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January 19, 2018 1:31 PM Plumlife Homes launches new affordable housing in Radcliffe

Plumlife Homes, which prides itself on delivering affordable housing, has launched The Larks in Radcliffe. A total of 14 two- and three-bedroom homes are available with Help to Buy schemes. This government-backed initiatives aim to give people the chance to get onto the property ladder by lowering the deposit required by lenders and keeping monthly repayments 6

January 18, 2018 12:28 PM Officials: Inmate serving life sentence jumps to his death

CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) - Officials say an inmate serving a life sentence for a 1989 murder jumped to his death from the second floor of a housing unit at a Pennsylvania prison. Prison officials said Wednesday that 70-year-old James Bailey died Monday of injuries suffered at the State Correctional Institute at Camp Hill. He had been temporarily transferred 4

January 16, 2018 6:17 PM A baby humpback whale, a flame-haired Norwegian and a starry night in the desert among winning photos in top international contest

A baby humpback whale, a flame-haired Norwegian and the starry sky above a desert are among winning photos in a prestigious international contest. Judges picked out 11 stunning images from among 30,000 entrants submitted for the awards, run by Swedish camera manufacturers Hasselblad. Winners, from nine different countries around the world, included a picture 7 1

January 15, 2018 9:52 PM Carillion collapse shows it´s time to `take back control´ of services

The collapse of Carillion is a “watershed moment” that should bring an end to “rip-off privatisation” of public services, Jeremy Corbyn has said. In a video released on social media, the Labour leader criticised an “outsource-first dogma” and insisted “it’s time we took back control”. Mr Corbyn also linked the firm’s collapse with the premature ending

January 10, 2018 1:30 PM Harp and Southend Hospital help feed rough sleepers

SOUTHEND Hospital has joined forces with a charity to collect food for local homeless people this winter. The hospital has teamed up with homeless charity, Harp, and donated a table full of food, which included staples like canned goods and cereals and festive treats like chocolate. Harp community fundraiser, Lisa Walton said: “We are so grateful to Southend 6

January 10, 2018 6:05 AM Plan to convert Tottington Road Methodist Church into housing could be approved this week

Ashdale Construction wants to convert the vacant Tottington Road Methodist Church, in Harwood, into three townhouse-like properties. The developer is also proposing to build a further six detached homes around the church. The proposals do not include the church’s graveyard, which will continue to be maintained by Harwood Methodist Church

January 9, 2018 2:34 PM Leave the landing light on! Businessman invests £100,000 in scheme to build homes with their very own AIRCRAFT HANGER to park your small plane

A businessman is fighting for his innovative idea to build homes with their very own aircraft hangar after the plans were criticised by planning officers. Entrepreneur Peter Day, of Hangar Homes, wants to mix aviation, business and leisure with his new 'visionary' scheme. Images shows his ambitious plans to create hangar style homes that can also be used as business 3

January 9, 2018 1:41 PM Jo Johnson Moved From Universities Job In Reshuffle After Toby Young Row

Theresa May's reshuffle also sets up Johnson versus Johnson fight over Heathrow. Mark Garnier, who was cleared of wrongdoing after asking his secretary to buy sex toys, has lost his job as an international trade minister. Sam Gyimah has replaced Jo Johnson in his old job as universities minister. Dominic Raab, who had served as a justice minister and has long been tipped 8

January 7, 2018 12:23 AM Ecuador selects new VP after Odebrecht scandal conviction

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - Ecuador has chosen a new vice president to replace Jorge Glas, who was sentenced to 6 years in jail for his role in a bribery scheme involving the Brazilian company at the center of Latin America's biggest corruption scandal. Lawmakers selected Maria Alejandra Vicuna in a vote Saturday. The 40-year-old psychologist previously served

January 4, 2018 7:34 AM Mortgage lenders start the year with a flurry of rate cuts

Mortgage lenders have opened the year with a flurry of rate cuts, with borrowers now able to secure a two-year fixed rate from as low as 1.28 per cent. Barclays, Yorkshire Building Society and Leeds Building Society have all launched new mortgage ranges this week with the 1.28 per cent two-year fixed rate from Barclays hitting top spot in the best buy tables 16