Hands off our Homes: “these homes are an important part of the community.”

In the third of our series of interviews with those affected by the proposed closure of Glen Lee and Holcroft House, Hands off our Homes asked residents and their families, members of the local community and employees, to tell us why they think these two council run facilities shouldn’t be closed and how shutting them down […]

Hands Off Our Homes: Christmas Cards give human face to council’s disaster proposals

Special Christmas cards have been sent to every local politician, with a festive message that aims to ram home the fact that there are human consequences to the council’s actions.

Hands off our Homes: “In the private sector, it’s not always about the quality of care”

The second in our series of interviews with care workers in the at-risk homes. They tell us why they do their job, and what makes it all worthwhile.

Hands off our Homes: DEMONSTRATION

UNISON and Unite call for a joint demonstration on Wednesday 21st November at 1:30pm in front of the Civic Centre, before a debate in Full Council.

Hands off our Homes: a care worker speaks

This is the first in our series of interviews with care workers in the at-risk homes. They tell us why they do their job, and what makes it all worthwhile.

Hands off our Homes: Consultation Response – A Detailed Guide

UNISON and Unite have created a detailed model response to help you complete the Council’s consultation on the proposed closure of Glen Lee and Holcroft House.

Hands off our Homes: Consultation Response – Quick Guide

UNISON and Unite have created a quickfire model response to help you complete the Council’s consultation on the proposed closure of Glen Lee and Holcroft House.

Unions to fight ‘callous’ decision to close Southampton care homes

Around 50 elderly residents risk losing their homes if Southampton city council decides to close its two remaining residential care homes in April 2020.

UNISON will not support public services being replaced by private providers

UNISON and Unite release joint statement on Southampton City Council’s budget proposals

SCC cuts cord with Capita

All services provided by outsourcing firm to be brought back in house.