Contractor George Leslie has been appointed to undertake a £2 million project to re-naturalise the Garrell River, create new paths and conserve threatened habitats and species at Dumbreck Local Nature Reserve in Kilsyth. Initially postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the p
East Ayrshire Council has pledged to "constructively challenge" a ruling by the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) which identified areas of ground earmarked for development throughout the region as being at risk of flooding.
Angus Council has awarded the contract for the Arbroath flood protection scheme to Morrison Construction. Funded by the council and the Scottish Government, the Arbroath (Brothock Water) Flood Protection Scheme has been designed to reduce the risk of flooding from the Brothock Water, which
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is to submit a report to the Crown Office over a potential prosecution in relation to the flaring at the Mossmorran complex in April 2019. Over 900 complaints were received by the agency’s pollution hotline, the highest number the agency has re
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has revealed today it will relax some regulations for the duration of the COVID19 crisis but warned that businesses will meet an “uncompromising” regulator if they try to flout the temporary environmental standards. In a strategic stateme
The developers behind the new town of Shawfair have committed to a landmark Sustainable Growth Agreement (SGA) that will accelerate the delivery of a well-designed, sustainable community that promotes wellbeing and healthy lifestyles. The three-year agreement between Shawfair LLP, Midlothian Council
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has published a new plan which sets out how it will regulate and work with the housing sector to improve environmental performance throughout the supply chain.
Scottish housing businesses are being encouraged to become world leaders in sustainability and embrace the economic opportunities that environmental changes can bring. The VIBES Scottish Environment Business Awards (VIBES) is celebrating its 20th year and is calling on Scottish businesses to mark th
Views are being sought from the housing sector as a Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) consultation nears its conclusion. As part of “transformational changes needed to tackle today’s problems”, the environmental body is shifting its approach to regulation by moving focu