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September 15, 2018 11:10 PM TRAVELLER HOUSING SCAM: Illegal green belt sites 'rented to homeless and EU migrants'

RICH travellers are “abusing the planning system” by illegally setting up caravan sites for gypsies on green belt land then renting them out to migrant workers and other non-travellers. Under strict planning rules the sites should only be occupied by those with gypsy status. A nearby resident, who would not be named, said: “You can see them advertised 9

September 7, 2018 11:17 AM Residents angry at plans for new homes in Hove

Two previous applications to build a three-storey five-bedroom house in place of the bungalow in Tongdean Road were refused. One neighbour, Elaine Noble, raised concerns about increased noise due to more people living on the site. She said: “There will be a huge increase in noise and disturbance both during the building work but also when the flats and maisonette 11

September 5, 2018 9:27 PM David Lammy dedicates GQ Award to Grenfell and Windrush

David Lammy dedicated his GQ Men Of The Year award to the victims of the Grenfell fire. The Labour MP won the Politician Of The Year prize at the ceremony in London. He said the accolade was dedicated to the people who died in the 2017 fire and the Windrush generation. He said: “I dedicate this award to the 71 people that lost their lives at Grenfell 21

August 29, 2018 5:04 AM Help for people in Bolton who fall on hard times

“Banks, housing providers and the like should work with people because this is their livelihood and it isn’t right that it can be taken away from you because of illness. “Businesspeople have been coming in to see us. People are struggling so much. “Someone came into the centre whose husband has had cancer. They do not reduce payments for a small period 9

August 24, 2018 4:00 AM Labour councillors claim scheme will make York's housing crisis worse

LABOUR councillors accused the council of scrapping plans to establish its own development company to build affordable homes in the city - saying the current scheme risks making York’s “housing crisis” worse. Labour councillor Michael Pavlovic, speaking at a City of York Council meeting on Tuesday, said a lack of affordable housing was having an impact 15

August 22, 2018 4:09 PM Flats bid for Acomb's former HSBC branch aims to help ‘chronic’ housing need

A FORMER bank is set to become five apartments and an office - helping address what estate agents have called a “chronic shortage of affordable properties”. Plans have been submitted for the building previously used by HSBC on York Road in Acomb to be converted into five one-bedroom flats with an office space at the front of the ground floor 14

August 21, 2018 2:22 PM Aerial photos reveal the stark divide between rich and poor

Aerial images by drone photographer Johnny Miller reveal the dramatic divide between rich and poor in cities in South Africa, Mexico and India. The photos are part of Mr Miller's Unequal Scenes project, which he started in April 2016 to challenge people's acceptance of inequality. The South African-based photographer says: "From the minute you land in Cape Town, you are surrounded 14

August 20, 2018 7:48 AM ‘Property developers’ actually just bastards

A COUPLE who describe themselves ‘property developers’ are actually just soulless bastards obsessed with money. Wayne and Maggie Hayes talk about their ‘portfolio’ and ‘stunning new projects’ as if they are members of a legitimate profession instead of being talentless greedy arseholes who constantly push the boundaries of legality. Wayne Hayes said: “People 16

August 14, 2018 4:00 AM 'Angry and frustrated' residents call for more affordable housing in petition

A PETITION calling for more affordable housing will be discussed at a City of York Council meeting after racking up more than 1,000 signatures. The petition calls on councillors to "restrict the amount of luxury flats and student accommodation" in the city. It says residents are "frustrated and angry" at high rents, high house prices and a lack of social 11

August 13, 2018 6:19 AM Theresa May: I'll end rough sleeping by 2027

However, they warned it will not provide a “total fix” for homelessness, which would require a significant increase in social housing, more security for renters and the reversal of policies which leave migrants homeless. The new strategy, revealed by Communities Secretary James Brokenshire on Saturday ahead of its official launch today, will offer support 20