Thirty young people in Folkestone and Hythe will be affected by the Conservative government's decision to strip 18-21 year olds of housing benefit, research by the House of Commons library commissioned by the Liberal Democrats has shown.
Plans for more new council homes took a step forward on Tuesday when the Leader of Shepway District Council joined partners for a sod turning ceremony to mark the start of the latest project.
A new housing scheme to support vulnerable young people with their transition from care to independent living has opened in Ashford.
The head of a national agency spearheading the drive to turn empty and run-down properties into homes visited Folkestone this week to look at local success stories.
The Dover District saw a 15-year high in housing stock in 2015-16 with 726 new homes.
Another three sites in Hawkinge have been identified for new homes by Shepway District Council.
As Redrow Homes reports another set of record annual results, with turnover in excess of £1.38billion, the housebuilder’s South East division is also marking a productive year of growth.
Dover District Council is well chuffed with the news that local buildings have been recognised in awards celebrating excellence in construction in the South East. Photo: (above) Castle Street Flats
Plans for new homes at Connaught Barracks, Dover have taken a step forward.
Not everyone is as upbeat over the prospect of a new garden town, as Shepway Council leader, David Monk.