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13/08/2015

Scotland round-up: Glasgow City Council unveils proposals for 25,000 new homes; Aberdeen student accommodation plans lodged for Triple Kirks

Words: Roger Milne

A round-up of planning news in Scotland: 8 August-14 August, 2015

Glasgow City Council unveils proposals for 25,000 new homes over next decade

Scotland’s largest council has unveiled proposals to meet growing demand for housing in Glasgow which would see 25,000 dwellings provided by 2025.

The Planner 

Aberdeen student accommodation plans lodged for Triple Kirks

Planning permission is being sought by specialist developer Dandara to turn Aberdeen’s historic Triple Kirks into more than 300 student rooms.

BBC News

SNH launches consultation on second Gaelic Language Plan

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has today launched a public consultation on its proposed second Gaelic Language Plan.

Scottish Natural Heritage

Faster broadband for Loch Ness and Far North communities

Communities near the shores of Loch Ness and also places in Caithness and Sutherland are to be given access to high-speed fibre broadband.

BBC News

Scots glen that inspired Charles Darwin ‘at risk’

A famous Scottish glen that inspired Charles Darwin is at the centre of a row amid plans to strip it of its protected status as national nature reserve.

The Scotsman

Controversial ‘ribbon hotel’ approved in Edinburgh

The controversial ‘ribbon hotel’ designed for the heart of the £850 million St James development has been given the go-ahead.

The Scotsman

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