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£297 million to be spent on new flood defences in Thames Valley

Comments Off | 12-3-2014

The new flood defence scheme in Oxford, just one of 162 schemes in the Thames Valley getting the green light today, is worth over £100 million and will protect over 3,000 homes. Government funding has also been allocated to the Lower Thames scheme which will better protect around 15,000 homes.
Some examples of the schemes funded

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New deal could unlock £75 million investment in Salford’s council homes

Comments Off | 06-2-2014

Council tenants in Salford could benefit from up to £75 million investment in their homes, under the terms of a new deal announced today (28 May 2014).
Housing Minister Kris Hopkins gave the green light for Salford City Council to transfer ownership of its social homes to Salix Homes – by writing off the council’s £65.1

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Council Tax bills waived until flood victims return home

Comments Off | 04-13-2014

Today (11 April 2014) Local Government Minister Brandon Lewis announced that the government will extend the Council Tax discount to all flood victims for as long as they are unable to return to their homes.
The recent winter was the wettest on record and although flood defences successfully helped protect over 1.3 million properties 7,700 homes

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