Barnet Times: "Ceremony for 72nd anniversary of bombing at Colindale tube station"

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"Crowds gathered to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the bombing at Colindale Station during the Second World War today.

"A plaque was unveiled in memory of 13 people who were killed when the bomb hit at 8.45pm on September 25, 1940.

"Two trains carrying approximately 400 people were at the station when the mayhem decended. Nine rescue parties worked for seven hours to recover the injured and the dead which included station staff, customers and a police officer."


'Easier Property': "New homes in Colindale available through NewBuy scheme"

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"The Fairview New Homes developments, Pulse and Rhythm, have become the first in the country to offer prospective home-buyers funding from a new challenger bank through the government’s mortgage guarantee scheme, NewBuy.

"NewBuy is the government-backed initiative designed to help overcome the deposit gap faced by many new home-buyers. It is aimed at both first-time buyers and those who already own a home, who only have funds for a 5-10% deposit.

"For buyers meeting their qualifying criteria, the lenders participating in the scheme will provide a 90-95% loan-to-value mortgage which is guaranteed by the government."


Evening Standard: "Economic growth to be kick-started with 200,000 extra homes, says George Osborne"

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"Up to 200,000 extra homes could be built over three years under government plans to kick-start the construction industry.

"The action plan, being unveiled this week, aims to add a percentage point to growth and generate more than 100,000 construction jobs, plus another 200,000 in supply firms, from kitchen builders to carpet fitters.

"Tory MPs today signalled their impatience for action to inject life into the flagging economy."