Saturday, 22 November 2014

A tight squeeze

A chronic shortage of family sized homes, planning problems and economic ‘factors' are contributing to the growing crisis of overcrowding. Daniel Martin reports

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    The Lighthouse Project in Wales provides support to those most in need. Reni Eddo-Lodge finds out more

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    Apprenticeships provided by construction firms are helping students straight out of school into employment. Stuart Spear takes a closer look at the opportunities available

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