Borders disability centre's future in doubt

Scottish Borders Council are currently considering introducing more community based support for those with more serious physical disabilities, which would mean visits to their home. How the Ability Centre in Galashiels is used maybe changed.

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Full report: Future of Borders disability centre in doubt

Plans to redesign the only centre in the Borders for people with physical disabilities will exclude most of its users, according to the charity that runs it.

Councillors are considering the future of the Ability Centre in Galashiels, but their preferred plan to turn it into a social centre would mean that 80 percent of its current members will no longer be able to use it.

Jenny Longden reports:

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