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Carlton Road Day Centre

Carlton Road Centre is a council-run day service for adults with profound, complex and multiple learning disabilities. The …

Newport City Council: estates/property management

Outsourced to a company called Norse

Newport Museum and Art Gallery

Closure of the temporary exhibitions programme in the Art Gallery

Avon and Wiltshire Partnership

Avon and Wiltshire Partnership is a mental health trust that spans several counties in the West of England. It is planning to …

Cambridge City Pest Control Service

Cambridge City want to cut the pest control service, it currently offers free elimination of rats, cockroaches, pharaoh’s ants …

A&E Mid Ulster Hospital

A&E services were removed in May 2010 and replaced with a minor injury unit. The network hospitals that patients are expected …

Wandsworth plans to outsource environment health service

The London Borough of Wandsworth is planning to drastically cut its environmental health service in preparation for potential …

Bromley customer services outsourced to Liberata

Bromley council has given the task of running the department to Liberata, which already runs the council’s revenue and …

Capita IT to “support” Scotland’s biggest emergency department and critical care complex

Capita IT Services today announces that it has been awarded a £2.7m, two year contract to design, supply, implement and …

Teesside University Nursery

In May next year, Teesside University’s nursery is to close, with the loss of nursery provision for students and staff at the …

social services

Support services have been cut because there are fewer support workers employed full time by Stockport Council so when the …

Staffordshire council and Capita set up school support services joint venture called Entrust

‘Entrust’ has its headquarters in the county and will take over an extensive range services from school improvement to ICT, …

Kent council to outsource 5 Learning Disability Group-Based Day Activity Services

Kent County Council will outsourcing five Learning Disability Day Services:   Freeways Catering Services   Nolan’s Table …

Staffordshire: Concern over possible outsourcing of disability social work service

“The possible outsourcing of a pioneering all-age disability social work service has sparked concern among staff and families, …

Bus company Arriva runs part of Greater Manchester’s NHS ambulance service

Bus company Arriva is to run part of Greater Manchester’s ambulance service, it has been confirmed. The bus and train operator …

£1bn deal to provide health services in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

From the Guardian: “The NHS is embarking on its single biggest outsourcing of services so far by inviting bids for a contract …

Capita preferred bidder for electronic monitoring contract

If Serco gets it horribly …

NHS choices to be outsourced (again)

From HSJ:  http://www.hsj.co.uk/news/minister-pledged-nhs-choices-will-be-re-tendered-before-march-2014/5060214.article “Lord …

Adult social care

Rutland Council has announced has just announced cuts to the adult social care bill by the back door by increasing the hourly …

Harrow Borough Council outsources the running of library services and leisure

Harrow Borough Council cabinet has agreed to outsource the running of library services and leisure management for the …

Serco takes over Suffolk community services

NHS community services in Suffolk, including nursing and community hospitals, have transferred to a multi-national private …

Capita gets a NINE-YEAR contract at Lambeth

Capita’s local government services business has secured a £3.4m contract with Lambeth Council to manage customer services …

Civica gets shared service South Worcestershire contract with 3 councils

Civica has announced that it’s won a new deal with a trio of local councils in Worcestershire. Reports say that the deal will …

Civica gets a £10.8m contract at Lambeth council

Systems and process services provider Civica has grasped another key contract with a local authority to provide a managed …

Jobs set to leave Barnet as Barnet council signs massive outsourcing deal with Capita

ALMOST 400 jobs are set to leave the borough as Barnet Council outsources its customer services departments as part of the One …

Cornwall Council rushes to sign BT outsourcing deal before elections

Amid extraordinary secrecy the Council’s cabinet is rushing through plans to sign a smaller outsourcing contract with BT – …

Wigan and Bolton councils outsource IT

Wigan’s seven-year-long £47m contract in “partnership” with neighbouring Bolton Council will see 46 staff transfer to private …

Lincolnshire Police Service outsources support services to G4S

Lincolnshire Police Service “estimates” that it will reduce its policing costs by 18 per cent as a result of outsourcing …

Cheshire Council votes to outsource youth services

Cheshire youth services will be delivered by independent organisations in the future, following a local authority decision to …

Lincolnshire County Council: ongoing privatisation of back office services £85m-£110

Lincolnshire County Council is seeking a new outsourcing partner following the issue of a tender for services, expected to …

Virgin Care wins 5th prison healthcare contract

Virgin Care has won a contract to manage comprehensive primary care services for prisoners at HMP Bullingdon, in a deal worth …

NSL takes over patient transport services in Devon and Cornwall

NSL, a company behind on-street parking and enforcement across the UK, earmarked to take over non-urgent patient transport …

BT gets contract for NHS back office functions in Cornwall

Private firm Peninsula Community Health – which operates cottage hospitals in Cornwall – Cornwall Partnership NHS …

Brighton & Hove CC - Explore models of provision for non statutory services for vulnerable people.

Service (including brief description): All current in house provider services including residential accommodation, community …

Brighton & Hove CC - Day Activities

Service (including brief description): Services provided during the day for older people and older people with mental health …

Brighton & Hove CC - To implement the Learning Disabilities accommodation and support strategy

Service (including brief description): Small registered residential homes and supported living, includes Respite Services and …

Rotherham MBC - Additional Health funding for Social Care

Action:  Additional Health funding for Social Care Saving 2013/14 £‘000: 367 Cost of Service 2012/13 £‘000: 3,516 2013/14 …

Rotherham MBC - Help people with complex high dependency needs to choose alternative affordable ways

Action:  Help people with complex high dependency needs who are receiving over 25 hours of home care each week to choose …

Rotherham MBC - Review of existing in-house day care services for Older People

Action:  Review of existing in-house day care services for Older People in line with Personalisation Agenda Saving 2013/14 …

Rotherham MBC - Reconfigure in house transport provision in line with the review of Day Care

Action:  Reconfigure in house transport provision in line with the review of Day Care Saving 2013/14 £‘000: 210 Cost of …

Rotherham MBC - Further increase levels of Continuing Healthcare Funding (CHC)

Action:  Further increase levels of Continuing Healthcare Funding (CHC)  Saving 2013/14 £‘000: 1,500 Cost of Service 2012/13 …

Rotherham MBC - More effective use of Personal Budgets

Action:  More effective use of Personal Budgets Saving 2013/14 £‘000: 500 Cost of Service 2012/13 £‘000: 4,350 2013/14 …

Rotherham MBC - RDASH Contract efficiency savings

Action:  RDASH Contract efficiency savings Saving 2013/14 £‘000: 180 Cost of Service 2012/13 £‘000: 2,692 2013/14 Reduction …

Rotherham MBC - Reduce use of residential care and invest in alternative community services

Action:  Reduce use of residential care and invest in alternative community services Saving 2013/14 £‘000: 1,010 Cost of …

Rotherham MBC - Reduction in Learning and Development budgets

Action:  Reduction in Learning and Development budgets Saving 2013/14 £‘000: 80 Cost of Service 2012/13 £‘000: 628 2013/14 …

Rotherham MBC - Capitalise the REWS equipments purchase budget one year

Action:  Capitalise the REWS equipments purchase budget one year using part of the Adult Social Care Capital Grant …

Rotherham MBC - Capitalise the Assistive Technology Budget for one year

Action:  Capitalise the Assistive Technology Budget for one year using part of the Adult Social Care Capital Grant …

Rotherham MBC - Increased savings from reconfiguration of day care services

Action:  Increased savings from reconfiguration of   day care services for people with a learning disability Saving 2013/14 …

Rotherham MBC - Reduction in printing, postage and general procurement budgets

Action:  Reduction in printing, postage and general procurement budgets Saving 2013/14 £‘000: 40 Cost of Service 2012/13 …

Rotherham MBC - Defer balance of funding for the development of a specialist respite care service

Action:  Defer the balance of funding for the development of a specialist respite care service within Physical & Sensory …

Rotherham MBC - Review contractual inflation clauses in Independent Sector residential care contract

Action:  Review contractual inflation clauses in Independent Sector residential care contracts. based on applicable published …

Rotherham MBC - Review service provision model of in house residential care for older people

Action:  Review service provision model of in house residential care for older people.  Saving 2013/14 £‘000: 870 Cost of …

Rotherham MBC - Jointly commissioned Rotherham Equipment and Wheelchair Service (REWS)

Action:  Jointly commissioned Rotherham Equipment and Wheelchair Service (REWS) transferring to Rotherham Foundation Trust on …

Rotherham MBC - Jointly commissioned Occupational Therapy service transferring to Rotherham FT

Action:  Jointly commissioned Occupational Therapy service transferring to Rotherham Foundation Trust on 01/04/11 with 10% per …

Rotherham MBC - Reconfigure in house Care Enabling Services

Action:  Reconfigure in house Care Enabling Services - This proposal is to streamline the service in a sustainable way by …

South Gloucestershire Council - Residential Care Services

Service: Residential Care Services The cost of running that service at the present time: £3,207,300 Savings: Estimated …

South Gloucestershire Council - Internal Service Integrations

Service: Internal Service Integrations The cost of running that service at the present time: £462,000 Savings: Estimated …

South Gloucestershire Council - Day and Support Services

Service: Day and Support Services The cost of running that service at the present time: £5,533,400 Savings: Estimated …

Royal Glamorgan Hospital A&E Services

We are about to lose our A&E Dept,it Services an area of an increasing Elderly Population,already has mean waiting times of …

Peterborough City Council - Review of back office

Issue: Review of back office We have already reviewed our back office functions in other areas and following the transfer of …

Peterborough City Council - Mental health social care

Issue: Mental health social care Council social workers are seconded to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation …

Peterborough City Council - Direct Payments

Issue: Direct Payments A Direct Payment is where people receive money directly from us to pay for their own care. Since the …

Peterborough City Council - Supplies and services

Issue: Supplies and services We have numerous contracts with suppliers and service providers. We intend to carry out a review …

Peterborough City Council - Reviews of social work and occupational therapy services

Issue: HIV/AIDS service review Our social work and occupational therapy teams assist with assessments of people’s needs and …

Peterborough City Council - Reviews of social work and occupational therapy services

Issue: Occupational therapy review Our social work and occupational therapy teams assist with assessments of people’s needs …

Peterborough City Council - Reviews of social work and occupational therapy services

Issue: Sensory support service review Our social work and occupational therapy teams assist with assessments of people’s …

Peterborough City Council - Reviews of social work and occupational therapy services

Issue: Review of assessment and care management Our social work and occupational therapy teams assist with assessments of …

Peterborough City Council - Re-ablement service

Issue: Increase use of independent providers for re-ablement services Re-ablement offers intensive and tailored support for up …

Peterborough City Council - Client transport service

Issue: Client transport service We run a number of buses that provide transport for people with disabilities to get to and …

Peterborough City Council - Learning disability day care

Issue: Learning disability day care Peterborough has four day care centres for people with learning disabilities; providing …

Peterborough City Council - Learning disability commissioning

Issue: Learning disability commissioning Some people with learning disabilities are placed in residential care away from the …

Peterborough City Council - Community Equipment Service (ICES)

Issue: Community Equipment Service (ICES) The Integrated Community Equipment Service provides specialist aids such as stair …

Peterborough City Council - Meals service

Issue: Meals service It is proposed to remove the subsidy from the current home meals service. If the subsidy was to be …

Peterborough City Council - Changes to home care contracts (ILSS framework)

Issue: Changes to home care contracts (ILSS framework) We purchase home care, also known as domiciliary care, from a number of …

Peterborough City Council - Charging policy review

Issue: Charging policy review We agreed in 2011 to allow care charges to rise to the level of their actual cost for those …

Peterborough City Council - Eligibility criteria

Issue: Eligibility criteria People who request council-supported care are assessed and ranked in one of four categories - …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Internally Commissioned Services Title: Review of provision of Adult Day Care. Impact: This will be underpinned by a …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Internally Commissioned Services Title: Re-ablement - there will be a reduction in capacity of approximately 150 hours …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Internally Commissioned Services Title: Adult Day Service - Income generated through charging £3 per person for …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Internally Commissioned Services Title: Older Peoples Day Service - Income generated through charging £3 per person …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Internally Commissioned Services Title: Supported Living - internal housing with personal care support will be …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Internally Commissioned Services Title: Unused respite allocation withdrawn to facilitate service …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Internally Commissioned Services Title: Occupational Therapy - Reduced level of response to people requiring support …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Internally Commissioned Services Title: Adult Day Service - Meals will no longer be provided from Bewley Drive or …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Internally Commissioned Services Title: Reduced social inclusion activity. Impact: Mental Health Support Workers to be …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Externally Commissioned Services (incl Care Management and Safeguarding) Title: Review of Community based …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Externally Commissioned Services (incl Care Management and Safeguarding) Title: Reduce Supported Living Individual …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Externally Commissioned Services (incl Care Management and Safeguarding) Title: 50% reduction in support services …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Externally Commissioned Services (incl Care Management and Safeguarding) Title: Reduction in tenancy services to …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Externally Commissioned Services (incl Care Management and Safeguarding) Title: Reduction in block purchased support …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Externally Commissioned Services (incl Care Management and Safeguarding) Title: Reduced Respite provision. Impact: An …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Externally Commissioned Services (incl Care Management and Safeguarding) Title: Cease housing related floating support …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Externally Commissioned Services (incl Care Management and Safeguarding) Title: Adaptations - reduced equipment …

Knowsley Council: Health and Social Care

Service: Externally Commissioned Services (incl Care Management and Safeguarding) Title: Reduce substance misuse floating …

Sandwell Council: Management & Support Services across all (Adult Service) areas

Current Budget (2012/13) - £‘000s: n/a 2013/14 Savings - £‘000s: 452 2014/15 Savings - £‘000s: 505 2015/16 Savings - …

Sandwell Council: Health & Wellbeing Services

Current Budget (2012/13) - £‘000s: 1,640 2013/14 Savings - £‘000s: 160 2014/15 Savings - £‘000s: 0 2015/16 Savings - …

