David Ogilvie (OIHCS)

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Joyce McMillan: Scotland is now horribly divided

A new promotional campaign can only offer a future Scotland shaped by outside forces, writes Joyce McMillan<p>To paraphrase Scotland’s former Makar Liz …

Scotland

Historic sites across Edinburgh targeted by vandals

Graffiti artists illegally targeting sites around Edinburgh have been slammed after it was discovered a “tag” had appeared on the city’s historic …

Historic Sites

How A Theory Of Crime And Policing Was Born, And Went Terribly Wrong

In 1969, Philip Zimbardo, a psychologist from Stanford University, ran an interesting field study. He abandoned two cars in two very different places: one in a mostly poor, crime-ridden section of New York City, and the other in a fairly affluent neighborhood of Palo Alto, Calif. Both cars were …

Broken windows theory

This article is about the criminological theory. For the economic theory, see Broken window fallacy. For other uses, see Broken windows …

Graffiti and litter lead to more street crime

People become more disobedient in environments plagued by litter and graffiti, research has shown.<p>They can be tempted to trespass, drop litter, and …

Can the can

Getty Images<p><b>Get our daily newsletter</b><p>Upgrade your inbox and get our Daily Dispatch and Editor's Picks.<p>Latest stories<p>Fiat Chrysler appoints a new …

Graffiti

What “broken windows” policing is

IN JULY 2014 an unarmed black man named Eric Garner died at the hands of a police officer after allegedly resisting arrest. Garner’s presumed crime …

Justice

Zero tolerance

THE main parties mimic one another's policies on many topics—but on none so closely as policing. Labour's manifesto trumpets its “zero-tolerance” …

Policing

BBC News | UK | Ray Mallon and 'zero tolerance'

Monday, December 1, 1997 Published at 20:57 GMT<p><b>UK</b> <b><br>Ray Mallon and 'zero tolerance'</b><p>Pioneered by the New York Police Department, the "zero tolerance" approach, or "positive policing" as some prefer to call it, is how the British Government is hoping to fulfil its promise to be "tough on …

Policing

The good old days of municipal housing – thanks but no

<i>An article painting a bleak picture of housing associations in Scotland appeared recently in Bella Caledonia and was</i> <i>republished</i> <i>on the Scottish</i> …

Housing

27th June 2018

On the ground<p>Twenty five years ago, the Assynt Crofters tore up the rule book that hitherto had served as the <i>Unofficial Guide To Who’s Allowed To Own</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Absorption Rate

by Craig Sanderson, Link Group<p>You may have heard me commenting on my fears that the private sector will not be able or willing enough to deliver the …

Housing

Cuckoo (ing?) – coming to a town near you

Mark Fisher explores the phenomenon of ‘Cuckooing’ of vulnerable people and its effect on homelessness. Transient drug dealers from the major cities …

Trading

Nothing Exceptional: Scottish Housing Associations and the Erasure of Scottish Social Housing

Housing Associations (HAs) have long been promoted as an affordable and viable solution to the housing question. But it is now abundantly clear that …

Social Housing

Press

Social and affordable housing needed to prevent families becoming homeless<p>28 March 2018<p>Statement by Jan O'Sullivan TD <b><br>Spokesperson on Housing & Local</b> …

Housing

Kenneth Roy

Last weekend, 8,000 people slept rough – after a fashion – in Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, in another of the PR-savvy events that have become …

Fundraising

CASPAR Building, LEEDS July 2008

Join DateJanuary 2008LocationNorth of LeedsPosts399Thanked30<p>Not sure if this is strictly the correct place to put this as it's due for demo but i …

Caspar in Leeds due for demolition — Elemental

CASPAR (city centre apartments for single people at affordable rents), a development of 42 apartments on North St in Leeds (just opposite Hansa’s …