Salvation Army warns more than a third of England's poorest regions, including coastal and rural areas, are not benefitting from investment.
The Scunthorpe Steel Works have provided jobs and income to families in the town for over 150 years. The announcement of 2,200 job losses and the closure of the Redcar plant started speculation in Scunthorpe. The news today that over 900 jobs would be cut confirmed the town's worst fears. The possibility of the closure of the Scunthorpe Steel Works is becoming a reality. As a Scunthorpe resident, I'm worried about the future. What will happen to my town?
We can take action to help people hold on to their dignity. Encouraging men to strengthen social relationships can help to fend off loneliness and make it easier for them to talk about what is bothering them so it doesn't build up to a crisis without release.
Kids Company may well have been a chaotic mess organisationally; Batmanghelidjh's charisma may well have blinded important funders to that, and her ambition may have blinded her to it. But attempts to destroy the therapeutic understanding on which the charity was based smell to me of character assassination and will do nothing but set back therapeutic work with deprived kids (and adults) for years.
FOR HUFFINGTON POST USA Thomas Roberts recently wrote on a topic that has long interested me: is the banning of mind-altering
England's poorest areas have had their council budgets cut by far more than rich parts, Labour is claiming. The opposition
Imagine if - on top of all that - your family is the major problem in your life: you are suffering abuse or neglect- you don't know who you can trust and there is no one to talk to. All your experience tells you that this is what the world is like and - for all you know - will always be like because there is no one to tell you otherwise.
Britain's seaside towns have become 'a dumping ground' British seaside resorts are among the poorest parts of the country
Britain's seaside towns have become 'a dumping ground' Crowds used to flock to Britain's seaside towns, with the likes of
Britain's once-proud seaside resorts have become 'dumping grounds' for hard-up people and benefit claimants, according to