Report on Handsworth Leisure Centre Public Meeting Saturday 1st June 2013

A good turnout for a local issue these days. Perhaps the electorate of Handsworth value their public services. Closing leisure centres while there are epidemic levels of obesity is madness- surely?

Birmingham Against The Cuts

HAtC 1.6.13Over 60 people gathered in Handsworth Leisure Centre for a discussion about the Centre’s future. Caroline Johnson, a centre user and assistant branch secretary of Birmingham Unison branch, explained why Handsworth Against the Cuts feared the centre was at threat of privatisation over the short or longer term, via the use of Trust status or the ‘right to challenge’ process.

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Author: gogwit

One foot in Sanity, the other in the adjoining parish, usually in the vicinity of the boundary between the two but sometimes straying into the main square of either and very occasionally taking occupation of the Town Hall...

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