Kerry McCarthy, the MP for Bristol East, has said Government's decision to close Bristol's Remploy Factory in St Philips is 'cold, calculating and cowardly'. It will make around 29 disabled people redundant. 36 of Remploy's 54 factories are expected to close this year.
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A thief who tried to snatch £20 from a disabled teenage girl has been jailed after she fought him off and passers-by pinned him down.