Living in limbo: number of people living in temporary accommodation in Bournemouth doubles

Cllr Nicola Greene

Cllr Nicola Greene

First published in News by , Chief Reporter

THE number of people in temporary accommodation across Bournemouth has doubled over the past two years, it has been revealed.

Councillors were told at Tuesday’s full council meeting that 24 and 27 households respectively were in temporary accommodation at the end of June and September, 2013, compared to nine and 14 in the same months in 2012.

At the end of December 2013, 29 were in temporary homes.

The figures came to light after Labour member Cllr Beryl Baxter asked how many people in the borough had been placed into temporary accommodation as a result of changes in welfare benefits.

She also asked how many had been placed into bed and breakfasts in the past two years.

Cllr Nicola Greene, deputy leader of the council, said that around 400 households were put into B&Bs between April 2012 and this month, but the figure needed to be “taken in context as the time spent in this type of accommodation varies considerably”.

She said that, for example, some of the residents who were re-housed because of the recent flooding would fall into that category and the council also owned and managed its own homeless hostel in Kinson, to which a number of those in B&Bs were moved.

Cllr Greene revealed the figures and added: “At the end of December 2013, a total of 18 households were in bed and breakfast accommodation and a further 11 households were in the council’s temporary hostel – a total of 29 overall.”

She said homelessness had risen nationally and locally in the last few years.

“There are many reasons for people becoming homeless, such as landlords ending tenancies, family breakdowns or the result of fleeing violence.

“We are not aware of any recent cases of homelessness specifically caused by the welfare reform changes.

“However, the wider economic climate has no doubt impacted on this overall increase as people struggle to manage their finances.

“We continue to evolve our services to make sure we make best use of our available resources in order to respond to this.

“Both our housing allocations policy and our commitment to building more family homes are directed to address these concerns,” added Cllr Greene.

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12:27pm Sat 25 Jan 14

whataboutthat says...

C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...
C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls... whataboutthat
  • Score: -5

12:50pm Sat 25 Jan 14

BmthNewshound says...

So the number homelessness had risen nationally and locally in the last few years but earlier in the week the Echo reported that there had been a dramatic drop in the number of people sleeping rough.
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Something doesn't seem right here. As ever we have politicians manipulating figures to back their political position whilst the public are left not knowing what to believe.
So the number homelessness had risen nationally and locally in the last few years but earlier in the week the Echo reported that there had been a dramatic drop in the number of people sleeping rough. . Something doesn't seem right here. As ever we have politicians manipulating figures to back their political position whilst the public are left not knowing what to believe. BmthNewshound
  • Score: 12

1:24pm Sat 25 Jan 14

BIGTONE says...

Nawwww I believe IDS.
Everything is rosy and good......
All the Government's pick a number proves it............
Nawwww I believe IDS. Everything is rosy and good...... All the Government's pick a number proves it............ BIGTONE
  • Score: 4

1:42pm Sat 25 Jan 14

Azphreal says...

whataboutthat wrote:
C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...
So how does this have anything to do with my friends who lost their home due to the landlord selling up and have ended up in a B&B they work and have a disabled child.? As they do not have anyone to act as a guarantor they have found it impossible to use a letting agent and they have not managed to find a private let that they can afford. As long as people have the same view as you seem to have nothing will ever be done about this problem.
[quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...[/p][/quote]So how does this have anything to do with my friends who lost their home due to the landlord selling up and have ended up in a B&B they work and have a disabled child.? As they do not have anyone to act as a guarantor they have found it impossible to use a letting agent and they have not managed to find a private let that they can afford. As long as people have the same view as you seem to have nothing will ever be done about this problem. Azphreal
  • Score: 15

1:42pm Sat 25 Jan 14

Keffect says...

