Joseph Rowntree Foundation

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Name: Joseph Rowntree Foundation
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Survey reveals loneliness is a key problem in York

A SURVEY of people in York has shown loneliness is affecting the health and wellbeing of a significant proportion of people in the city.Healthwatch York recorded feedback which suggested older people, those with health difficulties and mothers of small ... [Published York Press - 1 hour ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Do current childcare policies deliver results and tackle child poverty?

22 October 2014The House of Lords Committee on Affordable Childcare will hear evidence on whether current childcare policies are working, on the day that a major new study is published. With childcare provision expected to be central to many election ... [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Victorian house in Leeds gains new lease of life

A historic Victorian house and its grounds in Leeds have been converted into 13 ‘lifetime home’ apartments and two family sized homes.The development, known as The Lomonds, is located on St Ann’s Lane in Burley. The redevelopment was carried out by Leeds ... [Published Housing Excellence - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

More than a quarter of children in Barnet live in poverty, new figures reveal

More than a quarter of children in Barnet lived in poverty in 2013, according to new figures.Figures published by the Campaign to End Child Poverty reveal that an estimated 27 per cent of children living in the borough were classified as living below ... [Published This is Local London - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Benefits or Apprenticeships? The choice is clear

It is rare nowadays that students leave university and land the job that they’ve always dreamed of. Most of us can empathise with this, dreading the daunting prospect of having to finally make it on our own in a world where jobs are becoming scarcer and ... [Published University of Nottingham Impact - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

2.3 Million People Suffer as Council Support Cuts 'Criminalise' Poverty, Says Debt Advice Company

PRWebDebt advice company Simple Financial Solutions announced today that they have posted a new article to their website which discusses how local authority benefits cuts are allegedly causing hardship, poverty and financial ruin to some of the country's ... [Published Ask.com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Cycling programme aims to help transform the lives of people living with dementia

A York social enterprise is offering biking outings to people with dementia. Kate Liptrot reports.PEOPLE living with dementia are taking part in a pioneering cycling programme which aims to help transform their lives.Get Cycling has teamed up with the ... [Published York Press - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

All the tricks for finding great value treats this Halloween ...

Two words that all parents dread hearing, especially during school holidays, are "I'm bored".And as October half term approaches, parents around the country are faced with the challenge of keeping their children busy and entertained and, if your purse ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Housing associations must sell private homes to fulfil their social purpose

Joseph Rowntree Foundation chief executive Julia Unwin speaks at a Guardian fringe session on social housing at the Liberal Democrat party conference in Glasgow. Photograph: Bob Fallon for the GuardianHousing associations need to sell private properties ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

£250k revamp of York Rowntree family hall by William Anelay

Folk Hall in New Earswick has undergone a £250k refurbishment carried out by the small works division of York-based buildingrestoration specialists William Anelay Ltd.The grade 1 Listed building (and grade 2 in parts), based on Haxby Road, is an important ... [Published B Daily - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Fresh youth benefits crackdown promised if Conservatives win next election

THE Conservatives have unveiled plans to boost the number of apprenticeships by taking money from youth benefits.A six-month limit on unemployment handouts coupled with a stricter £23,000 cap on household benefits will be included in the next Tory manifesto, ... [Published Yorkshire Post - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

JRF reaction to new welfare cap proposal

Sunday 28th September 2014 | 11:35 A press release from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation:Responding to proposals outlined in the Mail on Sunday by George Osborne to lower the household benefit cap to £23,000 to fund new apprenticeships,Chris Goulden, Head ... [Published PoliticsHome - Sep 28 2014]

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"York is fortunate to have a wealth of information about thise suffering loneliness. We also benefit from a wide range of organisationsworking to alleviate the difficulties people experience as a result."
"These actions again have created further suspicion of Muslim charitable donations"  said Amandla
"We need the government, local authorities and businesses to work together on a comprehensive strategy to reduce poverty. Otherwise we risk seeing children growing up in poverty in Barnet becoming poor adults.”"
"One in five people reporting debt problems to Citizens Advice has a council tax debt issue, which is now the number one debt problem we help with. The legacy of the recession has pushed more people toward high-cost short-term credit in order to pay their bills."

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Survey reveals loneliness is a key problem in York [Published York Press - 1 hour ago]
UK Muslims criticize PM's Charity Commission pr... [Published World Bulletin - 3 hours ago]
Equity release: From one-hit wonder to market s... [Published Professional Adviser - 17 hours ago]
Do current childcare policies deliver results a... [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Oct 22 2014]
Victorian house in Leeds gains new lease of life [Published Housing Excellence - Oct 20 2014]
More than a quarter of children in Barnet live ... [Published This is Local London - Oct 17 2014]
The City & The City [Published IconEye.com - Oct 17 2014]
Benefits or Apprenticeships? The choice is clear [Published University of Nottingham Impact - Oct 16 2014]
British Cypriot UKIP member’s educational claim... [Published Cyprus Mail - Oct 16 2014]
2.3 Million People Suffer as Council Support Cu... [Published Ask.com - Oct 16 2014]
"Successive governments have failed to get to g... [Published Voice of Russia - Oct 15 2014]
David Smith hits back at troll accusation [Published York Press - Oct 15 2014]
JRF report argues local action is needed to lif... [Published Migrants Rights Network - Oct 15 2014]
Rowntree Wharf goes up for sale [Published York Press - Oct 15 2014]
Cycling programme aims to help transform the li... [Published York Press - Oct 13 2014]
Suzi Godson :Ten Things You Need to Know Before... [Published Huffington Post UK - Oct 12 2014]
All the tricks for finding great value treats t... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 11 2014]
Improving disabled people’s living standards at... [Published Scope UK - Oct 10 2014]
Funding confirmed for six projects in Sub-Sahar... [Published Third Force News - Oct 10 2014]
The Blight of Homelessness Must Be Addressed Wi... [Published Huffington Post UK - Oct 10 2014]
BTEG: Boosting Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship... [Published Joseph Rountree Foundation - Oct 10 2014]
'Tenants are being judged by the standards of B... [Published Chartered Institute of Housing - Oct 10 2014]
Final call to get involved in #HousingDay perce... [Published National Housing Federation - Oct 10 2014]
Sunderland faces new £36m ‘attack on the poor’ [Published Sunderland Echo - Oct 10 2014]
Action on climate change week slated Oct. 10 to 18 [Published Sun Star Network - Oct 10 2014]
Public private pay differential broadly back to... [Published Noodls - Oct 10 2014]
Towards a Wales without Poverty conference [Published Business in the Community - Oct 09 2014]
Forget a penal mansion tax: It’s archaic counci... [Published City A.M. - Oct 07 2014]
Housing associations must sell private homes to... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 07 2014]
Spa town recognised as entrepreneurial hothouse [Published Business Quarter Magazine - Oct 07 2014]
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