Scottish Government

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The Scottish Government has identified six islands that will be supported to become carbon neutral by 2040. Selected in collaboration with local authorities and island representatives, the islands included as part of the Carbon Neutral Islands project are - Hoy, Islay, Great Cumbrae,

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Some of Scotland’s longest standing vacant and derelict sites will be transformed into affordable housing, community gardens and places of enterprise and learning by awards from a £50 million programme. Ten schemes will share more than £5m from the low carbon Vacant and Derelict La

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The supply of new homes delivered in Scotland fell by a third in one year to reach the lowest total in eight years as the Covid-19 pandemic took its toll on the housebuilding sector, official figures have found.

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New measures to revitalise town centres and regenerate local economies have been published by the Scottish Government. In response to last year’s review of the Town Centre Action Plan, a joint report by the Scottish Government and COSLA outlines actions to better embed a ‘Town Centre Fir

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Edinburgh's £75 million concert hall, the Dunard Centre, is set to receive £10m each from the UK and Scottish governments, and a further £5m from the City of Edinburgh Council to allow the project to move towards the first phase of construction. The music venue, which was given the

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A new partnership approach launched by the Scottish Government will be embedded across the education and skills system to ensure employers and government are working together to deliver training opportunities for the new green jobs of the future. Scotland's National Strategy for Economic Transformat

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A five-year plan backed by more than £100 million of funding to help build Scotland’s hydrogen economy has been published by the Scottish Government. The draft Hydrogen Action Plan sets out the strategic approach the Scottish Government will take with industry to help make Scotland becom

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An Advice Note has been issued to assist in determining the fire risk posed by external wall systems in existing multi-storey residential buildings. The Scottish Government publication is designed is to help ensure that people are not placed at undue risk of harm as a result of fire spreading over o

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Economy secretary Fiona Hyslop has announced that a further £70 million will be made available by the Scottish Government to provide more jobs, internships, apprenticeships, training and volunteering opportunities for young people in Scotland.  The extra funding for Young Person&rsqu

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Construction work has commenced on the new £33m Fife Elective Orthopaedic Centre at the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy. The project will see the creation of a state-of-the-art facility hosting 3 operating theatres, a supporting inpatient ward and associated outpatient facilities. Planning perm

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