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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 £2.20 to £4.40 – with a free frozen alternative being offered at the lower price.

But Cllr Steve Evans who organised Saturday’s signing points out that if the Council decide to drop off a fortnight’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.

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