whataboutthat wrote:
C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...
I work, my wife is on maternity leave neither of us smoke, we make our own wine & have an allotment & were born & bred here. We get made homeless on Tuesday. Landlords sold our home! Sure we can rent a damp wet bedsit for £650 PM or £900PM for a home like were in now. But without a guarantor we have to pay the first 6 months up front( we don't have £6000 sat in a savings account) so we approach the council - If we leave on the date landlord has asked us to move on we are intentionally making ourselves homeless & to wait until the landlord takes us to court to evict us which is the last thing we wanted. All this as my wife is due to give birth with her 2nd child & trying not to disrupt the other ones schooling.
[quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...[/p][/quote]I work, my wife is on maternity leave neither of us smoke, we make our own wine & have an allotment & were born & bred here. We get made homeless on Tuesday. Landlords sold our home! Sure we can rent a damp wet bedsit for £650 PM or £900PM for a home like were in now. But without a guarantor we have to pay the first 6 months up front( we don't have £6000 sat in a savings account) so we approach the council - If we leave on the date landlord has asked us to move on we are intentionally making ourselves homeless & to wait until the landlord takes us to court to evict us which is the last thing we wanted. All this as my wife is due to give birth with her 2nd child & trying not to disrupt the other ones schooling. Keffect
  • Score: 11

2:10pm Sat 25 Jan 14

kalebmoledirt says...

whataboutthat wrote:
C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...
And you calling everyone a scammer.given your command of English.I suspect everyone in your social set as the safety net of secure housing
[quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...[/p][/quote]And you calling everyone a scammer.given your command of English.I suspect everyone in your social set as the safety net of secure housing kalebmoledirt
  • Score: -2

3:44pm Sat 25 Jan 14

Sir Beachy Head says...

Yes indeed, Bournemouth is a tough place to live if you're broke or down on your luck.
Luckily I'm not so really enjoy the place.
Yes indeed, Bournemouth is a tough place to live if you're broke or down on your luck. Luckily I'm not so really enjoy the place. Sir Beachy Head
  • Score: -1

3:56pm Sat 25 Jan 14

Mike Oxbig says...

Keffect wrote:
whataboutthat wrote:
C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...
I work, my wife is on maternity leave neither of us smoke, we make our own wine & have an allotment & were born & bred here. We get made homeless on Tuesday. Landlords sold our home! Sure we can rent a damp wet bedsit for £650 PM or £900PM for a home like were in now. But without a guarantor we have to pay the first 6 months up front( we don't have £6000 sat in a savings account) so we approach the council - If we leave on the date landlord has asked us to move on we are intentionally making ourselves homeless & to wait until the landlord takes us to court to evict us which is the last thing we wanted. All this as my wife is due to give birth with her 2nd child & trying not to disrupt the other ones schooling.
Surely there is someone you can blame for the hopleless position you have found yourself in?
[quote][p][bold]Keffect[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...[/p][/quote]I work, my wife is on maternity leave neither of us smoke, we make our own wine & have an allotment & were born & bred here. We get made homeless on Tuesday. Landlords sold our home! Sure we can rent a damp wet bedsit for £650 PM or £900PM for a home like were in now. But without a guarantor we have to pay the first 6 months up front( we don't have £6000 sat in a savings account) so we approach the council - If we leave on the date landlord has asked us to move on we are intentionally making ourselves homeless & to wait until the landlord takes us to court to evict us which is the last thing we wanted. All this as my wife is due to give birth with her 2nd child & trying not to disrupt the other ones schooling.[/p][/quote]Surely there is someone you can blame for the hopleless position you have found yourself in? Mike Oxbig
  • Score: 0

4:42pm Sat 25 Jan 14

whataboutthat says...

kalebmoledirt wrote:
whataboutthat wrote:
C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...
And you calling everyone a scammer.given your command of English.I suspect everyone in your social set as the safety net of secure housing
Ever heard of irony?
[quote][p][bold]kalebmoledirt[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...[/p][/quote]And you calling everyone a scammer.given your command of English.I suspect everyone in your social set as the safety net of secure housing[/p][/quote]Ever heard of irony? whataboutthat
  • Score: 7

4:50pm Sat 25 Jan 14

whataboutthat says...

