MPs are backing the Halifax Courier campaign for a full-scale inquiry into the state of care for old and vulnerable people.
The campaign follows an article in the paper looking into abuse reported to the local authority, which included sexual, physical and financial exploitation.
The Northampton-based Chronicle & Echo is claiming everything from public toilets to theatres would be affected if a “devastating” range of proposed cuts to services and facilities by the local authority is adopted.
The paper has launched a campaign to protect against cut backs and said: “We do not want to see any of these important services and facilities cut back. The town needs them.”
Daily Post reporter Ian Parri has spent a day behind the counter at a Post Office to discover the impact it has on the local community.
He found Minffordd Stores in Garndolbenmaen was the hub of the community for the 300 or so population.
The Ilford Recorder has issued a message to health chiefs Hands off our Hospital.
The paper is campaigning to save the borough’s only district general hospital, the King George, which is under threat because the local health trust is so strapped for cash.
The Nottingham Evening Post has joined the ranks of regional newspapers hoping to make 2007 the healthiest year yet for their readers.
Shape Up Notts wants to get people out on their bikes, into the swimming pool or out walking.