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Labour Council seeks to rush closure of dementia care centre

Labour Council seeks to rush closure of dementia care centre

Sheffield City Council have angered carers and families across Sheffield by rushing through the closure of a local dementia care centre. Bole Hill View in Crookes, which campaigners are fighting to save, will now close in October 2013 – six months earlier than proposed. Labour leaders had hoped to slip the announcement out with little […]

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Campaigners force Council to debate dementia home plan

Campaigners force Council to debate dementia home plan

Opposition councillors on Sheffield City Council have forced a council debate on plans to close a local dementia care centre. Liberal Democrat campaigners are forcing a vote at the next meeting of Sheffield’s Full Council (5th Dec, 14:00) after Labour councillors announced plans last month to close Bole Hill View dementia care centre in March […]

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Coalition funding could save under-threat dementia centres

Coalition funding could save under-threat dementia centres

Local Liberal Democrats have called on Sheffield City Council to bid for new Government funding that could help save dementia centres in Sheffield. The £50 million fund was announced this month as part of a wider Coalition Government initiative to improve the lives of people across the UK with dementia. Liberal Democrat councillors believe the […]

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Councillor vows to continue dementia campaign as Labour propose closure

Councillor vows to continue dementia campaign as Labour propose closure

Local Liberal Democrats have vowed to continue their campaign after Labour councillors confirmed their plan to close Bole Hill View dementia care centre. The centre in Crookes is earmarked for closure in March 2014, while the care centre in the Leader of the Council’s backyard is set to remain open. Local Liberal Democrats have already collected […]

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No reprieve for dementia centres after Town Hall vote

No reprieve for dementia centres after Town Hall vote

There was a fresh blow to the campaign to save three local dementias centres after a vote in Sheffield Town Hall to save the centres was defeated today. The vote took place on a Liberal Democrat Group motion to today’s Full Council meeting of Sheffield City Council. The motion, which called for the three centres […]

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