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Fight to save Birmingham's community law centre

One of Birmingham's longest-running community law centres is calling on the council to save and secure its future.

The Law Centre at Small Heath has been running for nearly a hundred years but now faces closure because of funding cuts.

It offers help and advice on housing, welfare, debt and homelessness, and staff say it's of even greater importance in the current economic climate. More than two thousand people use the centre each year, and an online petition's been started.

Pete Lowen, Chief Executive and Claudia Deans a Case worker both of Birmingham Law Centre explain why the fight to save it is so important.