Sandwell Council: Strategic Markets & Commissioning

Current Budget (2012/13) - £‘000s: 587 2013/14 Savings - £‘000s: 0 2014/15 Savings - £‘000s: 0 2015/16 Savings - £‘000s: …

Sandwell Council: Supporting People

Current Budget (2012/13) - £‘000s: 8,464 2013/14 Savings - £‘000s: 832 2014/15 Savings - £‘000s: 1.027 2015/16 Savings - …

Sandwell Council: Grants to Voluntary Sector

Current Budget (2012/13) - £‘000s: 1,543 2013/14 Savings - £‘000s: 0 2014/15 Savings - £‘000s: 0 2015/16 Savings - £‘000s: …

Sandwell Council: Personalisation & Development Services

Current Budget (2012/13) - £‘000s: 1,945 2013/14 Savings - £‘000s: 102 2014/15 Savings - £‘000s: 0 2015/16 Savings - …

Sandwell Council: Safeguarding

Current Budget (2012/13) - £‘000s: 409 2013/14 Savings - £‘000s: 0 2014/15 Savings - £‘000s: 0 2015/16 Savings - £‘000s: …

Sandwell Council: Financial Services

Current Budget (2012/13) - £‘000s: 1,118 2013/14 Savings - £‘000s: 0 2014/15 Savings - £‘000s: 0 2015/16 Savings - £‘000s: …

Sandwell Council: Adult Care Senior Management

Current Budget (2012/13) - £‘000s: 689 2013/14 Savings - £‘000s: 0 2014/15 Savings - £‘000s: 0 2015/16 Savings - £‘000s: …

Sandwell Council: Mental Health Services

Current Budget (2012/13) - £‘000s: 5,808 2013/14 Savings - £‘000s: 303 2014/15 Savings - £‘000s: 438 2015/16 Savings - …

Sandwell Council: Disability Services

Current Budget (2012/13) - £‘000s: 17,390 2013/14 Savings - £‘000s: 899 2014/15 Savings - £‘000s: 1.133 2015/16 Savings - …

Sandwell Council: NHS Funding

Current Budget (2012/13) - £‘000s: 2,012 2013/14 Savings - £‘000s: 0 2014/15 Savings - £‘000s: 0 2015/16 Savings - £‘000s: …

Sandwell Council: Adult Social Worker Teams

Current Budget (2012/13) - £‘000s: 4,935 2013/14 Savings - £‘000s: 246 2014/15 Savings - £‘000s: 200 2015/16 Savings - …

Sandwell Council: Independent Sector Community Placements

Current Budget (2012/13) - £‘000s: 30,817 2013/14 Savings - £‘000s: 1,634 2014/15 Savings - £‘000s: 2,145 2015/16 Savings - …

Sandwell Council: Equipment Store & Adaptations

Current Budget (2012/13) - £‘000s: 1,853 2013/14 Savings - £‘000s: 39 2014/15 Savings - £‘000s: 50 2015/16 Savings - …

Sandwell Council:  Direct Services

Current Budget (2012/13) - £‘000s: 4,800 2013/14 Savings - £‘000s: 40 2014/15 Savings - £‘000s: 1,081 2015/16 Savings - …

Tameside Met Borough: Savings to be identified

Item: Savings to be identified Savings 13/14 - £000’s: (1,254) Savings 14/15 - £000’s: 671

Tameside Met Borough: Transport

Item: Transport Savings 13/14 - £000’s: 483 Savings 14/15 - £000’s: 388

Tameside Met Borough: Health and Wellbeing service rationalisation

Item: Health and Wellbeing service rationalisation Savings 13/14 - £000’s: 200 Savings 14/15 - £000’s: 200

Tameside Met Borough: Outsource further Homemaker services to independent sector

Item: Outsource further Homemaker services to independent sector Savings 13/14 - £000’s: 220 Savings 14/15 - £000’s: …

Tameside Met Borough: Reduce employment services

Item: Reduce employment services Savings 13/14 - £000’s: 170 Savings 14/15 - £000’s:

Tameside Met Borough: Withdraw financial support from luncheon clubs

Item: Withdraw financial support from luncheon clubs Savings 13/14 - £000’s: 25 Savings 14/15 - £000’s: 15

Tameside Met Borough: Cease to provide shopping and cleaning from Home Care services

Item: Cease to provide shopping and cleaning from Home Care services Savings 13/14 - £000’s: 100 Savings 14/15 - £000’s: …

Tameside Met Borough: Cease payments for CHC eligible cases where service users refuse (..)

Item: Cease payments for CHC eligible cases where service users refuse screening by Health Savings 13/14 - £000’s: 675 Savings …

Tameside Met Borough: Reduction in Market Development Grant to core funding (..)

Item: Reduction in Market Development Grant to core funding only and cease to provide on-going partnership grants by Health and …

Tameside Met Borough: Reduction in Voluntary Sector Grant by 20%

Item: Reduction in Voluntary Sector Grant by 20% Savings 13/14 - £000’s: 55 Savings 14/15 - £000’s: 10

Tameside Met Borough: Management and Staffing Rationalisation

Item: Management and Staffing Rationalisation Savings 13/14 - £000’s: 1,549 Savings 14/15 - £000’s:

Tameside Met Borough: Collection/Prevention of lost income

Item: Collection/Prevention of lost income Savings 13/14 - £000’s: 296 Savings 14/15 - £000’s:

Tameside Met Borough: Out of Borough Reviews

Item: Out of Borough Reviews Savings 13/14 - £000’s: 65 Savings 14/15 - £000’s:

Tameside Met Borough: Streamlining Care Pathways

Item: Streamlining Care Pathways Savings 13/14 - £000’s: 255 Savings 14/15 - £000’s:

Tameside Met Borough: Development of accommodation options and Sheltered housing

Item: Development of accommodation options and Sheltered housing Savings 13/14 - £000’s: 300 Savings 14/15 - £000’s: …

Tameside Met Borough: Reduction in Home Care packages

Item: Reduction in Home Care packages Savings 13/14 - £000’s: 83 Savings 14/15 - £000’s:

Tameside Met Borough: Redesign of Day Services for Adults

Item: Redesign of Day Services for Adults Savings 13/14 - £000’s: 97 Savings 14/15 - £000’s:

Calderdale Council: Efficiency Review of Services

Budget Saving Description: Efficiency Review of Services The name of service to be cut, outsourced or reviewed: Home Support …

Calderdale Council: Efficiency Review of Services

Budget Saving Description: Efficiency Review of Services The name of service to be cut, outsourced or reviewed: Support for …

Calderdale Council: Efficiency Review of Services

Budget Saving Description: Efficiency Review of Services The name of service to be cut, outsourced or reviewed: Day services …

Calderdale Council: Efficiency Review of Services

Budget Saving Description: Efficiency Review of Services The name of service to be cut, outsourced or reviewed: Business …

Calderdale Council: New ways of delivering in-house extra care homecare service

Budget Saving Description: New ways of delivering in-house extra care homecare service The name of service to be cut, …

Calderdale Council: Decommission Intermediate Care facility

Budget Saving Description: Decommission Intermediate Care facility The name of service to be cut, outsourced or reviewed: …

Leicester City Council: Adult Care

Service: Adult Care Decision: Greater use of assistive technology to reduce waking/night care 2013/14 Estimated cuts (£000s): …

Leicester City Council: Adult Care

Service: Adult Care Decision: Routine adjustments to the Resource Allocation Methodology 2013/14 Estimated cuts (£000s): …

Leicester City Council: Social Care and Safeguarding

Service: Social Care and Safeguarding Decision: Reduced need to sponsor degree courses 2013/14 Estimated cuts (£000s): …

Leicester City Council: Social Care and Safeguarding

Service: Social Care and Safeguarding Decision: Reduction in support worker post 2013/14 Estimated cuts (£000s): 30 2014/15 …

Leicester City Council: Social Care and Safeguarding

Service: Social Care and Safeguarding Decision: Reduction in budget for additional case costs 2013/14 Estimated cuts (£000s): …

Leicester City Council: Social Care and Safeguarding

Service: Social Care and Safeguarding Decision: Reduction in maintenance, supplies and services budgets, including legal …

Leicester City Council: Learning Services

Service: Learning Services Decision: Reduce staff costs in special education 2013/14 Estimated cuts (£000s): n/a 2014/15 …

Leicester City Council: Learning Services

Service: Learning Services Decision: Reduction of additional capacity and cost of casual staff (school improvement partners, …

Leicester City Council: Learning Services

Service: Learning Services Decision: Savings consequential to earlier decisions (residual cost of Arts service at Knighton …

Leicester City Council: Learning Services

Service: Learning Services: Decision: Management Savings (Vacant Head of Service) 2013/14 Estimated cuts (£000s): 65 2014/15 …

Leicester City Council: Young People’s Services

Service: Young People’s Services Decision: Reconfiguration of premises role by deleting vacant post 2013/14 Estimated cuts …

Leicester City Council: Young People’s Services

Service: Young People’s Services Decision: Reduced administration and business support at Children’s Centres 2013/14 …

Leicester City Council: Young People’s Services

Service: Young People’s Services Decision: Service transfer – Safer Sex Project transfer to NHS 2013/14 Estimated cuts …

Leicester City Council: Young People’s Services

Service: Young People’s Services Decision: Savings consequential to earlier decisions (deletion of head of catering service, …

Leicester City Council: Young People’s Services

Name of service: Young People’s Services Decision: Savings through contract negotiation with externally managed children’s …

Leicester City Council: Young People’s Services

Name of service: Young People’s Services Decision: Use of alternative funding source for parenting strategy management …

Leicester City Council: Young People’s Services

Name of service: Young People’s Services Decision: Managing spending within a lower budget figure, where the budget has been …

Middlesbrough Council: Intergrated transport unit

Name of service: Intergrated transport unit Outline Proposal: Review ITU functions 2013/14 Estimated saving (£000s): 641 12/13 …

Middlesbrough Council: Supplies / Services

Name of service: Supplies / Services Outline Proposal: 1% Supplies and services reduction 2013/14 Estimated saving (£000s): …

Middlesbrough Council: Equipment

Name of service: Equipment Outline Proposal: Add’l health funding re equipment 2013/14 Estimated saving (£000s): 60 12/13 net …

Middlesbrough Council: Fairer Charging Policy

Name of service: Fairer Charging Policy Outline Proposal: Fairer charging 2013/14 Estimated saving (£000s): 300 12/13 net …

Middlesbrough Council: Supporting People

Name of service: Supporting People Outline Proposal: Decommission a range of housing related support services 2013/14 Estimated …

Middlesbrough Council: Learning Disabilities

Name of service: Learning Disabilities Outline Proposal: Cease funding for advocacy / consultative services offered by …

Middlesbrough Council: Employment Support

Name of service: Employment Support Outline Proposal: Cease provision of employment support 2013/14 Estimated saving (£000s): …

Middlesbrough Council: Community Inclusion Service / Purchased day care

Name of service: Community Inclusion Service / Purchased day care Outline Proposal: Review of Community Inclusion and Upsall …

Middlesbrough Council: Residential packages

Name of service: Residential packages Outline Proposal: No permanent admissions to residential or nursing care without …

Middlesbrough Council: Residential packages

Name of service: Residential packages Outline Proposal: Annual increase in residential care client charge 2013/14 Estimated …

Middlesbrough Council: Residential packages

Name of service: Residential packages Outline Proposal: Review high cost residential care placements 2013/14 Estimated saving …

Middlesbrough Council: Sunningdale Home

Name of service: Sunningdale Home Outline Proposal: Close of Sunningdale Mental Health Residential Home 2013/14 Estimated …

Middlesbrough Council: Failed Asylum Seekers

Name of service: Failed Asylum Seekers Outline Proposal: Reduce level / cost of support to failed Asylum Seekers 2013/14 …

Middlesbrough Council: Direct Payments

Name of service: Direct Payments Outline Proposal: Withdraw funding for support and enforce payment for support via personal …

Middlesbrough Council: Purchased care packages

Name of service: Purchased care packages Outline Proposal: Increase rates of CHC awards 2013/14 Estimated saving (£000s): …

Middlesbrough Council: Assessment & care Managerment

Name of service: Assessment & care Managerment Outline Proposal: New charge to Health for Care Management of people with an …

Middlesbrough Council: Community Inclusion Service

Name of service: Community Inclusion Service Outline Proposal: Reduce staffing within learning disabiltiy day services 2013/14 …

Middlesbrough Council: Older Day care

Name of service: Older Day care Outline Proposal: Amalgamate older persons day services 2013/14 Estimated saving (£000s): …

Middlesbrough Council: Public Health

Name of service: Public Health Outline Proposal: Shared TV service for public health 2013/14 Estimated saving (£000s): …

Middlesbrough Council: Commissioning

Name of service: Commissioning Outline Proposal: Create single commissioning unit/reduced commissioning savings 2013/14 …

Middlesbrough Council: Workforce Development

Name of service: Workforce Development Outline Proposal: Reduction in Staff Development spend 2013/14 Estimated saving …

Middlesbrough Council: Mental Health

Name of service: Mental Health Outline Proposal: Restructure Mental Health management arrangements 2013/14 Estimated saving …

Middlesbrough Council: Assessment & care Managerment

Name of service: Assessment & care Managerment Outline Proposal: Restructure to create single point of contact & access 2013/14 …

Middlesbrough Council: Welfare Rights

Name of service: Welfare Rights Outline Proposal: Combined Welfare Rights services 2013/14 Estimated saving (£000s): …

Middlesbrough Council: LD Support (within Community Inclusion Service)

Name of service: LD Support (within Community Inclusion Service) Outline Proposal: Learning Disability Community Support …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services Day Services - Isobel Baillie Lodge Category of Saving: Policy Choice Current Cost (£000’s): …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services Review eligible needs in Community Based care services Category of Saving: Policy Choice Current Cost …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services Remove vacant post in operational services Category of Saving: Policy Choice Current Cost (£000’s): …

