Tag Archives: housing

Homeware hacks: add subtle colour to your room

cactus in a painted pot

Student accommodation is known for being basic and let’s face it, not stylish at all. Some will complain but at the end of the day, it’s a blank canvas for you to customise as you wish!

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NUS VP Welfare: “we need to make it impossible for government to ignore us”

Shelly Asquith, NUS VP Welfare 2015/16

Gregor Smith speaks to Shelly Asquith, newly elected NUS Vice President Welfare, about how she plans to tackle the various emerging crises in student welfare under a majority Conservative government.

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Article 4 still up for consultation

Lincoln's West End, a popular residential area. Photo: Luke Pennington via Flickr.

Local legislation that would see restrictions imposed on the number of properties converted to student homes still has an uncertain future.

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Clubeasy student housing subsidiary goes bankrupt

ClubEasy offices, Newland, Lincoln

Subsidiary landlords for one of Lincoln’s student accommodation giants, ClubEasy, have fallen into administration after going bankrupt, affecting more than 170 students.

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Lincoln SU runs housing fayre day after NUS ‘wait to rent’ advice

Lincoln SU Housing Fayre

The University of Lincoln Students’ Union held its housing fayre yesterday – just a day after the NUS had issued advice “not to rush into renting too early”.

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Opinion: Article 4 is not anti-students

Lincoln's West End, a popular residential area. Photo: Luke Pennington via Flickr.

The recent request by the West End Residents’ Association (WERA) to implement an Article 4 Direction in their area has received significant media coverage. Committee member and West End resident Rob Lewis explains the reasoning behind their request for an Article 4 Direction in Lincoln.

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Residents: “HMOs are threatening our community”

Residents in Lincoln's West End have seen their community weakened by the rapidly growing number of house shares in the area. They want the council to use more reulatory powers available to them. Photo: Oliver Winston

Members of the West End Residents Association committee have spoken out about why they want tighter planning regulations in the city.

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Residents’ Association: “This isn’t anti-student… it’s anti-some students”

Residents of Lincoln's West End area voiced their concerns of students anti-social behavior at a meeting this week. Photo: Oliver Winston

Residents of Lincoln’s West End voiced their anger at students living in the area at a meeting this week, Oliver Winston reports.

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SU: housing restrictions would have “greater economic impact” on Lincoln

street in the West End of Lincoln

Despite stating in January that restrictions on student housing and other multiple occupancy households were “unlikely to happen”, now SU President Brian Alcorn is having to deal with the issue of an Article Four direction again.

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Problems with Lighthouse? Sorry, “no proven complaints”

Lighthouse is one of several accommodation providers that students have had issues with. Photo: Jonathan Cresswell

Students are often quick to complain about the standard of accomodation in the city, but with so many complaints, who is responsible for poor quality places still being recommended?

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