Community Activists Network
The news this week featured stories about cuts to charities being made by local authorities. The government's response was to talk about all it was doing to make voluntary and community groups less…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Nick Beddow Sep 14, 2011.
The rioting that has taken place across London over the last few nights, and now seems to be spreading to other major English cities, makes me deeply worried and extremely sad. As fires rage, missiles rain down and the police try to restore order to our streets, I think about the damage being done to our communities and the work that will need to be done when the violence stops.
Theresa May described the violence as ‘sheer criminality’ and of course it is. A significant…Continue
Posted on August 9, 2011 at 12:33 — 2 Comments
The results of information gathered from local authorities by campaign group False Economy on cuts to the voluntary and community sector attracted a lot of media attention yesterday. The news was filled with grim stories of local authorities cutting support to over 2,000 charities estimated to be in excess of £100m. False…Continue
Posted on August 4, 2011 at 7:00 — 3 Comments