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Crisis charity facing funding cut
A CHARITY which provides a helping hand to thousands of people each year needs a bit of help itself.
Colchester’s Citizen Advice Bureau dealt with inquiries from 8,500 clients last year.
But from April, it faces loses funding for a key weapon in its armoury.
The Legal Services Commission currently gives the bureau £80,000 a year to deal with complex legal matters.
But in a matter of weeks, that funding is set to be decimated.