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Carers of disabled lose respite due to lack of funding

Duration: 03:48

The mother of a disabled teenager has hit out a decision to stop funding to an out of school club in the Magherafelt area. She claims the service is a lifeline for parents who are often at breaking point. The money for the club comes from the Office of the First and Deputy First Minister and costs around eighty thousand pounds a year. The Barnardo's charity says it's one of seven projects for children being cut this year. Julie McCullough reports.

Available since: Fri 18 Feb 2011

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BBC Newsline 21/01/2011

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First broadcast: 21 Jan 2011

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