Tag: New Homes Bonus

Long wait almost over for new Fleming Park

  “The wait is almost over!” declared Eastleigh Borough Council as they announced a date for the “soft opening” of Fleming Park’s replacement leisure centre which has been named “Places Leisure Eastleigh”. The council had originally intended to open the new state-of-the-art centre in time to celebrate the 2016 Rio Olympics –  but it will…

Govt boost to local house building

The Government has announced that councils will receive windfall payments for every new home they build while Housing Minister Grant Shapps revealed that home building was at its lowest level since the 1920’s. The ‘New Homes Bonus’ scheme means the government will match the council tax raised on each new house for six years. Currently…