Azphreal wrote:
whataboutthat wrote:
C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...
So how does this have anything to do with my friends who lost their home due to the landlord selling up and have ended up in a B&B they work and have a disabled child.? As they do not have anyone to act as a guarantor they have found it impossible to use a letting agent and they have not managed to find a private let that they can afford. As long as people have the same view as you seem to have nothing will ever be done about this problem.
Look, I was taking the mickey out of the Echo and the usual rattle bag of commenters on this website. The Echo loves printing this sort of story - it gets all the bigheads into a spin. Same as when they do a story on travellers and people looking for bigger counxcil houses, etc. Respect.
[quote][p][bold]Azphreal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...[/p][/quote]So how does this have anything to do with my friends who lost their home due to the landlord selling up and have ended up in a B&B they work and have a disabled child.? As they do not have anyone to act as a guarantor they have found it impossible to use a letting agent and they have not managed to find a private let that they can afford. As long as people have the same view as you seem to have nothing will ever be done about this problem.[/p][/quote]Look, I was taking the mickey out of the Echo and the usual rattle bag of commenters on this website. The Echo loves printing this sort of story - it gets all the bigheads into a spin. Same as when they do a story on travellers and people looking for bigger counxcil houses, etc. Respect. whataboutthat
  • Score: 4

9:27pm Sat 25 Jan 14

simcal says...

whataboutthat wrote:
Azphreal wrote:
whataboutthat wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...
So how does this have anything to do with my friends who lost their home due to the landlord selling up and have ended up in a B&B they work and have a disabled child.? As they do not have anyone to act as a guarantor they have found it impossible to use a letting agent and they have not managed to find a private let that they can afford. As long as people have the same view as you seem to have nothing will ever be done about this problem.
Look, I was taking the mickey out of the Echo and the usual rattle bag of commenters on this website. The Echo loves printing this sort of story - it gets all the bigheads into a spin. Same as when they do a story on travellers and people looking for bigger counxcil houses, etc. Respect.
That's the problem, they are to stupid to understand something "ironic". You should not have wasted your time.
[quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Azphreal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...[/p][/quote]So how does this have anything to do with my friends who lost their home due to the landlord selling up and have ended up in a B&B they work and have a disabled child.? As they do not have anyone to act as a guarantor they have found it impossible to use a letting agent and they have not managed to find a private let that they can afford. As long as people have the same view as you seem to have nothing will ever be done about this problem.[/p][/quote]Look, I was taking the mickey out of the Echo and the usual rattle bag of commenters on this website. The Echo loves printing this sort of story - it gets all the bigheads into a spin. Same as when they do a story on travellers and people looking for bigger counxcil houses, etc. Respect.[/p][/quote]That's the problem, they are to stupid to understand something "ironic". You should not have wasted your time. simcal
  • Score: 1

11:21pm Sat 25 Jan 14

Mike Oxbig says...

simcal wrote:
whataboutthat wrote:
Azphreal wrote:
whataboutthat wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...
So how does this have anything to do with my friends who lost their home due to the landlord selling up and have ended up in a B&B they work and have a disabled child.? As they do not have anyone to act as a guarantor they have found it impossible to use a letting agent and they have not managed to find a private let that they can afford. As long as people have the same view as you seem to have nothing will ever be done about this problem.
Look, I was taking the mickey out of the Echo and the usual rattle bag of commenters on this website. The Echo loves printing this sort of story - it gets all the bigheads into a spin. Same as when they do a story on travellers and people looking for bigger counxcil houses, etc. Respect.
That's the problem, they are to stupid to understand something "ironic". You should not have wasted your time.
'too'.
[quote][p][bold]simcal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Azphreal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...[/p][/quote]So how does this have anything to do with my friends who lost their home due to the landlord selling up and have ended up in a B&B they work and have a disabled child.? As they do not have anyone to act as a guarantor they have found it impossible to use a letting agent and they have not managed to find a private let that they can afford. As long as people have the same view as you seem to have nothing will ever be done about this problem.[/p][/quote]Look, I was taking the mickey out of the Echo and the usual rattle bag of commenters on this website. The Echo loves printing this sort of story - it gets all the bigheads into a spin. Same as when they do a story on travellers and people looking for bigger counxcil houses, etc. Respect.[/p][/quote]That's the problem, they are to stupid to understand something "ironic". You should not have wasted your time.[/p][/quote]'too'. Mike Oxbig
  • Score: 1

12:23am Sun 26 Jan 14

simcal says...

