd had sought to develop a wind farm at a site on the Queensberry Estate near Crawfordjohn, Sanquhar and Wanlockhead. The Scottish Ministers refused to gr

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An official Open Day was held this week to celebrate Turning Point Scotland’s new Hera Grange housing in Dumfries, which provides care and support services to tenants enabling them to be part of the community. Hera Grange, which boasts 11 bungalows, a staff and resident activity hub as well as

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Work has begun on the first phase of a major multi-million pound redevelopment at Midsteeple Quarter in Dumfries. RH Irving Construction was selected to carry out the phase one works following a competitive tendering process. The project is being managed by construction project management specialist

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