Interesting property story with a sweet tooth….
Developer loses out on affordable housing contributionProperty developer Christian Candy has been forced to pay out an extra £3.8m after losing an appeal to The City of London Council to cut an affordable housing payment on a new luxury flats scheme. Sugar Quay Holdings wants to build 165 prime homes on the site of the former Tate & Lyle offices.
Not good future for meals wheels service..
Meals on Wheels cut by 47% The Malnutrition Task Force says official figures show the number of elderly people receiving the meals on wheels service plunged from 75,885 in 2010/2011 to 29,605 in 2013/14. Overall, spending on meals on wheels for people aged 65 and over slumped 47% in the period, from £42.1m to £22.3m.
Why we need migrants for a crippled education system:
Teacher trainers look abroad for recruits. Suffolk and Norfolk Initial Teacher Training has started seeking recruits from southern Europe because of a “shortage” of top graduates in certain subjects. Nikos Savvas, principal at West Suffolk College, said: “The need for inspiring and engaging teachers in these subjects has never been greater.”
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