Six local authorities have been confirmed for the Key Agencies Group collaborative support offer following today’s release of the new Scottish Government guidance for producing Local Development Plans (LDPs). Pilot work on the Collaborative Local Development Plan Offer will be taken forward wi
A wide-ranging plan to reduce the risk of flooding across Ayrshire has been published.
Levenmouth’s people and businesses are being urged to have their say on two major projects happening in the area over the coming months and years. Substantial investment is being made in the area to develop active travel routes and regenerate the River Leven.
Land near the ferry slipway at Yoker can be used for residential development after Scottish Ministers agreed to the recommendations of a planning reporter.
Barrhead's Carlibar Park is set to be transformed through a £2.7 million investment to turn derelict land into attractive green space and re-engineer the Levern Water to reduce flooding risks. Led by East Renfrewshire Council, the project is funded through a £1.6m investment from SEPA an
A new tidal flood model has been produced for developers and planners to consider when working near the River Clyde between Dalbeth in Glasgow and Greenock.
Scotland’s environment regulator took part in four days of action last week targeting waste criminals in the North East of Scotland, with police warnings issued for construction offences.
An innovative new project is ‘distilling’ residues from Scotland’s famous whisky industry into sustainable, green energy. The successful trial involving Scottish Water, SEPA and major distiller Chivas Brothers saw distillery residue brought into Aberdeen’s Nigg Waste Water Tr
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) will have the final say on whether to approve an application to build flats in place of a former Aberdeen printworks. Aberdeen Capital Investments had its proposals for the former Scottaspress premises in Maberly Street initially thrown out by c
The full financial impact of a cyber-attack on Scotland's environmental agency is still not clear and the incident remains a warning to other public sector bodies, a report by the Auditor General has warned.
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) have signed a formal agreement to support a sustainable future for the built environment, championing innovation and inclusive growth. The Sustainable Growth Agreement sets out a joint vision for the
SEPA is introducing new flood hazard mapping which will provide a clearer indication of surface water (also known as pluvial) flood risk now and in future. The new mapping will enable people, communities and businesses to better understand the risks and act to reduce the impact of surface water floo
Scotland’s environmental regulator has formed a three-year partnership with Robertson Group to support green recovery and help transform the construction of public and private sector projects across the country.
Revised plans to build a block of apartments beside the ferry slipway in Yoker have gained approval from Glasgow City Council.
Balfour Beatty can today begin work to remove radioactive contamination from the foreshore at Dalgety Bay in Fife. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) issued the final permit required for work to commence (an EASR 18 permit) on Friday for the restoration which it sa