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Charging housing associations for government regulation

The Homes and Communities Agency is consulting on a proposal to charge a fee to housing associations for its regulatory activities. The charges to be introduced from April 2017 are as follows: 269 more words


How to Live Well in 2017

“Your past is not your potential. In any hour you can choose to liberate the future.”  – Marilyn Ferguson

Day 1

General consensus among most people I know is that 2016 sucked for lots of reasons: the 2016 election chaos, the deaths of so many beloved artists, authors and leaders, wars around the world, natural disasters, terrorist acts, loss of loved ones and a general lack of civility among and between people.

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Enjoy seasonal favourites in 'Christmas' in the Maritzburg City Hall

THE Pietermaritzburg City Hall will come alive with the spirit of Christmas when Music Revival hosts the world-renowned Drakensberg Boys Choir in a special festive season concert at 7pm on Tuesday, November 29. 204 more words

Few Reports Of Problems In Chicago Area In Early Hours Of Election Day

CHICAGO (CBS) — Despite a massive turnout in Chicago and the Cook County suburbs on Election Day, officials have reported only a few problems at polling places on Tuesday. 212 more words


Early Voting Presents Challenges For Orr's Election Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Cook County Clerk David Orr said expanding early voting into next week has been good for the voters, but a little hard on his elections staff. 198 more words


Cook County Officials Launch Major Voter Registration Drive

CHICAGO (CBS) — On the day after the first presidential debate, the Cook County Clerk’s office was hosting nearly 100 voter registration events across the county to mark National Voter Registration Day. 183 more words


first day of fall

stuttering through the last summer
of my 28th year here on earth:

tomorrow it will be the first day of fall.
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