UK News

National Highways Wants Your Views on Future Road Investment

Posted: 25 August 2021
National Highways has launched an online feedback tool for road users and those who live near to England’s motorways and major A roads to give their views on where investment is needed the most.
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New £4m Fund Launched to Increase Community-Led Affordable Housing

Posted: 23 August 2021
The new grant programme gives community-led housing groups better access to high quality, affordable housing that meets the needs of local communities.
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Consultation launched on design of new residential property developer tax

Posted: 29 April 2021
The proposed tax on the largest residential property developers is set to raise at least £2 billion to help contribute to the cost of cladding remediation work across the UK.
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New 95% mortgage scheme launches in the UK

Posted: 18 April 2021
A new government-backed mortgage scheme to help people with 5% deposits get on to the housing ladder is available to lenders from today.
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Over 50,000 households to get warmer, greener homes in £562 million boost

Posted: 27 March 2021
A nationwide home upgrade will help households save up to £450 a year on their energy bills and support around 8,000 green jobs annually.
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Home building figures show increase in new housing starts

Posted: 26 March 2021
The number of homes being built since the lifting of the first period of national coronavirus restrictions continues to rise.
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Coastal towns to benefit from greener port infrastructure

Posted: 26 March 2021
Government invests £20 million to develop innovative zero emission vessels and clean port infrastructure.
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Posted: 25 March 2021
Across the UK, there has been an annual house price rise of 7.5% which makes the average property in the country valued at £249,309.
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UK House Price Index for January 2021

Posted: 24 March 2021
There has been an annual price rise of 7.5% which makes the average property in the UK valued at £249,309.
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Say Hi to the home of the future

Posted: 22 March 2021
The UK’s first homes with household appliances fuelled entirely by hydrogen are to be built in Gateshead, funded in part by the government Hy4Heat innovation programme.
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BBC to shift £700m of spending from London

Posted: 20 March 2021
The BBC is to shift £700m of spending outside London in a revamp of its UK footprint.
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Pilots to improve supported housing for vulnerable people extended

Posted: 19 March 2021
Four pilots to improve the standard and quality of supported housing in England have been extended, backed by an additional £2.3 million.
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Metro Bank launches "near-prime" residential mortgages

Posted: 16 March 2021
According to Metro Bank,  the near-prime offering will enable borrowers with an imperfect credit history to purchase a new property, or remortgage an existing one, at up to 80% LTV.
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Whitehall moves hundreds of officials from London

Posted: 13 March 2021
Ministers hope that the secondary headquarters will bring greater economic prosperity to cities and towns across the UK, as well as serve to inject fresh perspective into civil servants’ policymaking.
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Habito launches 40-year fixed rate mortgage

Posted: 12 March 2021
Online mortgage broker and lender Habito is launching a long-term fixed rate mortgage with a maximum deal period of 40 years.
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