Trafford Council: Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Reduction in the Learning Disabilities Development Fund Category of Saving: Policy Choice Current Cost …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services End projects funded through the specific Memory Grant which has now ended Category of Saving: Policy …

Trafford Council: All adult social services

All adult social services Inflationary increase for fees and charges Category of Saving: Policy Choice Current Cost …

Trafford Council: Housing Services

Housing Services New service plan for Older Peoples, Social Inclusion and Young Peoples services funded through Supporting …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services End commissioned meals service and support through Personal Budgets and alternative provision Category …

Trafford Council: Mental Health

Mental Health Closure of Broome House and provide services on a locality basis Category of Saving: Policy Choice Current Cost …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services End current contract arrangements for Carers Services and replace with Personal Budget …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services End external provision of Day Centres and replace with Personal Budget provision Category of Saving: …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services & Learning Disabilities

Older Peoples Services & Learning Disabilities Closure of Princess Centre Day Centre and co-location of services at Pathways. …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services Closure of Katherine Lowe EP House and alternative service provision Category of Saving: Policy …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services Older Peoples Home Care Fees Category of Saving: Policy Choice Current Cost (£000’s): 3801 Savings …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services Extension of use of pre-paid cards for distribution of Personal Budgets Category of Saving: Policy …

Trafford Council: Public Health

Public Health Raising of administration charge to Public Health service for business running costs Category of Saving: Income …

Trafford Council: All adult social services

All adult social services Inflationary increase for rents Category of Saving: Income Current Cost (£000’s): 61 Savings …

Trafford Council: All adult social services

All adult social services Community Care Services’ charges – removal of local subsidy arrangements in assessment …

Trafford Council: Council Wide

Council Wide Efficiencies in Council wide delivered Advice and Information services Category of Saving: Efficiency Current …

Trafford Council: All adult social services

All adult social services Efficiencies in the procurement of contracted care services Category of Saving: Efficiency Current …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services Carers Development Category of Saving: Efficiency Current Cost (£000’s): 93 Savings (£000’s) …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services Emergency Card Carers Scheme Category of Saving: Efficiency Current Cost (£000’s): 31 Savings …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services Enhanced Telecare offer delivering reduced demand for services Category of Saving: Efficiency Current …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services Changing focus in home care services Category of Saving: Efficiency Current Cost (£000’s): …

Trafford Council: Support Services

Support Services Efficiencies in back office services following introduction of new IT system Category of Saving: Efficiency …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services Enhanced Reablement offer delivering reduced on-going demand for services Category of Saving: …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services Full year effect of 2012/13 senior management review Category of Saving: Efficiency Current Cost …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services Efficiencies in Operational Services following integration with Trafford Provider Services Category of …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services Efficiencies in the running costs of Ascot House Assessment Centre Category of Saving: Efficiency …

Trafford Council: Other Adult Services

Other Adult Services Efficiencies from moving to locality based working Category of Saving: Efficiency Current Cost …

Trafford Council: All adult social services

All adult social services Reduction in running costs equal to general inflation provision Category of Saving: Efficiency …

Trafford Council: Public Health

Public Health Efficiencies in functions shared between the Council and Public Health Category of Saving: Efficiency Current …

Trafford Council: Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Implement Personal Budgets for transport provision Category of Saving: Efficiency Current Cost …

Trafford Council: Other Adult Services

Other Adult Services Efficiencies in Information and Advice services Category of Saving: Efficiency Current Cost …

Trafford Council: Mental Health

Mental Health Implement Personal Budgets Category of Saving: Efficiency Current Cost (£000’s): 134 Savings (£000’s) …

Trafford Council: Older Peoples Services

Older Peoples Services Pool funding to Advocacy services to create all-inclusive service Category of Saving: Efficiency …

Trafford Council: Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Retendering of schemes and reducing cost of high value placements Category of Saving: Efficiency …

Trafford Council: Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Supported Network Houses remodelling of service Category of Saving: Efficiency Current Cost …

North Yorkshire CC:Health and Social Care funding

Health and Social Care funding Resources have been channelled via health to promote joint working, £5.6m p.a is already …

North Yorkshire CC: Public Health Infrastructure

Public Health Infrastructure The Directorate receives a specific grant from 2013-14 for public health funding. This proposal …

North Yorkshire CC: Residential Placements- Assurance Schemes

Residential Placements- Assurance Schemes We are aware that c50 residential placements have been funded by Directorate due to …

North Yorkshire CC: Strategic support services and management costs

Strategic support services and management costs The directorate is currently reviewing the number of policy, project …

North Yorkshire CC: Domiciliary Care

Domiciliary Care The Directorate spends £28m (£18.5m excluding Learning Disability Services) in the independent sector with …

North Yorkshire CC: Supporting People

Supporting People This saving requirement is broadly in line with the reduced level of resources received by the County …

North Yorkshire CC: Demography

Demography As part of the Council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy additional resources have been provided for the …

North Yorkshire CC: Other savings resulting from the CYPS Autumn Base Budget Review

Other savings resulting from the CYPS Autumn Base Budget Review Other savings resulting from CYPS Autumn Base Budget Review: …

North Yorkshire CC: Placements

Placements The cost of placements is under pressure, both from demand and changes in national policy, transfer of costs from …

North Yorkshire CC: Jointly-Funded Services

Jointly-Funded Services Reduce CYPS contribution to jointly funded, multi-agency arrangements (CAMHS, YJS, LSCB). As …

North Yorkshire CC: Children’s Social Care Transformation

Children’s Social Care Transformation Post-implementation review of CSC transformation to achieve savings on staffing and …

North Yorkshire CC: School Improvement Services

School Improvement Services Further reductions in posts (including link to Early Years review) Savings £000’s 2013- 2014: …

North Yorkshire CC: Home to School Transport

Home to School Transport This is the result of savings being made through improved procurement processes from the Selby Area …

North Yorkshire CC: Education Social Work

Education Social Work Reduce LA expenditure on Education Social Work for safeguarding in schools, LADO, attendance work by …

North Yorkshire CC: 16-25 yr olds education/training provision and Specialist Careers advice

16-25 yr olds education/training provision and Specialist Careers advice Reduce initially intended contingency for planned …

North Yorkshire CC: Disabled Children’s Care Assessment and Commissioning

Disabled Children’s Care Assessment and Commissioning Review and reduction of costs of Disabled Children’s Care Assessment …

North Yorkshire CC: Absorb Staff inflation across CYPS

Absorb Staff inflation across CYPS Savings £000’s 2013- 2014: 344 2014- 2015: Total: 344

North Yorkshire CC: Review and restructure of staffing in Prevention & Commissioning

Review and restructure of staffing in Prevention & Commissioning This will include (i) a reduction in strategic planning …

North Yorkshire CC: Risky Behaviours

Risky Behaviours Recharge 50% of Risky Behaviours post to Public Health funds. Savings £000’s 2013- 2014: 40 2014- 2015: …

North Yorkshire CC: Services for Youth

Services for Youth Removal of “Culture Shock” festival and funding from April 2013 and reduce expenditure on youth …

North Yorkshire CC: Care provision for children with disabilities and their families

Care provision for children with disabilities and their families This consists of a number of strands across the service. It …

North Yorkshire CC: Children’s Centres

Children’s Centres Proposal to de-commission up to 12% of Children’s Centre buildings: Savings on premises, …

North Yorkshire CC: Combine all preventative services into single all-age Early Help Service

Combine all preventative services into single all-age Early Help Service This will involve a major restructure at senior …

Liverpool City Council: Reconfiguration of services to blind and partially sighted people

Reconfiguration of services to blind and partially sighted people This option would require a review of spend across two …

Liverpool City Council: Reconfiguration of services to Deaf people

Reconfiguration of services to Deaf people Review total spend with specialised Deaf services and consider reconfiguring into …

Liverpool City Council: 10% Reduction in current agreements with external providers for day services

10% Reduction in current agreements with external providers for day services and advocacy Review of External day and …

Liverpool City Council: Discontinuation of Social Worker rota days and replace with TOIL

Discontinuation of Social Worker rota days and replace with TOIL This would require the cessation of all social workers rota …

Liverpool City Council: Market innovation savings

Market innovation savings Proposals for innovation coming in over next 3-6 months including sharing back office functions, …

Liverpool City Council: Commission community support services over a Merseyside Footprint

Commission community support (Contract 1102) services over a Merseyside Footprint Dependent on extension of current LCC …

Liverpool City Council: Income Generation Review of fairer contributions policy

Income Generation Review of fairer contributions policy to include home care charges and cap limits This proposal is to …

Liverpool City Council: Withdrawal of funding to older persons floating support services

Withdrawal of funding to older persons floating support services Previous year budget saving agreed (2011/12) for this client …

Liverpool City Council: 25% Reduction in funding to externally provided socially excluded accomd’n

25% Reduction in funding to externally provided socially excluded accommodatio n based support services. (Excludes MH and LD …

Liverpool City Council: Reconfigure Lime Court hub to 12/7 and other two Lancaster and Speke to 8/5

Reconfigure Lime Court hub to 12/7 and other two Lancaster and Speke to 8/5 Reconfiguration of hubs to reduce opening times. …

Liverpool city council: Community Support SLA – phased withdrawal of funding to voluntary orgs

Community Support SLA – phased withdrawal of funding to voluntary organisations providing support Impact will vary. Some of …

Liverpool city council: Review of activities at Middleton Court

Review of activities at Middleton Court Decommission 3 activities from this site through a phased approach target year …

Liverpool city council: Reduction in funding for Floating Support Sensory Impairment Service

Reduction in funding for Floating Support Sensory Impairment Service (for Deaf People) This proposal represents the reduction …

Liverpool city council: Phased decommissioning of Sheltered Wardens service

Phased decommissioning of Sheltered Wardens service on phased basis. This option represents the full withdrawal of funding to …

Liverpool city council: Withdrawal of funding to community alarms

Withdrawal of funding to community alarms. Registered housing providers would need to review management arrangements with …

Liverpool: Withdrawal of funding to externally provided socially excluded accommodation based servi

Phased withdrawal of funding to externally provided socially excluded accommodation based support services. (Excludes MH and LD …

Liverpool city council: Phased reduction in Floating Support Services to Socially Excluded Groups

Phased reduction in Floating Support Services to Socially Excluded Groups Options include merging some services to offer up …

Liverpool city council: reviewing in house homeless hostels

Review of service model for two remaining in house homeless hostels and recommissioning of services - Geneva Road and 2 …

Stirling Road Day Centre

STIRLING ROAD DAY CENTRE Stirling Road Centre is a council-run day service based in Acton, meeting the needs of adults with a …

Christmas ‘Cancelled’ In certain parts of Knowsley due to cuts

Whiston and Halewood will not have any Christmas lights or decorations at all this year due to cuts.  As a Whiston resident, …

Norfolk and Suffolk foundation trust

NSFT has announced a further cut of 500 staff posts over the next years.

Southampton Youth Support Services

Southampton City Council have proposed to close the cities already vastly reduced Youth Support Service entirely,at a loss of …

Southampton City Council proposes 300 job losses

In the 2013/14 Budget Southampton City Council has proposed the following budget cuts and job losses, some departments closed …

Deeping Youth Centre

Deeping youth centre used to be run by Lincs County County but they have withdrawn most of the funding and devolved it to a …

pathways - advice and advocacy service

provides advocacy and advice to adults with mental health problems in gateshead. they now have fewer hours to help people …

Gateshead Out Of Hours service - adult mental health

provide a weekend and evening support service for people with severe and enduring mental health problems

Children With Disabilities Social Care

The CWD team provides social care support for children and young adults with disabilities up to the age 19. There are …

School of education,  disability studies and Applied Youth and Community work

THE AXEMAN COMETH: Saving Community & Youth Work Studies at the University of Manchester Undergraduate courses in Manchester …

Burnley Council

30 redundancies across the council next April (2013) due to cust in Govt funding. If we don’t get transition grant, which the …

Halling Fire Station

Historic 100 year old fire station closed as part of Fire Brigade cuts

Medway Council

Seventy jobs are to be axed at Medway Council in addition to the 210 posts lost over the last 18 months. The authority, which …

Green Street Adult Education & Pre-School

Green Street Adult Education Centre and Pre School in Gillingham is to close due to cost of upkeep on the building

Cuts to PCSOs

Halving of PCSO numbers across Medway area with Kent Police

Medway Council

£2.1m cuts to Social Care budgets including privatization of Platters Farm, Nelson Court and Robert Bean Lodge

Whiston/St Helens Hospitals

A discussion regarding the future of St Helens & Knowsley NHS trust was supposed to have taken place at 9am this morning …

Manchester council to charge disabled drivers for parking permits

The council will imposed a £10 charge for disabled drivers’ “blue badge” parking permits, the first time a fee has been …

Cuts to council tax benefit - Manchester city council

Thousands of Manchester’s poorest families are facing bigger council tax bills because of a decision approved by town hall …

Social Care

All recipients of social care for disabled people of working age are in the process of being reassessed. The only support …

Hereford and Worcestershire Fire and Rescue Service

Hereford and Worcestershire Fire and Rescue Service announced a cut of 32 Frontline Firefighters on local Fire Station, …

Worcestershire NHS

Worcestershire NHS is has initiated a public engagement process proposing ‘Changes’ to Acute Hospital Services in …

Mental health

recently told by my psychiatrist that there was very little money available to expand my treatment to allow me to meet Iain …

Learning Support at Colchester Institute

3 full time learning support assistants at Colchester Institute made redundant.

Manchester drug service

Closure of needle exchange provisioning Cheetham Hill , wythenshawe and 25 per cent removed from drug treatment across …

EHRC Guildford office threatened with closure

Massive cuts to EHRC mean regional offices face closure.

