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Gloucestershire County Council staff and services GL

Location: UK » South West » GL

1,000 jobs will go at the council - over 400 in the first wave. Libraries, youth centres, day centres and council services to go.

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Where do we go for Money Advice

I have just heard that there will be no accessable free reliable money advice in Gloucester.  The funding does not exlst after March. Given the cessation of so many jobs and such hardship still to come this seems more like malicious than just senseless

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Posted by: Chris Bergin at 11:25am on 2 February 2011

Popular youth centre in most deprived part of Gloucestershire closed

This well run Local Authority youth centre had regular attendance of around 250 young people per week, giving them somewhere safe to go and engaging them in a range of positive activities.  It is in one of the most deprived areas of Gloucestershire. Senior sources in the County Council have admitted to me that it was not a rational decision in terms of thier policy of targeting support on those in most need but was driven by a Conservative…

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Posted by: Mark Bick at 4:55pm on 2 August 2011

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