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Suffolk Connexions and youth services

27 Jan 2011: Suffolk County Council is planning to make severe cuts to its Connexions youth advice service and other youth services. All …

Lewisham Connexions

27 Jan 2011: Lewisham Council will axe all funding for its Connexions service, which gives information and advice for young people aged …

Coventry & Warwickshire Connexions

27 Jan 2011: On 25th January 2011, staff at Coventry & Warwickshire Connexions - a youth careers advice and information service - were …

Suffolk County Libraries

21 Jan 2011: Suffolk County Council plans to cut at least 30 percent from its £9m library budget over the next three years. Two-thirds of …

Wigan Connexions

21 Jan 2011: Connexions, the youth careers advice and information service, cut around 30 FTE (full-time equivalent) posts during 2010/11 - …

Connexions Cheshire & Warrington

21 Jan 2011: Connexions Cheshire & Warrington, which provides youth career guidance and information, cut 80 jobs from a workforce of 300 …

Cambridgeshire Connexions

21 Jan 2011: Cambridgeshire County Council is making the following cuts to its Connexions youth careers guidance and information …

Parks & Open Spaces, Sefton

20 Jan 2011: Sefton Council have voted to reduce grounds management for parks including reducing bowling greens from 22 to 16. Site …

Sefton school clothing grant

20 Jan 2011: Sefton Council have cancelled the school uniform grant for disadvantaged pupils.

East Sussex County Council job cuts

19 Jan 2011: 150-200 jobs are expected to be cut during 2011/12. 315 job losses are expected in the council’s children’s services department …

Lochwinnoch Library

18 Jan 2011: Renfrewshire Council have voted to move Lochwinnoch Village Library out of its current location into the space currently …

Lochwinnoch Sports Annexe

18 Jan 2011: Renfrewshire Council have voted to dispose of the Local Sports Annexe. It is used by the local boys’ football team, children’s …

Hounslow public libraries and youth service

17 Jan 2011: Hounslow Council has put eight of its 11 public libraries at risk of closure. It intends to retain the three “main” libraries. …

Headington Library

10 Jan 2011: Headington Library is one of 23 (out of 40) libraries in Oxfordshire whose funding is being cut. They are apparently to be …

Bridgend libraries

9 Jan 2011: Local library service, providing library services to Bridgend and surrounding areas, and heavily relied on by the elderly and …

Croydon libraries

7 Jan 2011: Croydon council is proposing the closure of six libraries.

Birmingham leisure cuts

29 Dec 2010: Birmingham City Council is reviewing its library, sports, community and play services so as to deliver £5.3m of funding cuts …

Birmingham school support outsourcing

28 Dec 2010: Birmingham City Council plans to outsource some of its school support services to a social enterprise operating on a fully …

Birmingham children’s social care

28 Dec 2010: Birmingham City Council plans to reduce spending on chidren’s social care services by cutting the number of referrals and …

Rolling Base after school club

24 Dec 2010: The Rolling Base after school club closed in December 2010 after its funding was cut by Hertfordshire County Council. The …

Essex Connexions

23 Dec 2010: Essex County Council decided to scrap the Connexions advice service for teenagers in December 2010. The move will mean at least …

Booktrust schemes

21 Dec 2010: Booktrust is to lose all government funding for its bookgifting programmes in England from 1st April next year. The book …

Nottingham children’s services

20 Dec 2010: Nottingham City Children’s Services have decided to close down both City Learning Centres in the city - the South eLearning …

Dorset museums and libraries cuts

17 Dec 2010: Dorset County Council is proposing the following cuts to its cultural services budget in 2011/12: • reducing the number of …

Dorset children’s services - planning, commissioning and performance

17 Dec 2010: Dorset County Council’s strategic planning, commissioning and performance teams establish the need for children’s services, …

Dorset school improvement service

17 Dec 2010: Dorset County Council is planning to make cuts to its school improvement service. There is the potential to increase earned …

Dorset children’s inclusion services

17 Dec 2010: Dorset County Council provides three statutory services (Special Educational Needs; Educational Psychology Service; Youth …

Dorset integrated children’s services

17 Dec 2010: Dorset County Council’s teams of Youth Service, Education Social Work and Attendance Service, Early Years and Childcare …

Dorset adoption and children in care

17 Dec 2010: Dorset County Council is planning the following cuts to services relating to adoption and children in care: • reducing the …

Erdington Connexions

17 Dec 2010: Connexions, the service for young people aged 13-19 (or 25 for those with learning difficulties or disabilities), closed its …

Salford City Council Redundancies

10 Dec 2010: Salford City Council is set to shed hundreds of jobs under plans to save £39m over three years. Town hall bosses say they …

Southwark Council

7 Dec 2010: Southwark Council has threatened that it may need to make 1000 employees redundant over the next 3 years in order to save …

Connexions Norfolk

7 Dec 2010: Connexions Norfolk has already suffered 50% cuts (announced in July 2010) and significant change to practitioner roles.

Connexions West

7 Dec 2010: Over 55 posts at the Connexions West information service have been lost during 2010, nearly a third of all Connexions staff, …

Warwickshire County Council

6 Dec 2010: Warwickshire County Council is consulting on a series of cuts that would see the jobs of around 1,855 direct employees’ jobs …

Oxfordshire youth services

2 Dec 2010: Oxfordshire County Council is putting forward proposals for changes to services for young people ahead of having to make …

Waves Project Weymouth

1 Dec 2010: A children’s charity in Weymouth is facing the axe after council bosses said they were ending its £80,000 a year funding. They …

Extra primary school places in Haringey

1 Dec 2010: £8.5 million has been withdrawn from Haringey Council’s funding for extra primary school places, along with £115,000 for free …

Connexions Northamptonshire

30 Nov 2010: Connexions provides careers advice and other information, advice, guidance and support to all 13-19 year olds (and to young …

Outsourcing Peterborough children’s services

29 Nov 2010: Peterborough City Council is studying the feasibility of operating its children’s services as an ‘arms-length management …

Peterborough children’s care complaints service

29 Nov 2010: Peterborough City Council is scrapping its dedicated service for complaints regarding children’s social care, and is …

Peterborough children’s play centres

29 Nov 2010: Peterborough City Council is planning to cut nearly half its budget for children’s play centres. The council currently runs …

Bright Start Nursery (proposed)

22 Nov 2010: Bright Start Nursery, Brighton, is a popular nursery threatened with closure by Brighton and Hove City Council.

