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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.
11:06am Friday 29th November 2013
YORKSHIRE’S poorest residents are facing a growing postcode lottery over how much help they will receive in a crisis, a new report claimed today.
9:11am Thursday 28th November 2013
DEPRIVED areas are seeing larger cuts to local Government budgets than affluent ones, according to the York-based Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
11:18am Saturday 23rd November 2013
A YOUNG mother whose family tragedy prompted the launch of The Press’s Stamp Out Poverty campaign a year ago says she believes others continue to live in similar circumstances.
9:47am Saturday 23rd November 2013
Tesco in York is holding a food donation drive to help York Foodbank stock up for Christmas.
10:35am Friday 22nd November 2013
A year ago today, The Press launched its Stamp Out Poverty campaign. Today, VICTORIA PREST asks seven experts what needs to be done to improve matters further in 2014.
11:35am Friday 22nd November 2013
A year ago today, we launched our Stamp Out Poverty campaign. Here's a quick recap on what has happened in the past 12 months.
11:36am Thursday 21st November 2013
ATTEMPTS to tackle British poverty are being hindered by increasingly harsh public attitudes and degrading stereotypes, a York expert has warned.
9:55am Wednesday 20th November 2013
THE Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has warned of “something new and terrible” happening to British society and has called for a new vision to tackle poverty.
9:44am Saturday 16th November 2013
RISING numbers of people in North Yorkshire are skipping meals because they cannot afford to eat three times a day, research has revealed.
9:25am Friday 15th November 2013
TRADITIONAL two-parent families where one parent works and the other stays at home are the biggest group of households with children in poverty, according to new research by the York-based Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
8:01am Monday 11th November 2013
A WOMAN has chained herself in the debtor’s jail at York’s Castle Museum in protest at poverty and austerity in the city.
10:11am Monday 4th November 2013
YORK has been hailed as a national example by Living Wage campaigners and is today launching a new city-wide alliance to promote the policy.
9:19am Saturday 19th October 2013
AS MANY as half of children in parts of York live in poverty, according to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s executive director.
11:00am Thursday 17th October 2013
FUEL poverty in York has doubled in the past five years and thousands of city homes fail to meet energy standards, a new report has revealed.
8:25am Thursday 17th October 2013
MONEY experts have helped people in Tang Hall tackle debts topping £110,000 while helping thousands of others identify unclaimed benefits worth £25,000 – all in only six months.
8:13am Wednesday 16th October 2013
PEOPLE in York are being encouraged to fight back against loan sharks by signing up to an anti-loan-shark charter and joining a credit union.
3:00pm Thursday 10th October 2013
PRIME Minister David Cameron has called on City of York Council to help tackle poverty by freezing its council tax bills.
8:02am Wednesday 9th October 2013
THE role of housing in tackling York’s poverty problems is being put in the spotlight next week.
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