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January 24, 2018 3:38 AM Average Australian mortgage passes $500,000 for the first time

The average Australian mortgage has surged past half-a-million dollars for the first time - as it is revealed the lucky country is the third most expensive nation to live in the world. The average home loan in Australia is now more than $500,400, according to a report from comparethemarket.com.au. New South Wales is the state with the highest average 22

January 23, 2018 6:01 PM New Eastern Villages transport plan meets mixed response

Proposals to make changes to roads and transportation around the planned New Eastern Villages met a mixed response at a public consultation this afternoon. Local residents, viewing the proposals from Swindon Borough Council for the first time, were torn on whether they appropriately addressed current and future traffic problems in the area. One local 27

January 22, 2018 4:15 AM Burger firm’s boost to the homeless

ORGANIC burger business Trollburger has raised more than £2,000 for Brighton Housing Trust’s homeless day centre First Base. Owner Paul Clark opened his burger shack under Brighton Station on Christmas Day and held a street party with music, cakes and burgers and chips for anyone who was alone or could not afford Christmas dinner. More than 50 people 28

January 20, 2018 9:19 AM Nick Boles, Former Tory Minister, Calls Theresa May's Government Timid And Unambitious

'They need to pull their finger out... I want her to lead, be bold and definite'. Theresa May “constantly disappoints” because her Government is timid and unambitious, a former Tory minister has said. Nick Boles tweeted it was time for the prime minister “to raise your game”, accusing her of not tackling issues such as underfunding the NHS, the housing 23

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 35

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 12

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 18 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 22

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 26

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 24