Council calls for urgent action to address the Cladding Scandal

At a meeting the full Council yesterday (11 November 2020), Leeds City Council approved a motion we have been calling for as local Councillors – a motion to demand the Government protects residents in Hunslet and Riverside Ward and across Leeds who have been impacted by the scandal of […] Click here to view original…

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The makers of Grenfell Tower’s cladding system have been accused of being ‘little more than crooks and killers’, the inquiry into the disaster has heard. The manufacturers were also said to have promoted construction materials despite knowing they ‘would burn with lethal speed’. Lawyers for a group of bereaved, […] Click here to view original…

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Northpoint residents spared extra parking charges during cladding removal

(3) Residents forced to move their vehicles while their building undergoes work to remove deadly flammable cladding won’t be charged for parking, after a deal to absolve them of the costs was struck with the local authority. Inhabitants of Bromley’s Northpoint Tower feared they would be slugged with extra […] Click here to view original…

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Residents ‘on a knife edge’ as fireworks let off near combustible cladding

Fireworks go off outside a block of flats in Manchester, filmed by resident Stephen Squires (right) Residents were left “on a knife edge” after fireworks were let off outside their block of flats on Bonfire Night, shortly after they had been told they had combustible cladding on the building. […] Click here to view original…

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Thamesmead homeowners fear they will be lumbered with £13m bill to pay for removal of potentially-disastrous flammable cladding

By Lachlan Leeming, Local Democracy Reporter Hundreds of South-east Londoners fear they will be lumped with a £13m bill to remove potentially-disastrous flammable cladding from their tower-block homes, with one describing the situation as an ongoing “nightmare”. Occupants of Thamesmead’s Royal Artillery Quays (RAQ) say they’re facing bankruptcy after […] Click here to view original…

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