Communities

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‘Poor floors’: anger over new plans to segregate tower block residents
London mayor to rule on ‘social apartheid’ of separate lifts, floors and blocks for low-income tenants

Tom Wall

27, Feb, 2021 @3:19 PM

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Green homes grant will meet only tiny fraction of target in England
Scheme will issue vouchers to just 49,000 people by end of March at current rate, analysis finds

Sandra Laville

26, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Lockdown has turned us into spies – and fantasists | Kitty Drake
Successive Covid confinements have left us free to surveil our neighbours, and to project our dreams on to them, says writer Kitty Drake

Kitty Drake

25, Feb, 2021 @2:10 PM

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Rough sleeper numbers down 37% in England during Covid pandemic
Charities say data shows success of Covid homelessness schemes, but warn it is not the full picture

Jessica Murray

25, Feb, 2021 @1:21 PM

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Tiny flats, big returns: how Caridon's business boomed in austerity era
Company accused of ‘making profits from the least well off’ has links to the new chair of the BBC

Tom Wall

25, Feb, 2021 @1:00 PM

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New BBC chair managed firm that funded controversial property company
Exclusive: Richard Sharp is linked to firm accused of building ‘ghettoes for the vulnerable’

Tom Wall

25, Feb, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Can a new Beveridge fix a broken welfare state?
Letters: Readers respond to John Harris’s article about how the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the weaknesses of Britain’s welfare structures

Letters

24, Feb, 2021 @6:32 PM

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UK thinktank calls for door-to-door Covid jabs to tackle vaccine disparities
Exclusive: Runnymede Trust chief says uptake gap risks Covid becoming a disease of poverty

Nazia Parveen and Jessica Murray

23, Feb, 2021 @7:40 PM

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Shaun Bailey under fire for 'unacceptable' remarks on teenage mothers
Tory candidate for London mayor suggested in 2010 that young mothers push people who ‘do right thing’ down housing ladder

Jessica Elgot

21, Feb, 2021 @4:08 PM

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New breed of local food halls in UK towns offer grub and a hub
Be it at an old Poundland shop or an ex-cutlery foundry, community food halls are taking to the high streets

Zoe Wood

21, Feb, 2021 @2:39 PM

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Louise Casey: 'Are we ever going to create a Britain for everyone?'
The former homelessness tsar thinks we need big, radical reform to tackle hunger, rough sleeping and poverty. And she has a plan

Rachel Cooke

21, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Christians, Muslims and Jews to share faith centre in Berlin
€47m building will feature a church, a mosque and a synagogue all linked to a central meeting space

Harriet Sherwood

21, Feb, 2021 @7:30 AM

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