Sunday, 10 July 2011

The News of The World

The news is earth shattering, many are crying as they wonder how they will fill their time and what will become of them. Friendships forged over several years and skills learned and valued, are lost probably forever. Many wonder how they will afford the things they need now that their income has been compromised.

All this they know has come about not because of their actions but because those in charge have decided that they are expendable. They are an impediment to a wider agenda a debt to be paid to ensure bigger and better things can be accomplished.

Some are frightened, all are disbelieving.

Many will spend their time at home wondering how it happened.

The service users of the Grange Day Centre the only centre for physically disabled adults in Shropshire, which is closing due to the cuts,  are no match for an all powerful council hell bent on their agenda.

So on the 29th July after 25 years the doors will close for the last time. Who weeps for them?

There is no thank you just a goodbye


  1. The meaning of what has been written is plain for all to see; so few words needed. There are times when we seem to get the priorities all wrong. I would happily forego the Public Inquiry into the 'Hacking' scandal and allow the resources earmarked for that to be diverted to The Grange Day Cente, in order to keep it open; that would seem to be more of a priority. Naive i know, but, well..who knows

    Stephen W

  2. Thank you for your beautiful comment Steven.It means a great deal, all best Nik.x

  3. Maybe (and it is with pragmatic concern that I've felt the need to start this with a simple 'maybe')... One day, the kingmakers and their kin will realise that when on one hand there's enough digital ink to justify 'quantitive easing' and yet none for the human element of our society, they missed something profoundly important...

  4. I really hope they will too. Thank you so much Mike. Nik x

  5. Brilliant post. Was so sorry to read about the Grange.