A Wee Bit of Site TLC

Afternoon All, Whilst I’m not under 3ft of snow like in other areas, it is still pretty darned cold so what better way to warm the cockles than getting stuck into this website administering show! Having never tried this before, it’s very much a case of learn as you go and so there *might* becontinue reading

Building Rural Futures – RHS Conference 2018

23rd February was the date for our annual conference. The theme this year was Building Rural Futures. As per usual, the conference was held in Birnam (with the pre-conference evening reception being held at Dunkeld House Hotel). We were delighted to welcome around 100 delegates and speakers to discuss various subjects ranging from Island Proofingcontinue reading

Rural Housing Fund Seminars

We have been organising seminars on the Rural Housing Fund. At the seminars, the Scottish Government provide information about it e.g. who is eligible to apply, how to apply, how much grant is available…. and Rural Housing Scotland give details on how communities in other parts of Scotland have delivered and developed their own projects.continue reading

Scottish Rural Parliament – see you there!?

Rural Housing Scotland and Our Island Home are very much looking forward to meeting lots of new people and catching up with old faces at the Scottish Rural Parliament in Brechin next week. We’re going to have a stall at the marketplace so please pop by and say hello 🙂 We will have lots ofcontinue reading

Ulva Ferry Housing News

The two 3 x bedroom PassivHaus standard affordable rental homes have been under construction at Ulva Ferry since early August 2016. This is exciting news, especially for the local community, volunteers and staff that have been working towards this goal. There is also an affordable plot for sale in the Ulva Ferry area. If youcontinue reading

NEWS | Rural Housing Scotland | Our island Home

January News and Views (click to download) Our Island Home We are absolutely delighted that the Prince’s Countryside Fund are to support the project again, for another 3 year period. This means that our project officer can continue to deliver housing projects across the Hebrides. The project will concentrate on finding affordable housing options for youngcontinue reading

Our Island Home Winner

News Release Date: 28/02/14 First affordable island house design prize awarded Arc Architects, a small rural Fife practice named winner of Our Island Home Design Competition Following a bumper entry of 50 designs from small architecture practices across the country the Our Island Home Design Competition award was presented today by Richard Lochhead, Cabinet Secretarycontinue reading

West Lothian

Housing West Lothian Housing Strategy  – West Lothian Council’s strategy for the development of housing in the area West Lothian Strategic Housing Investment Plan – Unavailable Housing Options Housing Options West Lothian Registered Social Landlords Planning West Lothian Local Development Plan – Proposed Plan