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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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Fiona Harper, secretary of the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB), has said that stricter regulations within the electrical industry would have a significant uplift on the economy while also driving massive improvements in public safety. Ms Harper, also head of employment affairs at SELECT, spoke

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Scotland is storming ahead of the rest of the UK in building new homes, according to new figures from the Scottish Government. SNP Housing Minister Kevin Stewart confirmed that the rate of housebuilding in Scotland last year outstripped figures for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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The Highland Council is to proceed with its proposal to establish a £45 million school campus in Tain after the Scottish Government decided not to call in the development. Separate proposals to close four schools on Skye and replace them with a new building on one of the sites is still to be decide

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Alex Neil The Scottish Government is to publish a plan to support the delivery of new homes as new figures revealed the average time to process major housing developments was at its slowest yet.

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The total amount of derelict and urban vacant land in Scotland decreased by 129 hectares or 1.2 per cent from the previous year to 10,874 hectares in 2014, according to newly released statistics. Figures revealed today by Scotland’s Chief Statistician found that the amount of land brought back int

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SFT chairman Sir Angus Grossart launching the toolkit with The City of Edinburgh Council employee Graham Murdoch An easy-to-use toolkit has been launched to give Scotland’s local authorities real-time information on how many millions they would save by phasing in energy efficient LED street lights

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