Published on December 4th, 2009 | by James Clarke0
Residents fight meals on wheels charges
The Stirrer reports that over 1200 Wednesfield residents have signed a petition against Wolverhampton City Council’s plans to double the cost of Hot meals from it’s Meals On Wheels service.
The price of hot meals is set to rise from Â£2.20 to Â£4.40 – with a free frozen alternative being offered at the lower price.
But Cllr Steve Evans who organised Saturdayâ€™s signing points out that if the Council decide to drop off a fortnightâ€™s worth of frozen meals at a time, this will mean that many elderly people are likely to miss out on the only daily visit they receive.
Read more at The Stirrer.