Plans submitted for 60 houses just outside Kettering
Outline plans have been submitted for 60 houses to be built in Barton Seagrave.
The application by Ferguson Broadbent Developments would see the demolition of 44 Cranford Road to create access for the development, which would also see an open space created.
If approved, the site would be home to 20 two-bedroom houses, eight three-bedroom houses and 28 four-bedroom-plus houses.


Fairy Houses Festival in Charlotte
Brush off your wings and head out to Latta Plantation today for the Fairy Houses Festival.
Kids can enjoy face-painting, pony rides, food trucks, and a fairy house building contest.  More than 3,500 people enjoyed the festival last year, with about 300 fairy houses built.
Judging takes place at 3 p.m., and kids are encouraged to wear their wings.

KCMO selling vacant houses for only a dollar
Kansas City’s Landbank is now selling over a hundred homes for only a dollar. Felecia Shinstine says she wants to buy a dollar home to help rebuild her family.
“I have three small kids and I lost my husband last year, so my house payment is way more than what I can handle by myself,” said Shinstine.
Source: Kshb Website


Empty houses left to languish on Defence land in Berrimah
NEARLY 200 vacant homes have been left to languish on Defence land in Berrimah since the beginning of last year, the NT News can reveal.
Defence confirmed that only 33 of the 202 houses were occupied on the prime real estate close to Darwin CBD, with taxpayers picking up the bill for upkeep.
The NT News understands DHA stopped moving Defence families into the elevated houses and townhouses on Defence Establishment Berrimah from early 2015. A Defence spokesman said the 33 homes still being lived in would be empty within 18 months.


Building a community: houses for NC people with mental illness
At the end of a dirt road sits a small, unfinished house that is the centerpiece of ThavaMahadevan’s plan for stable housing and productive work for people with mental illnesses.
Mahadevan founded the Farm at Penny Lane, 40 acres that he hopes to convert into a community of 10 small houses for people living with mental illnesses and on limited incomes.