EHRC Leeds office threatened with closure

Massive cuts to EHRC mean regional offices face closure.

Cuts to Family Partnership Nurses - South Essex

Family Partnership Nurse(who work with teenage mothers and vulnerable women) posts are not being filled when posts become …

Sure Start cuts Daventry

Daventry Sure Start services facing significant cuts: redundancies, cuts to courses, cuts to classes.

Midlands Women’s Aid - 100% cut in funding

Received £103,285 in 2010/11. No funding in 2011/12

Cuts to Nottingham Women’s Aid

Nottingham Women’s Aid received a cut of £5k

Mansfied Family Life Centre

Mansfield Family Life community centre funding cut by more than 30% in2011/12

Cuts to teaching staff Leeds

ICT, Art, RE, CDT and PE teachers are being made redundant in Leeds. Changes partly driven by funding and partly by the …

Cuts to UK Borders Agency staff at Heathrow

As well as huge cuts to staff at UKBA, changes to rostering and flexibility are making working conditions difficult for …

96 Hospital jobs and two wards to close at Bedford Hospital - £11m cuts this year

96 jobs to go and the Gynaecology Ward and the Gastroenterology Ward to close at Bedford Hospital.

Closure of A&E at Belfast City Hospital

Belfast City Hospital A&E closed. This has led to waiting times of of up to 12 hours in other hospitals’ A&E departments due to …

University of Ulster cuts to staffing

6% cuts to staffing at Ulster University. Staff are being encouraged to cut their hours.

Cuts to specialist teaching facilities for SEN children in Swansea

Local authority cuts to Specialist Teaching Facility (STF) Units by September 2014 will mean vulnerable children will have to …

Cuts to maternity wards and facilities in Swansea

Cuts to facilities, staffing and funding for maternity wards in Swansea have led to cuts in the number of beds and women being …

Cuts to maternity services Swansea

Women to be transferred to Exeter or Plymouth for special care units.

150 jobs lost in Newport passport office

150 jobs lost in Newport passport office - an area with already very high levels of unemployment.

School redundancies - Newham

Nearly 25% of Teaching Assistants and many teachers being made redundant in Newham schools.

Job centre shut - Cardiff

Caradog job centre in Cardiff has been closed.

Privatisation of home care services and redundancies in Bristol

Bristol City Council has privatised home care services leading to 130 carers being made redundant.

Cuts to youth services - North Somerset

Cuts to youth services and closure of youth centres in North Somerset.

Free school meals axed in Islington

A pilot scheme to provide free school meals to children in Islington has been axed.

Women’s Refuge closed Northampton

Northampton Women’s refuge closed due to loss of funding.

Women’s multicultural centre closed - Northampton

Women’s multicultural centre closed - Northampton

Street lights Northampton

Every second street light has been turned off to save money. Huge risks in terms of crime and particularly violence against …

Cuts to Black Voices - black women’s music organisation in Birmingham

Black Voices, a Midlands based music organisation run entirely by black women has lost £3,220 of funding.

School support staff being made redundant, Birmingham

School support staff being made redundant in many schools in Birmingham.

Police patrols cut in Birmingham

Police no longer patrolling parts of the city at night.

EHRC Birmingham office cuts

Massive cuts to EHRC office and services in Birmingham. Office threatened with closure.

Reduction in tax office services/opening hours, Wales

Across Wales local tax offices have shorted hours to just 1 or two days opening per week. Now advice is on an appointment only …

Cuts to mental health support services for young people and adults in Liverpool

Cuts to mental health support services for young people and adults in Liverpool

Sure Start closure Liverpool

New Sure Start building closed in Belle Vale area of Liverpool.

Cuts to Youth Services funding, Liverpool

Funding for youth services in Liverpool cut.

Bus service cuts, Scarborough

Bus services have been cut on weekends and bank holidays. No buses after 6pm leaving many local people - particularly shift …

Maternity Unit closure at Friarage Hospital Northallerton

The Maternity Unit at the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton has been closed.

Closure of children’s unit at the Friarage Hospital, Northallerton

The Children’s Unit at the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton has been closed.

Closure of maternity ward Hope Hospital Manchester

Closure of maternity ward Hope Hospital Manchester

Maternity Services Bury

Maternity Ward at Bury Hospital, Lancashire closed.

Northampton street lighting cut

Northampton street lights being switched off to save money.

Eastbourne Hospital maternity unit

Eastbourne hospital maternity unit threatened with closure. Up to an hour’s drive to nearest maternity ward in Hastings.

Kent County Council Counselling Service axed

Kent County Council’s Counselling service to be axed - no longer offering free support to staff.

Southend Libraries reduced services

Five libraries in Southend on Sea to operate on a part time opening basis.

Sure Start closures Southend

Four Sure Start centres in Southend on Sea to close.

Southend on Sea council job cuts

120 Redundancies at Southend on Sea Borough Council

Cuts to opening hours - Gynaecology Ward at Colchester Hospital

Colchester Hospital Gynaecology ward now only open 5 days a week rather than 7 days a week - women have no access to emergency …

Closure of mental health ward at Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Private management at Hingchingbrooke Hospital have closed the mental health ward.

Cuts to Cambridge Women’s Aid

Cuts to Cambridge Women’s Aid.

Cuts to Cambridge Ethnic Forum

Cuts to staffing and services at Cambridge Ethnic Forum.

EHRC Cambridge office cuts

Substantial cuts to services and staffing at EHRC office in Cambridge. Office threatened with closure.

Leciester women’s refuge

Local women’s refuge has had cuts of 30% to funding resulting in fewer places being offered to women in need.

EHRC Manchester office cuts

Substantial cuts to services and staffing at EHRC office in Manchester.

Bangor EHRC Office cuts

Substantial cuts to services and staffing at EHRC office in Bangor. Office threatened with closure.

Leeds Women’s Refuges

Women’s Aid lost contract to run women’s refuges in spite of having set the refuges up 35 years ago and run them successfully …

Leeds Crisis Centre

Leeds Crisis Centre, used by all but especially women in mental health crises, lost all funding and has closed.

Leeds women only homeless hostel closed

Leeds women only homeless hostel lost all funding and has closed.

Sahara Black Women’s Refuge

Complete loss of funding - refuge closed.

Cuts to Doncaster local council

Over 200 redundancies in Doncaster local council.

Day provision for adults with learning disabilities

Massive cuts to funding for voluntary sector day provision for adults with learning disabilities in Leeds.

Keighley County Court Closed

Keighley County Court Closed.

Magistrates Court closed

Bingley Magistrates Court closed.

County and Magistrates Court closure

Pontefract County Court and Magistrates Court closed.

Magistrates Court closed

Dewsbury Magistrates Court closed.

County Court closure

Dewsbury County Court closed.

Cuts to Rape Crisis Preston

Cuts to Rape Crisis Preston - no funding guaranteed after 2012.

National Museums Liverpool

National Conservation Centre in Liverpool closed in 2011. 40 jobs in National Museum Liverpool lost in 2011. Night time …

Cuts to support services for sex workers

Cuts to support services for sex workers in Accrington.

Law centres

Law Centres in Manchester being closed down.

Sure Start

Sure Start Centres being cut in Manchester

Women’s Refuges

50% cut to women’s refuge in Trafford.

Fertility treatments on NHS

Trafford PCT has cut all NHS IVF treatment

Library cuts

Trafford libraries facing cuts and redundancies. Loss of mobile library and school library service.

Street lights

Street lights in Bolton are being switched off to save money - poses serious danger for women’s safety.

Childcare provision and holiday clubs

Holiday clubs and after school childcare cut.

Cuts to Manchester Area Hospital Trust services

Many surgeries have been cut including: Tonsils and Minor ENT Non urgent hip surgery Cuts to surgical staff, nurses and …

Bus Services

Bus services in Blackpool have been cut - many areas have no bus services after 7pm and earliest morning bus is at 8am.

EHRC

Cuts to EHRC offices and services.

Meals on wheels services

Sunderland Council is scrapping its meals on wheels service to the elderly (the majority of users and workers are women).

NHS Tayside

Cutting down on hours, downgrading admin staff (95% of whom are women), taking away out of hours payments and changing job …

EHRC

Cuts to EHRC Glasgow office.

NHS Community Health Workers

10% cut n staff numbers over next 3 years for NHS community health workers (e.g. health visitors,speech and language …

Creative Scotland

The leading body for arts and culture in Scotland has announced a mass of funding cuts to core arts, theatre, visual arts, …

Bournemouth DVLA office set to close

All 39 regional DVLA offices are being closed between autumn 2012 and autumn 2013. The DVLA office in Bourne Valley is among …

Safer Neighborhood Teams under review in Dorset

Dorset Police is considering cutting the number of beat officers in the face of huge spending cuts. The force is reviewing …

Remploy factory at Poole set to close

Poole’s Remploy factory at Alder Hills is set to close, putting 18 people with disabilities out of a job. It is one of 36 …

Parking charges re-introduced for blue badge holders in Poole

Borough of Poole council have reintroduced car parking charges for blue badge holders (non-road tax exempt) in all …

Road schemes shelved

Two multi-million pound schemes to tackle some of the area’s busiest roads are on hold because of spending cuts. The urgent …

Funding cut for LGBT support group in Bournemouth

The funding for Space Youth Project, a support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered young people, has been …

Hot meals subsidy withdrawn by Poole council

Borough of Poole council has withdrawn the subsidy for 200 vulnerable people who receive hot lunches from company Agincare.

Huge increase in Poole day centre charges

The charge to attend day centres in Poole was raised overnight from £3 to £39 for a half-day session.

Learning disability centres closed

Three day centres for people with learning disabilities – Darracott in Pokesdown, Malvern in Moordown and Horizons in West …

Selected street lights to be switched off in Poole

Borough of Poole Council will be switching off street lights in selected residential roads at night. This follows a trial …

Bereavement services in Poole

The cost of bereavement services in Poole has been increased by nearly 10 per cent. The council’s own equalities impact …

Garden waste collection in Poole

Borough of Poole council have banned residents from putting garden cuttings etc into their normal household refuse bin and …

Dorchester county council £600,000 cut to daycentres

On 2 May 2012, the Dorset county council cabinet accepted a paper which presented options for cutting £600,000 from daycentres …

Leeds Children’s Heart Unit threatened

Campaigners hoping to save the Leeds Children’s Heart Unit have suffered a blow to their efforts. The specialist centre, …

Plans to cut children’s care and maternity services at Friarage Hospital in Northallerton

A commissioning group is looking to move overnight paediatric care and special baby care from the Friarage in Northallerton to …

Closure of Birch Ward at St Cross hospital in Warwickshire

Birch ward (a general ward) was closed late last year to save £1 million a year. The general medical ward had 22 beds, mainly …

West Somerset fight to stop hospital bed closure

CIVIC leaders in Watchet have thrown their support behind a campaign to save vital facilities at Williton Community Hospital. …

Accident and emergency and maternity services threatened at Croydon University Hospital

Croydon Council is taking legal advice as part of the fight to protect A&E and maternity services at Croydon University …

Serco to run NHS services in Suffolk in £140m deal

Serco has been appointed as preferred bidder to run services outsourced by NHS Suffolk in a deal likely to go ahead within …

Private company Virgin Care to take over community services in Surrey in £500m deal

Community health services in Surrey are to be run by a private company in a deal worth £500m over five years. The deal with …

North Somerset - GP surgeries to close at Weston General Hospital and The Boulevard

The Primary Care Trust (PCT) in North Somerset is planning to close down the GP Clinics at Weston General Hospital and the …

Cuts at Bridport community hospital

Local people are considering taking legal action to fight severe cuts at Bridport community hospital. The cuts, which are due …

Four north-west London A&E departments face closure

The BBC is reporting that four accidents and emergency departments in London are facing closure. Either West Middlesex or …

Derbyshire county council - cut to youth services

A 16,500 plus petition has been collected from people throughout Derbyshire against the Council’s proposal to destroy the …

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 …

Wigan council: increasing admission charges for day centre activities

From the council’s 2012 - 2013 budget papers: “Admission for Day Centre Activities - This charge is for Service users in …

Wigan council: increasing day care charges

From the council’s 2012-2013 budget papers: “Day Care - It is proposed to increase Day care attendance charges, in line with …

Wigan council: reducing number of looked after children

The Wigan council budget for 2012-2013 has a proposal to: “Re-configuring services for looked after children, including …

Friern Library to close in Barnet

Update: protestors occupied the library to prevent its closure: http://yfrog.com/oewsgetsj …

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 …

Five Bolton libraries to close

After a sustained campaign by local people to keep libraries open, a review of Bolton’s library service means that five …

Popular Orrell recycling centre closed in Wigan

Orrell Recycling Centre was closed at the beginning of March, as part of council cuts. This is in spite of a campaign to keep …

Bus Fares for Children

From 1/4/12, Arriva Merseyside will increase child fares by 33% due to the usual excuses such as rising costs and a 20% cut in …

Lancashire county council proposal to charge for SEN school transport

Lancashire county council is consulting on two proposals. The first is to introduce a transport banding framework which will be …

Newport and Cardiff Metropolitan Universities

Both Universities provide independent education to over 21,000 students in South East Wales, as well as a community base for …

Salford city council - environment and community safety cuts spending by £2m (14%)

Reductions will mean reduced maintenance standards across the city. The frequency between grass cutting and general maintenance …

Salford city council: further big reductions to supporting people programme

A further reduction of £624k in addition to the £2m reduction in 2011/12 in the Supporting People programme which gives …

Salford council - big reduction to funding to skills and work service

A further reduction of £850k - in addition to the £1.2m reduction in 2011/12 - to the Skills and Work service, which has …

Salford council - substantial cuts to transport services for children with special educational needs

A reduction of £479k in transport for special needs children. Full budget report for 2012 - …

Salford council - cuts to welfare rights and debt advice services

A reduction of £350k in support to welfare rights and debt advice to citizens at a time when these services are …

