P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2123:10  1/6      HERE'S your chance to air your view on news in the Thames area. Don't just sit there fuming about what's going on, let's see what YOU have to say... Keep your letters brief and include your name and address. We'll use as many as we can. Write to: THAMES NEWSVIEW Thames Television 306-316 Euston Road LONDON NW1 3BB  Your letters overpage ...> ORACLE VALENTINES ORACLE VALENTINES PLUS FREE CHAMPAGNE ....... page 174
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2100:40  4/6      More viewers with something to say on the plight of the homeless.
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2131:26  4/6      More viewers with something to say on the plight of the homeless. Mrs M Stepton,of Farnham,Surrey, thinks 'pre-fab' houses could provide shelter. "During the war they were very nice with nice sized rooms." Brent Council's idea to use caravans is not welcomed by SA Gardner,of Harlesden
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2110:02  6/6      More viewers with something to say on the plight of the homeless. Mrs Ellen Lowrie,of Luton,Beds, thinks more new houses should be built to replace the old houses being demolished "I could not tell you how many office blocks have been built in Luton...and they are still building them!" Mr RA Jones, of Harrow, Middx, is out- raged by Brent Council's B & B policy for the homeless. "I have seen Brent go from a fine suburban environment to the dustbin of the world!" And K Lynch,of Palmers Green,N London, says flats above shops are often empty. ppppppppppppppppp p more follows >
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2110:13  2/6      Many people have written to Newsview this week after Th—lfs News' story on the plight of Mrs Christina Camino and her child. She and 500 other families in Brent, North London, are now living in Bed & Breakfast accommodation because of a chronic housing shortage. Mr Robert Ashkettle, of Covent Garden, says: "What a waste of public money!" He adds that he has seen many empty council properties ideal for homeless families. "I have already mentioned this to housing councils but to date nothing has been done."  more follows >
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2100:04  1/6      HERE'S your chance to air your view on news in the Thames area. Don't bust sit there fuming about what's going on, let's
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2111:04 chronic housing shortage. Mr Robert Ashkettle, of Covent Garden, says: "What a waste of public money!" He adds that he has seen many empty council properties ideal for homeless families. "I have already mentioned this to housing councils but to date nothing has been done."  more follows >
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2104:01  5/6      More viewers with something to say on the plight of the homeless. B & B is not a new idea for putting up
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2100:00 see what YOU have to say... Keep your letters brief and include your f—ld and address. We'll use as many as we can. Write to: THAMES NEWSVIEG Thames Television 306-316 Euston Road LONDON NW1 3BB  Your letters overpage ...> ORACLE VALENTINES ORACLE VALENTINES PLUS FREE CHAMPAGNE ...... page 174
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2100:16  3/6      More viewers with something to say on the plight of the homeless. "Why doesn't Brent Council do what they do in Torbay and move people out of larger homes to smaller ones as the family diminishes?" writes AJ Patterson of Thornton Heath, Surrey. Others think holiday homes could be used. Mrs Cook, of Sutton, Surrey says: "Page upon page of these are advertised every week ..N let only for the holiday period and standing empty for the rest of the year."  more follows >
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2104:00 the homeless writes a former resident of Brixton, S London. Miss P Simpson says she stayed in a squalid B & B for 18 months with her baby daughter. "It was filthy dirty and rats were running over the baby." The lack of cooking facilities high- lighted by the Th—lds News' story touched the heart of Angela Hayes, of Sloane Sq, G London. "Surely such rooms should have a kitchenette at least so that a woman can cook a little." ppppppppppppppppp p more follows >
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2120:10  5/6      More viewers with something to say on the plight of the homeless. B & B is not a new idea for putting up the homeless writes a former resident of Brixton, S London. Miss P Simpson says she stayed in a squalid B & B for 18 months with her baby daughter. "It was filthy dirty and rats were running over the baby." The lack of cooking facilities high- lighted by the Tl—lfs News' story touched the heart of Angela Hayes, of Sloane Sq, W London. "Surely such rooms should have a kitchenette at least so that a woman can cook a little." ppppppppppppppppp p more follows >
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2100:10 Mrs Ellen Lowrie,of Luton,Beds, thinks more new houses should be built to replace the old houses being demolished "I could not tell you how many office blocks have been built in Luton...and they are still building them!" Mr RA Jones, of Harrow, Middx, is out- raged by Brent Council's B & B policy for the homeless. "I have seen Brent go from a fine suburban environment to the dustbin of the world!" And K Lynch,of Palmers Green,N London, says flats above shops are often empty. ppppppppppppppppp p more follows >
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2131:27 N London. "Who purchases the caravans and pays for their upkeep, ratepayers or the families who occupy them?" Mrs L McGarrell, of Wembley and Mrs A Wallace, of Stonebridge, N London, both write to say they have seen empty flats on the Chalkhill Estate in Brent. ppppppppppppppppp p more follows >
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2131:00  6/6      More viewers with something to say on the plight of the homeless. Mrs Ellen Lowrie,of Luton,Beds, thinks more new houses should be built to replace the old houses being demolished "I could not tell you how many office blocks have been built in Luton...and they are still building them!"
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2106:01 More viewers with something to say on the plight of the homeless. Mrs M Stepton,of Farnham,Surrey, thinks 'pre-fab' houses could provi@D bhelte— "During the war they fere dD—y LIce with nice sized rooms." Brent Council's idea to use caraf—ns is not welcomed by SA Gardner,of Harlesden N London. "Who purc@—rds the caravans and pays for their upkeep, ratepayers or the families who occupy them?" Mrs L McGarrell, of Wembley and Mrs A Wallace, of Stonebridge, N London, both write to say they have seen empty flats on the Chalkhill Estate in Brent. ppppppppppppppppp p more follows >
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2110:12  4/6      More viewers with something to say on the plight of the homeless. Mrs M Stepton,of Farnham,Surrey, thinks 'pre-fab' houses could provide shelter. "During the war they were very nice with nice sized rooms." Brent Council's idea to use caravans is not welcomed by SA Gardner,of Harlesden N London. "Who purchases the caravans and pays for their upkeep, ratepayers or the families who occupy them?" Mrs L McGarrell, of Wembley and Mrs A Wallace, of Stonebridge, N London, both write to say they have seen empty flats on the Chalkhill Estate in Brent. ppppppppppppppppp p more follows >
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2111:04  2/6      Many people have written to Newsview this week after Thames News' story on the plight of Mrs Christina —ljno and her child. She and 500 other families in Brent, North London, are now living in Bed & Breakfast accommodation because of a
P324 ORACLE 324 Fri 4 Feb LON 2131:00 Mr RA Jones, of Harrow, Middx, is out- raged by Brent Council's B & B policy for the homeless. "I have seen Brent go from a fine suburban environment to the dustbin of the world!" And K Lynch,of Palmers Green,N London, says flats above shops are often empty. ppppppppppppppppp p more follows >