Citizens' Advice in Redditch to close as funding cuts bite

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FUNDING cuts have resulted in the closure of Redditch's Citizens' Advice Bureau after almost half a century. Trustees agreed last week the service should cease on Monday, February 2 due to continuing difficulties accessing funding to continue to meet increasing ... More»

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