Salford council - further £1.3 reduction to youth services

From the 2012-2013 Salford city budget: A further reduction of £1.3m in addition to the £1.7m reduction in 2011/12 from the …

Blue Badge Parking

Peterborough City Council now charge £10 ‘admin’ for every blue badge. The process had been free previously. £5 if your badge …

Bristol homelessness services

Homeless people are the latest targets of Bristol City Council’s £70 million cuts programme. The authority wants to slash the …

Bolton council cuts to adult services

Running its cuts and review programme over two years (2011-2013) the council has been reviewing services across the council to …

Lancashire plans for travel concessions for disability helpers scrapped

Plans to extend Lancashire’s concessionary bus fares scheme to allow disabled passengers to take a helper with them for free …

North Brisol NHS Trust

I was told by the North Bristol NHS Trust, in a letter, that they are looking to move all their renal dialysis services to a …

Frontline cuts for Cambridgeshire fire service

Plans to cut 60 jobs in the fire service have had a “devastating impact” on morale. Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service …

North Wales firefighters redundant as part of £2.4 million saving plan

From the Journal: “A NUMBER of firefighters be made redundant as the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service looks to make £2.4 …

Parks and open spaces budget and services to be cut at Hyndburn council

Cuts and efficiencies to be considered at the councils 21 February 2012 scrutiny meeting include: Reduction in Lump Sum …

Community spending budget to be cut by 50% at Hyndburn

Staff costs at Hyndburn council will be reduced by 25 per cent and the Cabinet Action Fund, a community spending budget, will …

Adult social care and children’s services hit hard by cuts in East Sussex

From the Argus: “East Sussex County Council has agreed to a £19 million cuts plan despite last minute opposition. The …

Norfolk county council - ends funding for youth services

As part of its radical cuts plans, Norfolk county council will end its funding of youth services. Subsidies for park and ride …

Norfolk county council daycentres and other key adult care services

Day services which offer preventative care and respite care for families, among many other benefits, are now threatened with …

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 …

Street lighting

40,000 of Derbyshire’s street lights will be turned off each night, Conservative -run Derbyshire County Council decided at a …

Young Carers Project

Somerset County Council cutting support to Young Carers. Cutting budget by 50%. Paid workers to go from 7 to 2 for 350 Young …

Prince Philip Hospital Accident & Emergency

Hywel Dda Health Board is planning to downgrade or close A&E services at Prince Philip Hospital. This is an essential service …

Sing Up website loses funding

The ‘Sing up’ website has lost its national funding and schools will now have to find the money to pay for a …

Elderly and disabled people Daycentre

Elderly and Disabled People and Groups’  Daycentre being demolished and service downgraded to alternative unsuitable location. …

Forest House Psychotherapy clinic

Forest House Psychotherapy Clinic has been threatened with closure in the latest round of NHS cuts. The proposal was made with …

Margaret Stanhope Centre, South Staffs and Shropshire

South Staffordshire PCT are decomissioning a percentage of the in-patient beds available to people with mental health problems …

Bexton Court Elderly Day Care Service, Knutsford, Cheshire East

In collusion with East Cheshire Hospital Trust, Cheshire East’s Bexton Court Day Care for the elderly frail and demented was …

Charles House respite care, Birmingham

Charles House is a respite care home situated in West Heath, Birmingham. They care for disabled children and teenagers with …

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, Wokingham

Wokingham has increased the cost of community meals by just 10p, but now only provides care at the highest, ‘critical’ level of …

Disability and social care, Wirral

Wirral has recently closed 5 local respite services and intermediate care homes as part of a project to outsource its care to …

Disability and social care, Wigan

Wigan has recently closed two day centres for people with mental health conditions and is consulting local residents on …

Disability and social care, Westminster

Westminster has increased the cost of using short break or respite services by 500 per cent increase and the cost of using …

Disability and social care, West Sussex

West Sussex is increasing the cost of meals at day centre services by 23.5 per cent and the council have raised the eligibility …

Disability and social care, West Berkshire

West Berkshire has recently closed five local day centres used by disabled people, but say they are using the money to give …

Disability and social care, Warwickshire

Warwickshire has recently closed two residential homes and three local day centres.

Disability and social care, Warrington

Warrington has increased the cost of community transport services for disabled people from £1.60 to £3.35 per trip.

Disability and social care, Wandsworth

Wandsworth has recently cut the number of nights children can get overnight respite care from 56 to 48 nights a year.

Disability and social care, Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest has increased the cost of having care provided in people’s own homes and the cost of respite and short break …

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, Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets has increased the cost of community meals services by 5 per cent and the costs for other day centre activities. …

Disability and social care, Torfaen

Torfaen has reduced local inclusive play services due to lack of funding, and the day opportunities for older people have been …

Disability and social care, Torbay

Torbay has closed one residential care centre.

Disability and social care, Thurrock

Thurrock has increased the cost of community meals services by 17 per cent.

Disability and social care, Isle of Wight

The Isle of White has removed free home care for local residents over 80 years of age and has raised the eligibility of social …

Disability and social care, Isle of Anglesey

The Isle of Anglesey has reduced the cost of community meals charges by 55p, but has increased the cost of home care by £1.65 …

Disability and social care, Tameside

Tameside has increased the cost of using emergency alarms by 6 per cent and using community meals, and home care services, by 3 …

Disability and social care, Swansea

Swansea has increased community meals by 50p and last year closed a local nursing home.

Disability and social care, Sutton

Sutton has recently closed one residential home and one day centre, and increased charges for home care from £13.40 to £14 …

Disability and social care, Suffolk

Suffolk has increased the cost of community meals from £3.55 to £5 a meal and scrapped the opportunity for disabled people to …

Disability and social care, Stoke-on-Trent

Stoke-on-Trent has increased the cost of home care from £13.20 to £13.80 per hour. The council also aims to deduct 20 per …

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, Staffordshire

Staffordshire has recently closed 1 residential care home in the area.

Disability and social care, St Helen’s

Staffordshire has increased the cost of using specialist transport by 42 per cent.

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, South Gloucestershire

South Gloucestershire has increased the cost of day centre activities and short breaks or respite services by 4 per cent, and …

Disability and social care, Somerset

Somerset has increased the cost of community meals by 15p and the use of accessible transport by 10p. The council has raised …

Disability and social care, Solihull

Solihull has increased the cost of community meals by 2.5 per cent and in October 2011 is introducing a set of new charges for …

Disability and social care, Shropshire

Shropshire has increased the cost of community meals services by 9 per cent and closed 1 day centre recently, with another …

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, Sefton

Sefton has increased the cost of day centre activities to £30 per day and the cost of using accessible transport in the local …

Disability and social care, Sandwell

Sandwell has ended a contract with a local organisation to deliver short break activities for disabled young people living in …

Disability and social care, Salford

Salford has increased the cost of community meals services by 2 per cent and respite or short breaks services by 4 per cent …

Disability and social care, Rochdale

Rochdale has recently closed one of its inclusive children’s centre and moved the children to another centre. The council is …

Disability and social care, Richmond-upon-Thames

Richmond-upon-Thames has increased the cost of meals at day centres by 10 per cent and the cost of emergency alarms by 3 per …

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, Redbridge

Redbridge has increased the cost of community meals services by 31 per cent and aims to deduct 7 per cent from the amount of a …

Disability and social care, Reading

Reading has increased the cost of local disability services across the board, including a 3 per cent increase in using home …

Disability and social care, Powys

Powys has increased the cost of community meals by £1.

Disability and social care, Portsmouth

Portsmouth has increased the cost of day centre activities and community meals services by 5 per cent.

Disability and social care, Poole

Poole has raised the eligibility criteria for local care and support services from the lower ‘moderate’ level, to the higher …

Disability and social care, Plymouth

Plymouth is stopping subsidising the cost of home care, short breaks and respite services and the use of day centres by …

Disability and social care, Peterborough

Peterborough council has increased the cost of their short break services by 50p. The council closed one residential home for …

Disability and social care, Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire council are in the process of closing a home care service that is currently run by the council, and contracting the …

Disability and social care, Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire have raised their care eligibility criteria from moderate needs and above to substantial and critical needs.

Disability and social care, Nottingham City

Nottingham City has increased the cost of community meals by 15 per cent or from £2.60 to £3.00. Similarly, home care has …

Disability and social care, Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire closed a residential service for people with learning disabilities in January 2011 and is now increasing the …

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 Somerset

North Somerset has increased the cost of respite care for working-age disabled people by 14 per cent and by 13 per cent for …

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, Newham

Newham has increased the cost of using a day care centre by 2 per cent and is thinking about whether it will deduct money from …

Disability and social care, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

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

Disability and social care, Neath Port Talbot

Neath Port Talbot has increased the cost of community meals by 5 per cent.

Disability and social care, Monmouthshire

Monmouthshire has increased the cost of community meals by 20p.

Disability and social care, Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes has increased disability-related laundry costs from £5 to £9.41 per load and has increased the cost of telecare …

Disability and social care, Merthyr Tydfil

Merthyr Tydfil has recently closed 2 residential homes for older people.

Disability and social care, Manchester

Manchester is cutting all of its youth services and replacing them with a range of services that will be provided by other …

Disability and social care, Luton

Luton is currently consulting on the closure of residential homes in the local area. The council has also increased the cost of …

Disability and social care, Liverpool

Liverpool has increased the cost of care in the home by 94 per cent, day care centre and disability equipment costs by 4 per …

Disability and social care, Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire has closed 5 local residential homes and increased the cost of residential care services for older people by 4 per …

Disability and social care, Lewisham

Lewisham has increased the cost of community meals services by 50p.

Disability and social care, Leicestershire

Leicestershire has recently raised the eligibility for care and support services from the middle ‘moderate’ level to the higher …

Disability and social care, Leicester City

Leicester City has proposed a new cost for using day care centres and specialist transport services. The council has already …

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, Lancashire

Lancashire have raised the eligibility for care and support services from the middle ‘moderate’ levels of need to the higher …

Disability and social care, Lambeth

Lambeth has increased the cost of using specialist transport by 67 per cent and reduced the number of annual trips that can be …

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, Kingston-Upon-Thames

Kingston-Upon-Thames is proposing to closing a number of day centres and replacing them with more ‘drop in’ centres around the …

Disability and social care, Kensington & Chelsea

Kensington and Chelsea have increased the cost of using community meals services and local day centres by 3 per cent, using …

Disability and social care, Hounslow

Hounslow has increased the cost of community meals services by 18 per cent.

Disability and social care, Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire, has increased the cost of community meals services by 15 per cent and the cost of attending a day care service …

Disability and social care, Harrow

Harrow has increased the cost of using its emergency contact services and community meals services by 2 per cent.

Disability and social care, Haringey

Haringey has recently closed four care homes and one respite home is being considered.

Disability and social care, Hampshire

Hampshire currently has three care home closures planned and has started to charge people for day care and support services …

Disability and social care, Hammersmith & Fulham

Hammersmith and Fulham have increased the cost of home care services by 12 per cent and the cost of community meals services by …

Disability and social care, Halton

Halton has closed one small children’s home and moved the children who used the service during the day to a different day …

Disability and social care, Gwynedd

Gwynedd has increased the hourly day care cost by 40p.

Disability and social care, Greenwich

Greenwich has increased the cost of using a day centre by 127 per cent, using community meals services by 3 per cent, care in …

Disability and social care, Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire is closing five local day care centres and is increasing the cost of attending the others by 40 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, Flintshire

Flintshire has increased the hourly day care cost by 14p and introduced a new £3 cost for all meals in a day care centre.

Disability and social care, East Sussex

East Sussex have recently closed one residential home and has proposed another close in the near future.

Disability and social care, Ealing

Ealing closed a local day centre in April 2011.

Disability and social care, Dudley

Dudley is currently in the process of closing a number of local day centres.

Disability and social care, Dorset

Dorset has recently closed a residential service for disabled people and cut the number of support staff.

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, Derbyshire

Derbyshire is currently consulting on the closure of a day centre and two local residential homes used by disabled people.

Disability and social care, Derby

Derby have increased the cost of care in the home delivered by the authority by 78 per cent and by 41 per cent for those who …

Disability and social care, Croydon

Croydon has increase the cost of local community meals services by 5 per cent.

Disability and social care, Coventry

Coventry has increased, by 4 per cent, both the cost of using day care services and the hourly cost of care in the home.

Disability and social care, Conwy

Conwy has increased the hourly cost of day care by £3.08 or 36 per cent.

Disability and social care, Cheshire West and Chester

Cheshire West and Chester have closed one community support centre for older people because of low number of people using the …

Disability and social care, Cardiff

Cardiff is planning the closure of two residential homes and supporting these people through other organisations in the …

Disability and social care, Camden

Camden has increased the cost of using specialist transport by 66 per cent, raising it from £1 to £2.50, and reduced access …

Disability and social care, Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire has recently closed one of three short breaks homes in the area.

Disability and social care, Calderdale

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

Disability and social care, Caerphilly

Caerphilly is currently consulting on the closure of a residential home in the area.

Disability and social care, Bury

Bury has increased the cost of care in the home by 44 per cent, making it £12 an hour.

Disability and social care, Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire has increased the cost of home care by £3.80, making it £18 per hour and closed a local specialist transport …

Disability and social care, Bristol

Bristol has increased the cost of community meals services by 33 per cent to £4.80.

Disability and social care, Brighton & Hove

Brighton and Hove have increased the cost of home care by 5 per cent to £21 an hour and increased the cost of using specialist …

Disability and social care, Brent

Brent has closed recently closed one after school club for disabled children and relocated services from a local children’s’ …

Disability and social care, Bradford

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

Disability and social care, Bracknell Forest

Bracknell Forest has increased the cost the cost of home care by 3.5 per cent an hour and reduced the opening hours of one …

Disability and social care, Bournemouth

Bournemouth has introduced a new charge of £10 for a day session at a shorts break or respite care service.

