News from Nottingham and the surrounding area.
On Wednesday 16 October 2019 Kevin Peachey (Personal Finance Reporter, BBC News) reported on a survey by property website Zoopla which had found that 'tenants moving into a Nottingham home this summer paid 5.4% more in rent than a year earlier.' Leeds and Bristol (up by 4.5%) were the only other UK cities where rents rose faster than the UK average growth.
Writing in the Nottingham Post on Friday 5 July 2019, Kit Sandeman reported that Broxtowe Borough Council is to take action to control the number of student houses in Beeston ... and prevent it from turning into another Lenton.
The Nottingham Post (Matt Jarram, Friday 8 March 2019) reported on a Medical Practitioner's Tribunal hearing where Dr, Balvinder Singh Mehat was judged to have brought the profession into disrepute as a result of his activities as an HMO landlord and a director of Mehat Properties Limited.
Jon Pritchard, writing in the Nottingham Post on 5 March said that dealers are using business cards and other promotional material to advertise drugs to students in Nottingham. Nottingham University and Nottingham Trent University are working with the Police to crack down on the problem.
Matt Jarram, reported in the Nottingham Post (Monday 18 February 2019) that Beeston Labour and Liberal Democrat councillors are calling on Broxtowe Borough Council to cap the amount of student developments in the town.