Scottish Futures Trust

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(from left): Bill Matthews, chairman of Hub West Scotland; NHSGGC chairman, John Brown; Lorraine McMillan, chief executive, East Renfrewshire Council; East Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) chief officer, Julie Murray; East Renfrewshire Council leader, Councillor, Jim Fletcher T

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A Scottish LED street lighting replacement programme, forecast to deliver electricity and maintenance cost savings of £1.2 billion over the next 20 years whilst saving 2.6 million tonnes of CO2, has been recognised at the annual Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) awards.

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Plans for the new Largs Campus in North Ayrshire have taken a major step forward in recent weeks as contracts have been signed and formal financial close has been achieved on the project. The new facility will amalgamate the existing St. Mary’s Primary, Brisbane Primary and Kelburn Primary and wil

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A groundbreaking ceremony has marked the building of the new £29.7 million Barrhead High. Pupils joined the school’s head teacher Andy Sinclair to assist education convener Councillor Elaine Green to carry out the turf cutting at the site of the new school.

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Fresh after the signing of contracts for new schools in Campbeltown and Oban, Argyll and Bute Council has completed the contract for a £9 million new primary school in Kirn. To be built by Morrison Construction, the new Kirn Primary School has been designed to cater for 320 primary pupils together

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An artist's impression of the new Oban High School A £60 million scheme to build new secondary schools in Campbeltown and Oban is set to start construction in July after the contract with project partners was signed last week.

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Work on a £28.7 million replacement for Baldragon Academy in Dundee officially got underway. Dundee City Council is funding £10.6m towards the new secondary, with the rest being provided by the Scottish Futures Trust.

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The Scottish Government is to invest up to £63.8 million in Dundee’s Waterfront after deputy first minister John Swinney agreed a Growth Accelerator model (GA) with the local authority. Developed by the Scottish Futures Trust, the GA model is designed to stimulate growth, create jobs and support

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Plans for a new purpose-built, state of the art learning campus in East Ayrshire took a step closer to fruition this week as the project reached financial close. The milestone signals the official start of construction on the William McIlvanney Campus in Kilmarnock which will be delivered by hub Sou

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Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been awarded a contract that will see it play a key role in helping the construction industry get up to speed with Scottish Government protocols in Building Information Modelling (BIM). BIM is essentially a computer-generated model containing graphical and tab

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Scotland’s councils are to invest a further £56 million in energy saving LED street lighting over the next 12 months which will help reduce their energy consumption by over 50 per cent. Of the 900,000 existing street lights across Scotland, 125,000 new LEDs have already been installed, with that

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Ayr Academy A new school has become the first of 12 projects to reach financial close after getting the go ahead by deputy first minister John Swinney.

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SFT has helped release £850m of private sector investment into the heart of Edinburgh The funding programme behind a raft of community infrastructure projects has delivered schemes worth £135 million in its latest financial year.

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