Date archive forJanuary, 2016
By Editor On Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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First wave of Starter Homes to begin with £8m government funding

Councils across England will share £8 million as a wave of successful bids paves the way for the first Starter Homes. The funding will help get shovels in the ground on 27 Starter Home sites across the country. The funding More...

By Editor On Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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Worcester Bosch introduces its new Greenstar System Filter

Worcester Bosch has announced the launch of the all new Greenstar System Filter, which has been designed to make installation and servicing simpler than ever before. With over 200 of you providing your help and More...

By Editor On Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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Still improving rather than moving – the great home maintenance drive continues

The focus on home maintenance and improvement is continuing apace, according to TrustMark, the Government-endorsed scheme for tradespeople, which today announced that it has recorded another bumper year of helping More...

By Editor On Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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UK Construction Week to build on West Midlands employment boom

With the creation of more than 10,000 construction jobs in the West Midlands over the next five years, UK Construction Week – returning to the Birmingham NEC this October – is set to play a vital role in linking More...

By Editor On Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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Fall in workloads for small builders in the UK

Workloads for small builders across the country took a downward turn towards the end of last year, the Federation of Master Builders’ (FMB) latest State of Trade Survey has revealed, amid worries over wider More...

By Editor On Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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Boost for housing as government puts hundreds of acres of land up for sale

The government has published details of 600 acres of surplus public sector land as part of its drive to deliver tens of thousands of new homes and boost local growth. Housing Minister Brandon Lewis said it was further More...

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Redrow retains its place as a top 100 apprenticeship employer

Housebuilder Redrow has been recognised in the prestigious Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer list for the third consecutive year. Sponsored by City & Guilds, the list is compiled annually by the National Apprenticeship More...

By Editor On Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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Housing benefit cap could leave most vulnerable homeless

Thousands of vulnerable people across the country could face homelessness if the Government goes ahead with its planned housing benefit cap on sheltered and supported housing, says Stonewater, a leading UK social More...