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Project helps increase employment in York

Project helps increase employment in York

10:26am 21st August 2010

A project aimed to help increase York's employment has been hailed a huge success.

The Kingsway West Action project launched 2 years ago to help people living in the cities most deprived neighbourhoods get back into work.

It followed government stats that the area was in the worst 10 per cent for deprivation nationwide.

Figures now show the number of people there claiming job seekers allowance has fallen by 21 per cent - almost double the city average.

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