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May 25, 2018 7:31 PM Congressman who said it’s fine to refuse to sell houses to gay people slammed as ‘backward’

A Republican congressman who said that it was fine to refuse to sell houses to LGBT people has been slammed by LGBT groups and one of the upcoming opponents for his congressional seat. On Thursday, the lawmaker told an Orange County Association of Realtors delegation: “Every homeowner should be able to make a decision not to sell their home to someone 52

May 25, 2018 7:04 AM Fraudster who pawned ring and others before Swindon magistrates

COURT: A man who drove without a licence and with cannabis in his possession has been banned from the roads for 12 months. George Obasi, 25, of Summers Street in Swindon, pleaded guilty to the driving and drug possession offences at Swindon Magistrates Court. He was told he must carry out 60 hours of unpaid work and pay £85 in costs plus £85 to victim 26

May 11, 2018 9:37 PM Number of middle‑aged renters doubles in ten years amid rise in property costs and stagnant wages

The number of middle-aged Britons still renting their homes from private landlords has doubled in the past decade. More than a quarter of those in their late thirties and early forties are now renting. But the number in the same age group with a mortgage fell from 60 per cent to less than 50 per cent between 2007 and 2017. The figures from the annual 31

May 4, 2018 5:02 AM Developer wants to make changes to Westhoughton greyhound stadium regeneration

A DEVELOPER hoping to build 50 homes on the site of Bolton's last greyhound stadium is now planning to change the type of housing. Sparkle Developments received planning permission to regenerate the land in Wigan Road, where the Westhoughton racing track used to be, in 2015. The stadium was demolished in 2014, following the initial permission for 38 homes 35

April 30, 2018 12:45 AM Royal wedding: TV licence waived for community parties

The BBC has waived the TV licence fee for communities wanting to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding. It means street parties and other special events can screen the wedding live without buying a licence. Usually a premises must be covered by a TV licence for showing live TV or iPlayer, but this can be waived in exceptional circumstances 53

April 29, 2018 8:25 PM Cost of living concerns rising in Victoria

Cost of living concerns are mounting in Victoria with a new poll showing voters are increasingly favouring the coalition opposition over the Labor government on the issue. The Ipsos poll published in The Age on Monday shows 27 per cent of Victorians nominated cost of living issues as one of their three greatest worries, behind crime and housing 27

April 26, 2018 9:14 PM Harry Potter and the... disappointing drop in the housing market! Boy wizard's 'Privet Drive' suburban home sells for less than the £439,950 price tag (and £200,000 lower than it sold for it 2016)

The Privet Drive house from the Harry Potter blockbuster movie has been sold, although its fame did not help it sell for the asking price. The property was used in the first film of the multi-million pound movie franchise where Harry lived in a cupboard under the stairs of the boy wizard's dreadful aunt and uncle, the Dursleys. However despite its fame, the three-bedroomed 27

April 25, 2018 3:58 PM VIDEO: Homeless charity The Choir with No Name to launch in Brighton

Brighton Housing Trust is joining hands with The Choir with No Name to start a new homeless choir in Brighton and Hove in June. The choir will bring homeless people together for weekly rehearsals and will perform live regularly. Marie Benton, who founded The Choir with No Name in 2008, said: “There is a big homeless population in Brighton and it is an exciting 54

April 25, 2018 10:31 AM NOSTALGIA PHOTOS: Remembering 'Mr Brighton', Lord Cohen

YESTERDAY’S Timeout reflected on trade union activists and leaders, and today’s photos follow suit. Lord Cohen, born Lewis Cohen in 1897, was a socialist and a Labour politician. He is pictured here with Hilda Tilleman, chairwoman of the Brighton, Hove and District branch of the trade union. Lord Cohen was elected as a Labour councillor and then later 43

April 20, 2018 3:36 PM Public welcome to care home open day

CARE homes around York will open their doors to the public on Saturday. Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust homes are taking part in Care Home Open Day to help the public find out about life in local homes, who lives and works there, and available activities. The theme of this year’s day is Linking Communities, encouraging people to visit local care homes 43