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February 1, 2018 4:20 PM South Essex councils agree to work together in "game changing" move

A game-changing association of south Essex councils has been formed with the signing of a memorandum of understanding. The Association of South Essex Local Authorities (ASELA) consists of Basildon, Brentwood, Castle Point, Essex County, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea, and Thurrock Councils. All seven councils have recognised the need to work across borders 35

February 1, 2018 2:08 PM Development project £10 million boost

THE North Street Quarter development in Lewes will receive £10 million from the Housing Infrastructure Fund. The fund is a government capital grant programme to help unlock new homes. The £10 million grant will be used to fund infrastructure including flood defences and riverfront works, land remediation, and new highways and landscaping 25

February 1, 2018 10:10 AM For f**k’s sake don’t solve the housing crisis, say selfish bastards

OWNERS of hugely overvalued houses are lobbying the government to make the housing crisis even worse. After plans to stop developers hoarding land were announced, homeowners are pressuring their MPs to stop affordable housing being built so their houses are worth more and they are technically richer. Retired teacher Roy Hobbs, from Hampshire, said: “I don’t 27

February 1, 2018 7:48 AM `Unexpected´ pick-up in house price growth at start of 2018

Annual house price growth saw a “surprising” pick-up in January, pushing average values to a new record high in cash terms, an index has found. Nationwide Building Society said annual house price growth accelerated to a 10-month high of 3.2% in January, from 2.6% in December. The average UK house price in January was £211,756, the highest on Nationwide’s 23

January 29, 2018 1:01 PM New stadium will 'rival any in the UK'

Swindon’s new speedway and greyhound racing stadium in Blunsdon will be the match of any in the country, if proposals go ahead as planned, a director of Swindon Robins speedway team has said. Steve Park also believes that the proposed facilities at the Abbey Stadium will be a boost to the local area, making them an integrated part of the community 65

January 27, 2018 10:48 PM Newport County 1-1 Tottenham: Late Harry Kane goal saves Spurs from FA Cup humiliation after Padraig Amond's opener as League Two minnows miss out on famous victory but earn lucrative Wembley replay

They hung on and they hung on, men who had given everything, men who seemed to have been hewn from the valleys and the foundries of this land, men who had played as if they had iron in their bones and molten steel running through their veins. They hung on to their lead because they knew this was their shot, this was their 90 minutes, this was their redemption 81

January 27, 2018 6:04 AM Bid to create Horwich Neighbourhood Plan given green light

THE Horwich community has been given the go-ahead to create a neighbourhood plan. Bolton Council approved the town's application to create its own vision of how the area should be developed. The Horwich Neighbourhood Plan Advisory Group, backed by the town council, will now create a document outlining areas that should be used for housing, employment 20

January 27, 2018 6:02 AM Rough sleepers number down to just seven at most recent official count

THE most recent count of rough sleepers in Bolton found that there were just seven on the town’s streets. Despite new official Government figures stating that the number of people sleeping rough in Bolton had more than doubled from eight to 17, a more recent Bolton Council count recorded a far lower number. A council spokesman said that all seven seen on January 23

January 26, 2018 1:15 PM All 17 Ukip councillors resign and join Thurrock Independents

All 17 Ukip councillors in Thurrock have resigned and joined Thurrock Independents. This means that the Thurrock Indepenents are now the official opposition on Thurrock Council. In a statement the Group Leader of Thurrock Independents, councillor Graham Snell, said: “Thurrock Independents have the only councillors in Thurrock whose prime concern will be Thurrock 28

January 24, 2018 8:12 AM Countrywide boss steps down in wake of profit alert

Countrywide chief executive Alison Platt has quit days after the estate agency’s shock profit warning sent shares plummeting to a record low. Chairman Peter Long has stepped in to replace Ms Platt as executive chairman until a successor is appointed, while commercial development boss Paul Creffield has been named group operations director and will take charge 37