• Short Summary

    A HOUSEHOLDER FACED WITH EVICTION HAS DEFINED THE LOCAL COUNCIL BY BUILDING A BARRICADE IN FRONT OF HIS HOME IN LEYTONSTONE, A SUBURB OF LONDON.

  • Description

    A HOUSEHOLDER FACED WITH EVICTION HAS DEFINED THE LOCAL COUNCIL BY BUILDING A BARRICADE IN FRONT OF HIS HOME IN LEYTONSTONE, A SUBURB OF LONDON.

    MR. STEVE J. HURN, AGED 47, AND HIS 43-YEAR-OLD WIFE JOAN, MOVED INTO THE HOUSE FIVE YEARS AGO. THEY TURNED IT INTO A SMART HOME, WITH A GARAGE BUSINESS IN THE BACKYARD.

    THE AREA HAS BEEN MARKED FOR DEMOLITION BY THE LOCAL COUNCIL WHICH OBTAINED A COMPULSORY PURCHASED ORDER.

    AN OFFER OF GBP13,500 FROM THE COUNCIL WAS REJECTED BY MR. AND MRS.HURN, AND AN EVICTION NOTICE WAS SERVED ON THEM.

    MR. HURN, A WARTIME PRISONER OF WAR OF THE GERMANS, HAS UNTIL AUGUST 31 TO VACATE HIS HOME.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9MRNY03MRB7NDTWLYEQ1BKDNG
    Media URN:
    VLVA9MRNY03MRB7NDTWLYEQ1BKDNG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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