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ESCC joins funding cut protest

East Sussex County Council has voted unanimously to oppose the government’s decision to end Local Welfare Assistance funding, the ultimate safety net for the most deprived, adding its voice to those raised against the move by local charities and the Local Government Association. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 09:40 Friday, May 23, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: AmicusHorizon Housing Association Citizens Advice Bureau Communities and Local government Credit Union DESSS Eric Pickles ESCC Federation of Small Businesses Foodbanks Furniture Now Hastings Advice and Representation Centre Hastings Furniture Service Jeremy Birch Keith Glazier Local Government Association Local Welfare Assistance Naomi Ridley Nick Terdre Refuge Seaview Social Fund

Hastings Furniture Service: the first 25 years

Hastings Furniture Service has been making its presence felt in town for 25 years – its mission is to provide affordable furniture and electrical goods to low-income families. Among its other activities it provides training in relevant skills such as furniture restoration for the unemployed and unqualified, and opportunities for volunteers to make a worthwhile contribution. Comedian Mark Thomas is also part of the story, as chief executive Naomi Ridley explained to Nick Terdre.

Posted 12:34 Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013 In: Home Ground Tags: Action for Change City & Guilds qualifications Community Partnership fund De La Warr Hastings Borough Council Hastings Furniture Service HFS L-earn Mark Thomas Naomi Ridley Neil Choudbury Nick Terdre Own Grown Rother District Council Sussex Coast College Sussex Downs College women's refuges
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