Monthly archives for November, 2012
InterAct presents a workshop on disability, criminal justice, hate crime and morePosted on 19th November 2012 by Impetus
The InterAct victim & witness advocacy service will be facilitating a workshop as part of the disability summit organised by The Fed Centre for Independent Living. This workshop is an opportunity to find out more about the project and to feedback service user experiences about the criminal justice system, hate crime and more. A police disability liaison officer will also be available to tell you about their role and answer any questions.
£11m more council cuts? Charities can help, but we can’t do it for nothing!Posted on 16th November 2012 by Jo Ivens
Belatedly reading an article in The Argus from last week about the sudden hike in expected levels of cuts to Brighton & Hove City Council’s 2013-14 budget, I was struck by the responses of some of our local leaders – that the council should be looking to work more with the voluntary sector to solve their financial woes. I was pleased to see this mentioned as a solution, but alarmed about the implication that this would be a bargain basement way of doing things.