Disability and social care, Bolton

Bolton has increased the cost of short breaks services for adults by 5 per cent and for older people by 4 per cent.

Disability and social care, Blaenau Gwent

Blaenau Gwent has closed four of the five council owned residential homes in the last 4 years.

Disability and social care, Blackburn with Darwen

Blackburn with Darwen has increased the cost of home care by 18 per cent and respite services by £4.30 meaning they now cost …

Disability and social care, Birmingham

Birmingham is planning to close 3 residential homes this year as a part of a service transformation programme.

Disability and social care, Bexley

Bexley has recently introduced a new charge for days centres of £38.20 a day, and have increased the cost of respite services …

Disability and social care, Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire council have increased the hourly cost of home care by 52p to £17.45 an hour.

Disability and social care, Bath & North East Somerset

Bath & North East Somerset has increased the cost of community meals services by 5.5 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, …

Disability and social care, Barking and Dagenham

Barking and Dagenham have increased the charges for community meals services by 43.5 per cent and hourly cost of home care by …

Hayes Library, Hillingdon

Under threat. Borough ‘committed to its library service’ is halfway through a series of refurbs, but Hayes Library may …

Fenton Library, Stoke-on-Trent

Library closed.

Broad Green Library, Croydon

All of Croydon Libraries are to be privatised by 2014.

Norbury Library, Croydon

All of Croydon Libraries are to be privatised by 2014.

Bradmore Green Library, Croydon

All of Croydon Libraries are to be privatised by 2014.

Sanderstead Library, Croydon

All of Croydon Libraries are to be privatised by 2014.

Kineton Library, Warwickshire

Under threat. One of 16 libraries ‘no longer sustainable in current form’.

Bulkington Library, Warwickshire

Under threat. Villagers have been told Bulkington Library will close unless they can produce a ‘robust’ business plan to save …

Bedworth Heath Library, Warwickshire

One of 16 libraries ‘no longer sustainable in current form’.

Grahame Park Library, Barnet

Under threat. Existing building to be sold to raise money, library will be moved to cheaper premises.

Childs Hill Library, Barnet

Under threat. Existing building to be sold to raise money, library will be moved to cheaper premises.

Church End Library, Barnet

Under threat. Existing building to be sold to raise money, library will be moved to cheaper premises.

Friern Barnet Library, Barnet

Under threat. To be merged with North Finchley Library at Artsdepot site, existing building will be sold.

North Finchley Library, Barnet

Under threat. To be merged with Friern Barnet Library at Artsdepot site, existing building will be sold.

Melksham Library, Wiltshire

Under threat. Campaigners oppose plans to move Melksham Library out of town, possibly to the site of a new leisure centre and …

Northfields Library, Ealing

Under threat. Public consultation asks respondents if they would agree with a decision to close libraries in Hanwell, Perivale …

Perivale Library, Ealing

Under threat. Public consultation asks respondents if they would agree with a decision to close libraries in Hanwell, Perivale …

Hanwell Library, Ealing

Under threat. Public consultation asks respondents if they would agree with a decision to close libraries in Hanwell, Perivale …

Meadows Library, Sefton

To be closed every Saturday afternoon and all day on Sundays.

Aintree Library, Sefton

To be closed Thursdays and Sundays. Wednesday late opening also scrapped.

Warwick Library, Warwickshire

Under threat. May move to Shire Hall and have opening hours reduced to 35 hours per week.

Misterton Library, Nottinghamshire

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

Burnham Library, Buckinghamshire

Under threat. Council has published no plans on how Burnham Library will be funded when its Big Lottery grant runs out in Nov …

Alexandra Park Library, Haringey

Will no longer open on Sundays.

Marcus Garvey Library, Haringey

Will no longer open on Sundays.

Hornsey Library, Haringey

Will no longer open on Sundays.

St Ann’s Library, Nottingham

Under threat. Will move into shared building with other council services.

Woolton Library, Liverpool

Under threat. Residents fear for Woolton Library after closure of local swimming pool.

Hampstead Garden Suburb Library, Barnet

Only Barnet Library named as at risk of closure.

Woodrow Library, Worcestershire

May close due to low usage, press singles out Woodrow Library as particularly vulnerable.

Caerau Library, Bridgend

Earmarked for closure along with Blaengarw and Nantymoel, date of closure unknown.

Nantymoel Library, Bridgend

Earmarked for closure along with Caerau and Blaengarw, date of closure unknown.

Blaengarw Library, Bridgend

Earmarked for closure along with Caerau and Nantymoel, date of closure unknown.

St James’s Library, Westminster

Set to close in Sept under plans to save £800k per annum.

West Park Library, Plymouth

One of five under threat due to £1.4m cut to libraries over three years.

Eggbuckland Library, Plymouth

One of five under threat due to £1.4m cut to libraries over three years.

Ernesettle Library, Plymouth

One of five under threat due to £1.4m cut to libraries over three years.

Southway Library, Plymouth

One of five under threat due to £1.4m cut to libraries over three years.

Stoke Library, Plymouth

One of five under threat due to £1.4m cut to libraries over three years.

Kendray Library, Barnsley

Under threat of closure.

Grimethorpe Library, Barnsley

Under threat of closure.

Priory Library, Barnsley

Under threat of closure.

Ferrier Library, Greenwich

Will be closed for demolition in 2011.

St Paul’s Cray Library, Bromley

May close in merger with libraries in London borough of Bexley.

Southborough Library, Bromley

May close in merger with libraries in London borough of Bexley.

Shortlands Library, Bromley

May close in merger with libraries in London borough of Bexley.

Mottingham Library, Bromley

May close in merger with libraries in London borough of Bexley.

Hayes Library, Bromley

May close in merger with libraries in London borough of Bexley.

Burnt Ash Library, Bromley

May close in merger with libraries in London borough of Bexley.

Penge Library, Bromley

May close in merger with libraries in London borough of Bexley.

Anerley Library, Bromley

May close in merger with libraries in London borough of Bexley.

Denholme Library, Bradford

Faces closure

Addingham Library, Bradford

Faces closure

Warlingham Library, Surrey

One of 11 earmarked for community takeover or closure.

Kilwinning Library, North Ayrshire

Under threat. After several policy u-turns, working groups will debate future of Kilwinning and other libraries.

Bulwell Library, Nottingham

To move into shared building with other council services.

Carlton Road Library, Nottingham

Opening hours will be reduced.

Llanybydder Library, Carmarthenshire

Ordered to close 31.03.11.

Tumble Library, Carmarthernshire

Death knell sounded as one of four said to ‘poorly performing’.

Dafen Library, Carmarthenshire

Death knell sounded as one of four said to ‘poorly performing’.

Pontyberem Library, Carmarthenshire

Death knell sounded as one of four said to ‘poorly performing’.

Pontyates Library, Carmarthenshire

Death knell sounded as one of four said to ‘poorly performing’.

Carnegie Library, Lambeth

Earmarked for closure or merger as part of council commission on library service

Minet Library, Lambeth

Earmarked for closure or merger as part of council commission on library service

Waterloo Library, Lambeth

Earmarked for closure or merger as part of council commission on library service

Durning Library, Lambeth

Earmarked for closure or merger as part of council commission on library service

Miles Platting Library, Manchester

One of five known to be at risk of closure.

Barlow Moor Library, Manchester

One of five known to be at risk of closure.

Rack House Library, Manchester

One of five known to be at risk of closure.

East City Library, Manchester

One of five known to be at risk of closure.

Clayton Library, Manchester

One of five known to be at risk of closure.

New Invention Library, Walsall

Under threat. Mixed reports. Walsall Council pledged not to close any this year but in fact buildings may be closed and jobs …

Pleck Library, Walsall

Under threat. Mixed reports. Council pledged not to close any this year but in fact buildings may be closed and services …

Water Orton Library, Warwickshire

Under threat. One of 16 libraries ‘no longer sustainable in current form’.

Studley Library, Warwickshire

Under threat. One of 16 libraries ‘no longer sustainable in current form’.

Keresley Library, Warwickshire

Under threat. One of 16 libraries ‘no longer sustainable in current form’.

Henley in Arden Library, Warwickshire

Under threat. One of 16 libraries ‘no longer sustainable in current form’.

Hartshill Library, Warwickshire

Under threat. One of 16 libraries ‘no longer sustainable in current form’.

Harbury Library, Warwickshire

Under threat. One of 16 libraries ‘no longer sustainable in current form’.

Dunchurch Library, Warwickshire

Under threat. One of 16 libraries ‘no longer sustainable in current form’.

Dordon Library, Warwickshire

Under threat. One of 16 libraries ‘no longer sustainable in current form’.

Camp Hill Library, Warwickshire

Under threat. One of 16 libraries ‘no longer sustainable in current form’.

Bulkington Library, Warwickshire

Under threat. One of 16 libraries ‘no longer sustainable in current form’.

Binley Woods Library, Warwickshire

Under threat. One of 16 libraries ‘no longer sustainable in current form’.

Bidford on Avon Library, Warwickshire

Under threat. One of 16 libraries ‘no longer sustainable in current form’.

Baddesley Library, Warwickshire

Under threat. One of 16 libraries ‘no longer sustainable in current form’.

Virginia Water Library, Surrey

Under threat. One of 11 earmarked for community takeover or closure.

Tattenhams Library, Surrey

Under threat. One of 11 earmarked for community takeover or closure.

Stoneleigh Library, Surrey

Under threat. One of 11 earmarked for community takeover or closure.

New Haw Library, Surrey

Under threat. One of 11 earmarked for community takeover or closure.

Molesey Library, Surrey

Under threat. One of 11 earmarked for community takeover or closure.

Lingfield Library, Surrey

Under threat. One of 11 earmarked for community takeover or closure.

Ewell Court Library, Surrey

Under threat. One of 11 earmarked for community takeover or closure.

Byfleet Library, Surrey

Under threat. One of 11 earmarked for community takeover or closure.

Bramley Library, Surrey

Under threat. One of 11 earmarked for community takeover or closure.

Bagshot Library, Surrey

Under threat. One of 11 earmarked for community takeover or closure.

Highfield Library, Bolton

One of 9 under threat.

Oxford Grove Library, Bolton

One of 9 under threat.

Kingsbury Library, Warwickshire

Under threat. One of 16 libraries ‘no longer sustainable in current form’.

Castle Hill Library, Bolton

One of 9 under threat.

High Street Library, Bolton

One of 9 under threat.

Heaton Library, Bolton

One of 9 under threat.

Bromley Cross Library, Bolton

One of 9 under threat.

Astley Bridge Library, Bolton

One of 9 under threat.

Breightmet Library, Bolton

One of 9 under threat.

Yaxley Library, Cambridgeshire

One of 13 placed under review.

Wotton Library, Gloucestershire

Under threat. Earmarked to close if ‘partner’ to run cannot be found.

Wool Library, Dorset

Under threat. Initially earmarked for closure, Dorset council have now promised a public consultation.

Woodford Green Library, Redbridge

Only named library out of 5 to close.

Woodcote Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Winslow Library, Buckinghamshire

Under threat of closure if community solution not found.

Wing Library, Buckinghamshire

Under threat of closure if community solution not found.

Willingham Library, Cambridgeshire

One of 13 placed under review.

Whinmoor Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Wheatley Library, Doncaster

Under threat. May close in 2012 when reserve funding runs out.

Weston Ryhn Community Library, Shropshire

Recommended for closure.

West Moors Library, Dorset

Under threat. Initially earmarked for closure, Dorset council have now promised a public consultation.

Wendover Library, Buckinghamshire

Under threat of closure if community solution not found.

Watchet Library, Somerset

Earmarked for closure in post-consultation plans.

Warmsworth Library, Doncaster

May close in 2012 when reserve funding runs out.

Warboys Library, Cambridgeshire

One of 13 placed under review.

Ventnor Library, Isle of Wight

Under threat. Could close or be run by volunteers.

Upper Belvedere Library, Bexley

Under threat. May be one of three that will close.

Tyldesley Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Tokyngton Library, Brent

New report states closure should go ahead despite campaigning as as usage is still low. Timetable for closure unknown.

Tarbet Library, Argyll & Bute

Recommended for closure.

Sydenham Library, Lewisham

Under threat. To be transferred to Eco Computer Systems.

Swinnow Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Swillington Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Swarcliffe Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure.

Sunningdale Library, Somerset

Earmarked for closure in post-consultation plans.

Summertown Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Stonesfield Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Stonehouse Library, Gloucestershire

Under threat. Earmarked to close if ‘partner’ to run cannot be found.

Stokenchurch Library, Buckinghamshire

Under threat of closure if community solution not found.

Standish Library, Wigan

Under threat. New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean …

Stalbridge Library, Dorset

Under threat. Initially earmarked for closure, Dorset council have now promised a public consultation.

Spotbrough Library, Doncaster

May close in 2012 when reserve funding runs out.

South Petherton Library, Somerset

Earmarked for closure in post-consultation plans.

South Kirkby Library, Wakefield

Under threat. Could be taken over by community or private organisation.

Sonning Common Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Slade Green Library, Bexley

May be one of three that will close.

Shevington Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Shanklin Library, Isle of Wight

Under threat. Could close or be run by volunteers.

Shadwell Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Scholes Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Scawthorpe Library, Doncaster

May close in 2012 when reserve funding runs out.

Sawtry Library, Cambridgeshire

One of 13 placed under review.

Sawston Library, Cambridgeshire

One of 13 placed under review.

Sands End Library, Hammersmith & Fulham

Expected closure with books transferred to new community facility at Hurlingham and Chelsea School.

Sandown Library, Isle of Wight

Under threat. Could close or be run by volunteers.

Rossington Library, Doncaster

May close in 2012 when reserve funding runs out.

Rosneath Library, Argyll & Bute

Recommended for closure.

Rock Road Library, Cambridgeshire

One of 13 placed under review. Petition against possible closures now added - see below.

