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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 …

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 – …

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 …

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 …

Mental health

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

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.

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 …

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. …

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 …

Bristol homelessness services

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

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 …

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 …

Disability and social care, Torbay

Torbay has closed one residential care centre.

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 …

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