Communities

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‘Cramped and unsafe’ Glasgow housing unit forced to suspend mother and baby services
The accommodation, meant for mothers seeking asylum and run by Mears Group for the Home Office, was described as ‘prison-like’

Nicola Kelly

19, May, 2022 @1:24 PM

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Outrage as ministers reject post-Grenfell safety plans for disabled people
Personal fire evacuation plans were in public inquiry’s proposals, which ministers had said they would ‘accept in full’

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

18, May, 2022 @5:47 PM

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Green spaces are not accessible for 2.8m people in UK, finds study
Fields in Trust charity finds about one in 24 people in Britain live 10 minutes walk from nearest park

Damien Gayle

18, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Why Britain’s housing market is crumbling | Letters
Letters: Steve Smart, Ken Baldry, Alan Gent and Margaret Dickinson respond to a piece by Simon Jenkins on the chronic shortage of homes and climbing prices

Letters

17, May, 2022 @4:52 PM

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Here’s the kind of prime minister we need to heal our divided country | Letters
Letters: Diana Basterfield lays out what an ideal leader would do to bring the people of Britain together. Plus a letter by Helen Swann

Letters

17, May, 2022 @4:51 PM

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Ukraine refugees homeless in UK after falling out with hosts, say community groups
Fears system could crash entirely amid growing reports of people being made to leave by sponsors

Miranda Bryant

17, May, 2022 @9:53 AM

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‘Painful choices’ remain over tribute to Grenfell Tower victims
A memorial garden is the most popular option but families and the community have different views on the future of the tower

Emily Dugan Dugan

15, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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A community dream makes it to the big screen | Brief letters
Brief letters: New cinema in Acton | A zesty omelette | Cereal with tea | American tastes | Gravy on rice pudding

Letters

15, May, 2022 @4:05 PM

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We’ve done it before, others do it now – a national housing plan is not beyond our wit | Rowan Moore
The powers that created new towns can be used to build homes just where they’re needed

Rowan Moore

15, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Nigel Hugill: the man building houses for the work-from-home revolution
The head of Urban&Civic transformed east London for the Olympics. Now he is aiming to create homes in huge numbers beyond the capital

Joanna Partridge

14, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Promote safety benefits of low-traffic schemes, Boardman tells councils
Head of Active Travel England says aim is to give neighbourhoods back what has been taken away

Peter Walker

13, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Birds, beavers and microparks: experts plan to rewild London
Group commissioned by mayor Sadiq Khan in early stages of move to bring nature back to capital

Helena Horton Environment reporter

13, May, 2022 @11:38 AM

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