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8:31am Wednesday 12th June 2013
AN innovative anti-poverty charity set up by the Archbishop of York has fulfilled its 2,000th request since launching less than three years ago.
12:02pm Wednesday 12th June 2013
Welfare will be at the heart of political battles in the run up to the 2015 general election, says Katie Schmuecker. But whose interpretation is right?
8:58am Friday 7th June 2013
COUNCIL chiefs in York have blocked payday loan websites on their public computers and internet, to protect vulnerable residents from irresponsible and high-interest lenders.
10:33am Saturday 1st June 2013
THE poverty facing thousands of people across Britain is a tragedy that must be tackled, a leading York councillor has said.
10:14am Friday 31st May 2013
YORK residents will be able to receive vital help and advice more easily thanks to a £330,000 funding boost for a new joint project.
10:09am Wednesday 29th May 2013
A NEW report on poverty by the York-based Joseph Rowntree Foundation has found that parents on low incomes tend to play less often with their children and spend less on activities.
8:13am Friday 17th May 2013
FAMILIES across East Yorkshire are to be given the chance to air their views on how child poverty can be tackled in the county.
10:10am Friday 3rd May 2013
PEOPLE involved in tackling poverty in York are asked to contact city leaders to help compile a picture of work and identify possible gaps.
2:05pm Thursday 25th April 2013
Living standards are being squeezed – and single people without children are the group to be worried about, says Katie Schmuecker.
10:29am Thursday 25th April 2013
THE grandmother of a baby girl who died after spending all her life in a damp and overcrowded York flat has thanked people for their overwhelming kindness in the wake of the tragedy.
9:54am Thursday 25th April 2013
RYEDALE now looks set to be the latest area to have its own food bank.
8:03am Thursday 25th April 2013
CAMPAIGNERS, experts and York residents came together online as York hosted a pioneering digital conference on poverty and inequality.
7:45am Wednesday 24th April 2013
HEALTH inequalities in York are responsible for 76 deaths a year in the city and the rich-poor divide is widening, new research has revealed.
7:55am Wednesday 24th April 2013
A UNIQUE digital conference is being held today to highlight poverty and inequality in York and the surrounding region.
7:49am Wednesday 24th April 2013
POVERTY in York has been in the spotlight since the end of the 19th century.
8:20am Wednesday 24th April 2013
Join us today for #povertyforum as local charities, experts and the public discuss what can and should be done in York.
9:49am Tuesday 23rd April 2013
A UNIQUE digital conference is to be held tomorrow to highlight poverty and inequality in York and the surrounding region.
3:04pm Friday 19th April 2013
POVERTY and inequality in York and the surrounding region will be discussed in a unique digital conference next week.
8:52am Tuesday 16th April 2013
CHANGES to the way York community schemes are funded risk missing out the city’s “hidden poor”, a leading councillor has claimed.
9:33am Thursday 11th April 2013
THE Labour Party in York has encouraged city residents to take part in a survey of those experiencing housing problems.
A Press campaign launched following our tragic story on the plight of young mother Kia Stone, whose 11-month-old baby Telan Carlton died after spending all her life in a damp and overcrowded flat in York.
The campaign has already won the support of The Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
• Shelter’s free housing advice helpline: 0808 800 4444
• Salvation Army early intervention and prevention team: 01904 630470
• For housing options at City of York Council: 01904 554500