SAVED News 2015


Department for Communities and Local Government response to SAVED(Usap) representative,
Christopher Smith, with regards to Shelter Housing in the Stroud Area.

Dear Mr Smith
Thank you for your emails of 1 and 18 November 2015 in response to my reply to your original correspondence of 13 October about the future of sheltered housing in Stroud and the fact the council are considering redevelopment of a number of sites…. read more.

Research on Independent Living and Learning – Drill

Are you interested in: Disability? Equality? Human Rights? Social Justice? If so, please get involved in the new Disability Research on Independent and Learning – DRILL
DRILL is a 5 year programme that will see disabled people working with academics and policy makers to develop research and pilot projects that will show how they, and people with long term health conditions…. read more.

Sheltered Housing lost in Dursley, Cam and Wotton

SHELTERED housing in Dursley, Cam and Wotton-under-Edge could be lost following a unanimous vote by Stroud district councillors to bring sheltered properties across the district up to standard.
A review produced by independent consultants and commissioned by Stroud District Council earmarked Cambridge House in Dursley, Glebelands in Cam and Dryleaze Court in for redevelopment…. read more.

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SAVED(Usap) grant gives residents a new lease of life

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open dayOpen Day at Springfield Court

Over 100 residents turned up for the Open Day at Springfield Court. Residents could come along and see demonstrations, or tryout, disabled buggies provided by Optimum Mobility… more

Area Reps. Needed and Mobility Scooters

Area Representatives Needed
The charity SAVED(Usap) is currently asking any resident within the sheltered community who would like to help their friends and neighbours to apply for the position of area representative…. read more.


Mobility Scooters
SAVED(Usap) is looking to supply a range of mobility scooters for residents to access local amenities. However,we need residents to test a variety of models in order to fingd those best suited for everyone…. read more.

New Year Message from Neil Carmichael

I recognise the contribution pensioners have made, and continue to make, to British society. I believe we must ensure that you have the security and dignity in your retirement, which is why I wholeheartedly welcome the work of SAVED (usap), supporting so many elderly and disabled residents here in the Stroud Valleys and the Vale. Since 2010, important steps have been taken to support older people…. read more.

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