Huntingdonshire play equipment

18 Nov 2010: Huntingdonshire District Council is cutting its budget for children’s play equipment from £60-70k in 2010/11 to £20k a year …

Kingswood special needs primary school

13 Nov 2010: Plans for a new special needs school for primary-aged children in Kingswood have had to be scaled down after funding was …

Cockleshell Nursery, Southend

7 Nov 2010: The Department for Education has withdrawn funding for improvement work to the Cockleshell Nursery in Southchurch, …

Little Treasures children’s centre, Westcliff

7 Nov 2010: The Department for Education has withdrawn funding for improvement work to the Little Treasures children’s centre in …

Foxgloves children’s care home, Bedford

3 Nov 2010: Bedford Borough Council is planning to close Foxglove Children’s Home, the only service in the county that offers respite care …

Nottinghamshire Council children’s services

31 Oct 2010: Nottinghamshire County Council agreed severe cuts to children’s services on 14th July 2010, including: * a massive 85 percent …

Grant Substitution to Youth Service

30 Oct 2010: The Connexions grant has been used as grant substitution for the Youth Services to make savings within its core work. The …

Lewisham youth offending service

30 Oct 2010: A cut to funding for multi agency support to divert children and young people from crime and/or anti-social behaviour. Original …

Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service

30 Oct 2010: This funding is used to support the delivery of services to meet the mental health needs of children and young people in …

Lewisham voluntary sector funding for young people

30 Oct 2010: Funding projects supporting the delivery of services to children and young people in education and home settings. The original …

Lewisham supplementary schools

30 Oct 2010: Supplementary Schools provide extra curricular activities to raise education standards at all key stages. They have a key focus …

Grove park library (proposed)

22 Oct 2010: Grove park library is threatened with closure as part of Lewisham council’s proposed five library cuts. Services include: - IT …

Crofton park library (proposed)

22 Oct 2010: Another popular Lewisham library that is earmarked for closure. Local councillors and community have been campaigning hard to …

Sydenham library (proposed)

22 Oct 2010: Popular library with extra services like Opening Doors advice and training services for job seekers. Also has: Free computers …

Blackheath library (proposed)

22 Oct 2010: Blackheath library is one of five Lewisham libraries marked for closure. This is a popular library with: - a wide library …

Hounslow Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Five school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Hounslow after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme …

Hillingdon Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Twelve school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Hillingdon after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Hertfordshire Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Seven school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Hertfordshire after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Havering Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Five school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Havering after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme …

Hartlepool Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Six school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Hartlepool after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Hampshire Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Nine school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Hampshire after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Hammersmith and Fulham Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Thirteen school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Hammersmith and Fulham after Michael Gove axed the national …

Halton Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Ten school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Halton after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme on …

Greenwich Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Four school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Greenwich after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Gateshead Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Five school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Gateshead after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Essex Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Eighteen school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Essex after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Enfield Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Five school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Enfield after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme …

Ealing Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Sixteen school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Ealing after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Durham Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Fifteen school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Durham after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Dorset Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: One school rebuilding project cancelled in Dorset after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme on 5th July …

Doncaster Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Twenty two school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Doncaster after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Devon Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Four school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Devon after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme on …

Derbyshire Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Six school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Derbyshire after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Derby Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Fourteen school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Derby after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Darlington Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Seven school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Darlington after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Cumbria Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Six school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Cumbria after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme …

Croydon Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Two school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Croydon after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme …

Coventry Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Twenty one school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Coventry after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Cornwall Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Six school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Cornwall after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme …

Camden Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Twelve school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Camden after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme …

Buckinghamshire Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Five school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Buckinghamshire after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Bromley Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: One school rebuilding project cancelled across Bromley after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme on 5th …

Brighton & Hove Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: One school rebuilding project cancelled across Brighton & Hove after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme on …

Brent Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Four school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Brent after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme on …

Bradford Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Eighteen school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Bradford after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Bournemouth Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Three school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Bournemouth after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Bolton Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Seven school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Bolton after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme …

Blackpool Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Ten school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Blackpool after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme …

Birmingham Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Thirteen school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Birmingham after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

Bedford Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Twelve rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Bedford after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme on …

Barnet Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Six school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Barnet after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme on …

Barking and Dagenham Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

18 Oct 2010: Ten school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Barking and Dagenham after Michael Gove axed the national …

Cuts to support for vulnerable young people in Lewisham

15 Oct 2010: Lewisham Council has implemented a number of cuts in support for young people with health issues or not in education, …

Portsmouth Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

15 Oct 2010: 11 school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled in Portsmouth after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding programme on …

Winchelsea School (Poole BSF programme)

15 Oct 2010: Plans to build new premises for Winchelsea special school were cancelled after Michael Gove axed the Building Schools for the …

Montacute Special School (Poole BSF programme)

15 Oct 2010: Plans for new and expanded premises for Montacute Special School were cancelled after Michael Gove axed the Building Schools …

Peterborough Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

15 Oct 2010: Nine school rebuilding and ICT projects cancelled across Peterborough after Michael Gove axed the national schoolbuilding …

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