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August 9, 2018 6:19 AM Your views wanted on Moredon recreation ground's future

The borough council’s planning committee will be asked to approve a public consultation document about the possible redevelopment of Moredon recreation grounds. The scheme could see four turf and one 3G artificial football pitches, a road cycling circuit, cyclocross and BMX tracks and three more croquet lawns. And there could be a new pavilion with kitchen 36

August 8, 2018 3:55 AM New figures reveal HIV diagnosis rate for Swindon

Twelve people in Swindon were newly-diagnosed with HIV in 2016, the latest figures available from Public Health England. While that’s higher than the south west regional rate of 5.4 people per 100,000, it’s significantly lower than the national rate of 10.3 diagnoses. Those already diagnosed in Swindon are living longer, meaning there are more people 42

August 3, 2018 4:00 AM Hospital land bought for medical centre is sold for housing with £7.8m price tag

A HOSPITAL trust has sold land purchased to provide a £100million treatment centre so it can be used for housing instead. Southend Hospital had initially earmarked the 15 acres of land - the size of ten football pitches - for a diagnostic and treatment centre off Fossetts Way. These plans have since been abandoned and the site has been sold to the Government 50

July 31, 2018 11:51 AM Housing benefits claimants facing long waits for claims to be processed

THOSE seeking housing benefits in south Essex are facing long waits for their claims to be processed, which a charity has warned could lead to homelessness. Between April 2017 and March 2018, new claimants waited on average of 26 days in Southend, 34 days in Basildon, 23 days in Castle Point and 20 days in Rochford. This waiting time can be worrying 63

July 28, 2018 5:00 AM Travellers given notice to leave former Manor School site in York

A NOTICE to leave has been served on travellers who have set up camp on a former school site in York. And council bosses said security would also be stepped up after more than a dozen caravans arrived at the old Manor School site in Boroughbridge Road. Cllr Keith Myers said residents in the area had contacted him about the sudden arrival of the caravans 35

July 26, 2018 3:30 AM Firefighters tackle HUGE BLAZE in West Hampstead, north west London

DOZENS of firefighters are tackling a blast at a luxury housing block in West Hampstead, northwest London. They said: “15 fire engines and around one hundred firefighters are tackling a blaze on the fifth - top - floor of a block of flats on Inglewood Road in West Hampstead.” Firefighters have been seen climbing ladders as they attempt to douse the flames 34

July 22, 2018 11:01 PM Canterbury City Council to review procedures after staff threw homeless Roly Brookeman's belongings away

A council says it will review its procedures after admitting officials threw away a homeless former England hockey star’s tent containing sentimental and important personal belongings. Roly Brookeman, 67, is demanding compensation and an apology from Canterbury City Council, which ordered his eviction from land at the Abbots Mill in St Radigunds Street 61

July 22, 2018 8:00 AM Work starts on 35 new homes

Leader of Basildon Council, Andrew Baggott and chairman of the housing committee, councillor Don Morris attended the sites in Long Lynderswood, Lee Chapel North and Roman Way, Billericay, on Wednesday as work started. The new homes at the site, in Long Lynderswood, include a development of 20 two-bedroom apartments. They will be marketed specifically 30

July 20, 2018 2:14 PM Harrogate relief road plan to give way to new housing development in Knaresborough

PLANS for a local relief road, first approved in the 1990s, may be rescinded to clear the way for a new housing development. North Yorkshire County Council's executive will be asked to rescind part of an approved route for a Harrogate outer relief road at its meeting tomorrow. The route affected runs from east of the proposed Killinghall bypass to north 24

July 16, 2018 9:58 AM New homes planned for farm site

DEVELOPERS have lodged revised plans for 13 new homes on what used to be known as Noremarsh Farm in Royal Wootton Bassett. The application follows the withdrawal of an earlier bid last year to build 21 properties. Agents LPC said in a design and access statement that although the site had permission for commercial use and it had been levelled, work on construction 43