Click photo above for plan of site from Google Earth

This is a quick fly by of what Tom Cordell and myself saw yesterday and what we thought of the houses. I’ll write each one up in more detail in due course.

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@SpeyeJoe has been writing about social housing for a long time and in vivid terms with figures to back up his assertions. Today is no exception and if you haven’t heard of him now is the time to start. 

Affordable housing? Oh no its not! End of social housing too! We need to talk ..

In his latest article he writes about the end of social rents across the country as housing associations abandon rents based on income for an “affordable” model which isn’t.

I’ve added his blog link to my “blog roll” in the right hand column as Joe Halewood.

When we left the last post we had downloaded an .mp4 file from the Guardian website using View Source (Ctrl+u) to find the link and right-click Save Link As to get the file and Videolan VLC to watch it.

Now we’re going to get the HD version of the same film using the .m3u8 link and VLC.

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If you read the Guardian on-line and occasionally watch their excellent videos you may perhaps have wondered if there’s a way to a) keep them and b) see them at a higher resolution.

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In a section about the CIH Conference last week C4 news included a few statistics …

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In the photograph above pictured with John Healey MP and Jeremy Corbyn MP is Cllr Matthew Bennett Housing Management Board Officers (Chair). The last being one of the people responsible for deciding that Cressingham Gardens must be demolished in favour of higher density housing or in my words to build expensive flats next to a park.

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