Four and a half million people are trapped in deep poverty in the UK

4.5 million people are more than 50% below the poverty line, and 7 million people are living in persistent poverty in the UK according...

PM creates new Office for Veterans’ Affairs

Boris Johnson will announce that he has appointed Oliver Dowden as Minister representing veterans in Cabinet during a visit to a military base in...

A nation still of news junkies?

A report out today suggests that while Tv remains the most-used platform for news nowadays by UK adults, usage has decreased since last year...

Greater Manchester community interest company based in Salford has won a major contract

A Greater Manchester community interest company based in Salford has won a major contract to provide coaching and training to senior disabled staff for...

Commission releases new research into extremism in the UK

The Independent Commission for Countering Extremism has published new research into the threat from the Far Right and the Far Left in the UK,...

Every jobcentre in the UK will have a trained domestic abuse point of contact...

Every jobcentre in the UK will have a trained domestic abuse point of contact by the end of summer, Work and Pensions Secretary Amber...

Busiest summer yet forecast for foodbanks

New figures released by the Trussell Trust reveal 20% increase in emergency food parcels for children in the UK last summer The Trussell Trust is...

Salford to offer school holiday food support

Children in Salford who get free school meals are being offered shopping vouchers to help towards the cost of food during the six week...

Credit deserts where loan sharks still reign

Rochdale has been identified as one of twenty nine areas in the country home to "credit deserts" where people struggle to find affordable borrowing...

Childhood in crisis: Almost two thirds of parents and grandparents say childhood getting worse...

A Landmark survey has revealed three generations of families across the UK fear childhoods are getting worse. The survey found that vast numbers of children...