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Save the Grange campaign gets a result

Issue No. 2372

Campaigning by parents and Unison union activists has forced Salford City Council to postpone a decision on the future of a respite home for autistic children with disabilities.

The assistant mayor for Children Services John Merry recommended earlier in September that The Grange be closed to respite care and turned into a long term care home.

Children would be expected to go to Granville, an adult respite centre, cutting in half any respite care available there for children and adults.

The mayor Ian Stewart has agreed to meet the Save the Grange campaigners again in October.

Save the Grange event Saturday 19 October 

11 am to 1pm. 

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Tue 24 Sep 2013, 17:50 BST
Issue No. 2372
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