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Royal Armouries museum cuts staff

The Royal Armouries museum in Leeds has axed more than 10% of its workforce as it battles with the impact of Government spending cuts. Seventeen members of staff have been sacked from the Leeds site, and we have been toldd that nearly fifty jobs will go across the Armouries’ three UK sites. The Royal Armouries [...]

Leeds Cuts Watch

The Guardian seems to be focusing particularly on Leeds, in its reporting of the cuts. Most interestingly, they are building a Leeds Cuts Watch Crowdmap. The idea is that members of the public send them information about cuts hitting Leeds, and they use it to build an overall picture of the impact they are having. [...]