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8:21am Friday 7th March 2014
POVERTY has increased in isolated rural parts of Yorkshire over the last two years and biting funding cuts have made isolation and deprivation worse.
9:14am Tuesday 4th March 2014
THE price of York’s primary school meals should be reduced, a council task group has recommended.
9:05am Monday 24th February 2014
AN INDEPENDENT review of the benefits system in York has claimed Government sanctions have caused suffering to vulnerable claimants in the city.
A HOUSING charity in York has been awarded £3,000 by a local landlords group.
9:05am Friday 7th February 2014
THE York-based Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Leeds city region have launched a new partnership aimed at ensuring everyone benefits from the recovery.
8:38am Tuesday 4th February 2014
PATIENTS from less affluent backgrounds who suffer from a form of leukaemia have a greater chance of dying, a York study has shown.
8:23am Saturday 25th January 2014
THE number of households on inadequate incomes has risen by a fifth in three years, according to new research by the York-based Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
11:07am Wednesday 22nd January 2014
AN INCREASING number of people have been caught shoplifting in York for the first time and stealing food to survive, according to a senior crime analyst.
1:03pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014
NEARLY 300 people across the area have now benefited from the Ryedale Foodbank in the six months since it was set up.
8:37am Wednesday 15th January 2014
THE Press and its generous readers have been thanked for saving Christmas for some of York’s most vulnerable people.
9:38am Saturday 4th January 2014
A CHARITY set up by the Archbishop of York to tackle poverty has responded to its 3,000th request for help as demand soars.
9:50am Tuesday 31st December 2013
ALMOST 50 struggling York residents a week approached an emergency grant scheme for help in its the first seven months, new figures have revealed.
8:49am Friday 27th December 2013
FOOD poverty in York is being tackled with the launch of new business selling cut-price chickens to families.
8:45am Tuesday 24th December 2013
If you’ve been reading The Press over the last 12 months, you cannot have failed to have read about Stamping Out Poverty.
10:16am Tuesday 17th December 2013
DONATIONS to the York Foodbank can now be made at the York branch of the Yorkshire Building Society, in Feasegate.
10:04am Thursday 12th December 2013
GENEROUS Press readers have helped to sustain a York homeless centre well into next year.
11:50am Wednesday 11th December 2013
A MOTHER of two has told how she had to rush her 11-week-old son to hospital with a respiratory infection which, she claims, has been caused by damp at her council home.
8:38am Tuesday 10th December 2013
A YORK digital agency has developed an online interactive game for a national charity to help raise awareness of the issue of poverty.
8:13am Monday 9th December 2013
POLITICAL leaders are failing to grasp the changing nature of poverty in Britain, it has been warned.
11:56am Sunday 8th December 2013
MORE people in working families are living in poverty than those in non-working households for the first time, research published today by a York charity has revealed.
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