Monthly Archives: June 2012

REPORT FINDS THAT DISABLED PEOPLE HIT BY CUTS

Savage cuts to social benefits have shredded the welfare “safety net” and left many disabled families in a “struggle for survival”, according to a detailed study of the impact of the government’s austerity programme. It calculates that disabled people and … Continue reading

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Activeyes Gardening Success at the RHS

Our Activeyes Gardening Group who are based at Boundary Way Allotments in Penn were recently invited to show off their gardening skills at Gardeners World Live at the NEC 13-17July. The show patch design was based on what our gardeners … Continue reading

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A Night with Activeyes

Curry Night Our next Curry Night will take place on Thursday 28th June 7.30pm at Cafe Champagne, Bilston Road, Monmore. Wolverhampton If you would like to attend or find out what’s on the menu, please get in touch. A fun … Continue reading

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NICK CLEGG BACKS BENEFIT CUTS FOR BETTER-OFF PENSIONERS

The row over providing benefits such as winter fuel payments and free bus passes for better-off pensioners has split the very top of the coalition government, with deputy prime minister Nick Clegg telling colleagues he would be happy to see … Continue reading

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Replacing Coucil Tax Benefit – A Tough Task

Government plans to localise the help with council tax whilst cutting funding for it by 10% leave local councils with a tough challenge to design replacement schemes, according to a new report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Plans are … Continue reading

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A Week with Activeyes

West Park Walk   Our walks take place on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Our next walk will be on Tuesday 19th June. We meet outside the Tearooms at 11.00am and the walk lasts for approx 45 minutes, it … Continue reading

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DISABLED MAN LOSES CAMBRIDGESHIRE CARE COST APPEAL

The Supreme Court has dismissed a disabled man’s appeal against the level of funding for his care package. Lawyers representing the 26-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, said Cambridgeshire County Council made an “irrational” decision when deciding the … Continue reading

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