'But the flipside is that the house in question will have to be in keeping with local designs and come with facilities for schools and doctors which make those attractive places to live and are not a drain on existing public services.' … [Read more...] about Fears millions of new homes will be rushed through as Government’s major planning shake-up opens the floodgates for housing development to be automatically approved in some areas
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The journalist's husband was in the book as he was 'friendly with Ghislaine at Oxford' adding that her father-in-law was also an acquaintance of the socialite and many of her friends were in the 'inner circle'. They are pictured together in a shot recently shared on Instagram … [Read more...] about ‘I was in Ghislaine’s little black book’: Writer lifts the lid on New York’s high society in the 90s, claiming anyone with a British accent got into exclusive parties while ‘quick-witted’ Maxwell was the ‘attention-seeking darling of her set’
If the aim is to build more affordable homes, this makes no sense. A site with planning permission for housing is worth more than a brownfield industrial site and 100 times more than agricultural land. Research by Thomas Aubrey of the Centre for Progressive Policy found that landowners made windfall profits of more than £9bn in 2014-15 on the sale of land. That meant for every home built that year, an average of £60,000 went to the landowner. … [Read more...] about Want to resolve the UK’s housing crisis? Here’s how
Vodafone said: "Our stores have been adapted to enable social distancing, we have put in place extensive cleaning and hygiene measures, including alcohol-based hand gel at every point of entry, there will be no devices on display and there will be a limit on the number of customers in a store at any one time. We have created a new ‘concierge’ role in store, to manage customer experience and identify any key workers so they can get the help they need in a timely fashion." … [Read more...] about When Next, House of Fraser, Primark, Debenhams and more will reopen after lockdown
From August 1, first-home buyers in New South Wales who spend up to $800,000 on a brand new house will be spared having to pay $31,335 in property transfer duty. This would apply to an almost completed duplex (pictured) at Guildford in Sydney's west selling for $789,000 … [Read more...] about Stamp duty will soon be scrapped for first-home buyers on houses worth up to $800,000 under new rules to help save Australia from economic disaster – so where could you buy?