Richmond HIll Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Richill Library, Northern Ireland

Recommended for closure.

Rawdon Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Puddletown Library, Dorset

Under threat. Initially earmarked for closure, Dorset council have now promised a public consultation.

Priorswood Library, Somerset

Under threat. Earmarked for closure in post-consultation plans.

Preston Library, Brent

Under threat. New report states closure should go ahead despite campaigning as as usage is still low. Timetable for closure …

Prestbury Library, Gloucestershire

Under threat. Earmarked to close if ‘partner’ to run cannot be found.

Portland Underhill Library, Dorset

Under threat. Initially earmarked for closure, Dorset council have now promised a public consultation.

Porlock Library, Somerset

Earmarked for closure in post-consultation plans.

Platt Bridge Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Pheasey Library, Walsall

Under threat. Mixed reports. Walsall Council pledged not to close any this year but in fact buildings may be closed and jobs …

Penrhyn Bay Library, Conwy

Recommended for closure.

Penmaenmawr Library, Conwy

Recommended for closure.

Painswick Library, Gloucestershire

Earmarked to close if community cannot run.

Osmondthorpe Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Old Marston Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Northumberland Heath Library, Bexley

Under threat. May be one of three that will close.

North Petherton Library, Somerset

Earmarked for closure in post-consultation plans.

North Leigh Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Niton Library, Isle of Wight

Under threat. Could close or be run by volunteers.

Newnham Library, Gloucestershire

Under threat. Earmarked to close if community cannot run.

Nether Stowey Library, Somerset

Under threat. Earmarked for closure in post-consultation plans.

Neithrop Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Nailsworth Library, Gloucestershire

Under threat. Earmarked to close if ‘partner’ to run cannot be found.

Moy Library, Northern Ireland

Recommended for closure.

Moreton Library, Gloucestershire

Under threat. Earmarked to close if ‘partner’ to run cannot be found.

Moorends Library, Doncaster

May close in 2012 when reserve funding runs out.

Moneymore Library, Northern Ireland

Recommended for closure.

Mitcheldean Library, Gloucestershire

Under threat. Earmarked to close if community cannot run.

Minchinhampton Library, Gloucestershire

Under threat. Earmarked to close if community cannot run.

Milton Road Library, Cambridgeshire

One of 13 placed under review.

Milborne Port Library, Somerset

Earmarked for closure in post-consultation plans.

Middlestown Library, Wakefield

Under threat. Could be taken over by community or private organisation.

Methley Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

South Norwood Library, Croydon

All of Croydon Libraries are to be privatised by 2014

Matson Library, Gloucestershire

Under threat. Earmarked to close if community cannot run.

Masham Library, North Yorkshire

One of 8 under threat under new proposals

Marsh Green Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Lyneham Library, Wiltshire

Under threat. Only one named of 10 to close.

Long Crendon Library, Buckinghamshire

Under threat of closure if community solution not found.

Lofthouse Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Llanfairfechan Library, Conwy

Recommended for closure.

Llandudno Junction Library, Conwy

Recommended for closure.

Littlemore Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Linton Library, Cambridgeshire

One of 13 placed under review.

Lechlade Library, Gloucestershire

Earmarked to close if community cannot run.

Lamberhead Green Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Ladyton Library, West Dunbartonshire

Closure put forward in council meeting in December 2010

Kirkstall Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Kinsley Library, Wakefield

Under threat. Could be taken over by community or private organisation.

Kinmel Bay Library, Conwy

Recommended for closure.

Killyleagh Library, Northern Ireland

Recommended for closure.

Kensal Rise Library, Brent

New report states closure should go ahead despite campaigning as as usage is still low. Timetable for closure unknown.

Kennington Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Kells and Conner Library, Northern Ireland

Recommended for closure.

Ivinghoe Library, Buckinghamshire

Under threat of closure if community solution not found.

Iver Heath Library, Buckinghamshire

Under threat of closure if community solution not found.

Ireland Wood Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Intake Library, Doncaster

May close in 2012 when reserve funding runs out.

Ince Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Ilford Central Library, Redbridge

May close in 2013 making it the sixth in Redbridge under threat.

Hunmanby Library, North Yorkshire

One of 8 under threat under new proposals

Hope Community Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Holbeck Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Hindley Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Hester’s Way Library, Gloucestershire

Under threat. Earmarked to close if community cannot run.

Hemsworth Library, Wakefield

Under threat. Could be taken over by community or private organisation.

Headington Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Harwood Library, Bolton

One of 9 under threat. See ‘Other links’ for full list.

Haddenham Library, Buckinghamshire

Under threat of closure if community solution not found.

Gwernaffield Library, Flintshire

Recommended for closure.

Grove Park, Lewisham

Under threat. To be transferred to Eco Computer Systems.

Grove Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Greystone Library, Northern Ireland

Recommended for closure.

Great Shelford Library, Cambridgeshire

One of 13 placed under review.

Great Sankey Library, Warrington

To be closed at an unspecified date along with Grapenhall and a mobile library.

Great Missenden Library, Buckinghamshire

Under threat of closure if community solution not found.

Great Ayton Library, North Yorkshire

One of 8 under threat under new proposals

Grapenhall Library, Warrington

To be closed at an unspecified date along with Great Sankey and a mobile library.

Golborne Library, Wigan

Under threat. New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean …

Gilford Library, Northern Ireland

Recommended for closure.

Gerrards Cross Library, Buckinghamshire

Under threat of closure if community solution not found.

Gavinburn Library, West Dunbartonshire

Closure put forward in council meeting in December 2010

Gargrave Library, North Yorkshire

One of 8 under threat under new proposals

Garden City Library, Flintshire

Recommended for closure.

Freshwater Library, Isle of Wight

Under threat. Could close or be run by volunteers.

Flackwell Heath Library, Buckinghamshire

Under threat of closure if community solution not found.

Fintona Library, Northern Ireland

Recommended for closure.

Farnham Common Library, Buckinghamshire

Under threat of closure if community solution not found.

Faifley Library, West Dunbartonshire

Closure put forward in council meeting in December 2010

Embsay Library, North Yorkshire

One of 8 under threat under new proposals

Edenthorpe Library, Doncaster

May close in 2012 when reserve funding runs out.

East Cowes Library, Isle of Wight

Could close or be run by volunteers.

Drighlington Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Draperstown Library, Northern Ireland

Recommended for closure.

Denaby Main Library, Doncaster

May close in 2012 when reserve funding runs out. See ‘Other links’ for details.

Deganwy Library, Conwy

Recommended for closure.

Deddington Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Crofton Park, Lewisham

Under threat. To be transferred to Eco Computer Systems.

Cricklewood Library, Brent

New report states closure should go ahead despite campaigning as as usage is still low. Timetable for closure unknown.

Cowes Library, Isle of Wight

Under threat. Could close or be run by volunteers.

Cow Close Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Cottenham Library, Cambridgeshire

One of 13 placed under review.

Corfe Castle Library, Dorset

Under threat. Initially earmarked for closure, Dorset council have now promised a public consultation.

Comberton Library, Cambridgeshire

One of 13 placed under review. Petition against possible closures now added - see below.

Colehill Library, Dorset

Under threat. Initially earmarked for closure, Dorset council have now promised a public consultation.

Churchtown Library, Sefton

Under threat. Closure ‘the very last resort’. Job cuts and reduced opening hours expected.

Churchdown Library, Gloucestershire

Earmarked to close if community cannot run.

Chinnor Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Chickerell Library, Dorset

Initially earmarked for closure, Dorset council have now promised a public consultation.

Charmouth Library, Dorset

Initially earmarked for closure, Dorset council have now promised a public consultation.

Charlbury Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Shirley Library, Croydon

All of Croydon Libraries are to be privatised by 2014

Chalfont St Peter Library, Buckinghamshire

Under threat of closure if community solution not found.

Cerrigydrudion Library, Conwy

Recommended for closure.

Castlefield Library, Buckinghamshire

Under threat of closure if community solution not found.

Carnlough Library, Northern Ireland

Recommended for closure.

Cardross Library, Argyll & Bute

Recommended for closure.

Carcroft Library, Doncaster

May close in 2012 when reserve funding runs out. See ‘Other links’ for details.

Burton Bradstock Library, Dorset

Initially earmarked for closure, Dorset council have now promised a public consultation.

Burslem Library, Stoke-on-Trent

Recommended for closure.

Bruton Library, Somerset

Earmarked for closure in post-consultation plans.

Brockworth Library, Gloucestershire

Under threat. Earmarked to close if community cannot run.

Broad Lane Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Brighstone Library, Isle of Wight

Under threat. Could close or be run by volunteers.

Bream Library, Gloucestershire

Under threat. Earmarked to close if community cannot run.

Bourton Library, Gloucestershire

Under threat. Earmarked to close if community cannot run.

Botley Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Bostall Library, Bexley

May be one of three that will close.

Blackheath Library, Lewisham

Under threat. To be transferred to Age Exchange.

Blackbird Leys Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Bishops Lydeard Library, Somerset

Earmarked for closure in post-consultation plans.

Birkdale Library, Sefton

Closure ‘the very last resort’. Job cuts and reduced opening hours expected.

Bilton Library, North Yorkshire

One of 8 under threat under new proposals

Bexley Village Library, Bexley

May be one of three that will close.

Bessecarr Library, Doncaster

May close in 2012 when reserve funding runs out.

Berkeley Library, Gloucestershire

Earmarked to close if community cannot run.

Berinsfield Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Benson Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Bembridge Library, Isle of Wight

Could close or be run by volunteers.

Belle Isle Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Beech Hill Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Bawtry Library, Doncaster

May close in 2012 when reserve funding runs out.

Baron’s Court Library, Hammersmith & Fulham

Earmarked to close if community cannot run

Barnwell Road Library, Cambridgeshire

One of 13 placed under review.

Barlby Library, North Yorkshire

One of 8 under threat under new proposals

Barham Park Library, Brent

New report states closure should go ahead despite campaigning as usage is still low. Timetable for closure unknown.

Bar Hill Library, Cambridgeshire

One of 13 placed under review.

Banwell Library, North Somerset

Recommended for closure.

Bampton Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Bagillt Library, Flintshire

Recommended for closure.

Ayton Library, North Yorkshire

One of 8 under threat under new proposals

Atherton Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Aspull Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Ashton Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Armley Heights Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Allerton Bywater Library, Leeds

Recommended for closure by Leeds Council Executive Board.

Ainsdale Library, Sefton

Closure ‘the very last resort’. Job cuts and reduced opening hours expected.

Adderbury Library, Oxfordshire

One of 20 originally threatened with closure. Council has now decided to hold a consultation.

Abram Community Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Wilsden Library, Bradford

Closed 30th June 2011

Heaton Library, Bradford

Closed 30th June 2011

Wilford Library, Nottingham

Closed since 11.09.10.

Whifflet Library, North Lanarkshire

Closed since summer 2010.

Newtyle Library, Angus

Closed. An updated mobile service may now call in Newtyle.

New Cross, Lewisham

Closed 28.05.11.

Letham Library, Angus

Closed. An updated mobile service may now call in Letham.

Heathfield Library, Richmond

Closed on 17.03.11.

Friockheim Library, Angus

Closed. An updated mobile service may now call in Friockheim.

Foggy Furze Library, Hartlepool

Closed on 02.04.11 to save local council £48,000.

Edzell Library, Angus

Closed. An updated mobile service may now call in Edzell.

Backwell Library, North Somerset

Already closed and replaced with ‘access point’ in leisure centre. £000

Neasden Library, Brent

New report states closure should go ahead despite campaigning as as usage is still low. Timetable for closure unknown.

Heath Library, Camden

Under threat. May be transferred to community ownership

South Chingford Library, Waltham Forest

Closure proposed.

Belsize Library, Camden

Under threat. May be transferred to community ownership

Harrow Green Library, Waltham Forest

Closure proposed.

Chalk Farm Library, Camden

Under threat. May be transferred to community ownership

Harrow Mencap

Charity. Funding for family and carers’ project, inclusion and involvement project, sustainable programme, accessible …

Suffolk Respite

Update 23/1/12: Suffolk Respite is going to closed as from 31st March 2012. Charity. Provides flexible short break respite …

Syston Volunteer Centre

Charity. Befriending, shopping, wheelchair hire.Local authority funding cut: £5,803. Details: Received £5,803 in 2010/11; no …

Young Women’s Housing Project

Charity. Specialist project offering supported accommodation to young women survivors of sexual abuse. Local authority funding …

Woodseats Advice Centre

Charity. Offers a drop-in service and telephone advice for people within postal areas S8 and S17. Local authority funding cut: …

Women’s Aid

Charity. Charity working to end domestic violence against women and children. Local authority funding cut: £2,301.02. Details: …

Voluntary Action Sheffield

Charity. Supports voluntary and community groups in Sheffield, plus training programmes and partnership and regeneration. …

Tinsley Advice Centre

Charity. Offers advice on benefits, housing, consumer, money/debt, employment, family and relationship breakdown. Immigration …

SOVA

Charity. National volunteer mentoring organisation working with clients in and leaving the care system, the criminal justice …

South Yorkshire Funding Advice Bureau

Charity. Supports voluntary and community organisations to get the resources they need; provides advice, information and …

South East Sheffield CAB

Charity. Offers advice on a wide range of issues including debt, benefits, employment, housing, taxes etc.Local authority …

South East CAB

Charity. Welfare benefits - fairer charging. Local authority funding cut: £1,403. Details: Received £17,495 in 2010/11; cut …

Sheffield Women’s Aid

Charity. Funding for accommodation-based domestic abuse service. Local authority funding cut: £28,435.68. Details: Received …

Sheffield Mental Health CAB

Charity. Specialist CAB supporting adults with mental health difficulties to make sure they get the benefits and services they …

Sheffield Law Centre

Charity. Free, independent legal advice on housing, employment, disability discrimination, immigration and asylum.Local …

Sheffield Domestic Abuse Forum

Charity. Funding for domestic abuse floating support service. Local authority funding cut: £71,900.35. Details: Received …

Sheffield Debt Support Unit

Charity. Run by the Citizens Advice Bureau. Provides specialist debt advice to other agencies and, where members of the local …

Sharrow CAB

Charity. Advice and information on a range of issues, including housing rights, welfare rights, money and debt, consumer and …

SCU

Charity. Local authority funding cut: £2,750. Details: Received £55,000 in 2010/11; cut by £2,750 in 2011/12.

