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July 12, 2018 4:15 AM GWH looking at £13m blackhole

Just three months into its new budget year Great Western Hospital is looking at a deficit of more than £13m by the end of March 2019. And bosses at the trust that runs the hospital have been told that patient demand, and covering staff vacancies with agency staff and locum doctors is hitting the budget hard. Karen Johnson, director of finance at the NHS trust 78

July 6, 2018 4:00 AM 550 new homes planned for York

YORK council bosses have drawn up plans for hundreds of new homes on the authority’s land across the city. Former school sites at Lowfields and Burnholme are in line for development, along with old schools and care homes, a disused car park and council owned land elsewhere in the city. According to a report prepared for councillors next week, if the authority 63

July 3, 2018 5:01 AM Chance to have tea with the Mayor of Bolton

THERE’S a chance for afternoon tea with the Mayor of Bolton, Cllr Elaine Sherrington, at the town hall on Wednesday, July 11. As well as a delicious tea and musical entertainment visitors can also see the beautifully refurbished blue room and reception room which are the Mayor’s Parlour. The event runs from 2pm to 4pm with tickets at £15 each going towards 34

July 3, 2018 4:00 AM Top councillors Dafydd Williams and Neil Barnes to stand down

TWO senior York Labour councillors are stepping down next year, it has been confirmed. Dafydd Williams and Neil Barnes, who represent Heworth and Hull Road respectively, will not stand in city council elections due next May. Both will have served for two four-year terms, and Cllr Williams was council leader for six months in 2014 and 2015. He said he was stepping 48

July 2, 2018 11:19 PM Antony Cotton reveals personal connection to Corrie homelessness storyline

Cotton, 42, said the man wrote to him on Facebook while he was filming reality TV show Dancing On Ice earlier this year. He had been forced to leave his family home and resorted to staying in a tent in a stairwell of a council block in Fleetwood, Lancashire. The actor said he paid for the man to stay in a hotel in Manchester before helping to find housing 65

July 2, 2018 12:35 PM George Gay Gardens demolition plans submitted

A FORMER sheltered housing complex will be demolished under council plans. The borough wants to knock down George Gay Gardens, Park South, and replace it with council houses. It forms part of plans for the regeneration of Queen’s Drive. Residents at the sheltered housing block burst into tears in 2016 when they were told they had to move out. Lucy Birch 36

July 2, 2018 6:30 AM VOTE NOW: Restored Theatre Royal up for a national award

THE Theatre Royal, which last year won big in the York Design Awards following a £6 million refurbishment, is now up for a national prize. It has been shortlisted along with four other restored buildings - Chester's Storyhouse cinema; Sandycombe Lodge, the 'rural retreat' of JMW Turner near the Thames; the Winchester College treasury and museum; and the Thames 42

July 2, 2018 2:19 AM McGowan appeals to PM on remote housing

West Australian Premier Mark McGowan is urging the prime minister to intervene as the state pushes for more remote housing funds, dismissing federal Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion as "junior". The 10-year National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing expired on Saturday, and the state government wants Senator Scullion to improve 36

July 1, 2018 7:38 PM Correction: Florida-Puerto Ricans story

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - In a story June 30 about Puerto Rican hurricane evacuees, The Associated Press reported erroneously that about 2,000 Puerto Ricans are using federal housing assistance vouchers to stay at Florida hotels. Nearly 1,700 Puerto Ricans are staying in hotels across the country, not just Florida. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A civil 50

June 30, 2018 11:14 PM Renters gain extra powers to stamp out 'revenge evictions' as ministers vow to bring in longer tenancy terms

Action to curb 'revenge evictions' against renters who make complaints about the state of their homes will be unveiled tomorrow. Ministers will vow to introduce longer tenancy terms to give renters more security. The move comes amid concerns that some people do not complain about the standard of their property for fear of their tenancies being cut short 115