Tag "Housing"

Your Voice on Housing… “Is James Berry really serving his constituents?”

 Your Voice on Housing Yesterday (January 12th) Tory MPs voted against an amendment to the “Housing and Planning Bill” that would require all landlords to ensure their properties are “Fit for human habitation”. Kingston and Surbiton’s very own MP James

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Grove Ward meeting to address antisocial behaviour and development in Kingston town centre

Local residents are invited to join James Berry MP, local councillors, Viv Evans (Head of Planning at Kingston Council), local police and other stakeholders in a conversation about the future of Grove Ward. Following a successful initial neighbourhood meeting, the

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Goldsmith calls for more affordable homes in London in housing bill

Tory mayoral candidate tells MPs that legislation should require councils to build two affordable homes for every one sold off

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Community Housing Trust proposals abandoned by Kingston Council

Plans to transfer Kingston Council’s housing services to a resident-led community housing trust (CHT) should be put on hold in the light of “unexpected and substantial” cuts to council housing budgets being imposed by the Government. This recommendation, made with

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Your Voice: A choice I should not have had to make

Last Wednesday [14th October], I faced a choice I should not have had to make. I knew my dad was near to death and I wanted to visit him again because I love him and I wanted to spend time

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Kingston Residents Alliance launch crowdfunding campaign to ‘Say NO!’ to TOPO and force legal review

UPDATE: £3500 has been raised in less than five days, and the group have set a ‘stretch target’ of £6000, to better the campaign. The more money raised, the more resources can be used! Following Kingston Council’s Head of Planning recommending

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“A pound shop offering and a one-finger salute to the residents of Kingston” says resident as TOPO development debated at Council

Tensions were high at a meeting of the Kingston Development Control Committee, which saw developers Saint George go against the Kingston Residents Alliance in a continuing battle over the future of the Old Post Office site. Over 200 residents attended

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