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Newcastle city council: increased charges for bereavement services

The council is proposing to increase charges for bereavement services, to save £150,000. Says the council: “We will help …

Newcastle city council: increased fees for paid nursery places

The council budget papers for 2012 - 2013 say that this proposal would see an increase of 3% in the cost of places at council …

Newcastle city council: reducing the number of looked after children

The council’s 2012 - 2013 budget has a proposal to reduce the numbers of looked after children and the cost of placements, for …

Newcastle city council - reducing the amounts paid to the Newcastle Carers Centre

The council’s budget papers say it plans to take out £64,000 from the amount it pays for the Newcastle Carers Centre. The …

Newcastle city council - introduction of caps on high-cost care packages

The council’s budget papers contain a proposal to introduce a cap on high cost care packages. From the budget: “We plan to …

Newcastle city council - reducing subsidies for providers of practical help

The council plans to reduce subsidies to people who provide practical help - for example a andyperson - to people in their own …

Newcastle city council - savings and possible cuts to homelessness services

The council will cut funding to its homelessness day centre services and may cut the centres themselves: From its 2012 budget …

Newcastle city council cuts to homecare

the council is planning to re-tender its externally commissioned home care services and “re-organise it to reduce costs.” The …

Newcastle city council to increase charges for meals on wheels

Increasing the price people pay for meals delivered to their homes and provided in council day centres: the council proposes to …

Newcastle city council library staff to be replaced with volunteers

Staff will lose their jobs as the council proposes to “enter into a partnership arrangement to use volunteers instead of staff …

York Blind and Partially Sighted Society

York Blind and Partially Sighted Society is a charitable organisation partially funded by local contracts with the PCT and City …

Disability and social care, York

York has increased the costs of attending day care by 263 per cent, and 444 per cent for using specialist transport.

Disability and social care, Wakefield

Wakefield are ending their funding of; a local ‘Aiming Higher for Disabled Children’ programme, children’s mental health …

Disability and social care, Stockton

Stockton recently closed 2 older people’s day centres and raised the eligibility for care and support in the area from the …

Disability and social care, South Tyneside

South Tyneside has recently closed two care home used by disabled people and increased the cost of monitoring emergency alarms …

Disability and social care, Sheffield

Sheffield has increased the cost of emergency alarms increased by 18 per cent. Whilst the cost of home care services have …

Disability and social care, Redcar & Cleveland

Redcar and Cleveland has increased the cost of a two course community meal from £2.80 to £3.50 and takes 100 per cent of a …

Disability and social care, North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire has increased the cost of specialist transport by 10 per cent and is no longer offering community meals …

Disability and social care, North Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire are planning to close 3 residential homes.

Disability and social care, North East Lincolnshire

North East Lincolnshire has introduced a new charge of £4.89 for disability-related laundry services and increased the price …

Disability and social care, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Newcastle-upon-Tyne has recently closed 2 care homes.

Disability and social care, Leeds

Leeds has recently closed 3 day centres and increased the cost of using them by 3 per cent. The council has also increased the …

Disability and social care, Kingston-Upon-Hull

Kington-Upon-Hull has increased the cost of both community meals services and care in the home by 5 per cent.

Disability and social care, Gateshead

Gateshead have increased by 15 per cent the costs of attending; a day care centre, using specialist transport, receiving …

Disability and social care, Doncaster

Doncaster has reduced the cost of using local short breaks and respite services by £8.05 a week, but has closed a disability …

Disability and social care, Calderdale

Calderdale has increased the cost of having an emergency alarm by 10.4 per cent.

Disability and social care, Bradford

Bradford has increased the cost of community meals services by 88 per cent.

Disability and social care, Barnsley

Barnsley has brought in a new charge of £2 for community meals services and increased the cost of home care by 160 per cent, …

Misterton Library, Nottinghamshire

Under threat. Opening hours to be reduced to nine per week.

Kendray Library, Barnsley

Under threat of closure.

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