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Goodwill gesture for final tenants in Flint maisonettes

Published date: 10 April 2014 |
Published by: Jamie Nield-Siddall 
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THE few remaining residents in a town’s maisonette homes have had their heating bills axed.

Flintshire Council, which is landlord to tenants in the remaining Flint maisonettes, said it has made the decision out a gesture of goodwill given the “challenging circumstances” facing people living among the demolition work ongoing in their vicinity.

Clare Budden, Flintshire head of housing, said: “Given the age and condition of the maisonettes, heating charges for the few remaining tenants have been waived as a gesture of goodwill until they are moved to other accommodation in the very near future.

“This temporary arrangement is felt to be fair and recognises the current living circumstances for the remaining tenants are quite challenging and I do thank them for their patience.”

Last month residents blasted the authority for giving the go-ahead for demolition work at 5.45am one day.

Sleeping households were awoken by the sounds of banging and machinery, as contractors moved in on Muspratt Walk in the early hours.

One resident even rang the police to complain about the noise but was told there was nothing they could do.

Flintshire Council apologised and assured residents work will not be carried out without informing them in the future.

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