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BCC announce new discretionary licensing scheme

Filed in Bristol by on 3rd February, 2016 0 Comments
BCC announce new discretionary licensing scheme

At last night’s (2nd Feb 2016) Cabinet meeting, Mayor George Ferguson took the decision to create a new discretionary licensing scheme to include properties in Eastville and St George West. The two wards will now be declared as areas where rented properties require a licence under Part 2 and Part 3 of the Housing Act […]

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Agenda NLA Wessex Bristol Meeting 24th February 2016

Filed in Bristol by on 31st January, 2016 0 Comments
Agenda NLA Wessex Bristol Meeting 24th February 2016

NLA Wessex (Bristol) Branch Meeting BAWA Centre Filton, Bristol Wednesday 24th February 2016 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start to 9.30pm   Sponsored by:   Printable Copy – Bristol 24 Feb 2016 Welcome and Introduction by Rob Crawford, NLA Wessex Chairman.  The lettings market 5 minute overview: State of the current market Debbie Franklin with Ellie […]

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“There’s no place like home….”

Filed in Bristol by on 18th January, 2016 0 Comments
“There’s no place like home….”

Bristol City Council (BCC) pleas, “There’s no place like home…” in an advert contained within the latest NLA UKL magazine. This follows a similar plea from George Furguson, Mayor of Bristol, and Olly Alcock, BCC Accommodation Services Manager, during their recent Bristol Landlord’s Forum held on January 5th. Olly presented a revised set of expectations […]

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Bristol Landlord Forum – Special Meeting

Filed in Bristol by on 26th December, 2015 0 Comments
Bristol Landlord Forum – Special Meeting

Bristol City Council will be holding a Bristol Landlord Forum – Special Meeting on Tuesday 5 January from 6.30pm at Armada House, Telephone Avenue, Bristol BS1 4BQ. At the meeting there will be an introduction from George Ferguson, Mayor of Bristol, to include: Support of Acorn’s Ethical Lettings Charter Launch of Private Renting Team new […]

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Avon & Somerset Police Burglary Advice

Filed in Bath, Breaking News, Bristol by on 21st September, 2015
Avon & Somerset Police Burglary Advice

We have been advised by Avon & Somerset Police that properties with front doors fitted with a paddle/stub exterior door handles and/or Euro locks are being targeted by burglars. The design of the paddle/stub handles is such that once the door is shut you cannot open the door again from the outside using the exterior […]

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Carbon Monoxide & Smoke Detector Req’ts 1st October 2015

Filed in Bath, Bristol by on 4th September, 2015
Carbon Monoxide & Smoke Detector Req’ts 1st October 2015

The new regulation requiring landlords to install smoke detectors in all private rental properties, and carbon monoxide detectors in rooms with solid fuel appliances having been stalled by the House of Lords is now back on!  Strangely with no amendments to the original version, the regulations must be complied with before 1st October 2015. The […]

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Bristol plans to extend discretionary licensing scheme!

Filed in Breaking News, Bristol by on 19th August, 2015
Bristol plans to extend discretionary licensing scheme!

Bristol City Council (BCC) are proposing to extend the current discretionary licensing scheme (operating in part of Easton/Stapleton Rd area) to St George West and Eastville wards. These wards exhibit some of the highest levels of private renting in the city along with some of the poorest property conditions, and a licensing scheme could significantly […]

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Landlord Foundation Course in Bristol

Filed in Bath, Bristol by on 18th August, 2015
Landlord Foundation Course in Bristol

The alternative to working through the NLA Library to achieve NLA Accreditation!  I would encourage all NLA non-accredited landlords to attend this excellent course. The course will be presented in Bristol on 1st September from 9 with a 9:30am start and a planned finish for 5:00pm. Completion of the course qualifies you as an NLA […]

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Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Course – Bristol (15th July 2015)

Filed in Bristol by on 10th April, 2015
Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Course – Bristol (15th July 2015)

This course is designed for Landlords wishing to learn how to carry out safety checks themselves on the portable electrical appliances they provide for their tenants. The course is arranged for 15th July – click here for more details and to book. This comprehensive and practical training course includes: Details of legislation Electrical shock Burn […]

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