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Forfar DispatchAngus sheltered housing residents say 'let's sit around a table and talk' to councilForfar DispatchThe report going before full council states demand for sheltered housing in Angus is reducing, but Mr Smith said: “We contacted all the sheltered housing complexes in the county and to the best our knowledge at the end of January there were only about ...... read on
Yorkshire PostLeader warns of costs of elderly careYorkshire PostWAKEFIELD'S council leader has warned the city faces “huge pressures” to deal with the cost of its ageing population despite new powers to raise money for elderly care. Coun Peter Box confirmed the authority is likely to put a two per cent precept on ...and more »... read on
Building DesignNo room for sheltered housing in the new look East LondonBuilding DesignThere's not much left of old east London now, beyond its churches, pubs (some) and almshouses. Only the ownership of diocese, brewery or philanthropic body confers a measure of protection, in most cases reinforced by statutory listing. But even ...... read on
Wardens: Milton Keynes Council criticised over proposals to charge £5 for sheltered housing officersMilton Keynes oneMKProposals to introduce a £5 weekly charge for wardens in sheltered housing have been criticised at a Milton Keynes Council Cabinet meeting. People on housing benefit who use the warden service for free will be asked to pay £5 a week each so that the ...and more »... read on
The GuardianCutting ever deeper: councils left no choice but to hollow out elderly careThe GuardianCutting ever deeper: councils left no choice but to hollow out elderly care. Cambridgeshire is just one of many authorities forced to cut social care, leaving increasing numbers of elderly people stuck in hospital wards or waiting in A&E. Dr Neil Modha ...and more »... read on
Flood-hit Windermere residents move back into sheltered housingCumbria CrackElderly residents are due to start moving back in to flats at their sheltered housing scheme in Windermere after being flooded out during Storm Desmond in December. Eight ground floor flats, along with the communal lounge and kitchen areas, were ...... read on
BloombergElderly Care Startup Gets Tech BuzzBloombergElderly Care Startup Gets Tech Buzz · David Stockman: Markets Going to Be Mauled by Bear · Goldman's Cohn: I'm Worried About Liquidity · Russian Economy: What's the Endgame for Vladimir Putin? Deutsche Bank and the Troubles in European Banking ...... read on
LeaderLiveSheltered housing residents in Llangollen angry over cheeky parkersLeaderLiveRESIDENTS of a sheltered housing complex say cars being parked outside their homes are causing them problems getting in and out. The housing on Llangollen's Abbey Road is next to the car park of the town's former hospital. After the hospital closed, ...and more »... read on
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