Tag Archives: charities

Charities ‘could face cuts of up to £5.5bn’

4 March 2012 Last updated at 04:10

The charity sector is facing local and national government funding cuts of between £1bn and £5.5bn in the current financial year, a report suggests.

The leaked report, obtained by the Labour Party, was carried out by an umbrella organisation which said the situation had worsened since it had compiled it last March.

The Cabinet Office said it did not consider the figures to be reliable.

But it said ministers were taking steps to help charities through hard times.

Bedfordshire carers get support from University and recycle firm

Carers receive furniture boost

Published on Sunday 8 January 2012 06:40

A UNIVERSITY and a waste firm teamed up to provide a boost to the firm Carers In Bedfordshire.

Carers supports 2,500 family carers of all ages across the county, with activities such as home visits, outings and breaks.

Cornwall MP values the work done by unpaid carers

MP learns more about voluntary workers

8:50am Saturday 7th January 2012 in Cornwall


Truro and Falmouth MP Sarah Newton has been given a insight into how voluntary sector organisations are working with Cornwall Council and the NHS to develop better support for people.

She joined Stephen Gilbert, MP for St Austell and Newquay, at a Carers’ Support Group at Age UK Cornwall’s Newquay Day Centre.