Home » News » Leading short lets firm in Brighton closes it doors owing ‘tens of thousands’ previous nextLeading short lets firm in Brighton closes it doors owing ‘tens of thousands’Kemptown-based Brighton Holiday Homes has ceased trading leaving landlords and dozens of holiday makers substantially out of pocket.Nigel Lewis30th May 201901,669 Views Brighton Holiday Homes, a leading short-term lets company in Brighton, has closed without warning owing tens of thousands of pounds to holiday makers including dozens of stag and hen parties, and landlords.The company appears to be the victim of a substantial downturn in holiday makers visiting the seaside city and booking short-term let accommodation; Brighton Holiday Homes is the third to close its doors this month.Based at a substantial and modern-looking office (pictured), it has emailed all its clients who have paid to book properties to say that their rentals have been cancelled and advising them to claim the money back through their credit card provider. The company’s website remains online featuring properties to rent in Brighton.Several of these customers have contacted the BBC to complain that they had paid significant sums to book accommodation for holidays last week but had not been warned that the company was about to cease trading.HeartbrokenOne woman, Jennie Nash, says she is ‘heartbroken’ after plans to celebrate her combined 30th birthday and engagement in Brighton were dashed after the company took money from her last week for a booking.No details of an administrator have been provided, and a sign has appeared on its high street branch saying: “It is with great regret that due to the challenging economic conditions Brighton Holiday Homes has ceased trading with immediate effect.”The company has not missed any of its Companies House filing deadlines and has been trading since 2008 after being set up by director Neil Stonehill at an office in the popular Kemptown area of the city. Staff left the office for the last time two days ago, neighbouring businesses have reported.Brighton holiday homes May 30, 2019Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021
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Robert ‘Bob’ Edward Meyer, age 88 of Batesville, Indiana passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Manderly Health Care Center in Osgood, IN. The son of Edward & Leora (nee: Wuellner) Meyer was born on April 10, 1929 in Batesville.The 1947 Batesville High School graduate married Wilma Ahrens on April 29, 1950 at Adams Lutheran Church in Batesville, where he was also a member. Bob worked as the district sales manager for American Breeders Service out of Madison, WI until his retirement. Bob was a long time 4-H leader for the kids in this area and also served many years on the Batesville Community School Board.Bob loved attending the sporting events of his grandchildren and was an avid Bengals fan going to many games as well. He liked traveling with his wife which included visiting all 50 states and even to Europe and Canada. Many times, Bob could be seen out enjoying the ride on his lawn mower cutting the grass. He always liked putting out a big garden every year and sharing his fresh produce too. In his earlier years, Bob enjoyed coon hunting and later on mostly hunted rabbit. Most of all, Bob was a man of faith and loved spending time with his family.He will be dearly missed by his son, Roger (Bonnie) Meyer, daughters, Karen (Mike) Weisenbach, Kathy (Roger) Wagner and Connie (Larry) Coyle all of Batesville; eight grandchildren Matt & Mark Weisenbach, Justin & Joshua Wagner, Kari Rauch, Abby Hackman, Ryan Meyer & Ethan Meyer; sixteen great grandchildren; along with his sister Marjorie (Mervin) Ahrens of Batesville and Jim (Sharon) Meyer of Greensburg.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his dear wife, Wilma in October 2016 and his brothers Kenny & Marvin Meyer.Visitation will be Wednesday, 4-8pm at Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville. Funeral Service at 11:00am on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Adams Lutheran Church, Batesville. Pastor Tamara Keen officiating. Burial will follow in the Adams Lutheran Church Cemetery.Memorials may be given to the Adams Church Memorial Fund c/o the funeral home.