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Nene Valley by- election later this year and Toms Close

Northampton Nene Valley by- election later this year and Toms Close Housing campaigners are ready to put hat in the ring for the Nene Valley Ward on Northampton Borough Council (NBC). Norman Adams said “We are determined to ensure that … Continue reading

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Effect of reinvigorating ‘Right to Buy’ on Northampton council housing stock …

Effect of reinvigorating ‘Right to Buy’ on Northampton council housing stock … Sale of council property increased in each of the years following the uplift in discounts In the proceeding five years 152 were sold, in the following five 457 … Continue reading

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What happened to the 100 council homes at Dallington Grange?

In five years Northampton Borough Council flogged off 457 properties and replaced how many? Replacements What about the replacements many people ask, we have had many false dawns, many would have read of 100 to be built at Dallington Grange, … Continue reading

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Ask NBC to fully account for the £18million

So much as been made of the £10million football club stand money … Housing campaigners would like a few stones looked under to fully account for the £18million that is sloshing about NBC from the sales of council homes in … Continue reading

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NBC sells properties worth over £46.58million for less than £23.5million

  Northampton Borough Council has in the last five years flogged off 457 properties with a market value of over £46.58 million for receipts of less than £23.5 million

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Grenfell Tower …We have no doubt that this tragic event could have been avoided had the block been fitted with automatic fire sprinklers

Grenfell Tower … We have no doubt that this tragic event could have been avoided had the block been fitted with automatic fire sprinklers None of us will ever forget the scenes that were shown on our media following the … Continue reading

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Just nine seizure applications for long-term vacant homes in England in 2016.

Just nine seizure applications for long-term vacant homes in England in 2016. Bids by councils to seize empty homes are at record lows across England despite the housing crisis, research by independent estate agency James Pendleton has revealed. The resulting figures reveal … Continue reading

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