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March 19, 2018 3:49 PM YorSpace meeting this weekend

COMMUNITY housing group YorSpace is holding an Annual General Meeting this weekend. The event will take place on Saturday, March 24 from 11am to 1pm at the Gateway Centre, Front Street, Acomb and places can be reserved online via In its first year as a Community Benefit Company, YorSpace has secured £100,000 in funding and got nearly 45

March 14, 2018 3:05 PM Ex-prisoner asks police to arrest him to avoid homelessness

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri man who spent almost four decades in prison for murder and parole violations is back behind bars after faking an armed robbery and begging police to put him back inside. Clayton police arrested Paul Borroni last week after he held up a restaurant and threatened to shoot an employee if she didn't give him cash and call the police 34

March 14, 2018 9:11 AM ‘Yes, commuters still want to live in Southend’

SOUTHEND remains an “attractive location” for commuters to live despite failing to make the top 100 towns in a recent study, an estate agent has said. Southend failed to make the top 116 of London’s most popular commuter towns in a recent study undertaken by TotallyMoney. The credit company ranked locations by combining journey time, average house price 46

March 14, 2018 5:00 AM New student block in York is set for go-ahead

ANOTHER 100 bed student accommodation block could be on the way to a corner of York city centre, if a planning application gets the go-ahead this week. Planners have recommended that the plan for the Horwell Brothers coal yard on Mansfield Lane off Foss Islands Road is approved when the city's planning committee meets on Wednesday. The proposals would 36

March 12, 2018 8:45 PM Leybourne villagers concerned over plans for 300 homes

Residents near the potential housing site in Leybourne say if the plans are given the go-ahead, it could ruin some of the few natural spaces left in the area. There are also concerns about the neighbouring towns becoming 'suburbs'. A spokesman for Wates Developments said: "Over a year ago Wates Developments put forward outline plans as part of a response 63

March 9, 2018 11:53 AM Prue Leith Branded 'Heartless' Over Controversial Housing Debate On 'Question Time'

And just when we'd all forgiven her for ruining the 'Bake Off' final. Labour MP Laura Pidcock, who was on the panel alongside Prue, was discussing how she believed the government was not doing enough to provide affordable or social housing. When she then touched on the topic of homelessness, Prue told her to “stop it”. “I’m not gonna stop while people 41

March 1, 2018 12:33 PM DAVID RENARD'S COLUMN: Planning for Swindon's future

Planning for Swindon’s growth and future prosperity is one of the council’s most important roles and never has this been more important than it is now. Our town has expanded at a rapid rate over the last few decades and with demand for housing continuing to rise, thousands more homes will be built in the borough to cater for the expected increase in our population 34

February 27, 2018 5:01 AM Singapore men convicted over Airbnb rentals

Two Singaporean men pleaded guilty Tuesday to letting out apartments on Airbnb without official permission, the first such case in the city-state under new rules against short-term rentals. Housing is a sensitive issue in rich but land-starved Singapore where more than 80 percent of the population lives in government-subsidised apartments 31

February 26, 2018 4:02 AM People invited to have their say as care home plans unveiled

IMAGES of a new care facility planned for Acomb have been released, ahead of a public event which will give people chance to see the plans in more detail. Care company Ashley House has won a contract from City of York Council to design, build and operate an “extra care” sheltered housing complex at the site of the old Oakhaven care home on Acomb Road. With the plans 31

February 24, 2018 12:29 PM Caring Meadowpark pupil's cake sale raises hundreds for homeless charity

A compassionate Meadowpark School pupil organised a cake sale earlier this month which raised £200 for Swindon homeless charity Threshold Housing Link. Isabella Phipps approached her headteacher Rajvinder Kular to talk about her idea. Mrs Kular said:"When Isabella approached me, she was quite concerned about how one could become homeless through no fault 41