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There have been tears today at the planned closure of a much loved day care centre.
Moreton Day Care in Wirral provides support and respite care for disabled adults.
But it's earmarked for closure as the council looks to save more than 100 million pounds over the next three years.
Wirral Council are recommending that of the three day centres at risk, Moreton, Heswall and Eastham, Moreton Day Centre should close in order to help save £109m.
The final vote will take place on June 20th. Although the recommendation is that Moreton Day Centre will close, staff jobs at all three sites are at risk.
Campaigners fighting to save three day care centres on the Wirral will be told which one the council will close.
15,000 people have signed a petition to save sites in Moreton, Heswall and Eastham
Campaigners fighting for the future of day centres for adults with disabilities in Wirral are pleading with the council to keep them open.
They have released a music video to try to persuade councillors to reject plans to shut either Moreton, Heswall or Eastham day centre.
Campaigners fighting for the future of day-centres for adults with disabilities in Wirral will plead with the council today to keep them open.
Wirral council is planning to shut either Moreton, Heswall or Eastham day-centre as part of a package of measures aimed to saving almost 40 million pounds.
A final decision is due to be made at a meeting later.
The borough will lose a third of its funding over the next three years, a consultation to gauge public opinion began today. Tim Scott reports:
Wirral Council is asking residents what services they want to save as it plans 100 million pound spending cuts. The local authority says is needs to slash a third of its budget over the next 3 years. Tim Scott has the details:
Wirral Council is asking residents what services they want to save as it plans £100 million spending cuts.
The local authority says is needs to slash a third of its budget over the next 3 years.
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Campaigners against the closure of a council-run day centres in Wirral have recorded a song.