Mike Oxbig wrote:
simcal wrote:
whataboutthat wrote:
Azphreal wrote:
whataboutthat wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...
So how does this have anything to do with my friends who lost their home due to the landlord selling up and have ended up in a B&B they work and have a disabled child.? As they do not have anyone to act as a guarantor they have found it impossible to use a letting agent and they have not managed to find a private let that they can afford. As long as people have the same view as you seem to have nothing will ever be done about this problem.
Look, I was taking the mickey out of the Echo and the usual rattle bag of commenters on this website. The Echo loves printing this sort of story - it gets all the bigheads into a spin. Same as when they do a story on travellers and people looking for bigger counxcil houses, etc. Respect.
That's the problem, they are to stupid to understand something "ironic". You should not have wasted your time.
'too'.
Yeah grammer police! Can't refute the argument check the grammer.
[quote][p][bold]Mike Oxbig[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]simcal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Azphreal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...[/p][/quote]So how does this have anything to do with my friends who lost their home due to the landlord selling up and have ended up in a B&B they work and have a disabled child.? As they do not have anyone to act as a guarantor they have found it impossible to use a letting agent and they have not managed to find a private let that they can afford. As long as people have the same view as you seem to have nothing will ever be done about this problem.[/p][/quote]Look, I was taking the mickey out of the Echo and the usual rattle bag of commenters on this website. The Echo loves printing this sort of story - it gets all the bigheads into a spin. Same as when they do a story on travellers and people looking for bigger counxcil houses, etc. Respect.[/p][/quote]That's the problem, they are to stupid to understand something "ironic". You should not have wasted your time.[/p][/quote]'too'.[/p][/quote]Yeah grammer police! Can't refute the argument check the grammer. simcal
  • Score: 0

7:02am Sun 26 Jan 14

misplacedspaniard says...

Mike Oxbig wrote:
Keffect wrote:
whataboutthat wrote:
C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...
I work, my wife is on maternity leave neither of us smoke, we make our own wine & have an allotment & were born & bred here. We get made homeless on Tuesday. Landlords sold our home! Sure we can rent a damp wet bedsit for £650 PM or £900PM for a home like were in now. But without a guarantor we have to pay the first 6 months up front( we don't have £6000 sat in a savings account) so we approach the council - If we leave on the date landlord has asked us to move on we are intentionally making ourselves homeless & to wait until the landlord takes us to court to evict us which is the last thing we wanted. All this as my wife is due to give birth with her 2nd child & trying not to disrupt the other ones schooling.
Surely there is someone you can blame for the hopleless position you have found yourself in?
Landlords are to blame. A lot of people cannot afford to get a mortgage and all the while these landlords are buying properties then selling them. Families are made homeless whilst landlords are living the life of Riley on someone else's money.

These people need to be stopped. Young professional couples should be able to BUY property. A mortgage is more affordable in the long term then renting yet banks are still refusing to lend. It was the banks fault homes were repossessed because they got greedy. So now house prices have lowered start lending again you scoundrels.
[quote][p][bold]Mike Oxbig[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Keffect[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...[/p][/quote]I work, my wife is on maternity leave neither of us smoke, we make our own wine & have an allotment & were born & bred here. We get made homeless on Tuesday. Landlords sold our home! Sure we can rent a damp wet bedsit for £650 PM or £900PM for a home like were in now. But without a guarantor we have to pay the first 6 months up front( we don't have £6000 sat in a savings account) so we approach the council - If we leave on the date landlord has asked us to move on we are intentionally making ourselves homeless & to wait until the landlord takes us to court to evict us which is the last thing we wanted. All this as my wife is due to give birth with her 2nd child & trying not to disrupt the other ones schooling.[/p][/quote]Surely there is someone you can blame for the hopleless position you have found yourself in?[/p][/quote]Landlords are to blame. A lot of people cannot afford to get a mortgage and all the while these landlords are buying properties then selling them. Families are made homeless whilst landlords are living the life of Riley on someone else's money. These people need to be stopped. Young professional couples should be able to BUY property. A mortgage is more affordable in the long term then renting yet banks are still refusing to lend. It was the banks fault homes were repossessed because they got greedy. So now house prices have lowered start lending again you scoundrels. misplacedspaniard
  • Score: 2

8:11am Sun 26 Jan 14

downmoor-ch63 says...

