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Scots councils urged to harness investment to meet growing housing crisis

SCOTS councils are being urged to embrace investment in build to rent (BTR) and co-living to help address the current housing crisis. Leading trade body...

£244 million paid to Scottish businesses through January 

LOCAL councils funding doubled during extended lockdown among other financial help. Payments to support businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic increased following the tightening of...

£1.3m spent spent ferrying pupils between schools for lessons

SCOTS councils are squandering millions of pounds ferrying pupils between schools by taxi for lessons. Teacher shortages mean youngsters are getting cabs from their own...

Scots councils fork out £400,000 to remove illegal travellers

NEARLY £400,000 has been spent by Scots councils to remove illegal travellers from public land in the past three years. Figures obtained through Freedom of...

December was the cruellest month for Scotland’s parking enforcers

THE extreme winter weather cost Scottish councils over £600,000 in lost parking ticket revenue. New figures show that at least 11,800 fewer parking tickets were...

Swine flu could force closure of Scottish schools

By Alexander Lawrie SWINE FLU could force the closure of Scottish schools because of costs - after councils admitted they might not be able to...

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