Fight to save adult numeracy training

posted 22 Mar 2010, 08:51 by South Edinburgh Net Admin
Campaigners are fighting to save an Edinburgh service that has helped thousands of adult learners get to grips with numbers.

The Number Shop in the Pleasance is one of six community centres scheduled for closure by the city council in a bid to save £120,000 a year.

City bosses say the centre's services will be made available elsewhere, but protesters say the centre is irreplaceable because of its specialist teaching equipment, easy disabled access and supportive atmosphere.

Full story from Edinburgh Evening News