Councillor Arthur Steventon called for a crackdown on vandalism after Council houses were attacked. Tarmac is mentioned.
Town Council members were calling for the demolition of homes in the Low Hill area due to the rising costs of their modernisation. Councillor Ken Purchase and former mayor Arthur Storer are quoted, and Councillors Jim Carpenter and Duncan Rutherford are m
Midshires Building Society was putting up the cash for private householders in Park Village to borrow to improve their run-down homes. Frederick Shaw of Crowther Street, Edith Taylor of Leslie Road, Martin Cooper, and Councillor Ken Purchase are quoted. C