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Social housing

Right-to-buy reforms mooted but housing green paper pannedSubscription

14 August, 2018 By

Proposals to give tenants powers to hold landlords to account and give the social housing regulator “sharper teeth” in social housing green paper

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Christchurch apologises after ending reorganisation challengeSubscription

14 August, 2018 By

Leader says council now accepts it will be abolished

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District proposes £375m light rail scheme to Heathrow AirportSubscription

13 August, 2018 By Katherine Smale

Borough also purchases three new properties for a combined total of £285m as it continues its commercial investment strategy


Brokenshire vows to make rough sleeping 'a thing of the past'Subscription

13 August, 2018 By

Government’s rough sleeping strategy welcomed but LGA chair Lord Porter warns “we must go much further, much faster”

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Chief leaves by mutual consent after election probe suspensionSubscription

13 August, 2018 By

More than 1,000 voters were disenfranchised at the last general election

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Somerset considers staff taking unpaid leave amid audit warningSubscription

10 August, 2018 By

Auditors warn the county council could run out of money within three years

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