Mike Oxbig wrote:
Keffect wrote:
whataboutthat wrote:
C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...
I work, my wife is on maternity leave neither of us smoke, we make our own wine & have an allotment & were born & bred here. We get made homeless on Tuesday. Landlords sold our home! Sure we can rent a damp wet bedsit for £650 PM or £900PM for a home like were in now. But without a guarantor we have to pay the first 6 months up front( we don't have £6000 sat in a savings account) so we approach the council - If we leave on the date landlord has asked us to move on we are intentionally making ourselves homeless & to wait until the landlord takes us to court to evict us which is the last thing we wanted. All this as my wife is due to give birth with her 2nd child & trying not to disrupt the other ones schooling.
Surely there is someone you can blame for the hopleless position you have found yourself in?
Dont forget one of these could have been YOU, so count your lucky stars that it isnt YOU!.
[quote][p][bold]Mike Oxbig[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Keffect[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...[/p][/quote]I work, my wife is on maternity leave neither of us smoke, we make our own wine & have an allotment & were born & bred here. We get made homeless on Tuesday. Landlords sold our home! Sure we can rent a damp wet bedsit for £650 PM or £900PM for a home like were in now. But without a guarantor we have to pay the first 6 months up front( we don't have £6000 sat in a savings account) so we approach the council - If we leave on the date landlord has asked us to move on we are intentionally making ourselves homeless & to wait until the landlord takes us to court to evict us which is the last thing we wanted. All this as my wife is due to give birth with her 2nd child & trying not to disrupt the other ones schooling.[/p][/quote]Surely there is someone you can blame for the hopleless position you have found yourself in?[/p][/quote]Dont forget one of these could have been YOU, so count your lucky stars that it isnt YOU!. downmoor-ch63
  • Score: 2

8:57am Sun 26 Jan 14

Mike Oxbig says...

downmoor-ch63 wrote:
Mike Oxbig wrote:
Keffect wrote:
whataboutthat wrote:
C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...
I work, my wife is on maternity leave neither of us smoke, we make our own wine & have an allotment & were born & bred here. We get made homeless on Tuesday. Landlords sold our home! Sure we can rent a damp wet bedsit for £650 PM or £900PM for a home like were in now. But without a guarantor we have to pay the first 6 months up front( we don't have £6000 sat in a savings account) so we approach the council - If we leave on the date landlord has asked us to move on we are intentionally making ourselves homeless & to wait until the landlord takes us to court to evict us which is the last thing we wanted. All this as my wife is due to give birth with her 2nd child & trying not to disrupt the other ones schooling.
Surely there is someone you can blame for the hopleless position you have found yourself in?
Dont forget one of these could have been YOU, so count your lucky stars that it isnt YOU!.
Absolutely impossible as I considered the monetary implications before starting a family and I woud never expect others to finance my lifesyle.
[quote][p][bold]downmoor-ch63[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mike Oxbig[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Keffect[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...[/p][/quote]I work, my wife is on maternity leave neither of us smoke, we make our own wine & have an allotment & were born & bred here. We get made homeless on Tuesday. Landlords sold our home! Sure we can rent a damp wet bedsit for £650 PM or £900PM for a home like were in now. But without a guarantor we have to pay the first 6 months up front( we don't have £6000 sat in a savings account) so we approach the council - If we leave on the date landlord has asked us to move on we are intentionally making ourselves homeless & to wait until the landlord takes us to court to evict us which is the last thing we wanted. All this as my wife is due to give birth with her 2nd child & trying not to disrupt the other ones schooling.[/p][/quote]Surely there is someone you can blame for the hopleless position you have found yourself in?[/p][/quote]Dont forget one of these could have been YOU, so count your lucky stars that it isnt YOU!.[/p][/quote]Absolutely impossible as I considered the monetary implications before starting a family and I woud never expect others to finance my lifesyle. Mike Oxbig
  • Score: 0

9:52am Sun 26 Jan 14

Ralph Horris says...

