Monthly Archives: June 2013

UKIP all mouth and skirt!

UKIP all mouth and skirt UKIP Councillor Beverley Mennell made the unambiguous statement “I will get them a new home one way or another” on the 8th January.   The local newspaper ran an article ‘left to live behind disused … Continue reading

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Northampton – Housing Performance Manager instructs members of staff to get together and concoct a reply

  Tenants of Northampton Borough Council would all have received a copy of the summer edition of ‘My Home’, which covers housing news (in my opinion spin) for Northampton tenants and leaseholders. On page 9 An insider’s guild to tenant … Continue reading

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63% of applications for Discretionary Housing Payments are successful

63% of applications for Discretionary Housing Payments are successful   Early findings on Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP) for March and April show that in Northampton of the 266 applications 168 (63%) were successful     March & April     … Continue reading

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Can’t get that dripping tap fixed?

Can’t get your dripping tap fixed? Hope the tenants that attended the meeting at the Saints Ground found it interesting, what I find interesting is the £2,396 paid for room hire (from your rent payments) in May.   Perhaps worth … Continue reading

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£100,000 to housing consultant?

£100,000 to housing consultant? Gerald Davies close to £96k in less than a year – one payment in June should see him past the £100k post Tenants struggling to pay the ‘Bedroom Tax’ must be pleased that our rent payments … Continue reading

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Councillor Mary and the magic wand!

Councillor Mary and the magic wand! Not myself being a master of the science behind invisibility or other magic tricks, made me wonder just how Northampton Councillor MARY and the rest of the Conservative cabinet can just by collectively raising … Continue reading

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What a difference in less than half an hour!

What a difference in less than half an hour! For a number of months Northampton Borough Council (NBC) have been reluctant to give the names of the tenants who were involved in the selection of contractors. That the named tenants … Continue reading

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