All this being adjusted, they were conducted to the main building or council house
of the village, where an ample repast, or rather banquet, was spread, which seemed to realize all the gastronomical dreams that had tantalized them during their long starvation; for here they beheld not merely fish and roots in abundance, but the flesh of deer and elk, and the choicest pieces of buffalo meat.
On reflection, that did make sense on the basis that our gas was supplied by the former Birmingham Gaslight and Coke Company Ltd, who during former days of the West Midland Gas Board Ltd, had their offices located in Edmund Street within close proximity to the Council House
My own parents bought their council house
in Belle Vale where they had been tenants since 1950.
The houses have gone through that vicious cycle that is now a common feature of modern Britain - from council house
stock in the 50s through the 70s, to being sold to the family who had always lived there (under Thatcher in the 80s) to, in more recent years, being sold on into the hands of private landlords.
The changes are to the Housing Revenue Account subsidy scheme run by the government in Westminster under which 21 of Wales' 22 local authorities give council house
rents to London.
With regard to the comments on the sale of council houses
, I moved from my own two bedroom terrace house in Brotton to a three bedroom council house
because we had a son and a daughter and I could not afford a mortgage for a three bedroom house.
The Great Estate:The Rise & Fall of the Council House
BBC4, 9.00pm As part of BBC4's History of the Home season, journalist and author Michael Collins takes a look at council housing, which began as a social experiment at the start of the 20th century.
The scheme, which enabled council house
tenants to buy their homes at massive discounts, led to the biggest increase in homeownership in the past 50 years, according to HSBC.
A total 219 new homes will be built in Birmingham and 28 in Sandwell, as part of what Ministers are calling the "first wave" of new council house
IT may look like an ordinary semi but this is the most expensive council house
in the Midlands.
Trummel ran a Web site detailing, in often scabrous terms, his complaints about perceived mismanagement at the Council House
The TV personality, 45, addresses the problem in a new Channel 4 documentary, titled George Clarke's Council House