The aerial pic used in the Echo for this story is of Bournemouth Rd in Poole.
The aerial pic used in the Echo for this story is of Bournemouth Rd in Poole. Ralph Horris
  • Score: 1

2:10pm Sun 26 Jan 14

kalebmoledirt says...

Sir Beachy Head wrote:
Yes indeed, Bournemouth is a tough place to live if you're broke or down on your luck.
Luckily I'm not so really enjoy the place.
Thank you for that little nugget .sure it will bring cheer to people in distress Richard Head ,Dick to his cell mates
[quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: Yes indeed, Bournemouth is a tough place to live if you're broke or down on your luck. Luckily I'm not so really enjoy the place.[/p][/quote]Thank you for that little nugget .sure it will bring cheer to people in distress Richard Head ,Dick to his cell mates kalebmoledirt
  • Score: 1

2:18pm Sun 26 Jan 14

kalebmoledirt says...

whataboutthat wrote:
kalebmoledirt wrote:
whataboutthat wrote:
C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...
And you calling everyone a scammer.given your command of English.I suspect everyone in your social set as the safety net of secure housing
Ever heard of irony?
If it was meant to be irony and not just changed course when you realised how many you rattled try suttle next time
[quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]kalebmoledirt[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...[/p][/quote]And you calling everyone a scammer.given your command of English.I suspect everyone in your social set as the safety net of secure housing[/p][/quote]Ever heard of irony?[/p][/quote]If it was meant to be irony and not just changed course when you realised how many you rattled try suttle next time kalebmoledirt
  • Score: -1

10:37am Mon 27 Jan 14

Keffect says...

Mike Oxbig wrote:
Keffect wrote:
whataboutthat wrote:
C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...
I work, my wife is on maternity leave neither of us smoke, we make our own wine & have an allotment & were born & bred here. We get made homeless on Tuesday. Landlords sold our home! Sure we can rent a damp wet bedsit for £650 PM or £900PM for a home like were in now. But without a guarantor we have to pay the first 6 months up front( we don't have £6000 sat in a savings account) so we approach the council - If we leave on the date landlord has asked us to move on we are intentionally making ourselves homeless & to wait until the landlord takes us to court to evict us which is the last thing we wanted. All this as my wife is due to give birth with her 2nd child & trying not to disrupt the other ones schooling.
Surely there is someone you can blame for the hopleless position you have found yourself in?
Got no-one but myself to blame for failing to keep a roof above their head.
[quote][p][bold]Mike Oxbig[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Keffect[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...[/p][/quote]I work, my wife is on maternity leave neither of us smoke, we make our own wine & have an allotment & were born & bred here. We get made homeless on Tuesday. Landlords sold our home! Sure we can rent a damp wet bedsit for £650 PM or £900PM for a home like were in now. But without a guarantor we have to pay the first 6 months up front( we don't have £6000 sat in a savings account) so we approach the council - If we leave on the date landlord has asked us to move on we are intentionally making ourselves homeless & to wait until the landlord takes us to court to evict us which is the last thing we wanted. All this as my wife is due to give birth with her 2nd child & trying not to disrupt the other ones schooling.[/p][/quote]Surely there is someone you can blame for the hopleless position you have found yourself in?[/p][/quote]Got no-one but myself to blame for failing to keep a roof above their head. Keffect
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10:48am Mon 27 Jan 14

Keffect says...