Scoop Aid

Charity. Advice, information, support and training for lone parents.Local authority funding cut: £3,096.49. Details: Received …

SCEDU

Charity. Social enterprise that provides various services for other social enterprises. Local authority funding cut: £60,000. …

Reclaim

Charity. Funding for day time activities. Local authority funding cut: £2,569. Details: Received £34,255 in 2010/11; cut by …

Rape Crisis

Charity. Service for women and girls who are survivors of rape, child sexual abuse, sexual harassment or any form of sexual …

Pitsmoor CAB

Charity. Advice on benefits, immigration, employment, housing, consumer, tax, debt, child support (but not appeals) and …

Parentline

Charity. Helpline for family problems. Local authority funding cut: £1,125. Details: Received £7,500 in 2010/11; cut by …

Pakistan Advice Centre

Charity. Local authority funding cut: £6,112.2. Details: Received £40,748 in 2010/11; cut by £6,112.20 in 2011/12.

Mental Health Action Group

Charity. Centre for those who have, or have had previously experienced mental health problems.Local authority funding cut: …

Manor Advice Centre

Charity. Generalist independent neighbourhood advice centre. Local authority funding cut: £10,477.69. Details: Received …

Langsett Advice Centre

Charity. Advice on benefits, employment, housing, consumer, tax, debt, relationship breakdown etc. Help with benefit reviews …

Hillsborough & Area Advice Service

Charity. Offers advice on benefits, debt, employment, housing, consumer rights etc. Helps with reviews and represents at …

Heeley Advice Centre

Charity. Advice on benefits, employment (limited), housing, consumer (limited), tax, debt, relationship breakdown (limited) …

Haven House Project

Charity. Provides temporary supported accommodation for women and children who find themselves homeless due to domestic abuse. …

Foxhill & Parson Cross Advice Centre

Charity. Advice on benefits, employment, housing, consumer, tax, debt, child support, relationship breakdown etc. Help with …

Firth Park Advice Centre

Charity. Offers advice on benefits, employment, housing, consumer, tax, debt, child support, relationship breakdown etc.Local …

Embrace

Charity. Local authority funding cut: £1,500. Details: Received £1,500 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12 following cuts to …

Deaf Advice Service Sheffield

Charity. Provides a comprehensive city-wide welfare rights service for D/deaf and hard-of-hearing people and their families in …

Darnall & District Advice Service

Charity. Provides information and support on a variety of issues including housing, welfare benefits, debt and …

Community Action Halfway Home

Charity. Provides practical and emotional support to people with mental health problems. Local authority funding cut: …

Churches Together in B & B

Charity. Local authority funding cut: £1,446.19. Details: Received £9,641.27 in 2010/11; cut by £1,446.19 in 2011/12.

Chapelgreen Advice Centre

Charity. Offers advice on benefits, employment, housing, consumer, tax, debt, child support, relationship breakdown etc.Local …

Castle Advice Service

Charity. Welfare rights advice service. Local authority funding cut: £6,764.01. Details: Received £70,093.42 in 2010/11; cut …

Black Palm

Charity. Provides family support and mentoring. Local authority funding cut: £12,636.09. Details: Received £12,636.09 in …

Arbourthorne Active

Charity. Local authority funding cut: £7,519. Details: Received £28,433 in 2010/11; cut by £7,519 in 2011/12.

Selby Coalfield Industrial Mission

Charity. Selby Coalfield and District Industrial Mission is an ecumenical agency of the churches co-operating with local …

Citizens Advice Bureau

Charity. Provides a free, confidential and independent advice service.Local authority funding cut: £4,137. Details: Received …

Richmond YMCA

Charity. Provision of targeted information, advice and guidance in support of Integrated Youth Support for defined …

Foundation House

Charity. Provision of targeted information, advice and guidance in support of Integrated Youth Support for defined …

Women’s Aid

Charity. Works to end domestic violence against women and children. Local authority funding cut: £15,800. Details: Received a …

Voluntary Action North East Lincolnshire (VANEL)

Charity. Develops, promotes, informs and supports the local voluntary, not-for-profit and charitable sector.Local authority …

Doncaster Alcohol Services

Charity. Funding is to provide counselling support. Offers free, confidential, individual counselling to anyone concerned about …

Voluntary Action Barnsley

Charity. Supports the voluntary and community sector by providing management services, advocacy and networking opportunities, …

South Yorkshire Funding Advice Bureau

Charity. Supports voluntary and community organisations to get the resources they need; provides advice, information and …

Romero Project

Charity. Provides information and advice on a range of matters. Local authority funding cut: £56,500. Details: Received …

Barnsley Premier Leisure Trust

Charity. Runs a diverse portfolio of facilities from small community recreation centres and civic halls to large regional …

Youth Organisations Wolverhampton

Charity. Umbrella body that provides support to voluntary and community groups who work with children and young people across …

Wolverhampton Volunteer Service

Charity. Wolverhampton Volunteering Service aims to make it as easy as possible for anyone over 25 to volunteer, and also for …

Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council

Charity. Aims to support voluntary organisations and community groups so that the people of Wolverhampton and its surrounding …

Citizens Advice Bureau

Charity. Provides a free, confidential and independent advice service.Local authority funding cut: £134,000. Details: Received …

Fairshare

Charity. Non-profit making ‘community bank’ for savings and loans exclusively for anyone who lives or works in the Borough …

CVS

Charity. Provides support to voluntary and community groups. Local authority funding cut: £40,000. Details: Received £89,340 …

Citizens Advice Bureau

Charity. Provides a free, confidential and independent advice service.Local authority funding cut: £12,240. Details: Received …

Sandwell Volunteer Bureau

Charity. Supports volunteers and volunteering in Sandwell. Local authority funding cut: £48,000. Details: Received £48,000 in …

Warwickshire Employment Rights Service

Charity. Advice and advocacy for employment rights in Warwickshire. Local authority funding cut: £4,250. Details: Received …

Warwickshire Community and Voluntary Action

Charity. Supports local voluntary and community organisations. Local authority funding cut: £4,600. Details: Received £46,000 …

Nuneaton and Bedworth Volunteer Centre

Charity. Supports individual volunteers and the local volunteer involving organisations from voluntary, public, private and …

Citizens Advice Bureau

Charity. Provides a free, confidential and independent advice service.Local authority funding cut: £10,000. Details: Received …

Warwickshire Community and Voluntary Action

Charity. Supports voluntary and community sector organisations in Warwickshire. Local authority funding cut: £2,690. Details: …

Erasmus Darwin House

Charity. Former home of Erasmus Darwin, 18th century polymath and grandfather of Charles Darwin.Local authority funding cut: …

Herefordshire Voluntary Action

Charity. Aims to ensure the voluntary and community sector in Herefordshire can access the support it needs. Local authority …

Community First

Charity. Advises, informs and supports community groups and voluntary organisations.Local authority funding cut: £3,233. …

Women Acting in Today’s Society (WAITS)

Charity. Funding for two projects with BME women - domestic abuse and counselling project, and women’s involvement and …

St Martin’s Centre for Health and Healing

Charity. Community based advice and information. Local authority funding cut: £1,875. Details: Received £23,125 in 2010/11; …

South East Birmingham Credit Union

Charity. Credit union. Local authority funding cut: £15,000. Details: Received £15,000 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12 …

Open Door Youth Counselling

Charity. Provides one to one counselling for children and young people aged 12-26. Local authority funding cut: £6,375. …

North Birmingham Credit Union

Charity. Credit union. Local authority funding cut: £24,000. Details: Received £24,000 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12 …

My Time

Charity. Community interest company providing professional counselling and support services. Local authority funding cut: …

Lift

Charity. Local authority funding cut: £20,000. Details: Received £20,000 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12. Service …

Law, Leisure and Learning

Charity. Serves Handsworth, West Bromwich and Winson Green. Provides leisure facilities, dispute mediation service, and a law …

Harris & Harris Accountancy Services

Charity. Community interest company providing specialist accountancy services to organisations in the third sector. Local …

Handsworth Credit Union

Charity. Credit union. Local authority funding cut: £13,250. Details: Received £13,250 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12 …

Digbeth Trust

Charity. Source of development funding and support for grassroots voluntary and community organisations in Birmingham and the …

Community Network 4 Birmingham

Charity. Funding for project to increase access by small VCS organisations across Birmingham to infrastructure support. Local …

Circul8

Charity. Credit union. Local authority funding cut: £1,500. Details: Received £1,500 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12 …

BVSC

Charity. Supports voluntary action in Birmingham, providing information, advice and guidance to third sector organisations. …

Birmingham Young Volunteers Association

Charity. Runs a community centre and summer camp holidays. Local authority funding cut: £15,000. Details: Received a total of …

Birmingham Open Spaces Forum

Charity. Network organisation that aims to bring together all the people in Birmingham with an interest in its open spaces. …

Birmingham Citizens Advice Bureau

Charity. Funding reductions affects mental health case work and access to financial inclusion support for workless people. …

Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid

Charity. Provides services for women and children who have been affected by the experience of domestic violence, rape and …

Aquarius

Charity. Helps individuals and communities with problems arising from addictive behaviours to reduce the harm either to …

Somerset Cruse

Charity. Cruse Bereavement Care promotes the wellbeing of bereaved people and enables anyone bereaved by death to understand …

Relate Somerset

Charity. Relate Somerset is located in the town centres of Taunton, Wells, Bridgwater and Yeovil. The charity employs …

Womankind

Charity. Volunteer befriending service. Peer support for women experiencing mental ill health by providing intensive support to …

Mothers for Mothers

Charity. Peer support for mothers with post natal depression. Local authority funding cut: £1,509. Details: Received £9,909 …

Care Forum

Charity. Support and development of the voluntary sector. Local authority funding cut: £3,949. Details: Received a total of …

Bristol MIND

Charity. Contribution towards information provision, drop-in and crisis support line.Local authority funding cut: £1,665. …

Bristol Area Stroke Foundation

Charity. Life After Stroke - counselling, information, group support and advocacy for stroke survivors including stroke support …

Taunton Women’s Refuge

Charity. Safe haven for women with or without children who have suffered domestic violence. Local authority funding cut: …

Somerset Leisure Ltd

Charity. Operates a network of leisure centres. Local authority funding cut: £213,000. Details: Received £1,208,000 in …

Prospects

Charity. Local authority funding cut: £172,233.86. Details: Received £388,105.29 in 2010/11; cut by £172,233.86 in 2011/12 …

Minehead Transition Project

Charity. Local authority funding cut: £34,365.6. Details: Received £34,365.60 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12 following …

Council for Voluntary Services

Charity. Promotes and develops voluntary activity in the local area. Local authority funding cut: £63,000. Details: Received …

Somerset Building Preservation Trust

Charity. The Somerset Building Preservation Trust obtains grants to restore historic buildings for the conservation of the …

Plymouth Guild

Charity. Funding for the Guild’s Volunteer Centre, and for the Plymouth Third Sector Consortium (led by the Guild) that …

Torridge, Mid Devon & Bude Citizens Advice Bureau

Charity. Provides a free, confidential and independent advice service. Funded under annual revenue grant. North Devon advice …

South Molton Swimming Pool Trust

Charity. Runs South Molton Swimming Pool. Local authority funding cut: £7,000. Details: Received £37,000 in 2010/11; cut by …

Somerset Youth Voluntary Network

Charity. Gives young people the opportunities to become positive members of their local communities through volunteering. Local …

Somerset CRUSE Bereavement Care

Charity. Cruse Bereavement Care promotes the wellbeing of bereaved people and enables anyone bereaved by death to understand …

Relate Somerset

Charity. Relate Somerset is located in the town centres of Taunton, Wells, Bridgwater and Yeovil. The charity employs …

Positive Action on Cancer

Charity. Provides free, professional counselling to adults and children affected by cancer and other life threatening …

Bath & District Area CRUSE Bereavement Care

Charity. Cruse Bereavement Care promotes the wellbeing of bereaved people and enables anyone bereaved by death to understand …

Stroud Beresford

Charity. Independent provider of refuge and support services for women and their children who have experienced domestic abuse. …

Relate Gloucestershire & Swindon

Charity. Delivers relationship counselling and therapy. Local authority funding cut: £10,368. Details: Received £12,960 in …

Listening Post

Charity. Offers counselling to adults in Gloucestershire suffering from emotional distress. Local authority funding cut: …

Gloucestershire Association of Voluntary and Community Action (GAVCA)

Charity. Local development and support organisation that works to strengthen voluntary and community action in Gloucestershire. …

Cotswold Counselling

Charity. Dedicated to the relief of emotional distress caused by mental or physical ill health or by social or economic …

Gloucester Law Centre

Charity. Provides free, confidential, impartial legal advice to Gloucester residents. Currently cover housing for tenants, …

Gloucester Citizens Advice Bureau

Charity. Provides a free, confidential and independent advice service.Local authority funding cut: £22,921. Details: Received …

Youth Workers Network

Charity. The Forest of Dean Youth Worker’s Network aims to support all groups working with young people in the Forest of Dean. …

Forest of Dean CAB

Charity. Provides a free, confidential and independent advice service.Local authority funding cut: £15,185. Details: Received …

Dean Heritage Museum

Charity. Preserves and displays the historic objects and sites of the Forest of Dean for the benefit of present and future …

Volunteer Centre Dorset

Charity. Funding for delivery of LAA volunteering targets. Local authority funding cut: £32,000. Details: Received £63,000 in …

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