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Funding for energy efficiency pilot project

THREE social housing properties in the South End of Shetland are being retrofitted with energy efficiency measures as part of a new pilot project. Hjaltland Housing Association has been awarded around £65,000 from the Energy Redress Carbon Emissions Reduction fund for the project at Thistle Court in Virkie. At its essence, the initiative will see […] Shetland News …


People ‘left in limbo’ in struggle get onto the property ladder

IT HAS been described by some as the “elephant in the room” – the barriers first-time buyers in Shetland are facing as they struggle to get their foot on the property ladder. With a buoyant property market, expensive private rents and a long waiting list for social housing, many of Shetland’s younger generation are struggling […] Shetland News …