Mike Oxbig wrote:
downmoor-ch63 wrote:
Mike Oxbig wrote:
Keffect wrote:
whataboutthat wrote:
C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...
I work, my wife is on maternity leave neither of us smoke, we make our own wine & have an allotment & were born & bred here. We get made homeless on Tuesday. Landlords sold our home! Sure we can rent a damp wet bedsit for £650 PM or £900PM for a home like were in now. But without a guarantor we have to pay the first 6 months up front( we don't have £6000 sat in a savings account) so we approach the council - If we leave on the date landlord has asked us to move on we are intentionally making ourselves homeless & to wait until the landlord takes us to court to evict us which is the last thing we wanted. All this as my wife is due to give birth with her 2nd child & trying not to disrupt the other ones schooling.
Surely there is someone you can blame for the hopleless position you have found yourself in?
Dont forget one of these could have been YOU, so count your lucky stars that it isnt YOU!.
Absolutely impossible as I considered the monetary implications before starting a family and I woud never expect others to finance my lifesyle.
I find that comment completely insulting I have never once claimed benefits & I raise my eldest son without a penny of maintenance with his mother(x wife) receiving his child benefit & child tax credits. Some people really ought to think before they open their mouths.
[quote][p][bold]Mike Oxbig[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]downmoor-ch63[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mike Oxbig[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Keffect[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...[/p][/quote]I work, my wife is on maternity leave neither of us smoke, we make our own wine & have an allotment & were born & bred here. We get made homeless on Tuesday. Landlords sold our home! Sure we can rent a damp wet bedsit for £650 PM or £900PM for a home like were in now. But without a guarantor we have to pay the first 6 months up front( we don't have £6000 sat in a savings account) so we approach the council - If we leave on the date landlord has asked us to move on we are intentionally making ourselves homeless & to wait until the landlord takes us to court to evict us which is the last thing we wanted. All this as my wife is due to give birth with her 2nd child & trying not to disrupt the other ones schooling.[/p][/quote]Surely there is someone you can blame for the hopleless position you have found yourself in?[/p][/quote]Dont forget one of these could have been YOU, so count your lucky stars that it isnt YOU!.[/p][/quote]Absolutely impossible as I considered the monetary implications before starting a family and I woud never expect others to finance my lifesyle.[/p][/quote]I find that comment completely insulting I have never once claimed benefits & I raise my eldest son without a penny of maintenance with his mother(x wife) receiving his child benefit & child tax credits. Some people really ought to think before they open their mouths. Keffect
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3:55pm Mon 27 Jan 14

LJT1966 says...

Keffect wrote:
whataboutthat wrote:
C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...
I work, my wife is on maternity leave neither of us smoke, we make our own wine & have an allotment & were born & bred here. We get made homeless on Tuesday. Landlords sold our home! Sure we can rent a damp wet bedsit for £650 PM or £900PM for a home like were in now. But without a guarantor we have to pay the first 6 months up front( we don't have £6000 sat in a savings account) so we approach the council - If we leave on the date landlord has asked us to move on we are intentionally making ourselves homeless & to wait until the landlord takes us to court to evict us which is the last thing we wanted. All this as my wife is due to give birth with her 2nd child & trying not to disrupt the other ones schooling.
Really feel for you Keffect. Ignore the trolls on here - none of them have obviously been in your position. Due to being evicted through no fault of my own I found myself homeless and ended up in B&B accommodation 14 years ago. Was the worst experience of my life and this was only 6 weeks after losing my father to cancer. Hope you get something sorted soon. Best wishes.
[quote][p][bold]Keffect[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]whataboutthat[/bold] wrote: C'mon you lot. They shouldn't smoke or drink, they should'nt have kids, nor big tellies, or boyfriends nwith dogs... This is the Echo calling all trolls...[/p][/quote]I work, my wife is on maternity leave neither of us smoke, we make our own wine & have an allotment & were born & bred here. We get made homeless on Tuesday. Landlords sold our home! Sure we can rent a damp wet bedsit for £650 PM or £900PM for a home like were in now. But without a guarantor we have to pay the first 6 months up front( we don't have £6000 sat in a savings account) so we approach the council - If we leave on the date landlord has asked us to move on we are intentionally making ourselves homeless & to wait until the landlord takes us to court to evict us which is the last thing we wanted. All this as my wife is due to give birth with her 2nd child & trying not to disrupt the other ones schooling.[/p][/quote]Really feel for you Keffect. Ignore the trolls on here - none of them have obviously been in your position. Due to being evicted through no fault of my own I found myself homeless and ended up in B&B accommodation 14 years ago. Was the worst experience of my life and this was only 6 weeks after losing my father to cancer. Hope you get something sorted soon. Best wishes. LJT1966
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